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Gentleman's Library, Grand Tour and Auction of Curiosities September 2015 [ARCHIVE]

Lots per page: 24
Lots 3000 to 3023     Page 1 of 19
An early 18th century South European carved oak fretwork panel, a central putto heralds with his trumpet, profusely flanked by scrolling foliage and flowerheads, 24cm high, 161cm wide, c. 1700-1740


est £60.00 - £100.00 (unsold)
A 19th century coconut vessel, carved in shallow relief with stylised birds, beasts, trees and flowers, swag borders, 11cm high


est £40.00 - £50.00 (unsold)
A 19th century dark patinated bronze desk model, of Sir Isaac Newton, polished columnar base, 17cm high


est £50.00 - £70.00 (unsold)
A 19th century dark patinated bronze novelty taperstick, cast as a bearded goblin, crouched beneath an acanthus grasped sconce, his curled tail as the handle, circular base, paw feet, 11cm high


est £30.00 - £50.00 (unsold)
A 19th century earthenware portrait roundel, moulded in relief with the head of a gentleman in profile, 16.5cm diam, c.1860


est £30.00 - £40.00 (unsold)
A 19th century English boxwood and ebonised chess set, of ring turned form, the kings 6cm high, mahogany box


est £25.00 - £35.00 (unsold)
A 19th century French brass marquetry and ebonised rectangular tea caddy, hinged cover with inlaid inscription within a wavy moulded border, enclosing a pair of lidded compartments, outlined throughout with brass stringing, 23.5cm wide, c.1880


est £50.00 - £70.00 (unsold)
A 19th century gilt and dark patinated bronze novelty inkwell, cast as a bird of prey, perched on a rocky outcrop, hinged cover, glass eyes, 19cm high


est £100.00 - £150.00 (unsold)
A 19th century gilt bronze desk weight, cast as a sleeping dog, rectangular marble base, 10.5cm wide


est £50.00 - £70.00 (unsold)
A 19th century gilt bronze plaque, cast as a racehorse, rosewood frame, 31cm x 31.5cm, rosewood frame


est £40.00 - £60.00 (unsold)
A 19th century hardwood box, hinged cover enclosing a collection of artifacts and natural history specimens, including a Roman brick, labelled From City Walls of Verulaneum (St Albans), a fossilised mammoth tooth, a fossilised vertabra, etc, the box 34.5cm wide


est £30.00 - £50.00 (unsold)
A 19th century ivory billiard ball, of typical form, 5cm diam


est £20.00 - £40.00 (unsold)
A 19th century leather and brass dog collar, the broad rectangular cartouche inscribed Louis Genty, Torigni Sur Vire Manche, steel buckle, 15cm diam; another, similar (2)


est £70.00 - £100.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Meerschaum pipe, the bowl boldly carved as a panorama of hounds and foxes in a feral forest, the scene held in a carved talon extending to an amber mouthpiece, white metal ferule, conforming cover, 18cm long, retailed by L. Baumgartner, Corso, Trieste, cased, c. 1890; another, smaller, the bowl carved as a buxom lady, 8.5cm long, cased, c. 1890


est £50.00 - £80.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Middle Eastern brass bowl, the broad rim profusely chased in the Persian taste with stylised beasts and Islamic script, 36cm diam


est £60.00 - £100.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Middle Eastern Islamic silver damascened brass hanging mosque lamp, decorated with stylised flowers, leafy stems and script, the cover with three apertures, 15.5cm diam


est £60.00 - £100.00 (unsold)
A 19th century powder gourd, screw-on cover, 24cm long


est £40.00 - £60.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Scottish engraved advertisement, Star Family and Commercial Hotel, 36 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Warm, Cold and Shower Baths, 26cm x 19.5cm, rosewood frame


est £40.00 - £60.00 (unsold)
A 19th century Scottish wax portrait, of an Enlightenment gentleman, indistinctly signed and inscribed, 10cm x 5.5cm, rosewood frame Label to verrso for W M Kechnie, 10 Calton Hill, Edinburgh


est £80.00 - £120.00 (unsold)
A 19th century stereoscope and a collection of steroscopic viewer cards, various manufacturers and subjects, including Strohmeyer & Whymanfor Underwood & Underwood Cotton is King, Plantation Scene, Georgia, USA, The Globe at Washington Park, Chicago, USA, In the Surf, Manhattan Beach, Coney Island, Ruins of the Temple, Sphinx and Great Pyramid, Egypt, Notman, Montreal, horse drawn sledge, Stereoscope Gems, American Scenery, Stone Henge, etc (approx 47)


est £40.00 - £60.00 (unsold)
A 19th century turned ivory surveyor's plumb bob, 8cm long


est £80.00 - £120.00 (unsold)
A 20th century pottery phrenology bust, modelled after L.N.Fowler's original, 30cm high


est £20.00 - £30.00 (unsold)
A Black Forest folding bookslide, the end supports carved as rustic gates, retailed by Stuffer & Binder, Baden-Baden, 29.5cm wide, c.1900


est £30.00 - £50.00 (unsold)
A Black Forest fork, the handle carved with a young girl stirring a pan, 26cm long, c.1900


est £50.00 - £70.00 (unsold)
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