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Auction Description for Shapes Auctioneers & Valuers:
Auction Description:
Viewing Notes:
24th January 10am - 5pm. 25th January 10am - 7pm. 26th January

533 lots

January 27, 1996

Bankhead Avenue

Sighthill

Edinburgh, EH11 4BY United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)131 453 3222

Fax: +44 (0)131 453 6444

Email: admin@shapesauctioneers.co.uk

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Lot 1: a VICTORIaN Moroccan Leather Writing Case, of rectangular form with fitted letter racks, pen tray and writing slope, together with contents: a

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Description: a VICTORIaN Moroccan Leather Writing Case, of rectangular form with fitted letter racks, pen tray and writing slope, together with contents: a Mauchlineware book, a small leather bound blotter, ivory ruler and paperknife various pens, etc., 30cm wide.

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Lot 2: Two Similar 19th Century Tortoiseshell Snuff Boxes, of oblong form; two ebonised Snuff Boxes; a mother-of-pearl inlaid Snuff Box; an engraved white

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Description: Two Similar 19th Century Tortoiseshell Snuff Boxes, of oblong form; two ebonised Snuff Boxes; a mother-of-pearl inlaid Snuff Box; an engraved white metal Snuff Box; a small Patch Box, with metallic lustre circular cover; an engraved oval silver Patch Box; a Sevres style floral enamel and plated oval Scent Bottle, with glass stopper, etc. 11

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Lot 3: A Victorian Ebonised, Brass Strung and Mother of Pearl Inlaid Work Box, of traditional design, the interior with lift-out tray fitted with seven

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Description: A Victorian Ebonised, Brass Strung and Mother of Pearl Inlaid Work Box, of traditional design, the interior with lift-out tray fitted with seven ivory and mother-of-pearl cotton reels, three bobbins, ivory thimbles, etc., 30cm wide.

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Lot 4: A Pair Of Mahogany Candlesticks, in the mid 18th Century style, the foliate brass nozzles above open spiral twist shafts, on circular plinth bases,

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Description: A Pair Of Mahogany Candlesticks, in the mid 18th Century style, the foliate brass nozzles above open spiral twist shafts, on circular plinth bases, 50cm high. 2

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Lot 5: A Staunton Pattern Boxwood and Ebonised Chess Set, by Jaques & Son, London, comprising a complete set within Original ebonised and pierced Gothic

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Description: A Staunton Pattern Boxwood and Ebonised Chess Set, by Jaques & Son, London, comprising a complete set within Original ebonised and pierced Gothic style case with castellated corners ten pieces chipped circa 1900

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