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Lot 0032
A GROUP OF FOUR CONTINENTAL MINIATURE ENAMEL OBJETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, comprising a German pink guilloché enamel wall clock, with a shaped rectangular radiating dial, centering black Arabic numbers and gilt metal spade hands, beneath a stylized arch crest, hung with painted blossoming foliage enclosed by "C" scroll gilt metal trim, reversing to a circular cased movement, suspending cylindrical weights and a disc pendulum, stamped "MADE IN GERMANY," height: 3", width: 2 1/4"; a painted and pink guilloché enamel gilt metal mounted hand mirror, possibly Austrian, of oval shape and centering a musician youth playing his flute before his maiden companion, seated beneath a large tree with a waterside landscape in the distance, enclosed by an undulating engraved border framed by continuous egg-and-dart details within foliate trim, continuing to a reticulated handle ending in a similarly decorated guilloché disc with suspension ring, reversing to an oval mirror panel, height: 5 1/2"; a pink ground guilloché pill box, possibly Austrian, with a circular hinged lid centering an 18th century couple crossing a stream before distant trees, opening to a gilt metal interior, within a squat bulbous body and underside illustrating a waterside landscape, height: 1", diameter: 1 1/2"; a Victorian style gilt metal mounted pink guilloché enamel rocking chair, probably Austrian, with an arched and padded back centering a painted courting couple, surmounted by a reticulated scrolling crest above a similarly decorated seat, flanked by downswept arms continuing to pierced scrolling legs, issuing a rectangular guilloché footrest with painted landscape, height: 3".


The clock has expected discolored areas on the metal parts and surface buildup. The hand mirror has same issues and the mirror silvering has dark spotting from age. The pill box appears to be in good shape with normal discoloration on gilt areas. The rocking chair has normal discolorations and surface buildup on the gilt metal frame, the arched crest appears to have a small discolored area in the enameling.

Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

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Estimate $250 - $450May 19, 2018