An early 19th Century Palais Royal necessaire de dame or etui, the red tooled leather case with fitted interior containing silver gilt scissors with steel blades, a stiletto, faceted scent bottle, two mother-of-pearl reels, a mother-of-pearl thimble, three carved mother of pearl winders, a bodkin, a double ended retractable pencil and blade, all stamped 12k with makers marks and petite French Assay marks for Paris provinces 1809-1819.
Liz Winnicott DGA - Valuer & Auctioneer
Silver & Jewellery
Liz joins Fieldings as a consultant valuer and auctioneer specialising in jewellery and silver. After studying for an MA in Arts Market appraisal in London, Liz spent several years in a regional auction house progressing to a senior position within the company. More recently, Liz has gained her DGA Diamond diploma with distinction and is a member of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain. Her most significant finds to date include a large collection of 19th Century micromosaic jewellery which sold for in excess of £35,000, an L.S.Lowry pen and pencil drawing which sold for £26,500 and a Rodin bronze sculpture selling for £12,700.