A large quantity of 19th/20th century British and Continental vertu items various dates and makers  (Qty)
Lot 24Y
A large quantity of 19th/20th century British and Continental vertu items various dates and makers (Qty)
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,860) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large quantity of 19th/20th century British and Continental vertu items various dates and makers  (Qty)
A large quantity of 19th/20th century British and Continental vertu items
various dates and makers
Including: a silver and tortoiseshell box formed as a commode, a small tortoiseshell cigarette box, a mounted tortoiseshell plaque depicting a 17th century gentleman in profile, a small circular ivory box, a hardstone and metal ivory box, a case for a pocket watch, two cylindrical carved ivory holders, an ivory notepad with six ivory slates and pencil holder with pencil, a shagreen spectacle case containing tortoiseshell rimmed spectacles, a card box containing four painted ceramic gaming counters depicting the kings of hearts, spades and diamonds (twice), a tortoiseshell and walnut oval box, a circular box with tortoiseshell interior, a ceramic oval box, a painted ceramic and metal mounted table seal, a small hardstone and yellow metal mounted box, a small circular ivory box, a small silver and ivory caddy spoon, a pair of tortoiseshell lorgnettes, an ivory table seal, a small brass statuette of a classical woman, a rectangular tortoiseshell box, a boudoir seal with thirty-five detachable seals, an ivory rectangular box with rounded corners, interior mirror and velvet lining, an oval horn box, a mother of pearl and yellow metal hand-held mirror, a small circular coin-set ivory box containing four gaming counters, a small brass box formed as a basket, a metal menorah and nine other items. (Qty)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that there are twenty-three seals in the boudoir seal and not thirty-five as stated. Please also note that the table seal is bone and not ivory as catalogued
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