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The January Sale
Lot 738 : £90

An early 20th Century brass inlaid hardwood scent bottle casket containing six glass bottles, with inset mirror to the lid, width 16cm, a brass trinket box with foliate decoration, width 12cm, a small gilt metal needle case, height 5cm, and a marquetry 'puzzle' box, width 11cm, all probably Indian. (4)

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Andrew Mayall - Valuer & Auctioneer
Collectables & Furniture

Andrew’s career began in 1989 after a work experience position led to a post with a regional firm involving weekly general and monthly fine art sales. He conducted his first auction sale at the age of 18 and went on to win the West Midlands Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers ‘Young Auctioneer of the Year’ award in 1994, going on to represent the region in the national finals. He joined Fieldings in 2005 dealing with probate and estate work within the company, involving his interests in 20th Century design items, furniture and collectables. Some of Andrew’s favourite finds include a bronze ‘Head of Albert Einstein’ by Sir Jacob Epstein that sold for £56,000, an early 19th Century targe shield that sold for £9,200 and a Chinese bamboo brush pot that achieved £6,800.

Sold for £90 hammer