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    Edward VII Silver and Enamel Royal Presentation Cigarette Case and Matching Vesta Case
    Marked London 1901, maker's mark S & A

    Each rectangular case of polished silver with rounded corners, the covers depicting a portrait of Edward VII, King of Great Britain (r. 1901-1910) facing left in full military uniform with decorations in grisaille enamel, on a blue guilloché background framed by the Royal garter and motto below the red enamel Royal crown, the background decorated with white guilloché enamel in a sunburst pattern-3 1/4 x 2 1/2; vesta case of similar design-2 x 1 3/4 in., the latter with suspension ring

    Provenance:
    Presented by King Edward VII (r. 1901-1911)
    Purchased from Sheldon Shapiro, London

    ERRATUM: This item, previously described as "English", is not British; rather it is foreign-made for the British market.



    Condition Report*: (hinge loose, top enamel portion damaged, white enamel damaged)
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,510

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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