Distinguished Designs and Post-War Silver including The family reserve collection of Gerald Benney

1 Dec 2010, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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A group of designer accessories

An early 20th century brown crocodile leather 25 inch suitcase / vanity case,

An early 20th century blue crocodile leather 19 inch suitcase/vanity case, the silver dressing table service some pieces maker's mark "EMW", London 1928, others by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1926-8, (Qty)

GERALD BENNEY: A unique and fine 18 carat gold, boulder opal and enamelled oval box, London 1972, also with master enamellers mark for Robert Vidal Winter,

GERALD BENNEY: A unique 18 carat gold 'stirrup' cup and cover, London 1967,

GERALD BENNEY: A silver electroformed square box, London 1969,

GERALD BENNEY: A metalware prototype square trencher salt, unmarked,

GERALD BENNEY: A silver rectangular box, London 1996,

GERALD BENNEY: A silver and enamelled arched case clock, London 1994,

GERALD BENNEY: An electroformed silver beaker, to celebrate the International Shakespeare Globe Centre, unmarked, circa 1984, underside only impressed GERALD BENNEY LONDON,

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