Silver & Objects of Vertu including Flatware

5 Oct 2011, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A set of four George IV silver-gilt stands, by Thomas Newby, London 1821, (4)

A pair of early 20th century French gilt brass and enamel opera glasses, by Cartier, stamped 'Cartier3365',

A pair of late 19th century gilt-metal and enamel opera glasses, the eye-pieces inscribed 'E. Jaccard jewellery Co St Louis' and another pair of enamel opera glasses(2)

A pair of early 20th century enamel and gilt-metal opera glasses, the bridge stamped 'Deraisme Fabt Paris' and a pair of tortoiseshell and enamel opera glasses (2)

A pair of aluminium and enamel opera glasses, the draws marked 'Lemière opticien fabricant' and '5 avenue de l'Opéra Paris', Paris, second half of the 19th century and a pair of mother-of-pearl and enamel opera glasses

A pair of late 19th century French ivory, enamel and gold opera glasses, designed by George Le Saché, possibly retailed by Tiffany & Co,

An American 14 carat gold and enamel lorgnette, circa 1900,

A large pair of late 19th century French gilt-metal and painted enamel opera glasses,

A pair of aluminium-mounted mother of pearl opera glasses, with Hiramakie barrels, the eye-pieces inscribed 'Gustavo Suscipj Ottico', circa 1900,

A pair of aluminium-mounted mother of pearl opera glasses, with Hiramakie barrels, the eye-pieces inscribed 'J.Gall & Co New-York', circa 1900,

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

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

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