Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu

4 Jul 2007, starting at 11:00 BST .

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

A Louis XV vari-coloured gold oval snuff box, by Claude-Alexis Robert, with the charge and discharge marks of Eloy Brichard, Paris 1761/2,

A fine mid-18th century chased gold snuff box, unmarked, circa 1760,

A George I gold double-lidded oval snuff box, unmarked, circa 1730,

A Louis XVI gold mounted and vari-colour gold inlaid blonde tortoiseshell portrait box, with the discharge mark of Henri Clavel, Paris circa 1783-89,

A 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled circular bonbonniere, incuse maker's mark rubbed, probably F J for Francois Joanin, the rim with Moscow gold mark for 1841,

A Louis XVI vari-coloured gold oval snuff box, with the discharge mark of Jean-Baptiste Fouache, Paris 1777,

A Louis XV cinnabar lacquer and silver-gilt mounted boîte à mouche, with the charge and discharge marks of Jean-Jaques Prevost, Paris 1762-68,

A Louis XV vari-coloured gold rectangular snuff box, by Charles-Baptiste Lefebre, with the charge and discharge mark of Eloy Brichard, Paris 1755,

An 18th century Roman micromosaic panel of the Chariot of Venus,

A 19th century Roman micromosaic panel of the ruins at Paestum,

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ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalogue.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

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Ω Import high rate

VAT on imported items at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

Taxable

VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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