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

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lots

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)

A cased William IV silver-gilt vinaigrette by Gervase Wheeler, Birmingham 1834 (2)

A George III silver vinaigrette by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1814 and a Victorian vinaigrette, by Wheeler & Cronin, Birmingham 1842 (2)

A rare George III silver vinaigrette by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1802 and another silver vinaigrette, by John Shaw, Birmingham 1821, (2)

A George III 18 carat gold and coral mounted child's rattle by John Ray & James Montague, London 1810

A late 19th century Chinese silver filigree card case apparently unmarked, together with a Belgian pill box and two unmarked table seals (4)

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)

A 19th century Dutch silver dressing table box possibly by Storck & Sinsheimer, Hanau, also with import marks for David Bridge, London 1895 (10)

A silver mounted tortoiseshell etui (3)

An unusual Victorian silver snuff box, with Japanese mixed metal panel by George Hunt, London 1891

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