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Lot 1724 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 21st January 2021)

AN ENGINE TURNED SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL COMPACT AND TWO OTHERS

Sold for £170


Condition report
Square compact good to fair, with surface wear throughout, also scratches, discolouration and minor chips to enamel.

Circular with budgerigars poor, with large chips to enamel.

Circular with flowers generally good, with surface wear throughout as per use and age.

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ENGINE TURNED SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL SQUARE COMPACT,
with canted corners, the hinged cover enamelled with a flowering plant on an off white ground within a border, hallmarked Birmingham 1939, maker Deakin & Francis Ltd., 7cm wide, along with a white metal circular compact with floral guilloche enamel hinged cover (indistinct marking to hinge) and a circular silver and guilloche enamel compact with two perched budgerigars to cover (3)

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