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SECOND DAY’S SALE THURSDAY 4th JULY 2013 COLLECTORS’ ITEMS, WORKS OF ART & CLOCKS Commencing not before 12.30pm Collectors’ Items, Works of Art and Clocks will be on view on: Saturday 29th June 9.00am to 1.00pm Sunday 30th June 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday 1st July 9.00am to 5.15pm Tuesday 2nd July 9.00am to 5.15pm Wednesday 3rd July 9.00am to 5.15pm Limited viewing on sale day Clocks Enquiries: Leigh Extence Tel: 01392 413100 Email: [email protected] Works of Art & Collectors’ Items Enquiries: Martin McIlroy Tel. 01392 413100 Email: [email protected]

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    THURSDAY 4th JULY 2013

    CoLLeCToRS iTemS, woRkS of ART & CLoCkS

    commencing not before 12.30pm

    collectors Items, Works of Art and clocks will be on view on:

    saturday 29th June 9.00am to 1.00pm

    sunday 30th June 2.00pm to 4.00pm

    Monday 1st July 9.00am to 5.15pm

    Tuesday 2nd July 9.00am to 5.15pm

    Wednesday 3rd July 9.00am to 5.15pm

    Limited viewing on sale day

    clocks

    enquiries: Leigh extence

    Tel: 01392 413100

    email: [email protected]

    Works of Art & collectors Items

    enquiries: Martin McIlroy

    Tel. 01392 413100

    email: [email protected]

  • 110

    481An 18th century Dutch copper log bin of circular form with embossed armorial and floral decoration and lion mask ring handles to the sides, raised on a circular foot, 33cm. diameter.

    150 - 200482A 19th Century dapple grey rocking horse with narrow turned head, inset glass eyes, open mouth and flared nostrils, having horsehair mane and tail, leather side saddle and tack, on sleigh style rockers, 205cm. long. (fully restored)

    1200 - 1500483A pair of Chinese champleve enamel baluster vases and covers each decorated overall with flying bats on a turquoise and dark blue ground between foliate ruyi-shaped and formal lappet borders, seal marks, 19th century, 38cm high [one vase with restored patch].

    800 - 1200

    482

    483

  • 111

    484An indian polished steel kora with 70cm. curved and incised blade, having a talwar style polished steel hilt.

    180 - 220485A George V red morocco leather dispatch box, the hinged lid with gilt Royal cypher and initialled d.I.d., with Bramah lock and brass carrying handle, made by John Peck & sons, Blackfriars, 31cm. long.

    200 - 250

    486A 19th Century Swiss music box playing numerous airs the winding handle in the form of a ships wheel, with speed regulator indicator, striking to three bells insight, having eight 16cm. cylinders and a song sheet for sixty four airs, contained in a rosewood and transfer print decorated case, 53cm. wide.

    1000 - 1500487Short and mason, a lacquered brass pocket barometer with 4.5cm silvered scale, contained in a morocco leather case.

    100 - 150

    488An indian polished steel katar with 29cm. foliate decorated steel bade with traditional hilt, 44cm. long.

    200 - 250489An early 19th century ladys nightshirt with double frilled collar and single frilled cuffs, having a small embroidered coronet and initials Gc2 to the inside collar.

    200 - 300

    486 489 detail

    489

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    490four 19th century Japanese silk cushions in purple, blue and orange stripes, each with a later fringe, together with two small pieces of the same material with a hand written label stating that this material was presented by the emperor of Japan to captain charles Barker Rn as senior officer of the force accompanying Lord elgins mission to Japan, July 1858.

    150 - 250491An early 20th century mother of pearl fan of Art nouveau influence, the silk leaf decorated with peacocks and stylised trees, with mother of pearl sticks and guards, 27cm. long, cased.

    200 - 300492An early 20th century red ostrich herl cockade fan with patent clasp and folding handle 37cm. diameter.

    80 - 120

    493A 19th century small tortoiseshell brise fan, the leaves with alternated painted floral or pierced decoration, the guards with pierced decoration, 15cm. long contained in a case .

    150 - 200494A 19th century black silk fan, the leaf with applied sequin decoration, having ebonised guards, 20cm. long.

    60 - 80495A late Regency horn brise fan, the pierced leaves with applied steel cut sequins, with similar decorated guards, 19cm. long.

    150 - 200496An late 18th century ivory and mother-of-pearl fan, the black silk leaf with embroidered flowerheads having dual column pagoda style sticks with inlaid mother of pearl guards.

    200 - 250

    497A Regency bone and ivory fan, the paper leaf with striped purple background and central cartouche engraving of The Three Graces, 25cm. long.

    120 - 150498A french zebra wood fan, the cotton leaf with printed hunting scene pattern, with zebra wood sticks and guards, 37cm. long.

    80 - 100499A 19th century italian bone fan, the paper leaf decorated with an Italianate lakeside scene, with bone sticks and guards, 27cm. long.

    120 - 150500An 18th century ivory fan, the paper leaf painted with an allegorical scene in an Italianate landscape, the reverse decorated with fruit, flowers, a squirrel, parakeets and birds, with ivory sticks, the ivory guards with applied mother of pearl terminals, 27cm. long.

    400 - 500

    493 495

    496 500

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    501A Chinese zebra wood fan, the paper leaf with mountain landscape decoration and poem to the reverse, with zebra wood sticks and guards, 24.5cm. long.

    50 - 70502A late 19th early 20th Century italian fan, the paper leaf decorated with bathers in the Bay of naples, with polished wood sticks and guards, 34cm. long.

    60 - 80503An Art Deco period fan, the hand painted paper fan decorated with a young lady reclining on a day bed, with polished wood sticks and guards, 22cm. long.

    40 - 60504A late 19th /early 20th century Spanish fan, the paper leaf decorated with a bull fighting scene and cartouche of a matador to the reverse, the wooden sticks and guards decorated with a similar scene and flowers, 34cm. long.

    50 - 70

    505A 19th century bone and ivory fan, the silk and gauze leaf with applied lace decoration, 34.5cm. long.

    200 - 250506A continental mother of pearl fan, the silk leaf painted with an Italianate lakeside scene, signed L. Robert, with mother of pearl sticks and guards, 36cm. long.

    150 - 200507A 20th century Spanish fan, the paper leaf painted with a daytime view of seville and a night time view of seville to the reverse, with painted sticks and polished wood guards, 29cm. long.

    80 - 120508A 19th century french fan, the silk leaf with painted floral spray with dragonfly and butterflies, signed A Bacquet, with mother-of-pearl sticks and guards, 28cm. long.

    200 - 300509A late 19th century Brazilian humming bird fan mounted with feather flowers and feather leaf, with bone handle.

    100 - 150

    510A 19th century Chinese carved ivory brise fan, the ivory double carved sticks decorated with figures in a temple garden setting, with similar guards, 19cm long.

    100 - 150511A Regency period ivory brise fan, the sticks with pierced and painted floral decoration, 16cm. long, together with a Regency period mourning fan with pierced sticks and guards and decorated with a classical female figure seated by a large urn, 17cm. long. (2).

    150 200512 - 4 no Lots.515Two 19th century Biggs family needlework samplers each with a central verse, flowering shrubs, flowers and stag, enclosed in a floral meander border, worked in greens, creams, and brown silks, by elizabeth Biggs, aged 11 and dated 1839, the other by Mary Ann Biggs, aged 11 but undated. each 42 x 32cm. (2).

    700 - 900

    515

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    516A 19th Century needlework acrostic sampler, worked by emma Ham, undated, titled Acrostick (sic) over verse spelling out the name e Ham, above a depiction of Adam & eve with serpent beneath the tree, surrounded by bird and floral motifs, framed and glazed in a maple veneered frame, 31cm x 50cm.

    400 - 500

    517A Chinese bronze and cloisonne vase of garlic shaped outline with flared neck, decorated overall with stylized flowers and foliage on a turquoise coloured ground, 20.5cm high.

    80 - 120518A miniature Chinese bronze and cloisonne vase of bulbous circular form, decorated overall with stylized foliage on a cream coloured ground and with two circular reserved panels, 6cm high

    300 - 500

    519A Chinese circular cloisonne bowl, the interior and exterior decorated with dragons chasing fiery pearls, to a powder blue ground, 30cm. diameter.

    200 - 300520A pair of Canton enamel famille rose wine ewers of shaped square outline with arched handles and domed lids, the sides decorated with panels of village landscapes between pink and pale yellow floral borders, late 18th/early 19th century, 17cm. high.

    400 - 600521A Chinese bronze censer of squat baluster circular form with plain loop handles, bears six character Xuande mark, 18cm. wide, on a bronze stand.

    400 - 600

    517

    518

    519

    519 detail

    520

    521

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    522A Chinese bronze censer of squat baluster form, with plain loop handles and circular foot, bears four character mark, 21cm. wide.

    400 - 600523A 19th century Chinese enamel snuff bottle and lid, decorated with figures of a mother and children playing in a garden, 8cm. high.

    100 - 150524A large Chinese bronze jardiniere the sides with foliate banding and phoenix decoration, on a circular foot, flowerhead handles to the sides. 34cm. wide.

    200 - 300

    525A Chinese carved rootwood figure group of a group of young monkeys and mother climbing a gourd plant, with inset glass eyes, overall height 64cm.

    400 - 600526Three Chinese carved ivory concentric ball ornaments, one with a stand in the form of a kneeling man 19cm. high, one with a dragon carved and pierced stand 15cm. high, and a chess piece of a warrior with concentric ball stand, 14cm. high.

    100 - 200

    527A Chinese carved and painted gessoed wood figure of Buddha, his right hand in abhaya mudra, wearing elaborate flowing robes and on lotus throne, 18th/19th century, 78cm high [some damage and flaking].

    800 - 1200

    522

    525

    527

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    528A Chinese ivory and gilt metal mounted chopstick set the case decorated with figures in a floral landscape, the chopsticks together with a wood and white metal mounted knife, 29cm. long.

    250 - 350529A Chinese ivory reticulated perfume box in two sections, carved as a gourd issuing from a branch with smaller fruits and flowers to a pierced trellis ground, with a red silk cord suspension and stained ivory bead, 9cm. long.

    800 -1000530 no Lot.

    531A pair of Chinese Jade medallions of circular form with pierced decoration of dragons and character marks, 10.5cm. diameter..

    40 - 60532A Chinese hardstone panel of semi-circular form, with incised basket weave designs and characters to obverse and reverse, 16cm. wide.

    40 - 60533A Chinese pierced hardstone vase of archaic design and waisted form, with dragon and bird decorated designs on a spreading circular foot, 20cm. high.

    100 150

    from the collection of the late R.R.Roberts (Lots 534 556)

    534A pair of Chinese-style parcel-gilt hardwood hanging display cabinets, the cornices and bases carved with foliage and scrollwork, the glazed doors with gilt and red painted pierced brackets and enclosing an asymmetrical arrangement of display shelves for small works of art, 87x 51cm

    1000 1500* By repute supplied by Maple & co in the early 20th century.

    528

    534 529

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    535A Chinese jadeite snuff bottle of ovoid form, the stone of mottled celadon and bright apple green colour, 19th century, 5cm and metal mounted red stone stopper with ivory spoon.

    800 - 1200536A Chinese jade snuff bottle of ovoid form, carved overall with a wickerwork pattern, 18th/19th century, 5.5cm the pink and green stopper with ivory spoon.

    500 - 700

    537A Chinese jade double gourd snuff bottle the stone of greyish celadon colour with white inclusions, 18th/19th century, 6cm [tiny chip to rim] and stopper.

    300 - 400538A Chinese jade mughal-style snuff bottle of large size and of flattened oval form, each side with a raised panel, the white metal mounts set with turquoise beads below the screw stopper, 18th/19th century, total height 9cm [natural flaws and inclusions].

    400 - 600

    539A Chinese mother of pearl snuff bottle carved in high and low relief with on one side a monkey holding up a peach to a bat swooping across the shoulders, the reverse with two dragons, 19th century, 6cm and stopper.

    300 - 500540A Chinese amethyst quartz snuff bottle in the form of a large peach entwined with gnarled leafy branches, the stopper aperture with flowerhead collar, 5.5cm [natural flaws].

    200 - 300

    535

    538

    536

    539

    537

    450

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    541A Chinese crackle glazed ceramic snuff bottle of double gourd form decorated with fine crackling overall, filigree metal mount to the rim, 8cm.

    80 - 120542A Chinese jade snuff bottle and a similar snuff bottle the first of cylindrical form, the stone of celadon colour with lighter inclusions, 6.5cm; the second of spinach colour with cylindrical base below a gourd shaped upper body, 5.5cm [chip to middle collar] (2).

    200 - 300

    543A Chinese spinach jade snuff bottle of ovoid form, carved overall in high relief with figures, rockwork , buildings and pine trees in a watery landscape, the neck plain, 6.5cm and rose quartz stopper.

    300 - 400544A Chinese smoky quartz hexagonal snuff bottle carved in relief with lotus fronds and rushes growing from a pond, the carving incorporating the milky inclusions, 19th century, 6cm [chips to rim, natural flaws] and stopper.

    100 - 200

    545A Chinese rock crystal Ye family inside-painted snuff bottle with mask and ring handles, painted on both sides with dancing children and other figures, inscribed and dated 1903?, 6cm [natural flaw] and ivory stopper.

    300 - 400546A Chinese smoky crystal snuff bottle carved in relief with a carp amongst waves, 6cm [a/f].

    100 - 150

    541

    544

    542 543

    545 546

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    547A Chinese overlay glass inside-painted snuff bottle painted with a crane and butterflies within panels of carved black overlay, 6.5cm and ivory stopper.

    100 - 150548A Chinese three-colour overlay glass snuff bottle with mask ring handles, decorated in green, black and pink with chilong, 5.5cm [damage to pink overlay] and jadeite stopper.

    100 - 150

    549A Chinese enameled opaque glass snuff bottle painted with two figures playing a game, the reverse with a figure carrying a lantern, a phoenix below, 19th century, 5cm [cracked].

    80 - 120550A Chinese overlay glass inside-painted snuff bottle painted with a quail amongst foliage and an extensive landscape within carved red overlay panels, 7cm and ivory stopper.

    100 - 150

    551A Chinese simulated agate glass snuff bottle of mottled brown, black and grey colour, 6cm and ivory stopper.

    100 - 150552A Chinese white glass snuff bottle with carved mask and ring handles, 6cm and hardstone stopper.

    80 - 120

    547

    550

    548 549

    551 552

  • 120

    553A Chinese turquoise-glazed ceramic snuff bottle of baluster form with mask and ring handles, 19th century, 6.5cm [some wear to glaze] and hardstone stopper.

    60 - 80554A Chinese glass inside-painted snuff bottle and one similar, the first of flattened rectangular form, finely painted with a horse in an extensive river landscape, with inscription, 6.5cm [chip to rim] and ivory stopper; the second with mask ring handles and painted with an interior scene, 6cm [damaged] and stopper, [2]

    80 - 120

    555A Chinese glass snuff bottle and one similar, the first of flattened rectangular form and simulating smokey quartz, the base applied with inscribed paper label, 6.5cm and rose quartz stopper; the second simulating agate, 7cm and wood stopper [2].

    100 - 150556A Chinese glass snuff bottle and one similar, the first of creamy colour simulating jade and with mask and ring handles, 7cm [chips to rim] and wood stopper; the second of milky white colour, 6.5cm and wood stopper [2].

    50 - 70

    557A Chinese interior painted snuff bottle painted with finches amongst blossoming and flowering shrubs, with polished agate stopper, 9cm. high.

    200 - 300

    553

    557

    554

    556555

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    558A late 19th/20th century jade pendant, carved in the form of a dragon.

    300 - 350559An early 20th century Japanese cloisonne miniature tea pot, decorated with a river landscape scene, the lid, handle and base decorated with butterflies in flight , 7cm high.

    50 - 70

    560A large Japanese bronze figure group of a tiger being attacked by two bears dark brown patination, unsigned, 87cm. long, the rear bear being detachable, Meiji period

    10000 - 15000561A pair of Japanese Ginbari enamel vases of ovoid tapering form, decorated with flowering peonies, 32cm. high.

    250 - 350562A Japanese model of a bronze duck with lid with young perched on her back, signed, Meiji period, 18cm. long.

    300 - 500

    563A Japanese polished bronze box and cover of cartouche outline, the lid decorated with figures seated in a garden with signed silver tablet, the sides decorated with birds amongst bamboo, on shaped base, 12cm. wide.

    150 - 250

    561

    562

    565

    560

    564A 19th Century Japanese ivory netsuke of a dragon with ball, unsigned, 3.5cm. high

    150 - 180565A Japanese carved ivory okimono of a lady with parasol seated in a rickshaw , unsigned, 17cm. long.

    400 - 600

  • 122

    566Two Japanese carved ivory okimonos of Geishas each dancing with a fan, the taller figure signed, 13cm. high, the other 9cm. high.

    200 300

    from the collection of the late R.R.Roberts (Lots 567 588)

    567A Japanese ivory okimono signed eizan, carved and stained in the form of the head of a ferocious mythical beast with a host of small figures on top of its head and looking out from its open mouth, 19th century, 5cm high.

    500 - 700568A Japanese okimono of a snake and skull, the human skull naturistically carved with a snake with inlaid ebony eyes coiled around the cranium, a toad climbing around the rear, unsigned, 19th century, 5.5cm high [minor damage].

    800 - 1200

    566

    567

    568

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    569A Japanese carved ivory okimono in the form of five toads, the smaller toads with stained eyes, the larger with horn inlaid eyes and pulling on a rope tied to a bundle of branches, the four smaller toads clinging on, late 19th/early 20th century, 11cm long [minute damage to end of rope].

    200 - 300570 A Japanese carved and stained ivory netsuke in the form of a monkey attempting to lift a giant mushroom, 19th century, 5.5cm.[small flat chip to edge of mushroom].

    200 - 300

    571A Japanese ivory netsuke carved in the form of a clam shell upon which a crab is holding a terrapin by its back leg, 19th century, 5cm [slight damage to crab].

    250 - 350572A Japanese carved ivory okimono signed Ho Shin Sai in the form of a caparisoned elephant, two seated drummers riding on its back, four standing musicians below, on oval base, late 19th century, 5cm.

    300 - 400

    573A Japanese ivory okimono carved and stained as two sages playing Go inside a large open pumpkin, late 19th century, 4cm [damage to one gourd leaf].

    100 - 150574A Japanese ivory netsuke signed masatami carved in the form of the head of a kylin, a mask, a bird and a small figure with staring eyes, 4cm.

    200 - 300

    569 570

    573

    574572571

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    575A Japanese carved ivory netsuke of Komachi, the poetess seated on a plank of wood, an old straw hat on her back and a basket over her right arm, 19th century, 7cm [slight damage].

    100 - 200576A Japanese carved and stained ivory netsuke signed masahiro of a smiling boy pushing a daruma snowman, late 19th century, 4.5cm.

    200 - 300

    577A Japanese ivory netsuke in the form of a seated monkey, his left arm resting on his head in submissive pose, 18th/19th century, 5cm.

    100 - 200578A Japanese carved and stained ivory okimono of two seated child entertainers, one beating a drum, the other holding a mask, late 19th century, 5cm.

    200 - 300

    579A Japanese ivory articulated netsuke in the form of a snake with its head emerging from a basket, a mouse hiding to one side, late 19th/early 20th century, 3.5cm.

    80 - 120580A Japanese carved ivory netsuke of a shouting man holding a string of beads and leaning against a mokugyo [wooden percussion instrument], signed, late 19th century, 3.5cm.

    100 - 150581A Japanese carved ivory netsuke signed masatsugu of a Tengu, the mythical winged creature hatching from an egg, the signature in a leaf shaped reserve, 19th century, 4cm.

    100 - 150582A Japanese carved and stained ivory netsuke of a man holding a rope and climbing a large gourd, 19th century, 4.5cm.

    120 - 180

    575

    578

    581

    582

    576

    579

    577

    580

  • 125

    583A group of four Japanese okimonos and netsuke comprising a netsuke of a seated man scooping a fish from a bound wooden bowl; a netsuke of a seated sage, his right arm resting on a d-shaped table; an okimono of an oni holding a beater and standing on a drum; and an okimono of a man standing before a table, a large koro on his back [the last three items with some damage]

    100 - 200584A group of four Japanese stag antler and ivory netsuke comprising two figures of dutchmen, each wearing a wide brimmed hat; a mouse climbing on a cornucopia; and a building with pine trees and rockwork [minor damage/age cracks] 4.

    100 - 150585A group of three Japanese ivory netsuke one in the form of three seated sages, 19th century, 4cm; the second a seated man holding two cockerels, 5cm; the third of a blind?bearded man holding a gourd, 7cm [damage to one foot]

    80 - 120586A group of eight Japanese ivory figures of immortals and other figures; together with two carved ivory miniature totem poles [10].

    100 - 150587A group of four Japanese ivory or bone netsuke and okimono including a birdwoman wearing a shawl and a samurai riding a boar [some damage]

    50 - 70588A group of ten small Japanese ivory carvings, including a netsuke of a seated man with a mask, signed; and a man with a basket and holding a fruit [some damage]

    50 - 70

    583

    584

    585 587

    586

    588

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    591A Japanese carved bone okimono of a serpent emerging from a skull, the serpent eyes stained black, 5cm. high.

    400 - 600592A Japanese carved mask of a man, his inset eyes looking left, his mouth contorted to the right, unsigned, 6cm. high, together with a smaller mask 5cm. high. (2).

    200 - 250593A Japanese carved ivory netsuke of a sumo wrestler squatting in traditional stance, signed 4cm. high, together with an ivory netsuke of Hotei holding a sack over his back, signed , 5cm. high. (2)

    200 - 250594A Japanese carved wood and ivory netsuke of a hooded figure possibly daruma, with inset ivory face, unsigned, 5.5cm. high.

    80 - 120595A Japanese circular carved ivory netsuke of four figures crouching and holding fans, mirrors and masks, 5cm. wide.

    150 - 200596A Japanese carved ivory okimono depicting an oni with a turtle shell on its back and squatting on a basket, signed, 5cm. high.

    150 - 200597A Japanese circular carved ivory netsuke of Hotei seated with a young boy, signed, 4cm. wide.

    150 - 200

    589

    591

    590

    593

    589A Japanese carved ivory okimono of a bearded immortal dressed in robes and hood, signed, 18.5cm. high.

    250 - 350

    590A Japanese carved ivory miniature mask of a laughing man with open mouth and only two teeth, signed, 11cm. long, with a cord attached to a carved ivory netsuke of a resting actor whos mask is hung around his knee, 4.5cm. long.

    400 - 600

    595, 596, 597

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    598A Japanese circular carved ivory netsuke depicting an oni painting a dragon mask, 4.5cm.long together with a netsuke of a samuari inspecting a wakizashi, with signed inset red tablet, 3.5cm. wide. (2).

    100 - 200599A Japanese circular carved ivory netsuke depicting a seated opium smoker accompanied by four confused oni, 4cm. wide, together with another netsuke of a samuari warrior fighting a demon with a severed arm, 4cm. high. (2).

    100 - 200

    600A collection of six Rajasthan carved ivory and polychrome decorated figures depicting court attendants, officials, female and child, the taller figures 16cm. the smaller figures 8.5cm. high.

    500 - 700601A two Rajasthan carved ivory and polychrome decorated elephants, each with figures seated in howdahs and drivers seated behind the elephants heads, draped in red and gilt decorated robes, 15 and 12cm. high.

    300 - 400

    598

    602

    599

    600 601

    602A pair of Japanese rosewood bezique markers Meiji period, each rectangular base decorated with gilt lacquered wisteria tree and birds, the eight hinged ivory markers with shibayama inlaid insects and birds, 9.2cm. long.

    80 - 120

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    603An African ivory oliphant (ritual war trumpet) with shaped elliptical mouthpiece and suspension point to one end, 45cm long

    400 - 600604An indian bronze figure of a dancing goddess, possibly Shiva. late 17th / early 18th century, standing on two demons on an oval base, 16cm. high.

    200 - 300605An African carved ivory figure group of a european man lying in a hammock being carried by two bearers, 31cm. long.

    150 - 250

    606An indian carved ivory group of a water Buffalo and cart, 13cm. long, a pair of carved ivory crocodiles and cheroot holder.

    80 - 120607A 19th Century indian ivory and tortoiseshell sewing box, of rectangular outline with applied pierced ivory trellis panels and strapwork, the hinged lid enclosing a fitted interior on carved claw feet, 22cm. wide.

    200 - 300608An African Tonga tribe milking stool, the shallow dished circular top raised above a pierced support with handle to the side, raised on a similar circular base, 24cm high.

    60 - 80

    609An African Ashanti tribe stool, of typical form, the rectangular curved top carved with a single wide band of stylised decoration, above a pierced pedestal column, on a stepped rectangular base, 35cm x 45cm.

    200 - 250610An indian polished bronze figure. in traditional costume and pose, on a circular domed base, 24cm. high.

    100 - 150

    604

    608, 609 610

    605

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    611A 19th century Syrian ceremonial head dress and gown, the headdress of traditional form with domed spire final and bells over silver panels inset with coloured glass, with chain veil and suspensions, the gown with stitched columns of repousse silver panels on an embroidered reserve.

    4000 - 5000

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    612A late 18th/ early 19th Century carved yewwood spoon with shaped stem and handle and all over irregular designs of circles and triangles. to a shaped bowl, 62cm. long.

    100 - 200613A late 19th/early 20th century Tongan Headrest the slender curved rest with flared ends having two wedges to which the curved supports have been tied with woven sennit and terminate in square feet, 45cm. long. bears label Head - Pillow - Vanau. Tonga. H.M.s. Pylades. 1902

    1000 - 1500614An ancient egyptian calcite cylindrical jar, the overhanging rim over vertical sides and flat base, 21cm high.

    300 - 400615An indian carved hardstone stupa of traditional domed design with four seated Buddhas within arches, linked by banded decoration, 19cm. high.

    300 - 400

    616A 19th Century french blonde tortoiseshell and inlaid marquetry serpentine workbox,. the hinged lid decorated with a basket containing flowers and gardening implements, suspended from a floral garland, having a lined interior, 23.5cm. wide.

    300 - 500

    613 detail

    615

    613

    616

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    617A 19th century whales tooth scrimshaw a decorated with a figure on horseback and portrait of a young woman, 15cm. long.

    400 - 600618Two early 19th century Dieppe ivory busts. of a lady and gentleman in traditional costume, each 8.25cm. high.

    200 - 300619An early 19th Century tortoiseshell inkstand. of rectangular outline, with scroll back, pen tray and single long drawer inlaid with mother of pearl, raised on gilt metal foliate decorated bracket feet, 22cm. wide.

    200 - 300

    620An 18th Century oriental brass cutter, the 4cm. steel blade enclosed in a brass scissor action frame, the hinge in the form of a birds head, 13cm. long.

    50 - 70621An early 19th Century bronze night light in the form of a Gothic tower with steeple, 21cm. high and two desk thermometers, one dated 1823.

    150 - 200622A Victorian alabaster scent bottle casket, the domed lid having gilt metal and banded agate mounts, containing three glass scent bottles with gilt metal lids, 22cm x 12cm high.

    300 - 350

    623A Bilston-style enamel patch box of elliptical form, painted with a beehive and motto An emblem of industry on a pale blue ground, 5.5cm wide.

    80 - 120624A late 19th century Russian icon, Christ Pantocrator encased in a silver oklad, assay master ZB, 1861, 84 fineness mark, st Petersburg, contained in a polished wood frame, the icon 17cm. x 14cm.

    100 - 150625A late Victorian opaque glass and silver mounted jewelled glass scent bottle of tear drop outline, with gilded decoration and applied coloured glass beads, the silver mounts marked for Birmingham, 1897, 9.5cm. long.

    250 - 350

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    626An 18th Century silver mounted cowrie shell snuff box, the domed hinged lid with unmarked silver foliate and scroll decorated border, 7.5cm. long.

    300 - 500627A collection of 19th century hat pins, including a pair of filigree silver hat pins and two other pairs of hat pins (6).

    60 - 80628A 19th Century french necessaire in ivory case, of rectangular outline, containing polished steel and gilt metal mounted bodkin, needlecase, thimble, scissors, etc, 12.5cm. long.

    150 - 200629A late 18th Century gilt metal etui with scroll and foliate decoration, containing a pair of scissors, 11cm. long.

    80 - 120

    630A 19th century silver and m.o.p. magnifying glass of circular outline, with unmarked silver mounts, 4cm. diameter.

    40 - 50631An ivory needle case in the form of a peapod, a small marlin spike in ivory case, a canton ivory needle case, a beadwork needle case, a gilded metal needle case, a m.o.p. thread reel and a pin cushion.

    150 - 200

    632An Art Nouveau period bronze bowl with scrolling border and stylised swept handles, raised on four trefoil shaped leaf feet, 27cm. wide.

    150 - 250633A Regency blonde tortoiseshell and ivory strung tea caddy of sarcophagus outline, the shaped hinged lid enclosing two lidded compartments with central glass blender, with lion mask ring handles to the sides, raised on paw feet, 31cm. high.

    800 - 1000

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    634A 19th century blonde tortoiseshell tea caddy the front of double concave outline, with shallow domed hinged lid enclosing two lidded compartments, raised on squat bun feet, 20cm. wide.

    400 - 600635An early 19th century blonde tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl inlaid tea caddy of bowed outline, the shallow domed top enclosing two lidded compartments, above canted corners with columns, on a plinth base with ball feet, 20cm. wide.

    500 - 700

    636An early 19th century blonde tortoiseshell tea caddy of bowed outline, the shallow domed lid enclosing two lidded compartments, with canted corners, raised on ball feet, 17cm. wide.

    400 - 500637An early 19th century blonde tortoiseshell and ivory strung tea caddy of rectangular outline, the shallow domed hinged lid enclosing two lidded compartments, raised on ball feet, 18cm. wide.

    400 - 500

    638An early 19th century blonde tortoiseshell tea caddy of rectangular outline, the shallow domed lid enclosing two lidded compartments, raised on ball feet, 18cm. wide.

    300 - 500639Three book albums of 19th Century plaster gems Works of canova, Vatican Museum and The works of Thornwaldren.

    150 - 200

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    640A Victorian ebonised walking cane, the handle carved in the form of a pug dog, another cane walking stick with carved ivory dogs head handle and an ebonised and silver mounted walking cane the handle in the form of a crouching dog, (3).

    400 500

    641A Victorian brass and malachite mounted desk set, including rectangular scroll and foliate engraved blotter 28cm. wide, a circular inkwell 20cm. diameter and desk stationery box, 17cm. wide.

    500 - 600

    642A 19th century gilt brass and cast metal desk blotter inset with two metal plaques by John Herring Jnr depicting figures from the Parthenon frieze, signed Herring, 24cm. high.

    200 - 250643A tortoiseshell and silver inlaid musical box playing four airs, the front inlaid with silver swans with 6cm. key wound cylinder, 9.5cm. wide.

    500 - 700644A circular ivory box, the hinged lid inset with circular panel decorated with a painted vignette of an 18th century gallant, 6cm. diameter.

    300 - 400

    645C essex & Co, London, a 19th century pocket compass with printed paper dial signed c essex & co, London, contained in a treen case with screw top domed lid, 6cm. diameter.

    300 - 350646A 19th century mother-of-pearl set snuff box, of cartouche shaped outline decorated with figures in a woodland landscape, 7cm. wide.

    400 - 500647A 19th century circular tortoiseshell and gold mounted snuff box, of ribbed form, 5.25cm. diameter

    300 - 400

    640

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    648An Arts & Crafts embossed copper charger by John Pearson, the centre decorated with a three-masted galleon on a choppy sea, enclosed by a geometric border, signed to the reverse J Pearson, 1891, 450, 48cm. diameter

    1500 - 2000

    649After P.J mene a cast metal and bronzed patinated study of two whippets on an oval base, signed P.J. Mene, 20cm. wide.

    250 - 300650After Adolphe Jean Lavergne, a gilt bronze study of a fisher boy tying a hook, signed to the rectangular base, stamped LU 337 with black marble stand, 34cm. high.

    400 - 500

    650

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    651James Havard Thomas (1854 -1921) head and shoulders portrait of a french woman, her hair tied in a bun, bronze plaque in relief, signed J. Havard Thomas, 1886, 29 x 18cm., contained in a polished oak frame,

    150 - 250652After Guillaume Cousteau, a pair of french bronze marly Horse groups, each rearing horse restrained by a semi-clad attendant, on naturalistically cast bases, late 19th/early 20th century, 48cm high.

    400 - 600653After emile Joseph Carlier (french, 1849 - 1927), mother and Child carved composite marble group on a circular naturalistic base, signed carlier, 71cm. high.

    700 - 900654A Chinese carved cherry wood water buffalo group, with a woman dressed in traditional clothes riding on its back, raised on carved base, 37cm long including base.

    200 - 250

    655After Auguste Cain, an early 20th century french bronze spill vase modelled as a crowing cockerel standing on the rim of a basket, with a cast label A.cAIn, on a circular base, 17cm high.

    60 - 80656A late 19th century french bronze of Rosseau standing holding a book in his right hand, his left hand resting on his hip, raised on a square polished marble base, total height 41cm.

    300 - 400

    651 652

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    657After P J mene, a bronze study of a doe and kid, both goats standing on a naturalistic base, signed P.J.Mene, 25cm. high.

    700 - 900

    658After Dominique Alonzo, The Paper Boy, a bronze study of a paper boy running with a bundle of papers under his arm, signed d. Alonzo, early 20th century, 34.5cm. high.

    700 - 900

    657 658

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    659A bronze equestrian figure of of a Russian Trumpeter cast after the model by evgenii Alexandrovich Lanceray, late 19th century, the naturalistic base signed in cyrillic e. Lanceray and dated 1877, bears indistinct circular foundry mark, 37.5cm. high.

    6000 - 8000

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    660An Austrian cold painted bronze figure of an Arab stallion, saddled, bears Bergman vase stamps to saddle and underside, also stamped Geschutes, 8125, 18.5cm. high, 22cm. long.

    400 - 600661James Powell and Sons (manufacturers) The Annunciation, a pair of original pen, ink and pencil designs for a pair of stained glass windows, London, circa 1860- 1920, in later ebonised and gilt frames, 106cm x 40cm. *notes James Powell and sons were one of the most important glass makers and stained glass window manufacturers at the turn of the century. Henry Holiday (1839-1927) was the chief designer from 1862 followed by J.W Brown (1842-1928). There are several variations of The Annunciation including an example by William Richmond as seen in the window of the east wall of Gladstone chapel, church of st deiniol, Hawarden,Flintshire. The archive of James Powell & sons is held at the Archive of Art & design at The Victorian & Albert Museum. * Provenance. originally from sale of archive materials at christies south Kensington c1985

    300 - 500662A Japanese bronze figure group of a woman with a young boy on her back, on a naturalistic base, signed, 49cm. high.

    1000 - 1500

    660

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    663A 19th Century bronze twin-handled campana urn of slender, flared and fluted form, with reeded scroll handles and all over foliate decoration, raised on a square base, together with copper liner, 58.5cm. high

    1000 - 1200

    664After moreau, a bronze figure group depicting a neo-classical maiden being taunted by two cherubs, on a naturalistic base, mounted on an oval plinth decorated with putti harvesting corn, dark brown patination, signed Moreau, 79cm. high.

    4000 - 6000

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    665After Chambard, Le Bucheron, fable De La fontaine, bronze study of a wood cutter breaking kindling over his knee, signed chambard, the circular base inscribed Le Bucheron, Fable de La Fontaine,dark brown patination, 88cm. high.

    2000 - 3000

    666A pair of 19th Century bronze twin-handled urns and covers decorated with bacchanalian scenes, the domed lids surmounted by putti, having vine leaf decorated handles on square bases, 30cm. high.

    800 - 1000665

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    667After Bayre, a bronze model of a seated cat signed Bayre, mounted on a polished onyx base, total height 11.5cm.

    150 - 200668After Donald Gilbert, circa 1920, a bronze study of a panther cast on an integral base, indistinctly signed Gilbert, 8cm. high.

    150 - 200669After Donald Gilbert, circa 1920, a bronze study of a panthers head cast on an integral base, signed Gilbert, 9.5cm. high.

    150 - 200

    670After Donald Gilbert, circa 1920, a bronze study of a crouching rat cast on an integral base, signed d Gilbert, 9cm. high.

    150 - 200671An Art Nouveau period carved walnut and ivory figure of a woman gathering faggots, wearing a long flowing dress, set in a naturalistic pose against an on coming wind, with carved ivory face, hands and feet, circa 1900, raised on a later ebonised stand, 50cm high.

    500 - 700

    667, 668, 669, 670

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    672After H Dumaige, a pair of french bronze military figures each dressed in late 18th century uniforms, one holding a musket, the other holding a drum, mounted on naturalistic square bases, signed H dumaige, each 65cm. high.

    1000 - 1500673A white marble pedestal, of half reeded and fluted baluster form, on a quatrefoil base with bun feet, 79cm. high.

    300 - 500674A pair of 19th Century faux marble and gilt metal plinths, with plain beaded capitol, the square base with ribbon tied laurel wreath, 26cm. high.

    1000 - 1200

    675A pair of Compton-style pottery jardinieres, with single scroll handles, initialled to the interior T, 31cm. diameter.

    300 - 500

    672

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    676A 19th century brass Colza adjustable oil lamp in the form of a Roman lamp mounted on a central column with adjustable shade holder, on a weighted circular base, impressed Patent, Wild & Wessel, Berlin, 54.5cm. high.

    300 - 400

    677A 19th Century pate sur pate and ormolu mounted table lamp, of slender tapering form, decorated with a neo-classical female, with loop carrying handles to the sides, on an ormolu square base, 51cm. high.

    500 - 600

    678A wood, gesso and polychrome decorated female Blackamoor figure in traditional costume holding a torch aloft in her left hand, now converted to a table lamp, 90cm. high.

    600 - 800679A pair of bronze four branch candelabra each with triple knopped branches with circular sconces, on a turned and knopped column having a stepped circular base, 50cm. high.

    300 - 400

    677

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    685An edwardian miniature tortoiseshell carriage clock the eight-day duration timepiece movement having a platform lever escapement and stamped on the backplate with the serial number 2850, the round white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and brass moon hands, the tortoiseshell case with applied decorative silver mounts and standing on silver bun feet, height 7cm (handle down), 8cm (handle up) complete with the original leather travelling case.

    300 - 500686matthew Norman, a modern carriage clock with complications the eight-day duration movement with a platform lever escapement, striking the hours and half-hours on a gong with the backplate signed for Matthew Norman, Swiss Made and numbered 1781, the silvered dial with a repeat signature and with black Roman numerals, blued steel hands, a moonphase aperture to the centre and three subsidiary dials below for day, date and alarm, the Anglaise case with fluted pillars and handle, height 18cm (handle up), 16.5cm (handle down)

    1000 - 1500

    685

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    687A mid-Victorian french decorative mantel timepiece the eight-day duration timepiece movement having a platform lever escapement with the backplate numbered 25108, the round ivorine dial with black Arabic numerals and blued steel spade hands, the movement set within a swept balloon case inlaid with an oval panel and ebonised sword inlay, standing on a demi-lune cross-banded base with striped inlaid decoration to the front, standing on four fluted and quarter-stopped pillars on a further demi-lune stepped base with fan inlay, with four brass finials to the top piece and surmounted with a further brass finial, height 46cm.

    3000 - 4000

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    688An Art Deco three piece clock garniture the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with an outside countwheel and stamped to the backplate with the trademark of the clockmaker samuel Marti, the gilt-metal octagonal dial with black Arabic numerals and blued steel hands, set within a case of green, pink and black verigated marble, with spelter figures of naked females in contemplation to either side of the centre block, all standing on a rectangular base, with matching green, pink and black marble side vases, height 26.5 cm.

    750 - 900

    689Henry marc, Paris, a decorative porcelain mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the trademark for Henry Marc, Paris and numbered 20301, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, decorative blued steel hands and with a repeat signature, the white and purple porcelain case of rococo and c-scroll form with gilded highlighting and decoration, standing on a decorative giltwood base, height 38cm (with base); 31.5cm (clock only)

    150 - 250690A Jaeger-LeCoultre mystery clock the eight-day duration movement, with a lever escapement, floating within the square gilt-brass and glass case, the chapter ring with black Roman numerals and with blued steel fleur-de-lys hands, the glass to the front signed Jaeger-LeCoultre with a repeat signature to the movement, the underside of the base stamped Swiss, 508, height 17 cm. * notes For details of Jaeger-Lecoultre see lot no. 699

    200 - 300

    691Japy freres, Paris, an enamelled clock garniture the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell, the backplate stamped A&N for the movement maker and with the trademark of the clockmaker Japy Freres, the dial having a gilded chapter ring with black Roman numerals, decorative blued steel hands and signed Imported by Howell & James & Co, To The Queen, London, the round case decorated in blue and cream champlev enamel with two cast ormolu cherubs either side at play with swags of flowers mounted between and standing on a shaped base of matching enamel, the whole surmounted by an ormolu urn bursting with flora, with a pair of matching candlesticks in similar enamel and with cherubs to the centre, height 35cm. * notes For details of Japy Freres see lot no. 695

    400 - 600

    688

    691

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    692Aubert & klaftenberger Geneve, an ormolu and porcelain panelled mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a bell and signed Aubert & Klaftenberger Geneve and numbered 388, along with the trademark of the maker Vincenti et Cie, the white enamel dial with blue Roman numerals each set within a gilt cartouche, blued steel moon hands and signed as above, the movement situated within an ormolu drum case and sitting on a shaped base, all with inset blue, white and grey porcelain panels depicting musical instruments with a cherub to the centre panel, the case with ormolu mounts depicting musical instruments, flora, a dove and two cherubs at play either side of a goat, on an ebonised oval base, height 27cm (without base) * Biography. The Aubert & Klaftenberger firm was founded in 1835 by two watch retailers, c.J. Klaftenberger of London and d.F. Aubert of Geneva. The firm was favoured by both the Queen and the Prince Albert as the supplier of watches to be presented as gifts and received a Royal Warrant in 1859. The company was also a contributor to the horological section of the Great exhibition of 1851, winning an Honourable Mention from the Jury.* notes For details of Vincenti et cie see lot no. 698

    800 - 1000

    693Pons, Paris, a french mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a bell with an outside countwheel and silk suspension, the backplate stamped with the trademark

    of the maker Pons and serial number 1264, the silvered dial painted with black Roman numerals and with blued steel moon hands, the ormolu case with a curved frieze with bas relief decoration depicting floral scrolls with a matching

    apron below, with a female Renaissance figure sitting above and leaning on a matching table below which sits the dial, standing on an ebonised oval base, height 40cm (clock); 47cm (with base)

    600 - 800

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    694klaftenberger, a large french four-glass mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a gong and having a visible dead-beat escapement with jeweled pallets, the backplate signed in script for the maker Klaftenberger and numbered 28569, with a twin-jar mercury bob to the pendulum, the white enamel two-piece dial with Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands and with the escapement visible below XII oclock, the gorge case glazed to all four sides, height 36cm. * Biography For details of c.J. Klaftenberger, and his partnership with d.F. Aubert, see lot no. 692

    400 - 600

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    695Japy freres, Paris, a gilt-metal and porcelain mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the trademark for Japy Freres and serial number 1940, the white enamel dial with blue Roman numerals, outer five minute numerals and decorative brass filigree hands, the decorative shaped gilt-metal case with rams-head mounts to the sides and surmounted by a floral spray with a pair of doves to the top, height 51cm. * Biography Japy Freres was founded by Frederic Japy of Beaucount, born 1749 who first made movements for the clock industry at his factory in 1777, becoming the largest and most commercially important clockmaking concern in France. The business continued after his death.

    800 - 1000

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    696Vincenti et Cie, a french Victorian four-glass clock garniture the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a gong with a twin mercury tube bob to the pendulum, the backplate stamped with the trademark for Vincenti et Cie and numbered 4690, the white enamel dial with the black Arabic numerals having coloured floral swags between and decorative brass filigree hands, the white marble and gilt-metal four-glass case with fluted pillars to the sides surmounted by two finials and an urn to the centre, standing on gilt-metal feet, complete with a pair of matching five-light candelabra, height 45cm (clock) * notes For details of Vincenti et cie see lot no. 698

    1200 - 1500

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    697moreau, a french marble and ormolu mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the trademark of the movement maker Japy Freres and serial number 6401, the black marble dial having raised brass Roman numerals and gilt hands, the shaped black marble case with inset panels and canted corners with the clock set to the centre, surmounted by a large cast figure of a classical figure sewing and leaning against a plinth, signed to the side by the sculptor Moreau, with a pair of matching side pieces, height 67cm.* notes For details of Japy Freres see lot no. 695* Biography Auguste Louis Marthurin Moreau was born in dijon in 1834 and died in Malesherbes in 1917 being the youngest son of sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Moreau. He studied under his father and also with Aim Millet, Augustin drumont and Jean Thomas. each of the three Moreau brothers, Hippolyte, Marthurin and Auguste, have become renowned

    for the quality and the beauty of their figurative work. Auguste himself is particularly known for his Art noveau style figures with his subjects being primarily young maidens sensuously clad in a swirling diaphanous dress and usually decorated with flowers and birds or allegorical and genre scenes incorporating cupids and young children. His style was realistic and graceful, revealing his relation to the other members of the Moreau family. His compositions encapsulate a feeling of innocence whilst incorporating an air of mischievous game. In 1861 Auguste made his debut at the salon where he would exhibit regularly until 1913.

    700 - 800698Vincenti et Cie, a french marble mantel clock garniture the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell, with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the trademark of the maker Vincenti et Cie and numbered 878, the dial with a visible escapement to the gilded centre, with an

    ivorine chapter ring having black Arabic numerals and decorative blued steel hands, the black marble base with scroll sides, fluted half green marble columns to the front, with the glazed front showing the visible pendulum, with the movement sitting above within a round marble casing, with matching marble side pieces, height 49cm.* Biography Vincenti started his workshops before 1823 in Montbeliard, France making the roulant blancs (rough movements) for clockmakers to finish and use. He died in 1834 and the business continued winning a number of awards including the Medaille dArgent (silver medal) in 1855. Vincenti set up his factory producing roulant blancs in Montbeliard in 1823 but went bankrupt a year later, whereupon the clock manufacturer Roux took on the management. They were awarded a silver medal for their movements at the Paris exhibition of 1824. Vincenti died in 1834.

    400 - 600

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    699Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clock the brass and glass case with canted corners and signed on the front glass Jaeger-LeCoultre, the movement also signed by the maker along with the serial number 521704, the round white chapter ring having raised Arabic and dauphine numerals with brass dauphine hands, the underside of the case marked with the calibre number 528-8, height 22.5cm.* Biography Jaeger-Lecoultre were established in 1833 by charles Antoine Le coultre in Le sentier in the Valle de Joux and obtained the current name after the merger with chronometer maker edward Jaeger in 1937 who, having worked for the firm for twenty years, turned it into one of the finest makers of watches in the world.

    600 - 800

    700A Victorian lantern clock the eight-day duration, double fusee movement striking the hours on a bell set within the top straps, the brass dial with an engraved centre of floral decoration, with the raised chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals and decorative half-hour markings, and with blued steel hands (one broken), the case with turned pillars to the four corners and surmounted by a further finial, height 36cm.

    500 - 700

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    701George Grove, London, a mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, five pillar double-fusee movement striking the hours on a bell, the backplate with engraved border decoration and signed Geo. Grove, London, the eight-inch round convex painted dial with black Roman numerals, blued steel tulip hands and signed George Grove, Wood St, Cheapside, London, the dome topped mahogany case with inlaid stringing to the front, brass fishscale frets to the sides and standing on brass ball feet, height 42 cm.* Biography George Grove is recorded as working in Wood street from circa 1809 until his death in 1814. He was the son of the maker Richard Wood of the same address, a Freeman of the clockmakers company from 1760 until 1817.

    800 - 1000

    702John Jackson, Tavistock, a william iV mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, double-fusee movement having shaped shoulders and striking the hours on a bell, the eight-inch round convex dial with black Roman numerals, decorative blued steel hands and signed J. Jackson, Tavistock, the dome-topped mahogany case with an inset panel to the front with brass moulding, brass fishscale fretwork to the sides and standing on bun feet, height 43cm.* Biography John Jackson is recorded as working in West street, Tavistock as a watchmaker and ironmonger from circa 1838 until his death in december 1850 at which time his estate was valued at under 4,000. he previously worked in partnership with one of the Jessop family of Tavistock clockmakers in King street, circa 1823 and then in West street from circa 1830, presumably either or both of Thomas and Peter Jessop.

    300 - 500

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    703Benjamin Jonas, Plymouth, a william iV mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, double fusee, five-pillar movement striking the hours on a bell, with border engraving to both the backplate and pendulum bob, the painted eight-inch round convex dial with black Roman numerals, decorative blued steel hands and signed B. Jonas, Plymouth, the mahogany case with gadrooned pediment top surmounted by a wood and brass ball finial, with further ribbed moulding to the top, bottom and corners of the case, with cast brass floral and ring handles to the sides and brass fishscale frets, standing on gadrooned ball feet, height 48cm.* Biography Benjamin Jonas is recorded as working in James street, Plymouth dock from circa 1812 and married Ann ezekiel, sister of the exeter engraver e.A. ezekiel of whom he was named as a trustee of his will in september 1806. Interestingly a Philip ezekiel is known to be working in Plymouth dock in the same period.

    1000 - 1500

    704A Victorian Boulle cased chiming bracket clock the eight-day duration, triple-fusee movement striking the hours on a gong and the quarters on eight bells, the break-arch brass dial engraved with floral decoration and with a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals and decorative half-hour markings, the arch with subsidiary dials for chime/silent, slow/fast regulation and chime on eight Bells/cambridge chimes, with blued steel fleur-de-lys hands, the tortoiseshell boulle case inlaid with engraved brass with cast-brass floral mounts to the front and sides, with a griffin-head mask to the lower front a male caryatids to the corners, the caddy-top with four flame finials to the lower portion and a further four finials to the top, standing on cast brass feet, height 58cm.

    1800 - 2200

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    705Gustav Becker, Germany, a walnut Vienna regulator wall clock the eight-day duration, weight driven movement with maintaining power, adjustable pallets to the dead-beat escapement and a wood-rod pendulum with brass bob, striking on a gong, the backplate stamped with the trademark of Gustav Becker, a mark showing the award for the Medaille dor won at the 1852 silesia Trade exposition and serial number 19639, giving a date of manufacture of circa 1866, the walnut veneered case having turned finials to the top and bottom, with an architectural pediment top, glazed front and sides and corinthian capitals to the fluted trunk pillars, with a burr walnut panel to the backboard and various further panels to the case front, the two-piece white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and decorative blued steel hands, height 130 cm. * Biography Gustav Becker was born in 1819 and trained in both Germany and Austria before operating on his own account in 1850 in Freiburg, silesia, Germany. It was the award of the Gold medal mentioned that set him on his way to being one of the most prolific, and better, makers, of Vienna-style regulator wall clocks. Becker died in 1885 but the company continued making clocks until 1935 when it was taken over by the fast-expanding Junghans clockmaking concern.

    600 - 800

    706Thomas foster, Tiverton, a mahogany convex dial wall clock the timepiece fusee movement with shaped shoulders and an anchor escapement, the fourteen-inch round convex dial with black Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands and signed Thomas Foster, Tiverton, the mahogany case with a cast brass bezel and moulded surround, diameter 41cm.* Biography Thomas Foster is recorded as working in Fore street, Tiverton as an auctioneer, appraiser and dealer in game, from circa 1820 until at least the 1850s. He was also an agent for the Universal Life Assurance company. A longcase clock made by Foster is in the Tiverton Museum.

    800 - 1000

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    707Joseph Bates, Londini fecit, a walnut longcase clock the later eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the 11 1/2-inch square brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, Arabic five-minute numerals and meeting arrow-head half-hour decoration, the matted centre with ringed winding holes, a subsidiary seconds dial and engraved decoration surrounding the square date aperture, with cast brass cherub-head spandrels to the four corners and signed Joseph Bates, Londini fecit, with later blued steel hands, the walnut flat-topped case with blind fret to the hood, cushion moulding below the hood, beaded moulding to the trunk door with crossbanding and lenticle glass to the trunk door, with satinwood stringing to the case sides, the restored base with further crossbanding and stringing, height 210cm.* Biography Joseph Bates is recorded as having been apprenticed in 1679 to William standish and free of the clockmakers company in 1687. He was married between 1683 and 1706, and worked in White Alley, Holborn.

    1500 - 2000

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    708winterhalder & Hofmeier, Schwarzenbach, a chiming longcase clock the three-train, eight-day duration movement striking the hours on one tube and the quarters on a further four tubes, with brass bound weights and a steel rod pendulum with a brass bob, the eleven-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised chapter ring with raised brass Arabic numerals, with engraved filigree decoration to the dial centre and four corners, with a subsidiary seconds dial, blued steel hands, two subsidiary dials to the top corners for strike/silent and chime/silent and signed on a silvered cartouche W&H Sch, the mahogany case having a glazed trunk door, short panelled base with further inset panelling to the sides, castellated moulding to the hood with a pediment top, with turned three-quarter columns to the trunk and turned columns to the hood, standing on bracket feet, height 215cm.* Biography Anton Winterhalder, born 1838, founded the business in schwarzenbach, Germany having married and taking Anton Hofmeier into partnership in 1850, with the company finally closing upon the death of Linus, last son of Winterhalder, in 1930. The movements and clocks made by this firm are often believed to be the among the best produced in Germany at this time.

    1000 - 1200

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    709william Cockey, Yeovil, a mahogany longcase clock the thirty-hour birdcage movement with turned, ringed pillars, striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the eleven-inch square brass dial having a raised chapter ring engraved with black Roman hour numerals, Arabic five minute numerals and signed either side of VI oclock Willm. Cockey, Yeovil, with cast brass female-head spandrels to the four corners and a matted dial centre, the oak case having a swan-neck pediment with brass patrae and fluted pillars to the hood with cast brass capitals, with the plain base standing on bracket feet, height 201cm* Biography William cockey was a member of the well-known Warminster family of clockmakers and bell founders. He both made and maintained clocks for a number of churches in the area including supplying a clock for the tower at castle

    cary church for which he was paid 8-0-0. In 1736 it is recorded in the records of Montacute church Mr. cockey For Righting the clock and for the Agreement for the Keeping of in Repair for ye Year 1-4-6. From 1737 until 1761 cockey was paid 5-0-0 per annum to look after this clock. A number of clocks are recorded by William cockey including a longcase example in the dorset clock Museum at owermoigne.

    300 - 500710John Reid, Sanquhar, a mahogany longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with the fourteen-inch painted break-arch dial having black Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and date dials to the centre and religious scenes painted to the four corners and arch, with decorative brass hands, signed to the

    centre John Reid, Sanquhar, the mahogany case having a curved trunk door with a decorative moulding to the top, applied half-columns to the trunk, the hood with turned columns, a swan-neck pediment and brass ball and spire finials, the panelled base standing on bracket feet, height 226cm.* Biography John Reid is recorded as working as a clock and watchmaker in sanquhar, dumfriesshire, scotland from before 1825 until circa 1838.

    400 - 600711John Pitt, Tetbury, an oak longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the thirteen-inch break-arch painted dial with Arabic hour numerals, floral corner spandrels, a date aperture to the centre, decorative brass hands and signed Jno Pitt, Tetbury, the oak case with fluted canted corners to the trunk, a break-arch trunk door inset with stringing, the hood having square fluted pillars with brass capitals and a swan-neck pediment, standing on bracket feet, height 217cm.*Biography John Pitt is recorded as working in Tetbury, Gloucestershire from the early 19th century. A prolific maker of longcase clocks it is known that he looked after the clock at Tetbury Market House from 1816 until 1852 with a payment of

    2-2-0 per annum.

    400 - 600

    709 711

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    712kent, Saffron walden, a lacquer longcase clock the eight-day duration, five-pillar movement striking the hours on a bell, the twelve-inch break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, Arabic five minute markings fleur-de-lys half-hour decoration and with an arcaded minute ring, the silvered dial centre with a subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture and engraved with a seascape scene, the arch having a silvered boss engraved with the name Kent, Saffron Walden, the black lacquer case with raised chinoiserie decoration, three-quarter columns to the hood, a shallow caddy top, a break-arch trunk door and giltwood finials, height 223cm.* Biography The Kent family of clockmakers were working in saffron Walden, essex starting with Henry who was apprenticed in 1699 with this clock probably made by John Kent snr who was married in 1764 and had a clockmaking son, also John, who was born in 1765. A William Kent had moved to saffron Walden from Lynton in cambridgeshire by 1753 and died there in 1783, a maker who numbered his clocks.

    1000 - 1200

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    713A carved oak Victorian chiming longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a tubular gong and the quarters on eight further tubular gongs, with three brass bound weights, the fourteen-inch break-arch brass dial with moonphase aperture to the arch, a raised chapter ring with applied brass Arabic hour numerals, the dial centre engraved with c-scroll decoration and with a subsidiary seconds dial, with cast-brass female-head spandrels to the corners, with two subsidiary dials to the top corners for chime/silent and Westminster/Whittington, with blued steel hands, the oak case with carved decoration, fluted pillars with brass corinthian capitals to the break-arch hood, with a carved green man mask to the centre of the top moulding, with a glazed trunk door, a panelled base and standing on bracket feet, height 250cm.

    2000 - 3000

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    714Richard Deeble, Corke, a mahogany longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, with the associated fourteen-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised chapter ring with engraved black Roman numerals, Arabic five-minute numerals, decorative half-hour markings and signed either side of VI oclock Ric deeble, corke, with engraved decoration to the four corners and arch, either side of the rocking soldier automata, the dial centre engraved with further floral decoration and with a subsidiary seconds dial, the later mahogany case with crossbanding to the trunk door and base, with the barley twist columns to the trunk with brass corinthian capitals, with repeat columns to the hood, with the curved to surmounted by decorative cresting, height 276cm. * Biography Richard deeble is recorded as being born in cork, Ireland in 1675 and died in 1718.

    500-800715Jno Tarone & Co, edinburgh, a Georgian wheel barometer the mahogany case inlaid with sheraton style decoration to the top, bottom and sides, with triple stringing to the edge and an architectural pediment to the top with a brass finial to the centre, having a thermometer set within the trunk, the eight-inch silvered dial signed Jno Tarone & Co, Edinburgh, with a brass pointer, blued steel setting hand and a concave cast bezel, height 98cm.

    300 - 500

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