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Fine Art Sale - Silver & Vertu including a Silver Reference Library followed by The Lion Collection of Silver Boxes

Lawrences Auctioneers of Crewkerne Live Webcast Auction 15 Jan 2019 10:00 GMT

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Crewkerne, Somerset

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  • The Linen Yard
  • South Street
  • Crewkerne
  • Somerset
  • TA18 8AB
  • United Kingdom

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MISCELLANEOUS Spurious antique plate - a pamphlet prepared for the guidance of manufacturers,

Lot 1

MISCELLANEOUS Spurious antique plate - a pamphlet prepared for the guidance of manufacturers, auctioneers, dealers & pawnbrokers together with lo...

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SOCIETIES / CLUBS The Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors:- Various literature up until 2019 (lot)

Lot 27

SOCIETIES / CLUBS The Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors:- Various literature up until 2019 (lot)

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A quantity of titles devoted to Thimbles, Napkin Rings, Novelties, Chatelaines, Pencils, Charles

Lot 78

A quantity of titles devoted to Thimbles, Napkin Rings, Novelties, Chatelaines, Pencils, Charles Horner, Stamp Boxes, School Prize Medals, Buckles...

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NORTH AMERICA Collectors' titles: A small quantity related to Thimbles & Thimble Colklecting &

Lot 176

NORTH AMERICA Collectors' titles: A small quantity related to Thimbles & Thimble Colklecting & Matchsafes (vestas) (lot)

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SILVER SNUFF BOXES / BOXES A small quantity of literature by various authors

Lot 218

SILVER SNUFF BOXES / BOXES A small quantity of literature by various authors (Curtis, Delieb, Culme, Blakemore) (10) 

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A LATE VICTORIAN HANDMADE CADDY SPOON the fan-shaped terminal chased with a stylised flower, by

Lot 265

A LATE VICTORIAN HANDMADE CADDY SPOON the fan-shaped terminal chased with a stylised flower, by the Keswick School of Industrial Art, Birmingham ...

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A LARGE QUANTITY OF SOUVENIR SPOONS from around the world (including some plated, some wooden,

Lot 304

A LARGE QUANTITY OF SOUVENIR SPOONS from around the world (including some plated, some wooden, bone and other mediums) (lot)

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A LATE 20TH CENTURY COMMEMORATIVE CADDY SPOON made to celebrate the marriage of The Prince of

Lot 335

A LATE 20TH CENTURY COMMEMORATIVE CADDY SPOON made to celebrate the marriage of The Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, the stem cast ...

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A LATE VICTORIAN MOUNTED STEEL POCKET MULTI-TOOL with two penknife blades, a corkscrew and a cutting

Lot 342

A LATE VICTORIAN MOUNTED STEEL POCKET MULTI-TOOL with two penknife blades, a corkscrew and a cutting hook, inscribed "Richard Baillie 20.4.32" by...

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A LATE 20TH CENTURY CASED SET OF TWELVE COCKTAIL STICKS with enamelled playing card terminals (Jack,

Lot 346

A LATE 20TH CENTURY CASED SET OF TWELVE COCKTAIL STICKS with enamelled playing card terminals (Jack, Queen, & King of each suit), by Garrard & Co...

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A GEORGE III MILK JUG with a panelled oval body & gilt interior, initialled, by Thomas Robinson,

Lot 380

A GEORGE III MILK JUG with a panelled oval body & gilt interior, initialled, by Thomas Robinson, London 1804, a Victorian engraved beaker, gilt i...

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AN EDWARDIAN MINIATURE TRAY of shaped oval outline enamelled in monochrome with a "Greetings"

Lot 383

AN EDWARDIAN MINIATURE TRAY of shaped oval outline enamelled in monochrome with a "Greetings" card, by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.Ltd., Lo...

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A GEORGE III OVAL TEA CADDY with bead borders & a low-domed fluted cover with a cast flower

Lot 387

A GEORGE III OVAL TEA CADDY with bead borders & a low-domed fluted cover with a cast flower finial, with lock, maker's mark "WC", possibly by ei...

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AN EDWARDIAN MOUNTED IVORY PAGE TURNER with applied monogram, by Edmund Bennett, London 1903,

Lot 394

AN EDWARDIAN MOUNTED IVORY PAGE TURNER with applied monogram, by Edmund Bennett, London 1903, another smaller example by Hartmann Forndran, Lond...

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AN EDWARDIAN DRESSING TABLE BOX with a hinged cover, bombe sides and repousse-work cherub masks on

Lot 397

AN EDWARDIAN DRESSING TABLE BOX with a hinged cover, bombe sides and repousse-work cherub masks on the cover & around the sides, the interior wit...

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A LATE VICTORIAN CAST FIGURE OF A RUNNING FOX (probably the handle of a corkscrew or other

Lot 410

A LATE VICTORIAN CAST FIGURE OF A RUNNING FOX (probably the handle of a corkscrew or other implement), maker's mark "WRS", London 1896, a German ...

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A VICTORIAN OVAL ENTREE DISH BASE with a reeded border and twin handles, maker's mark "WM", London

Lot 457

A VICTORIAN OVAL ENTREE DISH BASE with a reeded border and twin handles, maker's mark "WM", London 1852; 15" (38 cms) long; 21. oz

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AN EDWARDIAN SQUAT CIRCULAR ROSE BOWL with bobbin-bead borders and two cast Bacchanalian figure

Lot 462

AN EDWARDIAN SQUAT CIRCULAR ROSE BOWL with bobbin-bead borders and two cast Bacchanalian figure handles, with a small inscription on one side & a...

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AN EDWARDIAN TEA CADDY of rounded oblong form with a domed cover & knop finial, by D& M Davis,

Lot 528

AN EDWARDIAN TEA CADDY of rounded oblong form with a domed cover & knop finial, by D& M Davis, Birmingham 1908; 5" (12.7 cms) high; 10.6 oz

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A VICTORIAN NOVELTY PIN DISH shaped and embossed in relief to resemble a spider monkey under an

Lot 543

A VICTORIAN NOVELTY PIN DISH shaped and embossed in relief to resemble a spider monkey under an umbrella, by Thomas Johnson, London 1885; 4.6" ...

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AN EDWARDIAN JEWELLERY OR DRESSING TABLE BOX of shallow oval form with a frieze of cherub masks

Lot 554

AN EDWARDIAN JEWELLERY OR DRESSING TABLE BOX of shallow oval form with a frieze of cherub masks around the sides and five embossed cherub masks o...

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A LATE VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR CIGAR/CIGARETTE BOX with chased scrollwork, a central handle and twin

Lot 556

A LATE VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR CIGAR/CIGARETTE BOX with chased scrollwork, a central handle and twin hinged covers (woodlined), crested, by A & J. ...

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A VICTORIAN MINIATURE NOVELTY SCENT BOTTLE CASE in the form of a rat with a sprung hinge, operated

Lot 557

A VICTORIAN MINIATURE NOVELTY SCENT BOTTLE CASE in the form of a rat with a sprung hinge, operated by pushing the tail, with garnet-set eyes and ...

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A VICTORIAN VESTA CASE of rounded oblong form with a suspensory ring at the top, enamelled on the

Lot 560

A VICTORIAN VESTA CASE of rounded oblong form with a suspensory ring at the top, enamelled on the front with an English Pointer, doing just that ...

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A GEORGE III CORKSCREW with a barrel-shaped turned ivory handle, a screw cover with a bead border

Lot 561

A GEORGE III CORKSCREW with a barrel-shaped turned ivory handle, a screw cover with a bead border and a steel worm, unmarked c.1785; 2.6" (6.7 ...

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A GEORGE III ENGRAVED SNUFF BOX with a regular pattern of diaper-work squares all over, traces of

Lot 565

A GEORGE III ENGRAVED SNUFF BOX with a regular pattern of diaper-work squares all over, traces of gilding, gilt interior, by John Allen & Joshua ...

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A VICTORIAN EMBOSSED "CASTLE TOP" CARD CASE of shaped rectangular outline with a scroll border & a

Lot 566

A VICTORIAN EMBOSSED "CASTLE TOP" CARD CASE of shaped rectangular outline with a scroll border & a view of Martyr's memorial, Oxford on the fron...

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A MIXED LOT:- A small decorative oval photograph frame with putto by William Comyns, London 1893, an

Lot 570

A MIXED LOT:- A small decorative oval photograph frame with putto by William Comyns, London 1893, an ivory handled spherical vinaigrette, a mount...

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TWO 19TH CENTURY BURR-WOOD SNUFF BOXES of oval section with concealed hinges and painted

Lot 572

TWO 19TH CENTURY BURR-WOOD SNUFF BOXES of oval section with concealed hinges and painted decoration and a rare miniature example of the same type...

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A VICTORIAN VESTA CASE in the form of a book, inset with a resin plaque depicting the cover of Punch

Lot 573

A VICTORIAN VESTA CASE in the form of a book, inset with a resin plaque depicting the cover of Punch magazine in monochrome, gilt interior, by Wa...

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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY CIRCULAR PALE WOODEN "MISER'S"SNUFF BOX painted with flowers (paper lining),

Lot 574

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY CIRCULAR PALE WOODEN "MISER'S"SNUFF BOX painted with flowers (paper lining), 1810-20 and a circular turned wooden "miser's" ...

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A RARE VICTORIAN "CASTLETOP" CARD CASE of shaped rectangular outline with an engraved view of

Lot 580

A RARE VICTORIAN "CASTLETOP" CARD CASE of shaped rectangular outline with an engraved view of Blackfriars Bridge, Manchester on the front, border...

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A LATE VICTORIAN MOUNTED PAPERKNIFE in the Aesthetic taste with a Japanese, parcelgilt copper handle

Lot 581

A LATE VICTORIAN MOUNTED PAPERKNIFE in the Aesthetic taste with a Japanese, parcelgilt copper handle & an engraved blade, maker's mark worn; 8.5"...

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AN 18TH CENTURY CIRCULAR PRESSED HORN TOBACCO BOX with a moulded border, the cover depicting

Lot 586

AN 18TH CENTURY CIRCULAR PRESSED HORN TOBACCO BOX with a moulded border, the cover depicting classical figures in an embrace with a putto onlooke...

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A MAUCHLINE-WARE RECTANGULAR SNUFF BOX with a huntsman on the cover, a circular example with a

Lot 587

A MAUCHLINE-WARE RECTANGULAR SNUFF BOX with a huntsman on the cover, a circular example with a printed portrait, a card case depicting "Whirlpool...

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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY CIRCULAR TURNED OAK SNUFF BOX with an inset ivory cartouche,

Lot 589

A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY CIRCULAR TURNED OAK SNUFF BOX with an inset ivory cartouche, initialled, a turned yew-wood circular snuff box, a ...

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A GEORGE III ETUI of plain tapering form with reeded borders, fitted with two mother-of-pearl

Lot 593

A GEORGE III ETUI of plain tapering form with reeded borders, fitted with two mother-of-pearl mounted steel phleams, initialled, by Joseph Lewis,...

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FOUR VARIOUS 19TH CENTURY WOODEN "PUZZLE-OPENING" SNUFF BOXES and four various circular wooden snuff

Lot 596

FOUR VARIOUS 19TH CENTURY WOODEN "PUZZLE-OPENING" SNUFF BOXES and four various circular wooden snuff boxes; the largest one 6" (15.5 cms) long (...

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A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY VINAIGRETTE with pique-work on the cover and a carved ivory needle

Lot 597

A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY VINAIGRETTE with pique-work on the cover and a carved ivory needle case with screw cover & fruiting vines in reli...

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A 19TH CENTURY BURR-WOOD SNUFF BOX of rounded rectangular form with a horn lining, another similar

Lot 598

A 19TH CENTURY BURR-WOOD SNUFF BOX of rounded rectangular form with a horn lining, another similar smaller example with a mother of pearl cartouc...

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A VICTORIAN SENTRY BOX VESTA CASE enamelled on the front with a soldier from the Royal Horse

Lot 599

A VICTORIAN SENTRY BOX VESTA CASE enamelled on the front with a soldier from the Royal Horse Artillery, by Sampson Mordan, London 1886 (with Regi...

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A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front to resemble a first

Lot 601

A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front to resemble a first class train ticket, Waterloo to Ascot, by Sampso...

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A SMALL EARLY 19TH CENTURY WOODEN SNUFF BOX carved as a right hand pinching together the thumb &

Lot 602

A SMALL EARLY 19TH CENTURY WOODEN SNUFF BOX carved as a right hand pinching together the thumb & forefinger, inlaid wire decoration, and a larger...

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AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY OVAL PRESSED HORN TOBACCO BOX the cover carved with the portrait of "Octavia";

Lot 607

AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY OVAL PRESSED HORN TOBACCO BOX the cover carved with the portrait of "Octavia"; 4.5" (11.2 cms) long *In the Roman Empire...

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A VICTORIAN ENGRAVED SNUFF BOX rectangular with incurved corners, reeded borders and a serpentine

Lot 613

A VICTORIAN ENGRAVED SNUFF BOX rectangular with incurved corners, reeded borders and a serpentine thumbpiece, the cover with an engraved coat of ...

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A LARGE PLAIN VESTA CASE with a curved or arched cover, & a steel striker plate along the back edge,

Lot 616

A LARGE PLAIN VESTA CASE with a curved or arched cover, & a steel striker plate along the back edge, by William Robb of Ballater, with Edinburgh ...

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A MIXED LOT:- Three modern pill boxes, two key rings with pendant flat fish, a sovereign case, a

Lot 625

A MIXED LOT:- Three modern pill boxes, two key rings with pendant flat fish, a sovereign case, a millennium-marked caddy spoon, mounted magnifyin...

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AN EDWARDIAN NOVELTY PIN CUSHION in the form of a standing elephant (loaded & stuffed) by Sydney &

Lot 626

AN EDWARDIAN NOVELTY PIN CUSHION in the form of a standing elephant (loaded & stuffed) by Sydney & Co., Birmingham 1905; 1.9" (4.8 cms) long

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DUTCH MINIATURE MODEL OF A SAILING VESSEL date letter for 1908 and a later,

Lot 627

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DUTCH MINIATURE MODEL OF A SAILING VESSEL date letter for 1908 and a later, smaller model of a ship on wheels, unmarked; the...

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A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with a huntsman on a

Lot 637

A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with a huntsman on a grey horse jumping a five-bar gate, the reverse...

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A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with a hunt meet, by

Lot 645

A VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with a hunt meet, by a track in downland, with trees, by Sampson Mor...

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A LATE VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with two racing

Lot 647

A LATE VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR VESTA CASE with a flip cover, enamelled on the front with two racing yachts at sea, by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths...

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A CANTON IVORY FAN guards deeply carved with figures among buildings, carved and pierced sticks,

Lot 655

A CANTON IVORY FAN guards deeply carved with figures among buildings, carved and pierced sticks, leaves of painted feathers, 24 cms in a black la...

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A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN WHIST MARKERS one with ivory tabs and one with tortoiseshell tabs, the

Lot 656

A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN WHIST MARKERS one with ivory tabs and one with tortoiseshell tabs, the undersides gilded, by Harris Adelstein, London 18...

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A MIXED LOT:- A pair of late Victorian miniature or toy "kitchen" peppers, by Joseph Witten,

Lot 657

A MIXED LOT:- A pair of late Victorian miniature or toy "kitchen" peppers, by Joseph Witten, Birmingham 1897, a small rectangular gilt metal & gl...

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A MIXED LOT:- A card case, crested, Birmingham 1899, a Victorian mother of pearl card case (

Lot 667

A MIXED LOT:- A card case, crested, Birmingham 1899, a Victorian mother of pearl card case (lacking cover), a pair of Middle Eastern eye baths, a...

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A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SEAL with an agate matrix & intaglio coat of arms, unmarked, and a

Lot 674

A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SEAL with an agate matrix & intaglio coat of arms, unmarked, and a George III seal and sealing wax holder of octag...

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A WILLIAM IV SILVER SNUFF BOX of trefoil outline with reeded borders, the cover inset with an

Lot 688

A WILLIAM IV SILVER SNUFF BOX of trefoil outline with reeded borders, the cover inset with an overlaid and moulded tortoiseshell plaque*, the bas...

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A GEORGE II SILVER MOUNTED HARDSTONE TOBACCO BOX oval with reeded borders and a pull-off cover,

Lot 712

A GEORGE II SILVER MOUNTED HARDSTONE TOBACCO BOX oval with reeded borders and a pull-off cover, inset with an oval panel of honey-coloured agate,...

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A CHARLES II / JAMES II SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX heart-shaped, with a stand-away hinge

Lot 717

A CHARLES II / JAMES II SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX heart-shaped, with a stand-away hinge and moulded borders, the cover inlaid with t...

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