Quarterly Fine Art Sale on
Friday 26th March 2010

Lots: 419-451 of 601

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419

A Wier's Patent Double Lever Concertina Corkscrew, impressed "Wier's Patent Double No 4283 J.H.S.B", bronze painted with turned rosewood handle.
Estimate: 300-500

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950

420

A Victorian Cast Iron Garden Urn and Pedestal, the urn with petallated rim and calyx, on a square tapering pedestal, painted white, 69 cms high.
Estimate: 50-70

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140

420A

A Late XIX Century Cast Iron Fireplace with Art Nouveau sinuous floral decoration to gilded hood and painted base with pierced sides, numbered 1875.15.
Estimate: 60-90

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421

A Newlyn Copper Charger, with a scalloped medallion to the centre, and a cavetto border, 46.5 cms diameter.
Estimate: 80-120

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422

A Pair of Goberg Arts & Crafts Anodised Metal Candlesticks, the fixed sconces with dished drip trays with punched borders, over open scroll and notched columns, from panelled circular foot, stamped mark, 28cms high.
Estimate: 60-80

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80

423

A Liberty & Co. Tudric Pewter Jug, designed by Archibald Knox and of cylindrical form, decorated with Honesty and having a wicker strapped handle, impressed 'Made In England RD. 421108, Tudric, 0280, 0" to base, 20 cms high.
Estimate: 60-80

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70

424

A Liberty & Co. English Pewter Jug, designed by Archibald Knox and of cylindrical form, decorated with Honesty and having a wicker strapped handle, the hinged cover with wooden thumbpiece, impressed 'English Pewter, Made By Liberty & Co., 0280, RD 421108, P" to base, 20 cms high.
Estimate: 60-80

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90

425

A Pair of Cast Brass Fire Dogs, modelled as griffons, 35 cms high.
Estimate: 40-60

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90

427

A Late XIX Century Cantonese Ivory Small Jug, finely carved and pierced with three figural panels within cartouche borders, and further carved figural tableaux amongst foliage, conforming scroll handle, 7cms high.
Estimate: 200-300

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220

428

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, carved as an elderly man, an eagle strapped to his back and a monkey at his feet, holding a leafy branch, the man wearing simple peasant dress, lightly engraved and stained in black, on a plain irregular circular base, Gyokuzan red seal mark to base, Meiji Period 1868-1911, 7cms high.
Estimate: 200-300

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400

429

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, carved as an elderly sage, clasping a flower in his right hand and a fan in his left, his inclined head looking up to the left, Meiji period 1868-1911, 11.5cms high.
Estimate: 100-150

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240

430

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, carved as a smiling fisherman, holding a turtle in his left hand and a rope handled basket at his feet, wearing a woven straw apron hung with a pouch, over a simply patterned kimono, on oval base bearing a seal signature to underside, Meiji period 1868-1911, 17cms high.
Estimate: 200-300

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400

431

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, carved as an elderly man, gazing at a freshly picked rose in his hand, the other hand holding scissors, wearing traditional garbe, on plinth base bearing red seal signature to underside, Meiji period 1868-1911, 17cms high.
Estimate: 150-200

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200

432

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, carved as a man atop a water wheel, holding onto two supporting sticks, an attendant with a pannier on the rocky base, signed to underside, Meiji period 1868-1911, 16.5cms high.
Estimate: 200-300

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440

434

Carcharocles Megalodon - A large megatooth shark tooth, 12.2 cms long; together with two smaller teeth of 5.8 cms and 4.8 cms respectively, South Carolina, U.S.A. Miocene.
n.b. Discovered during diving off the coast of South Carolina, the teeth are from a distant relation of the Mako shark, believed to have weighed more than eight times a Great White; the larger tooth has a slant length of 13.5 cms. (3)
Estimate: 600-1000

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400

435

A XIX Century Horn Beaker, of plain tapering form, with a white metal rim and shield engraved with a monogram, 8.5cms high (splits to rim).
Estimate: 15-25

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436

A Head and Shoulders Tiger Skin, 210 x 99 cms
Estimate: 100-200

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110

437

A Leopard Skin, complete with head, legs and tail, 254cms.
Estimate: 80-120

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150

438

A Small Leopard Skin Rug, 101 cms.
Estimate: 30-50

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439

Taxidermy - An Alligator Head.
Estimate: 40-60

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440

A Victorian Tortoiseshell Card Case, mounted to the centre with a monogrammed garter, within silver stringing, 9 x 5.5 cms.
Estimate: 60-80

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65

441

A Mont Blanc Classique Fountain Pen, no. 146, with a 14k nib; Together with a Matching Rollerball and Pencil, in a black Lamy three pen leather pouch.
Estimate: 200-300

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320

442

A Small Bone Gavel, 10cms long; A Turned Wood Gavel, 13.5cms long; An Armorial Wax Seal, in a circular ebony box; An Earthenware Treacleglaze Candle Snuffer, modelled as a lady, 9.5cms high, and a bone pick. (5)
Estimate: 30-50

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35

443

A Dilettanti Carrara Marble Reproduction Sculture of the 'Exotic Dancer', originally made by William Calder Marshall. Medallion seal to base. 45 cms high.
Estimate: 60-80

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444

A Dilettanti Carrara Marble Reproduction Sculpture of 'Autumn', a lady in classical dress carrying a wheatsheaf and resting on a pedestal, possibly after Auguste - Joseph Carrier and bearing signature 'A Carrier' and seal to the pedestal base. 73 cms high.
Estimate: 160-200

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160

445

A Carrara Marble Style Reproduction Bust Sculpture of William Murray, Ist Earl of Mansfield, cast from the original by Joseph Nollekens in 1779 and which now resides at Kenwood House. Trunc inscription "Uni Aequus Virtuti" and the reverse "Mansfield", the base signed 'All Rights Reserved Stormont Estate'. 69 cms high.
Estimate: 350-450

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448

Brown & Co Atlas Works Catalogue 1864-1924, 4to, landscape format, colour prints after Herbert J Finn, tipped in plate of of HMS Hood and litho plates of Cunard Lines 'Aquitania' and Canadian Pacific 'Montclare'. Very Fine.
Estimate: 30-50

Nil

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80

449

French Republic Currency - An uncut sheet of five 500 Francs Mandat Territorial notes, second variant with serial number, vertical fold otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate: 150-250

Nil

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450

Sheffield And Local Interest Postcards, The Ball Inn fishing club 1912, Queens visit to Blonk Street, The Royal Arch on Lady's Bridge; and eighteen others.
Estimate: 15-25

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451

Postcards, approximately 380 including Harrison Fisher, topographical, humorous, sentimental etc, some postally used, generally early XX Century; together with a small quantity of photographers cards.
Estimate: 80-120

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180

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