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Gentleman's Library and Grand Tour of Auction Curiosities [ARCHIVE]

Over 700 lots of auction curiosities in our Gentleman's Library and Grand Tour of Auction Curiosities Sale

Lots per page: 24
Lots 3000 to 3022     Page 1 of 32
A 17th century style wrought iron chateau 'game' hook, scroll cresting, 48cm wide; a similar hearth lark fork, 59.5cm long (2)

3000

SOLD £40.00
A 19th century Black Forest linden wood table salt, carved as a gentleman and his dog beneath a tree, 13.5cm high, c.1870

3001

SOLD £55.00
A 19th century Black Forest pipe, well carved with a dog walking along a branch, the bark grasped by fruiting vine, 21.5cm long, c.1875, morocco case

3002

est £100.00 - £150.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Black Forest type novelty inkwell, carved as the head of a bearded gentleman, hinged cover, 8cm high, c.1890

3003

est £60.00 - £80.00 (unsold)
A 19th century bone and softwood rectangular box, possibly a sailor's ditty, applied overall with chevron bands, the cover with a pair of figures, 11cm wide

3004

est £40.00 - £60.00 (unsold)
A 19th century bone child's spelling alphabet, the associated pine box with sliding cover, 28cm wide

3005

SOLD £120.00
Magic - a magician's parlour set, Conjuring up to date, by Chad Valley Co., Ltd., enclosing accessories and tricks, box cover with chromolithographic pictorial label, early 20th century

3005A

SOLD £50.00
A 19th century boxwood and ebonised French Regency pattern chess set, the kings 9cm high, boxed

3006

SOLD £40.00
A 19th century boxwood carving, The Lion of Lucerne, after Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770 - 1844), 11.5cm long

3007

SOLD £110.00
A 19th century brass and copper desk inkwell, in the Indian taste, chased with stylised leaves on scrolling stems, hinged cover with pointed knop finial, dished quatrefoil base, 21cm diam, c.1880

3008

est £30.00 - £50.00 (unsold)
A 19th century brass desk seal, fleur-de-lys cresting, plain oval matrix, 9cm high; another, the matrix possibly Masonic, domed fluted haft, 6.5cm long; others (5)

3009

SOLD £90.00
A 19th century Bristol Blue tapered cylindrical mug, quite plain, scroll handle, pontil scar, 9cm high

3010

SOLD £40.00
A 19th century bronze and ram's horn dinner gong, the circular chime Burmese, square base, beater en-suite, 45cm high, c.1880

3011

SOLD £130.00
A 19th century bronze desk weight, cast a sandalled Roman foot, 16cm long

3012

SOLD £100.00
A 19th century bronze Grand Tour desk thermometer, as the Vendome Column, square belge noir base, 28.5cm high, c.1880

3013

SOLD £220.00
A 19th century Continental parcel-gilt and painted maple portico library clock, 11cm circular enamel dial indistinctly signed and inscribed with Roman numerals, twin-winding holes, 14-day movement striking on a bell, the architectural case created by a scantily clad putti, above a mirrored niche with alabaster columns, bun feet, 73cm high, c.1840

3014

SOLD £160.00
A 19th century copper weather vane, arrow terminal, pierced date 1899, 68cm wide

3015

SOLD £60.00
A 19th century coquilla nut circular snuff box, screw-fitting cover, carved throughout with acanthus and inlaid with mother-of-pearl roundels, 6cm diam; a conforming pepper, 11cm high (2)

3016

SOLD £65.00
A 19th century coquilla nut desk seal, the domed haft engine turned, rectangular matrix, 6.5cm long; another, turned rosewood haft; another, the large oval matrix with Chinese characters (6)

3017

SOLD £85.00
A 19th century coquilla nut table top nutmeg grater, screw-fitting cover enclosing a steel rasp, domed circular base, 10.5cm high, c.1840

3018

SOLD £150.00
A 19th century dark patinated bronze library cabinet bronze, depicting Lord Byron, mahogany plinth, 13cm high

3019

SOLD £140.00
A 19th century dark patinated bronze plaque or mount, cast in the Baroque taste as a scantily clad harpist flanked by an eagle and lion, 25cm high, c.1870

3020

SOLD £70.00
A 19th century 'disguise volume' box, formed a leather bound book, hinged cover applied with Berlin woolwork and enclosing a secret niche, 23cm long

3021

SOLD £45.00
A 19th century Edwin Cotterill & Co of Birmingam Wilson's patent brass and steel padlock, marked with Royal arms and numbered 5861, 11cm long, two keys

3022

SOLD £220.00
Lots per page: 24
Lots 3000 to 3022     Page 1 of 32
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