Fine Decorative Arts, 1200-1900

18 Dec 2020, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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An Austro-Hungarian silver-gilt and rock crystal cup and cover Hermann Ratzersdorfer, post-1867 Vienna mark

A William and Mary silver two-handled cup and cover maker's mark 'IA' conjoined, probably John Austin (see Mitchell page 342), London 1691

An early 19th Century Swiss gold musical snuff box Henri Neisser, Geneva 1809 - 1814

A pair of 18th century Royal German silver candlesticks Balthasar Friedrich Behrens, Hanover 1744 / 1750, the bases engraved 'No. 20' and 'No. 46' (2)

An early 19th century German gold and enamel Royal presentation box Hanau, circa 1805, stamped '18K', the flange incuse stamped '1153'

A George III gold-mounted tortoiseshell portrait box

An early 19th century French gold box C Petschler, with unofficial post-revolutionary Paris marks for 18 carat gold 1798 - 1838, and Paris 3rd standard marks 1819 - 1838

A George III silver sideboard dish William Pitts, London 1816

A pair of George III Royal silver sauce boats William Fountain, London 1806, engraved 'EDC' (Ernest Duke of Cumberland) and 'EAFs' (Ernsti Augusti FideikommisSum), one engraved 'No. 5'

An 18th century Swedish silver tankard Friedrich Heinrich Klinck, Stockholm 1732

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25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
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  • 13 Dec 2020 11:00 - 15:00 GMT
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