Antique & Fine Art Sale on Friday 22nd September 2017
Viewing:
Wednesday 20th 9am - 4:45pm,
Thursday 21st 10am - 7:30pm
and Sale Day from 8:30am
Sale commences 10am;
Lots: 715-769 of 932
Buyer's Premium at our standard rate(s) plus VAT is payable on all purchases.
Additional fees could also be applicable to certain lots. For further information see the full lot details page by clicking the thumbnail image of the relevant lot.
Lot 715
An Indo-Persian Brass Bowl, of circular form decorated with script, knot work and scrolling bands, 14cm diameter.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 716
An Omani Khanjar, with shaped twin edge blade, with elaborately decorated white metal grip, conforming scabbard, XX Century.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 717
A Cossack Khanjali, with straight, twin-edged, triple fullered blade, ornamental white metal grip and conforming scabbard, XX Century.
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 718
A Berber Dagger, with curved twin edge blade, white metal-mounted wood grip, conforming scabbard, XX Century; A Kukri-Style Knife, with white metal-mounted polished wood grip, conforming scabbard. (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 719
A North Indian Damascus Dagger, with curved twin edge blade, the bidri ware grip with elephant head pommel, conforming scabbard, XX Century; Another, with horse head terminals. (2)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 720
A Modern Tibetan Phurba Dagger, decorated with hardstone inlay, enamelling and gilding, 36cm overall; A Gilded Resin Buddah Figure, 11.5cm high; A Persian White Metal-Mounted Pottery Circular Bowl and Cover, 16.5cm diameter. (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 721
A Late XIX Century Indian Ivory Calling Card Case, of rectangular form, with hinged cover, the central panels pierced and carved with geometric designs, 8.5 x 4.5cm.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 722
A Blue John Specimen, on canted and ebonised square base.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 723
A Mid XIX Century Doll, a wax face and shoulder fashion doll, with glass eyes, blonde styled wig, stuffed fabric body with porcelain detailed lower arms and legs, dressed in what appears to be original clothing of silk gown and lace underclothes, 43cm high.
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 724
A Reproduction Sculptures Art Studio Marble Bust "The Veiled Lady", after a Copeland original designed by Raphaelle Monti, upon a circular socle base, impressed marks and medallion to the base, 36cm high.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 725
A Large Amethyst Geode, with richly coloured crystals, 49cm high.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 726
A Pair of Persian Pottery Tiles, of rectangular form, painted in shades of mainly green, pink and blue with birds perched on flowering shrubs, 33.5 x 24cm; A Persian Blue and White Dish, painted with an archer shooting birds, 29cm diameter. (3)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 727
A Late XIX Century Small Blue John Bowl, of circular form, 5cm diameter.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 728
A Victorian Photograph and Carte-de Visite Album, with painted, gilt and abalone shell inlaid black papier maché covers, brass clasp, 30.5 x 24cm.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 729
A Collection of Thirteen Victorian Ambrotype Portrait Photographs, some cased (damages).
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 730
A Victorian Tortoiseshell and Ivory Mounted Rectangular Visiting Card Case; Another, an ivorine and wire latticed example. (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 731
A XIX Century Leather Fire Bucket, of barrel form, with swing handle and canvas interior, centrally decorated with a Coat of Arms, 37cm high.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 732
ETHEL W. ROBERTS (Sheffield Artist)
Venus de Medici, plaster figure, signed titled and inscribed "Sheffield 1913" to the base rim, 73cm high.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 733
A XIX Century Continental Oval Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman, plush lined leather case; a leather cased Daguerreotype portrait of a gentleman; two cased ambrotypes and a cased pair of cabinet card portraits. (5)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 734
A Pair of Mid XX Century Papier Maché Carousel Horses, with brightly painted features and saddles, raised on tapered columns, metal foot rests and bases, 92cm high, 73cm long (damages). (2)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 735
A Modern Reconstituted Amber Figure of a Dolphin, 29cm long; Another, modelled as a horse, 30cm high. (2)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 736
An Early XIX Century Oval Potrait Miniature, depicting a gentleman, half length, wearing a white stock and blue coat, 6.2 x 4.8cm; Another, circular example, the reverse bearing label "S. Betts, Artist" 5cm diameter; and two other early XX Century examples, one depicting Admiral Lord Nelson. (4)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 737
A 1960's - 1970's Italian Chrome Floor Lamp, in the manner of Guzzini, with a rise and fall amber plastic shade, 163cm high.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 738
A Queen Elizabeth II Police Medal Trio, made up of Police Long Service and Good Conduct medals, Queen's Golden Jubilee medal and Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal 2012, to Detective Sergeant 4676 Stuart Smith, West Yorkshire Police, mounted as worn, with boxes; plus newspaper cuttings, summary of Sergeant Smith's Commendations, facsimile paperwork, Crimewatch DVD, letter of thanks and a signed copy of "Wicked Beyond Belief" by Michael Bilton. A unique and fascinating lot.
*A career police officer, Detective Sergeant 4676 Stuart Smith was one of the key officers in the hunt for John Humble ('Wearside Jack', the Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer). Not only did D.S. Smith arrest Humble after a DNA identification in 2005, but he led the following interviews that led to his confession. The story is told in full in the book which accompanies the lot and in an episode of Crimewatch in 2009.
Estimate:  £220 - 280 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £400
Lot 742
A XIX Century Lever-Wind Musical Box, with 131/8" cylinder, concealed bells and drum, the frame numbered 493, (mechanism damaged), enclosed by a hinged, glazed cover, walnut case (damaged), 53cm wide overall.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 743
A Walnut Cased Cabinet Polyphon, with a coin operated mechanism playing 50cm discs, the case with a shaped cresting over a serpentine platform, arched glazed door, carved and fretted Art Nouveau scrolls over, fluted quarter columns to the angles, the base section with a panelled flap front enclosing a collection of eleven discs, overall 233cm high, 82cm wide.
Estimate:  £2800 - 3200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 744
A Columbia Disc Graphophone, the square oak base with pillars to the angles and moulded borders, handle to the rear, cast horn support, unmarked reproducer, witch's hat horn with winding handle, the base 33cm wide; with small quantity of records.
Estimate:  £550 - 650 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 745
A Late Victorian Model 4B Upright Metal Framed Straight Strung Piano, by John Broadwood & Sons, London, frame no. 66939, in a marquetry-inlaid rosewood case.
Note: This item is accompanied by a letter from the manufacturer stating that the piano was initially made for Queen Victoria in 1891.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 746
A Violin, one-piece back, length 143/16", inlaid purfling, ebony fingerboard, mother of pearl mounted pegs, internally labelled "Repaired by H. Pickard, Rose and Crown Yard, Briggate, Leeds, Sept. 1858" (considerable damages and old repairs), with two nickel mounted bows, fitted case.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 747
A Violin, two-piece back, length 145/16 in, inlaid purfling, ebony fingerboard, rosewood pegs, with nickel mounted bow, fitted case.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 748
A German Lowendall Violin, labelled "Louis Lowendall, fecit Dresden, Anno 1884", the scroll stamped "Lowendall's Imperial Violin Stradivarius, one piece back length 35cm, cased; Together with a Bow, stamped "Fr. Zollfrank".
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £340
Lot 749
A Violin, two-piece back, length 141/8", inlaid purfling, ebony finger board, mother of pearl mounted ebony pegs, internally with printed label inscribed "AM Excelsior, Copy of Joseph Guarnerius especially made in Germany", with nickel mounted bow, hard case; together with a selection of violin accessories and violin related costume jewellery.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £820
Lot 750
A Violin, two-piece back, length 1315/16", inlaid purfling, branded "Duke, London" below the button, ebony fingerboard, gilt metal mounted rosewood pegs, with nickel mounted bow, hard case.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1250
Lot 751
A Violin, one-piece back, length 137/8 in, inlaid purfling, ebony finger board, rosewood pegs, internally with handwritten label "John E. Watts, Ashover, 1989", with silver mounted bow, stamped Penzel, fitted hard case (handle faulty).
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £520
Lot 753
A Late XIX Century Industrial Thermometer, 0-360°C, the steel shaft with brass upper section opening to reveal the thermometer, hanging hook to the top, 98cm long.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 754
A Victorian Exhibition Quality Ebony and Brass Mounted Set Square, the blued blade inscribed centrally "Robert Marples, Manufacturer, Hermitage Works, Sheffield" within a scrolling foliate and mask-decorated band, 92.5cm wide overall.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 755
A 1934 Leica III 35mm Rangefinder Camera, black, manufactured by Ernst Leitz Wetzler serial number 148348, Summar F=5cm 1:2 lens serial number 217560 manufactured by Ernst Leitz Wetzler, rubbing to top plate, accompanied by a brown leather camera case.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 756
A XIX Century Brass Reflector Telescope, the barrel with side adjuster, detachable end cover, tripod support, 35.5cm long overall.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 758
An Early XIX Century Embroidered Map of The World According to The Latest Discoveries, 1800, the corners worked in black with vignettes of the continents, on a cream silk ground, 38 x 72cm, in heavy gilt frame.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 759
An Early XX Century Embroidered Silk Picture, centrally with stylised foliage, the ornamental border incorporating inscription "With Time and Myself There are Two of Us", examination submission label verso named to N.C. Porteous and dated 1909, 25.5 x 25cm; Another Picture. (2)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 760
An Early XX Century Wool Carpet, with central floral elongated motif in the Indian manner, on a pink ground, with multi-coloured floral border (border cuts), approximately 548 x 382cm.
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 761
A Vintage Jean Paul Gaultier Femme Silk Dress, shirtwaist style flaring at the hem, printed with a design of swallows and other birds and flowers on a green and gold ground, GB size 10.
*Originally purchased at the Chateau de la Messardiére Palace and Spa, St. Tropez, with original box.
Estimate:  £150 - 170 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 762
A Full Length Coney Fur Coat; a coney fur jacket and a faux fur coat. (3)
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 763
A c.1920's Black Bear Skin Jacket, collarless with gilt metal clasp featuring a Roman centurion in a chariot; A Full Length Fur Coat (repairs needed). (2)
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 764
A Three--quarter Length Fur Coat, possibly fox/wolf, with shawl collar, 82cm long; a Walsh's of Sheffield short fur jacket and one other. (3)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 765
A "Trefriw" Red Wool Throw, a black velvet stole. (2)
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 766
A Light Beige Mink Evening Stole, with five tail tassles to each end.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 767
A c.1960's/1970's Dress and Jacket Outfit, by Diana Warren, Blackpool, in lime green, the dress with contrasting print sleeves to pleated skirt and matching short sleeve jacket with navy top stitch detail.
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 768
A c.1970's Vintage Gents Dark Blue Velvet Pinstripe Suit, single breasted jacket with deep revers and single back vent, the bell bottom trousers 66cm circumference and 112cm long.
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 769
A 1950's Ladies Housecoat, wrap-over style in green satin with mauve and cream flowers, bow fastening to neck and waist, 146cm long.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
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