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Lot 16: A Fine Gold and Multicoloured Agate Hardstone Box – Buy Now – £16,500.00

A Fine Gold and Multicoloured Agate Hardstone Box
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Price: £16,500.00
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Description:
A fine and rare multi-coloured agate and Gold hardstone snuff box With a dedication engraved under the lid, translating as ‘pray for a true friend’. One explanation is that it was left by ‘AM’ to someone as a bequest. prov Abraham Bracebridge of Stanhope Street, Mayfair, eldest son of another Abraham Bracebridge (d. 1789) of Atherstone, Warwickshire. He inherited the bulk of his father’s estate. The younger Abraham Bracebridge (1748-1832) suffered business reverses which led to him selling off some of his estate in 1817.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.6cm
Width: 10.8cm
Length: 5.2cm
Circa: 1760
Condition: fine

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Lot 28: An Important Bilston Pillement Snuff Box – SOLD – £3,300.00

An Important Bilston Pillement Snuff Box
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Price: £3,300.00

SOLD

Description:
The lid and sides painted with designs from the prolific French artist Jean Pillement (1790-1808) rectangular in shape a large proportion imaginative and based very much on the orient. There are 39 engraved plates in the Ladies Amusement, inspired by the Chinese
Dimensions:
Height: 4cm
Width: 7.5cm
Length: 6cm
Circa:
Condition: good

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Lot 57: Viennese and Enamel Rock Crystal Tazza – Buy Now – £2,200.00

Viennese and Enamel Rock Crystal Tazza
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Price: £2,200.00
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Description:
An extremely fine and rare example. The enamel like fish scales in Pale Blue, White, Green and Dark Blue. All inlaid with gold leaf patterns in their centres with silver filigree framing. The engraved rock crystal bowl held up by three storks amongst green enamel bullrushes The bottom mount as above holding an inverted rock crystal bowl On the reverse Dark Blue enamels with swages of gold leaf flowers
Dimensions:
Height: 14cm
Width: 10cm
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition:

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Lot 63: Viennese Silver Gilt Rock Crystal Pilgrim Flask – Buy Now – £3,300.00

Viennese Silver Gilt Rock Crystal Pilgrim Flask
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Price: £3,300.00
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Description:
The vase in silver gilt and enamel and rock crystal. The finely engraved rock crystal, with polychrome enamel decoration, all over the sides and lid the base in rock crystal with the same applications. Makers mark Hermann Ratzersdorfer 1843-1881
Dimensions:
Height: 17.5cm
Width: 11cm
Length:
Circa: 1860
Condition: Fine

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

Lot 71: Swiss Gold Musical Seal – Buy Now – £4,400.00

Swiss Gold Musical Seal
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Price: £4,400.00
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Description:
A Swiss crown shaped musical seal in full working order with finely engraved sides with Barillet movement stack of 8 teeth engraved gold body, repoussé crown, engine-turned and engraved underside, ht.
Dimensions:
Height: 4cm
Width: 2.5cm
Length: 2cm
Circa: 1815
Condition: Fine

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Lot 144: Three Colour Gold Inlaid Tortoiseshell Snuff Box – Buy Now – £880.00

Three Colour Gold Inlaid Tortoiseshell Snuff Box
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Price: £880.00
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Description:
A superb French tortoiseshell gold mounted and 3 colour gold inlaid snuff Box. The lid with a courting couple laying under two trees, the rim with swags of leaves and flowers. All in three colour gold Pique. The mounts finely engraved pink and gold, the thumb piece with scrolls, shells and flower. Makers for Eloy Brichard Paris 1756-62
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8cm
Width:
Length: 9.5cm
Circa: 1756-62
Condition: Good

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.