British and Continental Silver including Objects of Vertu

10 Dec 2014, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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A good Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1850

A Victorian silver castle-top card case by David Pettifer, Birmingham 1855

An unusual cased Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case by David Pettifer, Birmingham 1852

A cased Victorian silver card case by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1844 together with a Victorian silver vinaigrette by Frederick Marson, Birmingham 1875 (2)

A Victorian silver novelty 'rose' brooch vinaigrette by Edward H. Stockwell, London 1881

An unusual George III miniature silver filigree inkstand unmarked, probably Birmingham, circa 1790

An early 20th century mid-European silver and enamelled erotic cigarette case incused stamped 'R'F, also bearing import marks for London 1905

A 20th century German silver and enamelled erotic cigarette case incused stamped maker's mark 'V', stamped with crown and crescent mark and 800

An early 20th century Austrian silver and enamelled Erotic cigarette case maker's mark distorted, possibly 'J.R' mark of Josef Reichart, Vienna pre 1922

A 20th century German silver and enamelled erotic cigarette case, after Antonio da Correggio's Jupiter and Io bearing import marks for Henry Charles Freeman, London 1910, the enamel signed Fritz Bemberg, Pforzheim active circa 1900-1940

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