A George IV silver-gilt coral and bells, Charles Rawlings, London, circa 1820. photo Sotheby's

maker's mark at top, others below, date letter not clear. measurements: length 5 1/4 in. 13.4 cm. Est. 1,200—1,500 USD. Lot Sold 3,750 USD

Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence. 28 Apr 10. New York www.sothebys.com