Thu, 25th Nov 2021 10:30

Quarterly Specialist Sale

 
  Lot 184
 

Late Victorian silver combination card case, with engraved 'G de M' for Gerald de Maurier

Late Victorian silver combination card case, aide memoir, and pencil, with engraved 'G de M' for Gerald de Maurier, sponsors mark of James Samuel Bell & Louis Willmott, London 1898, 10cm high, in original fitted case

Sir Gerald de Maurier (1873 – 1934) was an English actor and manager. He was the son of the author George du Maurier. In 1902 he married the actress Muriel Beaumont with whom he had three daughters: writers Angela du Maurier and Daphne du Maurier, and painter Jeanne du Maurier. In 1904 he originated the dual role of George Darling and Captain Hook in J.M.Barrie’s Peter Pan, at the Duke of York's Theatre, London.

Sold for £190


 

Late Victorian silver combination card case, aide memoir, and pencil, with engraved 'G de M' for Gerald de Maurier, sponsors mark of James Samuel Bell & Louis Willmott, London 1898, 10cm high, in original fitted case

Sir Gerald de Maurier (1873 – 1934) was an English actor and manager. He was the son of the author George du Maurier. In 1902 he married the actress Muriel Beaumont with whom he had three daughters: writers Angela du Maurier and Daphne du Maurier, and painter Jeanne du Maurier. In 1904 he originated the dual role of George Darling and Captain Hook in J.M.Barrie’s Peter Pan, at the Duke of York's Theatre, London.

Auction: Quarterly Specialist Sale, Thu, 25th Nov 2021

Our Quarterly Specialist Sale of Fine Furniture, Modern Design, Paintings, Prints, Silver, Jewellery, Watches, Ceramics, Glassware & other Collectors Items. 

Highlights include a sapphire and diamond necklace at £12,000-18,000 and - in a first for the auctioneers - an original oil painting by the renowned French Impressionist, Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The study of two roses was last sold over twenty years ago in London and has accompanying confirmation from the Wildenstein Institute verifying it as a genuine Renoir.

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