Lot 140


A Collection of Assorted Silver Boxes and Objects of Vertu, including an Ottoman silver dish; an Ottoman silver purse, each stamped with the Tughra mark; a circular box with blue enamel cover; a double ended green-glass scent-bottle; an enamel timepiece; a double sovereign-case and other various items (qty)

Sold for £350
Estimated at £100 - £200


The green glass double ended scent-bottle with some overall surface scratching and wear. The hinged cover is defective. There is some bruising to the cover. The green glass scent-bottle with applied cagework mount with overall scratching. The mounts are not fixed to the body and the stopper is lacking. The shell or faux shell scent-bottle with some overall scratching. The cork on the stopper does not fit properly in the bottle. The enamel timepiece with chips and losses to the enamel. The timepiece does not seem to be working. There are some scratches to the enamel on the hinged cover of the circular box. The other items in the lot have not been examined.


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Auction: Antiques & Interiors, to include Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art, 5th Jan, 2024

The first Antiques & Interiors sale of 2024 comprises over 900 lots and includes a specialist section of Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art, and over 170 lots of Silver, including part of a collection of Regimental Silver, sold by order of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to benefit the Fusiliers’ Aid Society. The second part of the Regimental Silver Collection will be included in the Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 13th January. 


Wednesday 27th December - Friday 29th December 11am-3pm, Tuesday 2nd -Wednesday 3rd January 10am-4pm, Thursday 4th January 10am-5pm, and the morning of the sale from 7.30am

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