Silver & Objects of Vertu including Flatware

13 Apr 2011, starting at 11:00 BST.

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lots

A Victorian crocodile leather and silver mounted cigar box, the mounts by Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd, London 1884 and by William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London 1888, later retailed by Watherston & Son,

An Edwardian silver novelty 'teddy bear' pepper pot, by Crisford & Norris, Birmingham 1909 and a small quantity of other animals. (10)

A Victorian silver novelty 'cockatoo' pepper pot, by J.B. Hennell, London 1879,

A silver novelty 'hedgehog' pin cushion, maker's mark "IL?", London 1994, a etui, a dressing table jar, a trinket box and a combined pin cushion and box. (Qty)

GROCERS' COMPANY INTEREST: An Edwardian silver model of a camel, maker's mark of J. B. Carrington overstriking another, London 1904, seven models of elephants, a llama and a donkey (11)

A George III silver-mounted shell box, by Cocks & Bettridge Birmingham 1812,

An 18th century silver box, unmarked, circa 1730,

A Victorian silver snuff box, by J. Willmore, Birmingham 1839 and five further boxes. (6)

An early 19th century silver boat-shaped snuff box, probably Chinese Export,

A George III silver snuff box, by John Shaw, Birmingham 1807 and a quantity of silver boxes and cases (7)

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12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

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