SILVER MOUNTED AMETHYST OVERLAY GLASS SCENT BOTTLE, ...

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JUIN95

This is a beautiful silver and overlay crystal glass scent bottle in the very sought-after amethyst colour. The baluster body is cut to clear glass in circular and oval patterns and has a silver foliate embossed hinged top.
The neck fitted with original clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked, which was often the case with silver scent bottle lids but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 11 cm / 4.2 inches.
Maximum diameter: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No holes to the lid.
Strong hinge.
Inner glass neck in perfect condition.
Glass stopper in perfect condition.

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Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL COMPACT ...

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JUIN96

This truly delightful and very unusual silver and mint green guilloche compact was made in Birmingham in 1920 by the renowned silversmiths Crisford & Norris. Of flower form, the front decorated with a stunning pale green colour enamel cabochon. The hinged lid opening to reveal a mirror and gilt interior.
Attachment ring for a chain.

Hallmarks:

C&N for Crisford & Norris.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "v" for 1920.

Condition:

Very good.
Enamel in very good conditIon.
Strong hinge.
Good clear hallmarks.
Mirror in good condition.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 4cm / 1.4 inches

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER & ENAMEL SMALL CAPSTAN ...

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JUIN97

This delightful silver and lilac enamel inkwell is dated Birmingham 1929. Of traditional Capstan form, it is a smaller example with a 2.5" inches diameter The spread circular silver base with a beaded border
Complete with the original inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Green felt underside.

Hallmarks:

M&J for Marston & Jones
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "E" for 1929.

Condition:

Excellent.
The enamel is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Hallmarks are clear.
Silver base with very minor dings.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Diameter of base: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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£265
| $353 USD | €300 EUR

SILVER & BOHEMIAN WHITE OVERLAY GLASS SCENT ...

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JUIN98

This is a truly beautiful silver mounted Bohemian flash glass scent bottle. The tall white opaline glass body cut to clear glass with geometric patterns. The neck mounted with a richly embossed hinged silver lid and fitted with a clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

The silver lid is unmarked, which is quite usual with scent bottles, but tested as silver.

Condition:

Very good.
Silver lid in good condition.
Glass in perfect condition.
No chips or cracks.
Strong hinge.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Diameter: 3cm / 1.1 inches.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.
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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

ART DECO SILVER MOUNTED PALE PINK GLASS ...

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JUIN99

This small and elegant silver mounted pink glass scent bottle is very much in the Art Deco style. The faceted rectangular body mounted with a conical shaped silver hinged lid.
The neck with clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

Not hallmarked, as it very often was the case with scent bottle lids, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Depth: 2cm / 1 inch

Condition:

Very good.
Glass in the inner neck in good condition, no cracks.
No holes to the silver lid.
Glass in very good condition.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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£160
| $213 USD | €181 EUR

GEORGIAN SILVER 'VALISE' VINAIGRETTE BY ...

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MAI79

This exquisite Georgian silver "valise" or "satchel" vinaigrette is dated Birmingham 1823. The cover is profusely engraved with a purse outline and foliate decorations. The gilt grille pierced with foliate scrolls. It bears the marks of Ledsam and Vale who were part of the Birmingham toy making * fraternity. The back and sides with prick-dot decorations. Valise vinaigrettes are few and far between and this is a lovely example.

* from the late 18th to early 19th Century, Birmingham was the centre for the making of “toys”: small decorative objects from silver. They were produced in small family businesses and factories throughout Birmingham. They made a range of items including patch boxes, nutmeg graters, buckles, caddy spoons, vinaigrettes, snuff boxes and babies rattles.

Hallmarks:

L&Co for Ledsam & Vale.
Date letter "Z" for 1823.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Very good.
Good hinge on both vinaigrette and grille.
Good clear hallmarks marks.
Back with minor dints.

Dimensions:

2.5 cm x 2 cm x 0.8 cm

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£345
| $459 USD | €391 EUR

SILVER MINIATURE 'HIP FLASK' SCENT BOTTLE ...

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MAI81

This delightful Novelty sterling silver scent bottle is modelled as a hip flask and was probably destined to fit in a lady's purse. Of rounded rectangular form with a simple screw-top silver lid and silver gilt neck. The inner lid corked, preventing any possible spillage. Fully hallmarked at the base. It is simple and elegant while remaining useable.

Hallmarks:

A&J Z for A&J Zimmerman Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "A" for 1925.

Dimensions:

Height: 6 cm / 2.3 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Depth: 1cm / 0.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No dings or dents, no holes to the lid.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£185
| $246 USD | €210 EUR

19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER PILL BOX, CIRCA ...

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MAI82

This delightful solid silver French pill box dates circa 1890. Of oval form, the hinged silver lid embossed with foliate scrolls. The interior still retains its rich gilt. The sides engraved with floral garlands and with maker's marks. The base plain silver.

Hallmarks:

French maker's marks.

Dimensions:

Length: 4cm / 1.3 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Height: 1cm / 0.3 inches.

Condition:

Good.

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£105
| $140 USD | €119 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION TRIPLE PHOTO FRAME & ...

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MAI84

This is a rare and very stylish Novelty silver desk triple photo frame / paperweight. Dated Birmingham 1900, it was made by Charles Penny Brown. The weighted triangular body covered with the original red Morocco leather. The sloping front fitted with a solid silver frame incorporating glazed slots to slide three photographs. Triple photo frames are few and far between and this particular example has such a contemporary look for a Victorian piece. A real find.

Hallmarks:

CPB for Charle Penny Brown.
Lion passant.
Birmingham mark.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Condition:

Leather in super condition.
Silver in equally good condition, minor surface wear , commensurate with age.

Dimensions:
Depth: 5cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 13cm / 5 inches
Aperture diameter: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches

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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

EDWARDIAN SPOT HAMMERED SILVER PHOTO FRAME ...

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MAI85

This is an unusual and very stylish Novelty silver desk combination photo frame / paperweight. Dated Birmingham 1902 it was made by Charles Penny Brown. The weighted triangular body covered with the original red Morocco leather. The sloping front fitted with a solid planished silver frame incorporating a glazed slot to slide a photograph.

Hallmarks:
CPB for Charle Penny Brown.
Lion passant.
Birmingham mark.
Date letter "c" for 1902.

Condition:

Leather in fair condition.
Silver in very good condition.

Dimensions:
Depth: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 6cm / 2.1 inches
Aperture diameter: 4.5cm / 2 inches

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£185
| $246 USD | €210 EUR

CASED PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER GRAPE SCISSORS ...

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MAI86

These Victorian solid silver grape scissors are very elegant and come in a presentation leather case. Of slender form, the front profusely engraved with foliate patterns surrounding vacant reserves.

Hallmarks:

JW over FCW for Wakely & Wheeler (James Wakely & Frank Clarke Wheeler)
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "P" for 1890.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 17cm / 7 inches.

Condition:

They are in excellent condition and working order.

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£265
| $353 USD | €300 EUR

19TH C. FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL SILVER MOUNTED ...

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MAI87

This is a rare and exquisite French Palais Royal latticino swirl glass scent bottle. The tapered glass body, most probably from the Clichy or St Louis factories, hand-blown with blue and white internal threading. Mounted with a hallmarked hinged silver lid. The neck fitted with the original stopper.

Hallmarks:

Boar head in a lozenge (French mark for small articles)

Dimensions:

Height: 7.5cm / 2.6 inches.
Maximum width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Depth: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.

Condition:


Good.
Glass body and neck in very good condition.
The lid has a very minor dings.
Secure hinge.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£275
| $366 USD | €312 EUR