Important Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Live Auction, 8 October 2009

Part I - Silver

Sold for

ZAR 20 052
Lot 4
  • A Victorian 18ct gold and enamel vesta case, Frederick Edmonds, London, 1895


Lot Estimate
ZAR 18 000 - 24 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 20 052

About this Item

A Victorian 18ct gold and enamel vesta case, Frederick Edmonds, London, 1895

rectangular, enamelled in white and black with the simulated calling card of Dr L.S. Jameson, Salisbury, Mashonaland, the side with a hinged cover, 5,8cm wide Dr Leander Starr Jameson, Cecil Rhodes' representative in Rhodesia, was responsible for the Jameson Raid. Accompanied by a typed note that this box was given by Dr Jameson to Unfreville Percy Swinburne, son of Sir John Swinburne of Capheaton Hall, Northumberland

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