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May 11, 2005 Main Gallery Auction


Lot:   1

A TORTOISE SHELL GOLD MOUNTED ALARM CLOCK 
Hexagonal form, 8 Day, Swiss Made, gold colored frame, stamped Swiss Made on the face and back, hinged stand, back is etched #X31MS, and "Mrs. Smythe" 3 1/2"diameter

Price Realized: $175

Lot:   2

A COLORLESS GLASS SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL BOTTLE 
Birmingham, Sterling G date mark 3 1/2"h x 2 7/8"w

Price Realized: $175

Lot:   3

A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL TRINKET BOX 
English, the domed lid mounted with swags and ribbons, the interior base lined with satin pillow, E & Co., (losses) 1 3/4"h x 3"w x 1 3/4"d

Price Realized: $150

Lot:   4

A FAUX TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS MOUNTED ALARM CLOCK 
Losses. 3 1/4"h x 3"w.

Estimate: $50 - $75


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Lot:   5

A BRILLIANT PERIOD CUT GLASS AND TORTOISE SILVER MOUNTED OVAL TRINKET BOX 
G & A, London, oval top mounted in silver rim, (dents and losses) 1 1/4"h x 3 3/4"w x 1 1/2"d

Price Realized: $80

Lot:   6

AN OVAL TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED GENTLEMAN`S MILITARY BRUSH 
English, 5 1/4"h x 3 1/4"w Together with a similiar Mappin & Webb tortoise shell silver mounted gentleman`s military brush, 5 1/4"l and a tortoise shell silver mounted nail buffer with collapsible handle, 4 1/4"l

Price Realized: $80

Lot:   7

A TORTOISE SHELL TEA CADDY 
With rectangular hinged lid and mother-of-pearl inlaid top, missing lock and hinges, losses, repairs, cracks 4"h x 4 1/2"w x 3 1/4"d

Price Realized: $750

Lot:   8

A QUEEN ANNE SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL TOBACCO BOX 
The oval box fitted with a fluted silver rim 1 1/2"h x 5"l x 2 1/2"w

Price Realized: $450

Lot:   9

A TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED SNUFF BOX 
English, the rectangular top with gadrooned border, losses and dents 1/2"h x 3 1/4"w x 1 1/4"d

Price Realized: $100

Lot:   10

A TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED COASTER 
English, the tortoise decorated with urn, foliage and two birds 3 3/4" diameter

Price Realized: $100

Price Realized: $50

Price Realized: $350

Lot:   13

A TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED COMB 
7 1/2"l, Together with a tortoise shell and silver mounted pocket comb in case, English, 4 1/2"l

Price Realized: $40

Lot:   14

A TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED OVAL PIN DISH 
5 1/4"L X 3 3/4"W

Price Realized: $150

Lot:   15

A LADY`S TORTOISE SHELL SILVER MOUNTED HAND MIRROR 
English, E.S.B Birmingham 10 1/2"l

Price Realized: $125

Lot:   16

A GOLD TORTOISE SHELL INLAID PICTURE FRAME 
9"h x 6"w, Together with a sterling silver and tortoise shell picture frame, 5 3/4"h x 4"w

Price Realized: $250

Lot:   17

A LARGE OVAL TORTOISE SHELL AND SILVER MOUNTED PICTURE FRAME 
Mappin & Webb, the frame surmounted with silver swags, bows, laurel wreath and arrows 13"h x 10 1/4"w

Price Realized: $700

Lot:   18

A TORTOISE SHELL HINGED TRINKET/SNUFF BOX 
With domed top on white ball feet 1"h x 2 1/2"w

Price Realized: $175

Price Realized: $200

Price Realized: $200

Lot:   25

A SCOTTISH SILVER AND HARDSTONE BRACELET 
Provenance: Edith Weber, with original receipt

Price Realized: $100

Price Realized: $60