26th May, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST
A Victorian Silver Scent-Bottle, by Sampson Mordan, London, 1884, hexagonal and with hinged cover, the sides engraved with a bird within foliage, the hinged cover opens to reveal a glass stopper, 55mm high
Sold for £170
Estimated at £120 - £180
Fully marked on side and further part marked on base and inside cover. The marks are generally clear. There is some overall surface scratching and wear, consistent with age and use. There is a shallow bruise to the cover. There is some remains of gilding to the surface in places, particularly on the cover.
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Auction: Antiques & Interiors, to include Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art, 26th May, 2023
To include Affordable Modern & Contemporray Art, and specialist sections of Silver, and Natural History & Taxidermy.
The sale also includes a mix of traditional art and antiques, jewellery, watches and more.
Tuesday 23 May - Wednesday 24 May 10am-4pm, Thursday 25 May 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 7.30am
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