Objects of Vertu – 24th May 2014

Lot No Description Low Est High Est
76 A large 19th century ivory lidded jar together with a collection of early 20th century ivory-backed brushes 40 60
220 A pair of 19th century tortoise coasters 60 100
413 A 19th century circular horn lidded box, the lid centrally set with faceted rock crystal panel, the base and lid each with heat impressed decoration which when viewed through the rock crystal and held up to the light provides a repeating optical effect, 5.75cm diameter, together with a 19th century Chinese ivory needle case heavily carved with dragons, birds and foliage, 13cm long, lid lacking 50 70
460 An Art Deco silver gilt and enamel cigarette case by Mappin and Webb, Birmingham 1938, the front decorated with caramel coloured guilloche enamel, the back with engine turned decoration, with gilt interior, 6.5cm x 8.25cm, 3.04ozt, 94.4g 50 60
461 An Art Deco silver circular compact, Birmingham 1948, with engine turned decoration and inscribed with the initials ‘N B’, 6.75cm diameter, 1.96ozt, 61g gross, and a circular silver photograph frame, Birmingham 1915, 8cm diameter 30 40
462 A 9 carat gold vesta case, Chester 1913, by Asprey and Co., with engine turned decoration, 5.25cm x 5cm, 26.9g, and a 9 carat gold cigarette case, engraved with initials ‘GHB’, marks rubbed, 8cm x 6cm, 46.7g 120 180
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