British and Continental Silver and Objects of Vertu

10 Dec 2008, starting at 10:00 GMT .

Auction information

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.


lots

A 19th century French lithyalin and vari-coloured gold mounted scent bottle, unmarked, circa 1830,

A William IV Royal Presentation Chinese enamel scent bottle,

A 19th century silver filigree scent bottle case, unmarked, probably Birmingham circa 1830, and seven further various scent bottle and cases

A late 18th century blue glass and gilt mounted scent bottle, and eight further gilt decorated scent bottles

A 19th century French blue glass, silver-gilt and gem-set scent bottle, unmarked, circa 1860,

A mid 18th century gold cage work and porcelain mounted scent bottle,

An early 19th century French clear glass, gold and enamelled scent bottle, a later French gold mounted scent and an American silver and turquoise mounted scent by R. Blackinton, Massachusetts.

A Victorian green glass and silver-gilt mounted combined scent bottle and vinaigrette, by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1866,

A Victorian agate and silver mounted combined scent bottle and vinaigrette, unmarked, and five further scent bottles

A George III green glass and gilt metal mounted scent bottle, and an amber glass bottle

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Auction information

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.

Buyers' Obligations

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 excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £175,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £175,001 to £3,000,000 the Hammer Price
12.5% from £3,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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.

Lot symbols
Ω Import high rate

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

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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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