Objects of Virtu
Wed, 20th February 2013
Mon, 14th December 2020Thu, 6th August 2020Fri, 21st February 2020Fri, 11th October 2019Fri, 19th July 2019Tue, 23rd April 2019Fri, 25th January 2019Fri, 5th October 2018Fri, 13th July 2018Fri, 20th April 2018Fri, 26th January 2018Wed, 9th August 2017Wed, 17th May 2017Wed, 22nd February 2017Wed, 2nd November 2016Wed, 10th August 2016Wed, 18th May 2016Wed, 24th February 2016Wed, 4th November 2015Wed, 12th August 2015Wed, 20th May 2015Wed, 25th February 2015Wed, 5th November 2014Wed, 13th August 2014Wed, 21st May 2014Tue, 20th May 2014Wed, 26th February 2014Wed, 6th November 2013Wed, 7th August 2013Wed, 15th May 2013Wed, 20th February 2013Wed, 7th November 2012Wed, 15th August 2012Wed, 16th May 2012Wed, 22nd February 2012Wed, 2nd November 2011Wed, 10th August 2011Wed, 18th May 2011Wed, 23rd February 2011
A silver circular pill box, the cover with embossed decoration, Birmingham 1898, three buckles, an imitation pearl and beadwork evening bag, a horn snuff box, and a Middle Eastern rectangular mosaic trinket box.
Hammer price: £20
A Continental .900 silver compact/aide-mémoire of lozenge form, hinged to reveal a twin hinge lidded compartment opposing a hinged compartment fitted with a mirror revealing a pencil and writing surface, one end fitted with a watch, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals and inscribed 'Cartier Paris', the interior and exterior with overall engine turned decoration, length approx 8cm.
Hammer price: £380
A pair of late 19th Century Limoges enamel vases, signed L. Richard, each tapering body painted with a courting couple standing beside a wall and fence with trees, lake and building beyond, above a green and gilt scroll decorated circular foot, height approx 15cm (restoration).
Hammer price: £400
An early 19th Century Vernis Martin style circular snuff box with gold and green striped decoration, the cover surmounted with an oval head and shoulders portrait miniature of a lady, the interior tortoiseshell lined (faults), together with a glass circular box and cover with sulphide bust, detailed 'Fenelon', an 18th Century enamel oval basket and three other pieces of enamel (faults).
Hammer price: £220
A Mont Blanc 75th Anniversary 146 series fountain pen, the lid inset with a diamond, fitted with a two-tone '4810' nib detailed '14k', together with a matching rollerball pen and propelling pencil, all contained within original leather case.
Hammer price: £500
A 19th Century gilt metal mounted rock crystal revolving fob seal, engraved with the inscription 'Kinloch Castle', flowers and a line of music, width approx 4cm.
Hammer price: £300
A Sheaffer sterling silver fountain pen with overall crosshatch decoration, together with a James Mclean Limited fountain pen and a Platignum DeLuxe pen (cracked lid).
Hammer price: £80
A silver and silver gilt Masonic medal presented to A.J. Oughton from Brixton Lodge, dated 'Nov 5, 1887', together with another silver Masonic medal and a plated medal.
Hammer price: £160
An oval medallion detailed 'Jockey Club' and engraved 'Sir George Bullough Bart', a circular fob medallion detailed 'National Hunt Committee' and engraved 'Sir George Bullough', Birmingham 1912, and a gold and enamelled brooch badge designed as an initial 'B' between two enamelled flag.
Hammer price: £200
A Victorian double ended faceted glass smelling salts/scent bottle, hinged at the centre, an agate set gilt metal mounted twin compartment stamp box, a faceted glass inkwell, a novelty tape measure designed as a rabbit, an ivory toothpick box, a small spoon detailed 'Douglas', a brass model of a dog, a folding travelling cup with folding handle, within a case, and two combs.
Hammer price: £180
A late 19th Century Mauchline ware string box of globular form, the cover decorated with an oval panel of a building, a carved softwood model of a man seated on a sledge, a tortoiseshell paperknife, two treen boxes, a bisque marker and a tin cased set of scales.
Hammer price: £20
A collection of base metal jewellery and mount samples, including lockets and pendant crosses, all mounted on card inscribed with pattern numbers.
Hammer price: £95
A 9ct gold rectangular cigarette case with overall engine turned decoration, Birmingham 1939 by Adie Bros Ltd, width approx 9.5cm.
Hammer price: £1,050
A 9ct gold curved rectangular cigarette case with overall engine turned decoration, Birmingham 1928 by 'LW & G', width approx 8.2cm.
Hammer price: £420