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Christie's announces online-only sale of Gentlemen's Luxury Accessories, Barware, Sports, Travel and Leisure
Louis Vuitton, A Golf Bag. 1960s. The leather frame and base with leather handles, Louis Vuitton 'Monogramme' fabric with canvas backing, gilded white metal and brass hooks and links, with six wood golf tees, 87 cm. (34 in.) high, 28 cm. (11 in.) wide, stamped ®Louis Vuitton, Paris, Made in France. Estimate: £2,500-3,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.
LONDON.- Christie’s announced the online-only auction, Gentlemen’s Luxury Accessories: Barware, Sports, Travel and Leisure, which opened for bidding on 19 July and run until 29 July. Featuring works by prestigious international makers such as Tiffany, Hermès, Cartier, Asprey, Bulgari, Dunhill, Fortnum & Mason amongst others, this collection comprises refined and playful vintage objects that are much coveted luxury items for men of all ages, including cocktail shakers, jiggers, hip flasks and ice buckets, humidors and cigarette cases, gaming boxes, clocks, car mascots and aviation models. The selection of elegant home décor is highlighted by an art deco cigar box by Asprey & co, London, 1927 (estimate: £8,000-12,000); a large and unusual `bi-plane' desk companion by F. Reichenberg, 1920s (estimate: £8,000-12,000); and a zeppelin airship travelling cocktail shaker set, by J.A. Henckels (estimate: £6,000-8,000). With over 64 lots ranging from £200 to £20,000, the entre sale is expected to realise in the region of £190,000.

The Gentlemen’s Study
The online auction provides discerning collectors with the opportunity to acquire stunning items to decorate their study, including: a `President' briefcase in the classic `Monogramme' canvas, by Louis Vuitton (estimate: £2,000-3,000); a rotating cube desk compendium, Dunhill & co, 1950s (estimate: £3,000-5,000); a `Spitfire' cigarette case, Birmingham, 1945 (estimate: £2,000-3,000; a leaping horse car mascot, by Casimir Brau, retailed by Hermes, circa 1925 (estimate: £4,000-6,000).

The Gentleman's Bar
The sale also offers a strong selection of unusual barware, with some visually striking cocktail shakers such as a dumbbell cocktail shaker, circa 1935 (estimate: £1,500-2,000); a lady's leg cocktail shaker, circa 1935, from the West Virginian Specialty Glass Company, (estimate: £2,000-3,000); an Art Deco cocktail shaker, probably Czechoslovakian circa 1930, (estimate:£1,000-1,500), and a silver coloured cocktail set, comprising a shaker, six cups and a circular tray, each piece engraved with a plain circular cartouche intended to be engraved for initials, possibly Chinese, circa 1935.

The Gentlemen at Play
A selection of playful gentlemen’s accessories is highlighted by: a fine hunting drinks/cocktail set, London, 1925 and later (estimate: £20,000-30,000); An unusual French `traffic lights' desk compendium by Hermès ( estimate: £3000-5,000); an American gaming chip carousel from the first quarter of the 20th century (estimate: £2,000-3,000) and a golf bag by Louis Vuitton from the 1960s (estimate: £2,500 – 3,000).






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