British and Continental Silver and Objects of Vertu
5 Dec 2012, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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LOTS
 of 425
  • Lot 1
    A Victorian silver 'book' vinaigrette by Edward Smith, Birmingham 1899, a George IV vinaigrette, by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1822, and a Victorian example, by Edward Smith, Birmingham 1838 (3)
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    A collection of six silver & silver-gilt vinaigrettes various dates and makers, Birmingham; together with a scent bottle (7)
    Sold for £900 (US$ 1,512) inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    A George III silver vinaigrette by Matthew Linwood, Birmingham 1813 and another reeded vinaigrette, by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1800, (2)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 4
    A cased William IV silver-gilt vinaigrette by Gervase Wheeler, Birmingham 1834 (2)
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    A George III silver vinaigrette by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1814 and a Victorian vinaigrette, by Wheeler & Cronin, Birmingham 1842 (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    A rare George III silver vinaigrette by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1802 and another silver vinaigrette, by John Shaw, Birmingham 1821, (2)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 7*Y
    A George III 18 carat gold and coral mounted child's rattle by John Ray & James Montague, London 1810
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    A good George III silver snuff box by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1786 and a William IV silver snuff box, by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1833 (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    A Victorian silver snuff box by Nathanial Mills, Birmingham 1849 (Qty)
    Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    A George IV silver snuff box by Charles Rawlings, London 1824 and a snuff box, by William Ellerby, London 1823 (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    A George III silver snuff box by Jesse Parkes, Birmingham 1814 and a Victorian silver snuff box, by Alfred Taylor, Birmingham 1861 (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    A George III silver snuff box by Thomas Willmore, Birmingham 1802 and a Victorian silver snuff box, by Thomas Shaw, Birmingham 1838 (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    Two George III silver snuff boxes by Phipps and Robinson, London 1809 and 1810 and a silver snuff, by John Shaw, Birmingham 1820. (3)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    A 20th century Dutch silver miniature model of a fairground organ Maker's mark in a waisted rectangular punch with central tapering cylindar flanked by diagonal letters 'AR', with post-1953 standard mark together with a 20th century Dutch miniature statue of Erasmus (2)
    Sold for £137 (US$ 231) inc. premium

  • Lot 15Y
    A Victorian silver rattle by Brown & Clark, Birmingham, circa 1850 (2)
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 16Y
    A mid 19th century Chinese export tortoiseshell snuff box
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 17Y
    A late 19th century miniature on ivory of the Taj Mahal, in an unmarked gold frame
    Sold for £375 (US$ 630) inc. premium

  • Lot 18Y
    A 19th century Dutch silver dressing table box possibly by Storck & Sinsheimer, Hanau, also with import marks for David Bridge, London 1895 (10)
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium

  • Lot 19Y
    A silver mounted tortoiseshell etui (3)
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    An early 20th century continental silver and enamelled cigarette case possibly Italian, stamped '935', maker's mark 'H?B' and another cigarette case (2)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 21
    An unusual Victorian silver snuff box, with Japanese mixed metal panel by George Hunt, London 1891
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • amended
    Lot 21A
    A late 19th/early 20th century Chinese export yellow metal dragon brooch impressed 'WH90' three times to reverse
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 22
    A silver Toby jug maker's mark rubbed, Birmingham 1911 and various further items (Qty)
    Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium

  • Lot 23Y
    A 19th century Dutch silver snuff box with inset miniature of a lady possibly by Andries Claassen, Amsterdam 1823 and a 19th century Austro-Hungarian silver coaster, (2)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 24Y
    A Victorian gold and turquoise mounted mother of pearl aide memoir and five further similar (6)
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 25
    A Victorian silver-gilt and cameo mounted box by Horton & Allday, Birmingham 1890, a stamp case and posy holder (3)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 26
    A Victorian gold novelty 'acorn' thimble etui, two 18th century pinchbeck chatelaine belt hooks and an etui and a mid 18th century gilt metal box (4)
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    A late 17th/early 18th century silver filigree pomander apparently unmarked
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 28
    An 18th century silver filigree box unmarked
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 29Y
    An 18th century continental silver and tortoiseshell snuff box (1)
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 30
    An early 18th century silver mounted cowry shell snuff box unmarked, second quarter of the 18th century
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 31
    A late 19th century Chinese silver filigree card case apparently unmarked, together with a Belgian pill box and two unmarked table seals (4)
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 32Y
    A mid 19th century Chinese carved ivory card case circa 1860
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 33
    A cased Japanese metalware novelty toothpick holder stamped with character marks, signed
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 34
    An 18th century Dutch silver purse mount Delft, maker's mark CB, possibly by Cornelis Brouwer, circa 1761
    £500 - 600
    US$ 840 - 1,000

  • Lot 35
    A German silver cigarette case 800 mark and incuse maker's mark BC, engraved retail mark SY & WAGNER BERLIN
    Sold for £37 (US$ 63) inc. premium

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