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Auctioneers Dr. Crott 90th Auction

George IV, Prince of Wales 356* 357 355* Probably Italian, 77 x 44 x 18 mm, circa 1860 A rare pietra dura gift box belonging to the future King George IV of Great Britain Case: rose gold, hinged lid with onyx panel and inlaid pietra dura decoration showing three butterflies. Very fine stones such as lapis lazuli and malachite. Rim with floral ornamentation, sides with geometrical pattern and bottom with black lacquer finish. Inside lid with engraved dedication: “Presented by George Prince of Wales to William Holmes and by his grandson Tom de Brunnow Holmes to Henry Carnsew, 1865”. George IV, Prince of Wales (1762-1830) George IV (George Augustus Frederick) was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and king of Hanover following the death of his father, George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From 1811 until his accession, he served as Prince Regent during his father’s final mental illness. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_IV_of_the_United_Kingdom, as of 09/30/2014. 疑是意大利 — 罕見的彩石拼接展示盒,後來由英國國王喬治四 世所擁有 39715 C: 2, 33 8.000 - 10.000 EUR 10.000 - 12.500 USD 80.000 - 100.000 HKD A lady’s rare woven mesh evening handbag with corres- ponding purse, circa 1920 Case: 14k yellow and rose gold, decorated with small engraved tassel pendents, length 270 mm, total weight 305 g. 罕見的網狀晚宴提包,附同系列錢包,約 1920 39223 C: 2, 10 6.500 - 8.000 EUR 8.200 - 10.000 USD 65.000 - 80.000 HKD Swiss, Height 44 mm, 22 g, circa 1800 A remarkable pearl-set gold enamel vase-form watch with original silk-lined morocco case Case: gold enamel, Champlevé decoration, high, round stand with blue enamelling; the very finely engraved hinged bottom opens to display a clock movement. Top part in the form of an amphora with hinged closed lid and and a handle on each side. Translucent green and opaque white ornamentation on a black ground. Peg on top of the amphora. Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, blued hands. Movm.: full plate movement, frosted, gilt, chain/fusee, keywind, three-arm brass balance, pierced engraved balance bridge, verge escapement. 瑞士 — 非凡的黃金琺瑯鑲珍珠花瓶時鐘,附原廠絲絨內裏皮革盒 39699 C: 2, 17 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51 15.500 - 17.000 EUR 19.400 - 21.300 USD 155.000 - 170.000 HKD

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