antiques & fine art sale

27th - 29th November 2019

Lot 1000

Donald Wilkinson (British, 20th century), "Gathering Clouds Above a Lakeland Backdrop", signed and dated 1997, watercolour and pastel. 53 cm x 69 cm (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £780

Lot 1001

William Mitchell of Maryport, (1806-1900), "Garvine Bank - 1837", oil on canvas, inscribed verso on canvas "The Old Garvine Bank and Bridge, Maryport as it was in the year 1839" and signed W Mitchell of Maryport July 1895. 54 cm x 90 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £6200

Lot 1002

Annie Robinson (Irish b. 1961), "Girl with Red Bird", signed Robinson, oil on artists board, inscribed on frame and further inscribed verso "The Red Bird May '99". 60 cm x 45 cm. ARR

Sold for £120

Lot 1003

Annie Robinson (Irish b. 1961), "Ring Around the Rosie/Girl with Balloon", signed, oil on artists board, titled on frame and verso, dated '99. 60 cm x 45 cm. ARR

Sold for £120

Lot 1004

Roy Lyndsay (Irish b. 1945), two boys fishing by a riverbank, signed and dated '92, signed and titled indistinctly on stretcher in pencil verso. 51 cm x 61 cm (see illustration). ARR

Lot 1005

Roy Lyndsay (Irish b. 1945), "Before the Show", signed and dated '77, oil on canvas, signed and titled in pen on stretcher verso. 51 cm x 61.6 cm (see illustration). ARR

Lot 1006

Elizabeth Brophy (Australian 20th century), "The Girls in White", signed, oil on artists board, handwritten label with title verso. 59 cm x 75 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £800

Lot 1007

Hubert von Herkomer RA (1849-1914), three pencil sketches, comprising "The Stone Breaker", "Kneeling Roman Centurion" and "The Gamekeeper", each initialled "HH". Largest 23.5 cm x 18.5 cm.

Sold for £320

Lot 1008

James Henry Crossland (1852-1939), shepherd with dog and sheep on bridge in mountainous landscape, signed, oil on canvas. 50 cm x 74 cm, framed, signed (see illustration).

Sold for £420

Lot 1009

Four 19th century coloured engravings of ships after Huggins and Dutton, "Lord Lowther", "Sir David Scott", "The Clipper Ship Yorkshire, 1100 Tons" and "The Samuel Enderby", largest image 34 cm x 50 cm, all unframed.

Sold for £30

Lot 1010

John Rogers, atmospheric coastal scene at sunset, oil on canvas. 55 cm x 70 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 1011

Josiah Clinton Jones (1848-1936), mountain and moorland scene, signed, oil on canvas. 29 cm x 49 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 1012

Horatio McCulloch R.S.A. (1805-1867), "Highland Scene" with fishermen, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1850. 51 cm x 64 cm.

Sold for £240

Lot 1013

David Weston (1935-2011), steam engines and wheels and axles, signed and dated, oil on canvas. 49.5 cm x 59 cm. ARR

Sold for £160

Lot 1014

Len Roope, watercolour, "Blencathra". 26 cm x 35 cm. ARR

Sold for £170

Lot 1015

Len Roope, watercolour, "Old Cockermouth, Morning". 22 cm x 32 cm, framed, signed. ARR

Sold for £160

Lot 1016

Len Roope, "South Harbour Whitehaven", faintly signed right hand bottom corner and dated 1980, watercolour. 24 cm x 36 cm (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £230

Lot 1017

Len Roope, "Morning at Whitehaven", watercolour. 24.5 cm x 34.5 cm (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £170

Lot 1018

Marion Roope, "St Bees Head, Afternoon", signed, watercolour. 22 cm x 34 cm. ARR

Sold for £40

Lot 1019

A 19th century watercolour, yachts and steamer with white cliffs behind. 19 cm x 36 cm, framed.

Lot 1020

A pair of 19th century coloured mezzotints, mounted, circular, with black and gilt slips within a moulded gilt frame. Overall 37 cm.

Sold for £22

Lot 1021

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), "Haystacks, West Cumbria", signed and dated 1959, watercolour. 53 cm x 72 cm (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £3900

Lot 1022

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), "Up the Hill", signed centre middle, charcoal. 37 cm x 47 cm (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £3500

Lot 1023

Circle of Sophie Anderson, mother and child, oil on canvas. 42 cm x 32 cm (see illustration).

Lot 1024

British School (1780-1820), portrait of a gentleman, oval, oil on canvas. 52 cm x 40 cm, with gilt slip and gilt frame.

Sold for £220

Lot 1025

Derrick Jennings, coastal scene, signed, oil on canvas. 24 cm x 28.5 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 1026

Samuel Eglington, "Fruit", signed and inscribed verso, oil on board. 34 cm x 44 cm.

Sold for £180

Lot 1027

Continental School, early 20th century, still life of flowers in vase on table, oil on canvas. 65 cm x 55 cm.

Sold for £190

Lot 1028

Mid 20th century Italian School, rural scenes, oval, indistinctly signed, oils, pair. Each 23 cm x 17 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 1029

Rose Marie Lanseidel, park scene with band and street scene, both signed with initialled and dated respectively '84 and '78, oils on canvas. Largest 39 cm x 49 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 1030

Percy Kelly, watercolour page from illustrated letter, goose with goslings, signed "Bob". 29 cm x 20 cm, framed, signed. PROVENANCE - Originally from the estate of the late Miss Mary Burkett (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £880

Lot 1031

Percy Kelly, watercolour illustrated letter, three geese with goslings. 29 cm x 20 cm, framed. PROVENANCE - Originally from the estate of the late Miss Mary Burkett (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £850

Lot 1032

Percy Kelly, Limited Edition etching, "Stormy Day, Cockermouth" 21/75. Image 20 cm x 29 cm, framed (see illustration). ARR

Sold for £550

Lot 1033

19th English School, still life of flowers, oil on canvas, mounted within an ornate gilt frame, 5.5 cm x 20.5 cm, and an early 20th century still life of flowers, unsigned, oil on canvas, 30.5 cm x 41 cm.

Sold for £110

Lot 1034

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Grange in Borrowdale", 23 cm x 33 cm.

Lot 1035

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Morning Lights Ullswater Lake from Stybarrow looking towards Penrith", 22 cm x 32 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £40

Lot 1036

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "In Millbeck" 24 cm x 34 cm, framed, signed and dated 1951.

Lot 1037

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Lake and Mountain Scene", 23 cm x 34 cm, framed, signed and dated 1939.

Sold for £65

Lot 1038

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Thirlmere and Helvellyn looking North", 24 cm x 34 cm, framed, signed and dated 1929 (see illustration).

Sold for £180

Lot 1039

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Seathwaite near Seatoller", 23 cm x 32 cm, framed, signed and dated 1936.

Sold for £48

Lot 1040

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Wasdale Head and Great Gable", 24 cm x 35 cm, framed.

Sold for £95

Lot 1041

Albert Rosser (1899-1995), a watercolour "Derwentwater and Broom Hill point", 25 cm x 35 cm, frames, signed.

Sold for £95

Lot 1042

An Eastern fringed rug, principal colours red, blue and beige, with centre rectangular panel and multiple line border. 197 cm x 116 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 1043

A large Persian design rug, 20th century, with typical medallions and floral decoration against a dark blue ground and with red ground borders with fringed ends. 378 cm x 303 cm.

Sold for £600

Lot 1044

A large deep pile Persian design rug, with central arabesque floral medallion surrounded by floral sprays all against a red ground, all within five foliate borders and with knotted fringe ends. 450 cm x 415 cm.

Sold for £1500

Lot 1045

A Victorian Berlin woolwork Abraham and Isaac, 57 cm x 43 cm in original gilt frame.

Sold for £32

Lot 1046

A Persian red ground rug, with central floral medallion, the rectangular field with decorative corners, framed by a five band floral border, one end with knotted fringe. 218 cm x 142 cm.

Sold for £300

Lot 1047

A 19th century Berlin woolwork tapestry, within a gilt slip and moulded frame. 72 cm x 55 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1048

An Edwardian silkwork embroidery, depicting two peacocks flanking a pedestal with foliate scrolling fronds, signed "A Cook 1907", in a contemporary relief moulded gilt and stained wood frame. Image 62 cm x 60 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £180

Lot 1049

A large Persian design rug, 20th century, with central floral medallion surround by tight foliate scrolls against a cream ground, the borders with similar scrolling floral decoration against a light blue ground. 325 cm x 230 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £600

Lot 1050

A 19th century needle point Berlin woolwork, depicting an archer receiving a blessing, mounted in a gilt slip and maple veneered frame. Image 40 cm x 36 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1051

Three Victorian linen and crochet work christening gowns.

Sold for £55

Lot 1052

A Kashgai rug, hand knotted. 297 cm x 142 cm.

Sold for £120

Lot 1053

A Hamadan runner, hand knotted. 289 cm x 101 cm.

Sold for £190

Lot 1054

An early Victorian sampler, Marion Prentice 1846, alphabet, verse and house. 43 cm x 27 cm(see illustration).

Sold for £80

Lot 1055

A 19th century sampler 1880, principally alphabet, Jessie Paterson. 52 cm x 39 cm.

Lot 1056

A Persian design runner, with multiple line border and decorated with animals and birds. 196 cm x 66 cm.

Sold for £260

Lot 1057

A large Berlin woolwork tapestry, The King & Queen of Spain with a monk, mounted in a maple veneered frame. Image 76 cm x 63 cm. (see illustration).

Sold for £40

Lot 1058

A large needlework hanging, early 20th century, decorated with baskets tied by floral garlands and ribbons with bead swags and two birds against a dark blue wool ground with tasselled borders. Height 200 cm, width 134 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 1059

A Blaeu antiquarian map, "The Middle Part of Galloway", circa 1654. 44 cm x 56 cm, framed.

Lot 1060

Twelve 1868 ordnance survey maps of Cumberland, scale 6"-1 mile, various (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 1061

Two billy cans, each with lid and swing handle. Height excluding handle 20 cm.

Sold for £20

Lot 1062

A Border Fine Arts collie group, signed Ayres "A Long Day Ahead" B0037.

Sold for £50

Lot 1063

An embossed brass jewellery casket, first half 20th century, raised on short bracket feet. Width 17 cm.

Sold for £38

Lot 1064

Two Russian lacquered hinged boxes, largest depicting a phoenix, length 16 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 1065

Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904-2005), five resin casts, including Sir Richard Branson and The Weight of Our Sins, tallest 19 cm, and two signed cards.

Sold for £40

Lot 1066

Meryll Evans, terracotta portrait bust of Josefina de Vasconcellos. Height including plinth 48 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 1067

A large 19th century National Cash Register Company brass till, bearing plaque, width 53 cm.

Lot 1068

A late Victorian brass coal receiver, with embossed decoration and turned wood handle, housing a shovel to the rear, complete with liner. 28 cm wide, 42 cm high.

Sold for £140

Lot 1069

A 19th century oval copper pan with cast handles, stamped R.L.S. above B82, the reverse stamped Benham and Sons within a garter and numbered 35, both handles numbered 18. diameter excluding handles 45.5 cm. Height 20 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 1070

A pair of brass and Japanned black coaching lamps, fitted with candles and with red glazed rear window. +/- 42 cm high.

Lot 1071

After Joules Moigniez a pair of bronze patinated stags, each upon a stepped black veined marble base. Height 73 cm.

Sold for £380

Lot 1072

A pair of Georgian style chinoiserie decorated table lamps, depicting figures within a stylised landscape, all against a mustard ground and with matching hand painted metal shades, all supported upon ebonised bases. Overall height 79 cm.

Sold for £240

Lot 1073

A hollow composition bust of a Grecian man, height 55 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 1074

A large 19th century copper circular pot, with bale handle and brass lugs with folded rim, 62 cm diameter, 35.5 cm high (excluding handle).

Sold for £480

Lot 1075

A pair of gilt metal and glass lanterns, on scrolling stands. Height excluding suspension handle 108.5 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 1076

A large oak and brass mounted coopered jug, 19th century, with exaggerated spout and looping brass handle. Height 61 cm (see illustration).

Lot 1077

A hand carved and painted wood bust of a native American, his headdress in the form of a bear with inset glass eyes. Height 62 cm (see illustration).

Lot 1078

An Art Union of London bronze Grecian style two handled tazza, the interior decorated in relief with classical figures, the base engraved Art Union of London 1851. Diameter 32.5 cm (excluding handles). Height 13.3 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 1079

A pair of gilt metal and glass domed lanterns, supported upon short feet, with ring handles. Height 79.5 cm.

Sold for £170

Lot 1080

A 19th century brass coal receiver, with rivet style decoration and two handles, all upon stylised paw feet with copper studs. Diameter 35 cm, height 31 cm.

Lot 1081

After Cousteau, a pair of 19th century patinated bronze Marley horses, height 30 cm.

Lot 1082

A composition moulded figure of a spaniel, seated on its haunches with its front right paw raised. Height 39 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1083

Taxidermy - A wild boars head mounted on an oak shield, the shield length 72 cm, protruding from the wall +/- 90 cm.

Lot 1084

After Bruno Zach (1891-1935), "Dancing Girl", bronze figure, in Art Deco style upon a polished black slate and marble plinth. Height 63 cm.

Sold for £200

Lot 1085

A pair of Oriental style bronzed Shi-Shi dogs, each with their hindquarters raised and their front paws squat. Height 14 cm., length 16 cm.

Lot 1086

A cast metal elk, in gilt and black finish on a wood base. Height 50 cm.

Sold for £85

Lot 1087

A 19th century Scottish flat iron, brass mounted and with wooden handle. Length 19.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 1088

A bronze figure of a greyhound, raised on an oval wooden plinth. Width 38 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 1089

A Victorian pressed brass letter clip, with embossed makers label for "J&R Ratcliff, Patentees, Birmingham". 18.5 cm.

Sold for £25

Lot 1090

A modern Chinese porcelain table lamp, 20th century, modelled after an arrow vase, with floral sprays beneath birds and insects, all on a wood base. height excluding shade and fittings 40 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 1091

A polished hardstone egg, and Nailsea glass egg. Each +/- 6 cm.

Sold for £20

Lot 1092

Two 19th century tortoiseshell card cases, one plain the other inlaid with mother of pearl. Largest 10.5 cm x 7.6 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 1093

A pair of Egyptian Revival style cast brass candlesticks, the stems with stylised palmette decoration on square bases with short turned feet. Height 40.5 cm.

Sold for £45

Lot 1094

A French Art Deco period carved alabaster bust of a young girl, early 20th century, wearing a bonnet with pommel and a high neck caped, on a shaped base. Height 19 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 1095

A 19th century magic lantern projector, with 59 cm lens tube, adjustable levers to the reverse. 45 cm high.

Sold for £30

Lot 1096

Militaria - A German Pickelhaube embossed brass mount, a World War II German belt buckle stamped verso LG and S 39, other German badge emblems, a replica Afrikakorps band and a Cornwall Regiment cap badge.

Sold for £80

Lot 1097

An Eastern European turned and hand painted table lamp, early 20th century, with incised foliate geometric decoration, all upon a wide circular base. Height excluding fitting 50 cm.

Lot 1098

A Victorian EJ Riley Limited of Accrington billiards scoreboard, mahogany. Width 62 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 1099

A Kennett and Lindsell Limited tailors dummy, early 20th century, upon a cast iron cross section base with sprung pedal, the cross sections cast "Kennett Lindsell, Gopsall St, London", in turn above castors. Height 155 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 1100

A large copper square kettle, 19th century, the lid with brass acorn finial and with brass and copper handles. Width 21.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £40

Lot 1101

A collection of six copper measures, three gallons to half gill, the three gallon jug stamped for John McGlashan & Co Glasgow. Tallest 39.5 cm, smallest 10 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 1102

Six pewter tankards, two teapots and a jug.

Sold for £30

Lot 1103

An early 20th century reptile skin handbag, 32.5 cm wide.

Lot 1104

After Ferdinand Lepcke (19th century), "Venus at her Bath", bronze sculpture, indistinctly signed verso Ferd Lepcke, Roma, upon a polished black marble base, height 65 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 1105

A Victorian classical revival cast brass oil lamp, having an etched and cut glass clear shade upon a Hinks and Son patent burner, with cranberry glass reservoir, the top with cast foliate pierced decoration seated within a square form basket with cast lyres and flowers to each side, the pierced square tapering column upon a raised square base with Putti headed terms, all upon short bracket feet. Overall height 63 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 1106

A wall mounted vintage telephone with brass and Bakelite earpiece and mouthpiece, together with a black Bakelite telephone model number 4509D (both converted for modern use), the wall mounted telephone 45 cm x 19 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 1107

WITHDRAWN - A 19th century French Horse Grenadier sabre and scabbard, third pattern, with fullered blade, stamped and signed, a copper and wire bound hilt with flaming grenade motif, the scabbard with two black leather holes and steel tip. Length 123 cm (see illustration).

Lot 1108

Two carved ebony Indian elephants, with ivory eyes and tusks. Tallest 23 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 1109

A graduating set of Indian brass and copper grain measures, each inscribed with measurement. Tallest 15 cm.

Sold for £85

Lot 1110

A copper Arts & Crafts mug, engraved "Chester Cross", with cross swords mark. Height 10 cm.

Sold for £38

Lot 1111

A ships lantern, with brass carrying handle and applied brass plate inscribed "Overtaking Patt. 4895 Metal Industries Ltd., Hamilton, Canada". Height 20 cm.

Sold for £85

Lot 1112

Two brass and copper kettles, late 19th/early 20th century and a brass gong mounted on a shaped oak plinth.

Sold for £15

Lot 1113

A 19th century pierced brass chestnut roaster, with cast iron carrying handle and a copper pan.

Lot 1114

A bosun's leather persuader cosh, with weighted end. Length 32 cm.

Sold for £110

Lot 1115

A 17th century bronze mortar, with banded decoration around the rim and middle and a smaller brass mortar.

Sold for £60

Lot 1116

An early 20th century Regency style gilt convex mirror, the mirror within an ebony slip, with applied ball decoration and surmounted with a carved gilt eagle. Height 44 cm.

Lot 1117

Seven 19th century gilt brass Country House butler's bells.

Sold for £180

Lot 1118

An early 20th century Kashmiri papier mache box, marked to base "Ganemede Srinagar, Kashmir ...", length 22 cm and two gilded table lamp bases.

Sold for £20

Lot 1119

A Victorian gilt brass magnifier on stand, height 25 cm and a similar lens, diameter 11 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 1120

A pair of wire and mesh Sellstrom driving glasses, circa 1930, marked "Sellstrom" to frame.

Sold for £30

Lot 1121

A pair of British Barr & Stroud 7 x KF41 Military binoculars, Serial No. 73953 and leather stitched case.

Sold for £42

Lot 1122

A group of vintage fountain pens, including Parker and Conway Stewart (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 1123

A nest of German brass cup weights, the outer cup marked to the hinged lid and interior and comprising seven other marked weights. Largest diameter 3.5 cm.

Sold for £75

Lot 1124

Three Black Forest carved dip pens, circa 1900.

Sold for £35

Lot 1125

A quantity of vintage postcards and cigarette cards, to include Brooke Bond picture card, "History of The Motorcar".

Lot 1126

A 19th century James Howarth rabbet plane and a box smoothing plane.

Lot 1127

A vintage 1950's Bakelite television receiver, by Bush Radio, Type TV22A. Height 37 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 1128

Three 1950's Bakelite radios, Cossor Melody Maker valve, Bush DAC 90A and another.

Sold for £30

Lot 1129

A vintage Rowans grey top hat, a Rosebery black bowler hat, gloves and spats.

Lot 1130

A trio of World War One medals, to include 1914-15 Star and victory Medal, and a military cap badge awarded to Capt. G W Allen, the Star to 2-Lieut G W Allen Leics. R., a Queen Alexandra printed tin "Xmas 1914" and a photograph of Princess Mary.

Sold for £140

Lot 1131

A cased pair of Lieberman & Gortz binoculars, a cased set of German mother of pearl opera glasses, circa 1900 and another pair of opera glasses.

Lot 1132

Collectors' items, to include a Hohner German chromatic harmonica, lacquered snuffboxes and plated ware.

Sold for £50

Lot 1133

An oak cased Sewills of Liverpool barograph, with glass case and chart drawer to base. Length 36 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 1134

A Victorian cast iron boot scraper. Widest 41 cm.

Sold for £45

Lot 1135

A large copper 19th century hot water kettle, with two carrying handles and tap. Height 30 cm.

Sold for £25

Lot 1136

A large 19th century copper fish kettle, oval, with four carrying handles. Height 31 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 1137

An antique brass spark guard, with wire mesh panels. Length 71 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 1138

A 19th century Benham and Froud pewter jelly mould, the reeded inverted tapering body with removable cover and base, the cover struck No 35, 3 pint, along with manufacturing mark. Height 18 cm.

Sold for £45

Lot 1139

A carved olive wood spoon with matching accessory, early 20th century, each carved with an image of St George and dragon, the spoon indistinctly carved verso. 20 cm long.

Sold for £38

Lot 1140

A set of four Edwardian patinated brass finger plates, in the classical style centring on a flaming torch framed by bell flowers, ribbons and beadwork. 27 cm x 7.8 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 1141

A pair of cast brass photograph frames, late 19th/early 20th century, cast in the Renaissance style with easel support to take a photograph 13 cm x 9.5 cm, 28 cm overall.

Sold for £35

Lot 1142

A collection of vintage cameras to include a Zeiss Ikon box-tengor with Goerz Frontar lens, a Halina 35X and 6-4, Kodak Retinette and Retinette 1B together with six other vintage cameras and a Telefunken Steilmikrofon in original box.

Sold for £48

Lot 1143

Miscellania - to include a Smith's car lamp attached to a potentiometer unit, Bakelite and mahogany cased meters, a primus stove, a vintage extinguisher, brass paraffin lamp, spit jack etc.

Sold for £32

Lot 1144

A pair of carved wood and gilt metal mounted table lamps and shades, 20th century, the turned wood blue ground bodies upon gilt metal feet. Height including shade 97 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 1145

Two moulded glass light shades, circa 1920's, each with marble glass effect and hanging chains. 29 cm and 30 cm diameter.

Sold for £28

Lot 1146

A bronzed metal shield, late 19th century, embossed with antiquarian battle scene to the centre, framed by war trophies, cannons and face masks. 61 cm x 43 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 1147

A vintage Dupont gilt metal lighter with engine turned decoration, in original presentation case, two Ronson table lighters, a Victory 1945 lighter and another similar and a Zippo type lighter on weighted stand.

Sold for £48

Lot 1148

A 19th century French carved calcite panel, depicting an exterior tavern scene with figures seated drinking or dancing, mounted in an ebonised frame. Panel 6 cm x 10 cm.

Lot 1149

A 19th century mahogany microscope slide box, with sunken brass handle and inset ivorine label for "M.Pillischer, 88 New Bond Street, London", containing 19 sliding drawers, the majority housing glass slides with handwritten inscriptions, to include slides by Newton and Co, Ward Preparer, Manchester, with many interesting slides to include two slides titled "Sounding HMS Challenger", hand inscribed 4th and 6th September 1875. (212 slides in total). NOTE: HMS Challenger was the mother vessel of the challenger Expedition of 1872-1876. This was a scientific exercise making many discoveries that laid the foundation of oceanography. The Challenger was ex Royal Navy and greatly modified for scientific tasks to include laboratories for natural history and chemistry. Under the supervision of Charles Wyville Thomson, HMS Challenger travelled 70,000 nautical miles surveying and exploring. This expedition catalogued over 4,000 previously unknown species (see illustration).

Sold for £550

Lot 1150

A JH Steward Great War brass compass, the black lacquered cover struck for "Cavalry School Compass No 21", and with hand etched markings for A Thomas, Palestine, 1917, together with a Police long service medal, Royal Navy Insignia, a Republic of Austria 100 schilling coin and a small quantity of commemorative medallions.

Sold for £50

Lot 1151

A collection of miscellaneous metal detector finds, to include a cast lead paterae, a Georgian copper shield shaped medallion engraved G, GWR and London and South Western Railway uniform buttons, military buttons, lead soldiers, girl guiding badges, belt buckles etc.

Lot 1152

Metal Detector Finds - to include a good collection of Roman and later antiquities, buckles, pins, seals and thimbles.

Sold for £160

Lot 1153

A large Victorian cast iron doorstop, modelled as a fisherman before an anchor, registration number verso 53465 and numbered No 36, all upon a stained wood base. Height 67.5 cm.

Lot 1154

A Pair of composition relief moulded plaques, after engravings by EW Wyon, to include the Calmady children after Sir Thomas Lawrence, and a romantic scene after F Stone, each with plush mount and within a gilt moulded frame, the roundels engraved to the sides and dated 1st June 1848 and 1st August 1848. Plaque diameter 19 cm, together with an Art Deco leaf carved composition plaque of a young girl at prayer within a moulded fruit border within ebonised frame. Plaque diameter 15 cm.

Lot 1155

A late Charles II pewter charger, touch marks for John Pettit, circa 1680/85, etched with initials EI, 42.5 cm diameter, together with an early 19th century Continental pewter Quaich, the interior with touch marks initialled LHB over fleur de lis, bowl diameter 11.3 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 1156

A late 19th century brass coal receiver and cover, the domed cover above the round body with applied mask and ring handles and with applied cast foliate and lion paw feet. Height 53 cm.

Lot 1157

An African Ashanti stool, 20th century, of typical form, with banded wood top, with geometric carved legs. Width 55 cm, height 38.5 cm, depth 28 cm.

Lot 1158

A Benin bronze elephant mask, with simulated bound tusks, 30 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 1159

A French spelter desk thermometer, late 19th century, modelled as an obelisk decorated in relief with war trophies with cherubs with brass scale, all upon a plinth base with relief moulded classical warrior busts on a square stepped base. 31.5 cm high.

Lot 1160

A pair of early 20th century Classical style copper candlesticks, each on hexagonal stepped base and a further pair of bronze candlesticks, early 20th century, each struck to the underside "A527/410". Heights 33 cm and 22.5 cm respectively.

Lot 1161

An early 20th century portrait miniature of a lady with a lapdog, all within a piano ivory frame. Overall 13.5 cm x 11.5 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 1162

A Turkish copper and brass dallah coffee pot, 19th century, with brass finial, handle and hinge, the hinge and spout decorated with birds, with stamped geometric decoration. Height 25.5 cm

Lot 1163

A Persian brass censor, 19th century, of pierced spherical shape upon a vase shaped stem in turn above a circular foot upon three feet. Height 28.5 cm.

Lot 1164

A Turkish copper and brass bell shaped ewer, with a brass finial and handle. Height 51 cm.

Lot 1165

A Persian silver rose water sprinkler, with chased scrolling decoration, upon a circular foot, and a Persian nickel plated pedestal font, 13.5 cm.

Lot 1166

Affortunato Gory (Italian, 1895-1925) "Dante Alighieri", full length carved alabaster figure, singed to the base Gory. 66.5 cm high (see illustration).

Lot 1167

Two Roman Empire pottery oil lamps, fourth century AD, a small earthenware pot and shards, a small late 18th century glass bottle and an early 19th century wrought metal hanging candlestick with drip pan below, accompanied with letters from the British Museum London dated 1949-1955.

Sold for £48

Lot 1168

A cased set of five Second World War medals, including South Africa 1942-43.

Lot 1169

An Art Deco pink glass mirror, arched and with ship motif, 92 cm x 60 cm.

Lot 1170

A Jersey style brass milk jug, 19th century, the neck with stamped initials W.B., height 50 cm.

Lot 1171

A polished brass oil lamp base, having an ionic capital upon a reeded column in turn above a square base with acanthus leaf embossed decoration, height 42 cm.

Lot 1172

A polished brass oil lamp base, 19th century, having a Corinthian capital upon a reeded column in turn above a square stepped base, height 34 cm.

Lot 1173

A small Edwardian trestle rocking horse, black and white painted. Height to top of ears 65 cm, length of trestle 73 cm.

Lot 1174

A Victorian Bijou melodeon, dated 1891, in original box.

Sold for £20

Lot 1175

A pair of tole ware style table lamps, each engraved with a coat of arms, height excluding electrical fittings 35 cm.

Sold for £200

Lot 1176

A Victorian mahogany billiard/snooker scoreboard, by G Wright & Co, Westminster Bridge Road, London, together with a nine cue stand, scoreboard width 92 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 1177

A 19th century manicure set, with mother of pearl handles and in a plush lined fitted roll form wallet, together with an early 20th century chromium plated gentleman's toiletry set.

Lot 1178

A Victorian copper kettle with loop handle, and another.

Sold for £15

Lot 1179

A quantity of tortoiseshell and simulated tortoiseshell hair slides etc.

Sold for £15

Lot 1180

A 19th century green painted metal storage vessel, possibly for grain. Height 48 cm, diameter 30 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 1181

A pair of Indo-Portuguese carved softwood figures of putti, 18th/19th century, carved standing with hands across chests. Height 51 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £280

Lot 1182

A Persian inspired two division letter rack with matching tray. Lengths 19 cm and 25 cm respectively.

Sold for £35

Lot 1183

A vintage Hohner accordion, with three treble and twelve bass buttons, in original case, and a Hohner Echo Harp mouth organ also in original box. Widths 30.5 cm and 17 cm respectively.

Sold for £65

Lot 1184

A pair of white marble and malachite vases, each with malachite finial on a turned knop, the body inset with malachite panels with arched tops in turn above an integral square pedestal base. Height 38 cm.

Sold for £380

Lot 1185

A Belazani piano accordion, cased.

Sold for £20

Lot 1186

A pair of white marble obelisks, inlaid with lozenge and diamond shaped specimen marble and on white and sienna marbled integral bases. Height 50 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £320

Lot 1187

A 19th century violin with one piece back, with case and bow stamped "Dodd". Length of back 14 3/8" (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 1188

A Brass stirrup mounted inkwell with two glass bottles, all on an olive wood base with bun feet, two cast metal jewellery caskets and a pair of chromium plated riding boots.

Sold for £20

Lot 1189

A pair of Ross Steplux 7 x 50 binoculars, mid 20th century, and a Super Paxette 35 mm camera.

Sold for £15

Lot 1190

An Art Deco chromium plate and lime green ladies compact, in the form of a camera, an Art Deco beadwork and faux tortoiseshell evening bag and a small leather evening bag.

Sold for £28

Lot 1191

A Victorian brass fender, with spindled gallery and raised on short feet. Width 132.5 cm.

Lot 1192

An Elizabeth II diplomats dress suit, comprising peaked cap, bicorn hat, dress sword and cover, dress jacket and trousers (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 1193

Three African tribal art carved wood figures, mid to late 20th century, 28 cm-29 cm high.

Sold for £30

Lot 1194

Three African tribal art wood carvings, to include a face mask and two with carved face masks on stylised bodies. Tallest 26 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 1195

A Benin bronze tribal wall mask, depicting a stylised tribal figure. 27 cm long.

Sold for £110

Lot 1196

A Kirsop of Glasgow brushed felt equestrian top hat, with kid leather and silk interior, with manufacturers stamp Appointed Hatters to King George IV 1828, the hat with suspension loop and with original lanyard and presentation box, interior measurements 19.5 cm x 15.5 cm, and a further brushed felt top hat by Herbert Johnson, Hatters to the late King George VI, with kid leather and silk interior, internal measurements 21 cm x 16 cm, in original presentation box.

Sold for £50

Lot 1197

An early 20th century leather toiletry case by Finnigans Limited, New Bond Street, London, Manchester and Liverpool, the lid with gilt initials GVB, with green watered silk fitted interior, the gilt metal locks stamped "The Deansgate, Finnigans Ltd., Manchester", with outer plush lined cloth protective case. 50.5 cm wide, 35 cm deep.

Sold for £30

Lot 1198

A silk top hat by Herbert Johnson, New Bond Street London, by appointment Hatters to HM The King, with kid leather and silk lined interior, internal dimensions 19.5 cm x 15.5 cm. Together with a leather fitted hat box by AJ White, Hatter, 74 Jermyn Street, London SW (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 1199

A good 19th century mahogany and brass Westmorland breezer, with decorative pierced base plate and banded drum, 75 cm long (see illustration).

Sold for £70