antiques & fine art sale

9th March 2017

Lot 501

A Post-Medieval silver hawking whistle, with scooped mouth piece, foliate scroll carved body and melon finial with loop. Length 39 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 502

A cased set of six silver Apostle spoons, Sheffield 1896, Capstan inkwell, Birmingham 1945, and dessert forks stamped "Antiko 100".

Sold for £32

Lot 503

A silver mounted decanter, Birmingham 1904, and a plain glass decanter of similar style. Tallest 30 cm.

Sold for £110

Lot 504

A late 19th/early 20th century silver plated mantle clock money box. Height 17 cm.

Sold for £45

Lot 505

A Continental silver coloured metal tea strainer, stamped "830" and "925". Length 11.4 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 506

A four piece silver plated tea service, pair of toast racks and other plated ware.

Sold for £20

Lot 507

A pair of Aberdeen silver serving spoons.

Sold for £55

Lot 508

A Regency style three piece silver plated tea service.

Sold for £20

Lot 509

A Bachelors silver plated teapot, two small toast racks, biscuit barrel, three coasters, etc.

Sold for £65

Lot 510

A silver table cigarette box, presented to Mr W.O. Dixon by his Colleagues at Harrington Collieries, April 1959, and five photographs, four depicting the colliery.

Sold for £90

Lot 511

A large pair of silver sauce boats, in the Queen Anne style, London 1912. Length 21 cm, 762 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 512

Two silver specimen vases, the smallest by Adie Brothers, Birmingham 1957, the other Birmingham 1902.

Sold for £28

Lot 513

A William IV silver caddy spoon, London 1831.

Sold for £60

Lot 514

A set of Victorian brass balance scales, by W & T Avery, Patent Agate Balance to weigh 4 lbs (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 514A

A 19th century Italian walnut and ivory crucifix.

Sold for £80

Lot 515

A set of carved oak long handled bellows, depicting Eastgate House and with makers plaque "R.A. Lister, Dursley, England".

Not Sold

Lot 516

A set of brass bound bellows.

Not Sold

Lot 517

A 19th century copper cauldron, with loop handles and raised on three paw feet. Diameter approximately 35 cm.

Sold for £65

Lot 518

An Edwardian glass circular fire screen, with silver plated mounts. Height 79 cm.

Sold for £38

Lot 519

Fifty five copies of The Aeroplane magazine, 1913-1914.

Not Sold

Lot 520

One volume "The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of The Sacraments", 1754, printed by Joseph Bentham Printer to The University by Whom They are Sold in Cambridge and by B. Dod in Ave-Mary Lane, London.

Not Sold

Lot 521

Two bibles, one bound in olive wood the other leather and dated 1809.

Sold for £40

Lot 522

Two brass and leather bound volumes "The Communion Etc.".

Sold for £80

Lot 523

One volume containing a collection of family crests, leather bound and with watercolour over illustration.

Not Sold

Lot 524

A brass easel. Height 154 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 525

An Arts & Crafts painted metal stick stand. Width 48 cm, height 60 cm.

Sold for £320

Lot 526

A cased ship model, "The Herald", in oak case. Case length 102 cm.

Not Sold

Lot 527

An Art Deco walnut table lamp, with faceted column and two key form supports.

Sold for £18

Lot 528

An Art Deco style bronze figure of a lady. Height 44 cm.

Not Sold

Lot 529

A 1930's amber coloured glass lamp shade, with suspension chains. Width 36 cm.

Not Sold

Lot 530

A collection of Second World War pamphlets, and various physical fitness type training manuals, pocket books, maps, etc.

Sold for £80

Lot 531

A mahogany cased set of military map makers rules, by Edgell & Co., 1915, case length 33 cm, and cased drawing instruments.

Sold for £85

Lot 532

Three Rabone Chesterman surveyors' tapes, 33', 66' and 100'.

Sold for £55

Lot 533

A Norwegian birch handled skinning knife. Blade length 9.5 cm.

Sold for £28

Lot 534

A pair of 19th century cast iron rampant lion doorstops or chimney ornaments, height 36 cm, and a copper bowl, diameter 37 cm.

Sold for £32

Lot 535

A mid Victorian turned ebony and ivory "matchsafe", bucket design.

Sold for £55

Lot 536

Five Victorian inlaid tortoiseshell miniature guitars and mandolins. Largest length 20.5 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 537

A 19th century Treen snuffbox, carved as a toad (see illustration).

Sold for £600

Lot 538

An 18th century Treen snuffbox, carved as a tortoise, with tortoiseshell interior, with receipt from Alistair Sampson, 1987 £1100. Length 9 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £2600

Lot 539

An early 19th century horn snuffbox, carved as a fish. Length 8 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £80

Lot 540

A 19th century horn snuffbox, carved as a swan. Length 8 cm. (see illustration).

Sold for £60

Lot 541

A George III Treen snuffbox, carved as a horse's head, circa 1790, with receipt from 1991 Rogers de Rin £580. Length 93 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £580

Lot 542

A 17th century carved boxwood comb, with hen motif, with copy invoice for £500. Length 10 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 543

A pair of early 19th century mother of pearl and tortoiseshell sugar nips. Length 12.5 cm.

Sold for £48

Lot 544

A pair of Jennens & Bettridge papier mache face screens, one marked "Chadder Cliffs" the other "Jennens & Bettridge". Height 39 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 545

An 18th century snuffbox, bellows form, with pique work decoration. Length 13.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 546

A 19th century tortoiseshell box, with gold coloured metal pique work decoration, rectangular and with foliate design to centre. Length 8.5 cm, depth 6.5 cm, height 2.6 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 547

An early 19th century turned rosewood snuffbox, circular and with silver coloured metal circle to base. Diameter 19 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 548

A 19th century French painted ivory snuffbox, rectangular, decorated with flowers in vase. 84 mm x 60 mm x 15 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 549

An early 19th century tortoiseshell toothpick box. Length 80 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £85

Lot 550

An early 19th century inlaid tortoiseshell pillbox, with gold coloured metal button to centre. Diameter 30 mm.

Sold for £50

Lot 551

A George III gold mounted toothpick box. Length 76 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £50

Lot 552

A York Minster bell metal snuffbox, dated 1840, inscribed "Bell Metal, York Minster, Burnt May 20th 1840", with receipt from Rupert Gentle 2000 £550. Diameter 94 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 553

An 18th century tortoiseshell snuffbox, rectangular, with canted angles, reeded and with silver coloured plaque engraved with the initials "TR". Length 82 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £180

Lot 554

A 19th century inlaid box, small book form, incorporating miniature bone dominoes. 88 mm x 56 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £380

Lot 555

A George III burr oak snuffbox, with boar and tree silver coloured metal mount. Diameter 90 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 556

A 19th century agate and brass sealing wax box, rectangular and with two interior compartments. Length 65 mm.

Sold for £35

Lot 557

An oak snuffbox, circa 1831, made from part of an oak beam dug out of the ruins of the Customs House in Bristol, and relating to the Bristol Riots of 1831. Receipt 1994 Robin Butler £1050. Diameter 105 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £820

Lot 558

An early 18th century oval pressed horn tobacco box, in the manner of John Obrisset, depicting Alexander The Great after The Battle of Issus and after the engraving by Edelinck the painting by Le Brun 1661. Length 10.7 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £620

Lot 559

A pair of late 18th/early 19th century turned mahogany urn shaped salts, and two modern pepper mills. Tallest 14 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 560

A Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper "Post" wall pocket, stamped "KSIA". Length 20.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 561

An early Victorian Maelzel Paquet metronome.

Not Sold

Lot 562

A painted papier mache cylindrical box, decorated with a ballooning scene, circa 1820. Diameter 6 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 563

An 18th century Jacobite Japanned steel tobacco box, cylindrical, with internal portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. Diameter 7.8 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £4600

Lot 564

A 17th century oak panel, relief carved with a bearded man wearing a hat. 29.5 cm x 19 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £1300

Lot 565

Two relief carvings, winged cherubs. Largest 30 cm x 20 cm.

Sold for £190

Lot 566

A pair of 18th century oak panels, relief carved with winged cherubs above fruiting foliage, and another carved oak panel. Tallest 69 cm.

Sold for £180

Lot 567

A pair of Elizabethan oak panels, relief carved with masks and scrollwork. Each 43 cm x 18 cm.

Sold for £190

Lot 568

A 19th century coopered salt barrel. Height 27 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 569

A 17th century oak panel, relief carved with bird and foliate scrolls to each corner and with bearded man to centre. 46 cm x 29 cm.

Sold for £160

Lot 570

A 17th century oak quatrefoil panel, relief carved with flowers to centre. 23 cm x 15.5 cm.

Sold for £500

Lot 571

A late 18th/early 19th century sycamore scoop, with heart shaped loop handle carved with the initials "GET". Length 41 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £180

Lot 572

An early 19th century inlaid mahogany dolls cradle, on rockers, with receipt dated 1979 for £270. Length 43 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 573

A 19th century turned sycamore bottle coaster, and a 19th century sycamore dish with raised central boss. Each diameter 19 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 574

Two 19th century goose wing knitting sheaths, and four knitting sticks. Longest 31 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 575

A small 19th century beechwood ladle. Length 24 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 576

A primitive turned walnut bowl. Diameter 26.5 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 577

A Victorian iron crimping press, and combined door knocker and letter box cover. Tallest 33 cm.

Sold for £20

Lot 578

Four late 18th century pewter chargers. Largest diameter 46 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 579

A pair of 19th century iron shears, a further smaller pair and two pairs of candle snuffers, one brass one steel. Largest length 29 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 580

Two late 17th/early 18th century wrought iron rush lights, each mounted on a sycamore half cone base. Tallest 38 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £620

Lot 581

A 19th century sycamore dairy bowl. Diameter 42.5 cm.

Sold for £95

Lot 582

A set of three 15th century graduated iron weights, each with loop handle. Tallest excluding handle 7 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £85

Lot 583

After Antoine Louis Barye, a small cast bronze model cat. Height 10 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £240

Lot 584

A Chinese jade model temple lion, raised on a carved wooden base. Length 13 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 585

A Victorian ivory aide memoire, marked "Forget Me Not", with silver coloured metal clasp, length 7.4 cm, and a carved bone bottle stopper (see illustration).

Sold for £30

Lot 586

Three Victorian mother of pearl visiting card cases. Largest 10.5 cm x 7.7 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 587

Two Victorian mother of pearl souvenirs, and a pearl box, length 7 cm.

Sold for £85

Lot 588

A 19th century turned ivory double ended miniature spice barrel. Height 7.6 cm, diameter 4.8 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 589

A 19th century carved ivory combined teething ring and whistle, and a 19th century folding ruler. Longest 13.5 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 590

A 19th century inlaid ivory box, with compass top, interior mirror and thermometer. Length 6.6 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 591

A collection of 19th century bone hair pins, each carved with an elephant. Approximately 9.5 cm in length.

Sold for £20

Lot 592

A 19th century carved ivory hand and barrel form pincushion. Hand length 9.5 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 593

A 19th century Treen bobbin stand, raised on three short feet. Height 28 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 594

A 19th century miniature Windsor style armchair, and a stick back chair. Tallest 27 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 595

A pair of Victorian silver mounted horn beakers, London 1874. Height 19 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £380

Lot 596

A pair of George III silver mounted beakers, London 1795, each with oval crowned cartouche. Height 14 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £440

Lot 597

A Victorian silver mounted beaker, with cartouche, London 1872, height 12 cm, another hallmark rubbed, height 13 cm, and a third London 1813, height 8 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £270

Lot 598

Sixteen 19th century horn beakers, two with metal mounts. Tallest 14 cm, shortest 5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 599

A small horn beaker, carved with the initials "MV" and dated 1802, bearing crown. Height 6.4 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100