antiques & fine art sale

29th - 1st December 2023

Day 1 Wednesday 29th November Lots 1 - 477, Day 2 Thursday 30th November Lots 478-1072, Friday 1st December Lots 1073-1490

Viewing: Sunday 26th November 11 am to 3 pm, Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th 10 am to 5 pm, also throughout each sale day







Lot 1001

A set of 19th century bronze graduating measures, seven in total. Heaviest in weight 1 lb 1.6 oz, lightest 0.3 oz, all hollow, tallest 4.6 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 1002

A set of Edwardian brass postal scales, set on an oak base with a series of oz weights, stamped Postal Rates For Letters. At highest 10.5 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1003

A Universal Yarn assorting balance by J Casartelli & Son Ltd, Brown Street Manchester, with leather case, together with an Edwardian mahogany cased balance with weight and two further sets of boxed weights, some missing (4).

Sold for £45

Lot 1004

A group of four early 20th century brass oil lamps, of chamberstick design, each with a tall glass chimney. All +/- 38 cm high.

Sold for £50

Lot 1005

A Mamluk Revival embossed and inlaid brass incense burner, of footed circular form. 36 cm diameter, 12 cm high (see illustration).

Sold for £60

Lot 1006

A North African dagger of Jambiya design, with curved blade and scabbard with Arabesque decoration. +/- 41 cm long, together with a powder horn (2). This bladed product is not for sale to people under the age of 18. By bidding on this item you are declaring that you are 18 years of age or over. Please note that if you require P&P for this lot, this can only be done using an age verified method.

Sold for £35

Lot 1007

An Edwardian set of brass scales, set on a rectangular mahogany base with central drawer. 37 cm high, together with a second similar set of scales (2).

Sold for £30

Lot 1008

Familiar Wild Birds, by W Swaysland, 1883 Castle & Company Ltd, four volumes each with 40 coloured plates after Archibald Thorburn (4).

Sold for £75

Lot 1009

An Edwardian brass oil lamp, with double wick glass chimney and cranberry glass shade. Height 60 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 1010

Edwardian compact weighing scales, together with a square glass and brass inkwell, two whistles and a miniature weighing scales (5) (see illustration).

Sold for £170

Lot 1011

A collection of 19th and early 20th century candlesticks, a variety of sizes and types (8).

Sold for £40

Lot 1012

A part set of 19th century Imperial brass weights, the highest 23 cm, marked 14 lbs.

Sold for £40

Lot 1013

A collection of four 19th century brass fruit pan. Largest diameter 33 cm (4).

Sold for £45

Lot 1014

A collection of four 19th century brass jam pans, largest diameter 31 cm.

Sold for £48

Lot 1015

A collection of brassware, to include two 19th century brass jam pans. Largest 31 cm diameter, together with four brass saucepans of graduating sizes, a part set (6).

Sold for £48

Lot 1016

A collection of brassware, comprising three brass kettles and a brass trivet with claw and ball feet (4).

Sold for £45

Lot 1017

A 19th century Dutch copper and brass peat or ember bucket, with embossed landscape designs. 40 cm high to the finial, together with a copper coal bucket and trowel (2).

Sold for £120

Lot 1018

A Yemeni Jambiya, the curving blade with a raised central ridge with leather bound scabbard. 34 cm long. This bladed product is not for sale to people under the age of 18. By bidding on this item you are declaring that you are 18 years of age or over. Please note that if you require P&P for this lot, this can only be done using an age verified method.

Sold for £110

Lot 1019

A pair of early 20th century spelter figure candlesticks, one depicting a 19th century gentleman the other a jockey, each indistinctly signed. Height +/- 31 cm (2).

Sold for £30

Lot 1020

Oriental Fieldsports, Being a complete detailed and accurate description of the wild sports of the East, limited edition reprint by Anthony Atha published 1984 No. 66/350, half leather bound and with outer case.

Sold for £40

Lot 1021

A History of England from the first settlement of Brutus to the year 1793 by Charles Alfred Ashburton, printed and sold by W & J Stratford 112 Holbourn Hill.

Sold for £20

Lot 1022

Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, four volumes, first editions published by Simmons and Kirkby of Canterbury.

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1023

Thomas Pennant, The Journey To Snowdon, printed by Henry Hughes 1781.

Sold for £40

Lot 1024

Two HB volumes Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, Susan E Stewart, limited edition subscribers copy 102/182, Volume I signed, in slip case (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 1025

Taxidermy - A brown trout mounted on an oak shield marked Loch Rannoch, 10 lbs 8 oz, mounted by Tony Armistead, signed to the rear and dated 1974 and with A.J. Armistead Taxidermy Studio, 5 Buckton's Yard, Darlington. Fish measuring 29", board length 81 cm, height 35 cm.

Sold for £300

Lot 1026

A mid century teak waste basket, of Scandinavian design in the style of Einar Barnes for P.S. Heggen. Height 47 cm, width 37 cm, depth 21 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1027

A pair of brass carriage lamps, of traditional style with eagle motif over tiered circular pillar, with hexagonal glass section and strut under on iron supports.

Sold for £120

Lot 1028

A vintage brass Dutch style chandelier, of large proportions and traditional design with central column with ball under and multi scroll arms. Diameter 120 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1029

A vintage brass chandelier of Dutch design, with bulbous column and ball ornate scroll arms. Diameter 66 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1030

Six large 18th century pewter chargers, largest diameter 43 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 1031

A 19th century continental glass metal and alabaster candlestick garniture, central candelabra. Height 39 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 1032

A pair of 20th century decorative alabaster table lamps, in the Italian style with lotus leaf and fluted bulbous body on plinth bases with fringed cream shades.

Sold for £60

Lot 1033

A 19th century brass microscope, manufactured by Leitz Wetzier, together with a collection of lenses and slides within a mahogany box, the microscope +/- 24 cm high.

Sold for £130

Lot 1034

A collection of Schaeffer Swan and Conway Stuart ink pens, many with 14 ct gold nibs. (+/-19) (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 1035

A cased clarinet by Hampson, with a mouthpiece by Buffet Crampon of Paris France, all in a fitted case.

Sold for £480

Lot 1036

A 20th century oak tantalus with three decanters and plated turning carrying handle, stamped The Tantalus and with a crown. 42 cm wide, 34 cm high.

Sold for £75

Lot 1037

A pair of late 19th century adjustable brass two light candlesticks. Each 37 cm high.

Sold for £45

Lot 1038

A collection of four early 20th century brass carriage clocks, the tallest 13 cm high (4).

Sold for £50

Lot 1039

John Ogilby, The road from London to Carlisle in Cumberland, copper plate engraving with later hand colouring. 33 x 42 cm (PL).

Sold for £70

Lot 1040

Robert Whittaker (1939-2011), Chiswick Park London May 1966, print of The Beatles, signed with title date and photographers name in the margin. 23 x 21 cm (SH) (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 1041

An Arnold Hoyer Mandolin of guitar type, with eight string acoustic arrangement with a sunburst finish. 64 cm long.

Sold for £100

Lot 1042

Archibald Knox (1864-1933), four Liberty & Co Tudric spill vase with green glass liner, impressed mark to underside English Pewter made by Liberty & Co 0957. 22 cm high (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 1043

A 19th century oak spoon rack, with shaped pediment above two racks over a candle box with hinged lid, together with ten pewter spoons marked Coal Shills Works Birmingham.

Sold for £110

Lot 1044

A hardwood carved needle holder, in the form of a crocodile. 14 cm long.

Sold for £38

Lot 1045

WITHDRAWN - A classical guitar by A.A. Jones of Norwich, with gold label inscribed Concert Guitar and Flute Maker 1976, with hard case (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1046

Tim Cotterill (The Frog Man) "Meadow", bronze with hand applied coloured patina, signed and numbered 2499/5000. 2.5 cm high with certificate of authenticity.

Sold for £140

Lot 1047

Tim Cotterill (The Frog Man) "Leapfrog", bronze with hand applied coloured patina, signed and numbered 4189/5000. 24.5 cm high with certificate of authenticity (see illustration).

Sold for £240

Lot 1048

Tim Cotterill (The Frog Man) "Out On A Limb", bronze with hand applied coloured patina, signed and numbered 880/2000. 17 cm high with certificate of authenticity.

Sold for £280

Lot 1049

Tim Cotterill (The Frog Man) "Hanging Out Green", bronze with hand applied coloured patina, signed and numbered 151/5000. 10 cm high with certificate of authenticity.

Sold for £200

Lot 1050

A French Edwardian period brass lamp of a female nude, in the classical style. 51 cm high.

Sold for £120

Lot 1051

A Keswick School of Arts rectangular copper tray, stamped Keswick to one corner. 40 cm long by 32 cm wide.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 1052

A vase and scent bottle, both possibly of the Neolithic period, the vase 13 cm high (2).

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 1053

A Philip Treacy hat, black cord, interior label 100% cotton with logo to hat band.

Sold for £20

Lot 1054

A Philip Treacy London wedding hat, cream with white band, label and interior logo with hat box.

Sold for £20

Lot 1055

A collection of vintage fountain pens, pencils, rollerballs, biros etc. including cased Watermans C.F. cartridge filled fountain pen, with 14 ct gold nib and instructions, a boxed Conway Stewart 570 holder fountain pen, a sterling silver Life-Long propelling pencil, Parker pens, refills etc.

Sold for £60

Lot 1056

A North African circular table, with Arabesque designs on a black painted iron folding stand. 76 cm diameter.

Sold for £40

Lot 1057

An early 20th century brass dancing Shiva, Hindu God ornament.

Sold for £50

Lot 1058

An early 20th century cloisonne plate, decorated with bird and flowers. Diameter 30 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 1059

A Japanese style lacquered letter rack, with label verso William Whiteley, together with 19th century wig powder shaker and an early 20th century Bakelite tea caddy.

Sold for £50

Lot 1060

Four boxed late 19th/early 20th century drawing sets.

Sold for £42

Lot 1061

Two sets of brass weights on original stands, 1/4 oz to 1 lb and 5 grams to 500 grams.

Sold for £28

Lot 1062

Brass tripod telescope, unmarked. Length 74 cm, height +/- 116 cm.

Sold for £65

Lot 1063

Three 19th century framed and mounted maps, a plan of the harbour of Chequetan, Asia Agreeable To The Most Approved Maps and Charts by Thomas Conder and West Indies.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1064

Nine wood turning hollowing tools.

Sold for £75

Lot 1065

Nine brass bound late 19th and early 20th century spirit levels, by E Preston & Sons, Rabone & Sons, Hockley Abbey etc (see illustration).

Sold for £60

Lot 1066

Twenty wood carving tools and chisels, late 19th century to mid 20th century.

Sold for £75

Lot 1067

Six brass bound folding rules, late 19th century to mid 20th century, marked Smallwood, Preston & Sons, Rabone etc.

Sold for £35

Lot 1068

Ebony and hardwood brass inlaid squares, marking gauges and awl.

Sold for £50

Lot 1069

Three record No. 4 planes, a record No. 77 bull nose plane and an Acorn No. 71A hand router plane.

Sold for £65

Lot 1070

A Stanley No. 110 plane, an unmarked snub nose plane, 3 1/4" plane, an American 15" Union Meg plane, Edward Preston shoulder rebate plane, a Mathieson plane and a small unmarked plane (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 1071

Black painted joiners toolbox, with selection of tools, marking gauge, saws, plane, glass cutter etc.

Sold for £35

Lot 1072

A 19th century large toolbox with fitted interior, sliding drawer compartments and selection of tools, brass bound saw, plane and mixed tools (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 1073

A Victorian coromandel wood tea caddy by Fisher, 188 Strand London, with Bramah Patent locks. Height 15 cm, width 30 cm, depth 16 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 1074

A Swiss malachite and marble cased eight day desk or mantel clock, and a cased travel clock.

Sold for £18

Lot 1075

A brass carriage clock, with Roman numerals to the dial raised on short feet and complete with carrying case. Height excluding finial 7 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1076

A collection of four amboyna and specimen wood boxes, various sizes. Largest width 26 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1077

An early 20th century chinoiserie lacquered mantel clock, with single train movement, with pagoda top and bracket feet. Height 24 cm, width 16 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 1078

An Edwardian inlaid mahogany mantel clock, with two train French movement, the dial indistinctly signed Mappin & Webb Ltd Paris. Height excluding carrying handle 29 cm.

Sold for £65

Lot 1079

A Victorian walnut lap desk and wooden crate.

Sold for £30

Lot 1080

A 19th century Vienna style regulator wall clock, mahogany cased and with single weight. Height 110 cm, width 35 cm, depth 14 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1081

A 19th century brass inlaid octagonal postman's clock, complete with weights.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1082

A 19th century fretwork wall mirror, with Ho Ho bird and with bevelled glass. Overall dimensions height 57 cm, width 58 cm.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1083

A Thomas Wright stick barometer, with brass dial and alcohol thermometer. Height 96 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 1084

A Regency style mahogany stick barometer, with bow front with ebonised cistern cover and silvered dial (glass and moulding partially missing). Height 98 cm.

Sold for £85

Lot 1085

A 20th century circular wall barometer "Precision Barometer Made in England". Diameter to include wooden mount 27 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 1086

An Arts & Crafts oak framed mirror, the frame with carved ivy decoration. Frame size 38.5 cm x 30.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £25

Lot 1087

A 19th century rosewood wheel barometer, signed A Abraham & Co, with thermometer and scrolled mounts. 94 cm long.

Sold for £48

Lot 1088

A Georgian inlaid dome topped box, with carrying handles to either side and drawer to right-hand side. Height 14.5 cm, width 17.5 cm, depth 12 cm.

Sold for £35

Lot 1089

An Edwardian walnut aneroid barometer, together with an Edwardian carved banjo barometer. Tallest 72 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1090

A Georgian mahogany tea caddy, with boxwood stringing. Height 15 cm, width 30.5 cm, depth 15 cm, together with a rosewood jewellery casket (AF) containing a small amount of costume jewellery.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1091

An antique Treen burrwood multi thread dispenser, the front painted with a silver and sweetheart. Height 24 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £75

Lot 1092

An antique pocket barometer by Charles Desprez of Bristol. Diameter 5 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 1093

A Victorian walnut ebonised Vienna type regulator wall clock, with two train weight driven movement by J.P. Thorning Goteburg. Height 121 cm, width 38 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1094

A pair of late 18th/early 19th century fret carved wall mirrors, with moulded slips. Height 67 cm, width 39.5 cm.

Sold for £160

Lot 1095

An Art Nouveau inlaid mahogany mantel clock, with enamelled dial above a inlaid circular mother of pearl and boxwood strung centre section. Height 31.5 cm, width 15.5 cm, depth 7 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 1096

A late 19th century rosewood marquetry wall clock, with octagonal surround and two train striking movement, spring driven and with silk suspension. Face diameter including bezel 18.5 cm, overall case width 43 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1097

A late 19th century French clock garniture, the movement being two train striking on a bell. Height 29 cm, clock case maximum width 20 cm, maximum depth 13 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1098

An antique Indian hardwood dowry chest, with metal bindings and studs and with iron carrying handle to either side. Height 63 cm, width 98 cm, depth 57 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £520

Lot 1099

A miniature oak tabletop bureau in the 18th century style, with fitted interior, frieze drawer and raised on cabriole legs terminating in pad feet. Height 32.5 cm, width 29.5 cm, depth 17 cm.

Sold for £320

Lot 1100

An Edwardian fall front table desk, with red leather writing surface with fitted interior, pigeonholes etc and with brass carrying handle to either side. Height 25 cm, width 35 cm, depth 19 cm.

Sold for £300