A late 19th Century Doulton Lambeth silver mounted vesta modelled as an owl glazed in brown with inset glass eyes and a hallmarked silver beak, hallmarked for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings, Chester, 1894, impressed marks, height 8cm S/D
Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Decorative Arts and Textiles
Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over ten years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.