Lot 79
Property of Helena Gunnarsson

Group of Twelve American and European Silver Les Objets d'Art and a Silver Mounted Reptile Purse
19th-Early 20th Century
Consisting of three small boxes; a cow-form and a crown-form vinaigrette; a Continental repoussé 925-silver-gilt interior cosmetic box; an American 14-karat tri-color gold and sterling engine-turned cosmetic box with interior lid fitted with a mirror, with maker's mark JBE Co; a silver and mother-of-pearl overlaid tortoiseshell ring box; a pair of Edward VII silver and burgundy cloth chick-form pin cushions, 1907-1908, maker's marks SM&Co; an English thimble box with thimble, with maker's mark IT, possibly Birmingham; an Italian scent bottle; and an American Rococo style repoussé sterling mounted reptile purse with cipher maker's mark L within a pyramid.
Height of tallest box: 2-3/4 in (7 cm);
Length of purse: 4-1/4 in (10.8 cm)
Total weight of weighable silver: 7.4 oz

Estimate $800-1,200


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Sold for $650