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27 Nov 2019, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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A Victorian 18 carat gold box Charles Reily & George Storer, London 1845

A George III Irish gold freedom box William Reynolds, Cork circa 1780

A late 18th / early 19th century micromosaic and gold-mounted porphyry box

A rare Louis XVI vari-coloured gold crochet etui Jean-Marie Tiron, known as Tiron de Nanteuil, Paris 1774

An 18th century diamond-set gold and agate sealing wax case the mount with indistinguishable marks, possibly later import marks

A French 18 carat gold and enamel compact engraved 'Lacloche Frères', import marks for Lacloche Frères, London 1922, French marks for Paris 18 carat gold, maker's mark of Strauss, Allard & Meyer

An early 19th century French gold box Joseph-François Marcillac, with unofficial post-revolutionary Paris marks for 18 carat gold 1798 - 1838 and the 18 carat and restricted warranty marks for Paris 1819 - 1838

An extraordinary silver, gold and hardstone fishbowl sculpture by Tétard Frères, Paris circa 1920

A Victorian silver-mounted claret jug Sampson Mordan overstamping the mark of Alexander Crichton, London 1881

A Victorian Arts and Crafts silver dish Gilbert Marks, London 1899, Britannia standard, also signed 'Gilbert Marks 1899'

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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.

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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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TP Off site storage location

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Y CITES

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