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Logo Circle

In Chiswick, W4

The Fine Arts & Selected Antiques Sale

Tuesday, 12th May

Lot No:  1 (Collectables, Sporting, Coins)

A 18th century French axe, reputably used for executions.

Lot No:  2 (General)

A 1920s/30s Argus Cintar (American) box camera, within original leather case.

Lot No:  3 (Collectables, Sporting, Coins)

A 1972 Munich Olympic torch, stainless steel, stamped to inside of end cap 'Hagri, 4307 Kettwig, W-Germany', together with original packaging, L.

Lot No:  4 (General)

A pair of black leather gentleman's hunting boots, approx. size 10, together with a pair of wooden boot trees.

Lot No:  5 (Firearms)

A late 19th century pin fire six shot small bore revolver, having carved grip and folding trigger. L.13cm

Lot No:  6 (General)

A pair of brown leather gentleman's hunting boots, together with a pair of wooden boot trees.

Lot No:  7 (Furniture)

A mid 19th century French figural bronze table lamp, fashioned as a female fame raised on a pedestal base decorated with allegorical putti. H.89cm

Lot No:  8 (General)

Four Victorian daguerreotype portrait photographs, together with an Edwardian brown Bakelite folding picture frame.

Lot No:  9 (Firearms)

A late George III flintlock blunderbuss, having a flared faceted barrel, stamped with proof marks, the lock plate stamped 1810 with lion rampant, fitted ram rod and checkered walnut stock. L.50cm

Lot No:  10 (General)

Two West African carved treen crescent shaped boxes, carved with stylised faces and scarifications. W: 26cm (2)

Lot No:  11 (Bronze)

Gustave Emile Marchegay (French 1859-1932),a bronze study of a pike, mounted on a rectangular base, signed. H: 12cm L: 31cm

Lot No:  12 (Clocks)

A 19th century gilt metal and onyx clock garniture, the clock of architectural form, having an Arabic enamelled dial, flanked by gilt Corinthian columns, raised on a plinth base, flanked by a pair of architectural porticoes mounted with figures of knights.

Lot No:  13 (General)

A late 19th / early 20th century taxidermy study of a red squirrel, within a glazed case. H.32cm W.43cm

Lot No:  14 (General)

A pair of World War I General Service medals, to Cpl S.J. Knapper, A.S.C.

Lot No:  15 (General)

An important pair, to Sergeant Joseph Foley, 1st Battalion, 10th Foot, including Punjab medal 1948-1849 with Goojerat clasp and an Indian Mutiny medal 1857-1858 with Lucknow clasp, together with associated paperwork.

Lot No:  16 (Toys, Dolls, Games)

An unusual scale radio controlled model of a German submarine, together with radio controller. L.164cm

Lot No:  17 (General)

An unusual blackamoor 20th century figural study of a Nubian man, raised on a naturalistic socle base. H.178cm

Lot No:  18 (Clocks)

An unusual 19th century French figural desk timepiece, of diminutive size, the case surmounted with an Allegorical female figure emblematic of Music besides a drum case, fitted with a Roman enamelled dial and cylinder movement with platform escapement, raised on a plinth base and toupee feet. H: 17.5cm

Lot No:  19 (General)

A pair of painted pitch pine oars.

Lot No:  20 (Firearms)

Two medieval style pikes. Approx. L: 225cm

Lot No:  21 (General)

A late 19th / early 20th century Japanese Katana, having shagreen scabbard and white metal hilt. L.69cm

Lot No:  22 (General)

A pair of painted pitch pine oars.

Lot No:  23 (General)

A Southeast Asian bronze antiquity modelled as an Elephant and rider, having remains of gilt to body, together with one other similar bronze elephant. H.9cm

Lot No:  24 (General)

A late 19th century French Dieppe ivory and abelone shell fan, with reticulated blades decorated with flowers and leaves. L: 24cm

Lot No:  25 (General)

A West African carved palm wood child's ceremonial Guro mask, incised with scarification. H.45cm

Lot No:  26 (General)

A Victorian brown leather cartridge magazine. H.15cm W.50cm

Lot No:  27 (General)

A pair of painted pitch pine oars.

Lot No:  28 (General)

An early 19th century bovine horn musket powder flask. H.15cm

Lot No:  29 (General)

A mid 20th century tuba, on a wrought iron stand. H: 85cm

Lot No:  30 (Clocks)

A fine 19th century French ormolu figural mantle timepiece, of architectural form, the case surmounted by an amorini besides a pedestal, with cornucopia finial, set a Roman enamel dial with outer minute track, and having an 8-day cylinder movement, raised on a lappet decorated plinth base, toupee feet. H: 21cm W: 19cm

Lot No:  31 (General)

A pair of taxidermy fox heads, mounted on a wooden shield. H.25cm

Lot No:  32 (General)

A pair of painted pitch pine oars.

Lot No:  33 (General)

A taxidermy study of a red hind head. H.72cm

Lot No:  34 (General)

W. Foster & Co. A 19th century embossed brass shot flask, decorated with a pheasant amongst a rural landscape within foliate reserves. L.21cm

Lot No:  35 (Lighting)

A late 19th century Corinthian column oil lamp, having a cranberry glass shade and reservoir, raised on a stepped base. H.77cm

Lot No:  36 (General)

A late Victorian / early Edwardian taxidermy study of song birds, in a glass dome, raised on a circular wooden stand.

Lot No:  37 (General)

A swordfish bill. L.96cm

Lot No:  38 (Furniture)

An unusual taxidermy elephant foot fashioned as an occasional table. H: 47cm

Lot No:  39 (General)

A set of 18th century wrought iron beam balance sack scales.

Lot No:  40 (General)

A 19th century Japanese wakizashi, having a black and gold lacquered gilt mounted scabbard, fitted woven hilt (Tang unsigned). L.84cm

Lot No:  41 (General)

A medieval style pike. L: 225cm

Lot No:  42 (Firearms)

An unusual concealed 'Priest's' pistol, housed in a copy of 'Les Con Fessions de St Augustin', a percussion cap muff pistol with walnut checkered grip.

Lot No:  43 (General)

A 19th century scale model pond yacht, model of a Gunter rigger barge. Approx. L: 250cm H: 232cm

Lot No:  44 (Bronze)

A pair of Japanese 19th century bronze high shouldered vases, inlaid with flower and leaves in copper, yellow and white metal. H.13cm

Lot No:  45 (Clocks)

A late 19th / early 20th century French scarlet stained tortoiseshell and gilt metal mounted mantle timepiece, in the Louis XIV style, having an Arabic and Roman enamelled dial inscribed 'Liberty, London', and set an 8-day cylinder movement with platform escapement. H: 20cm

Lot No:  46 (General)

A WWI munition shell. H.57cm

Lot No:  47 (General)

A taxidermy study of a leopard head, mounted on a wooden shield. H.57cm

Lot No:  48 (Clocks)

A rare mid. 19th century Black Forest Automaton bracket clock

Lot No:  49 (General)

J. Freeman mahogany croupier's shoe. L.39cm

Lot No:  50 (General)

A python skin.

Lot No:  51 (Clocks)

A mid 19th century black slate patinated bronze and ormolu figural mantel clock, surmounted by an allegorical female fame, emblematic of harvest, a Roman enamelled dial with cylinder movement, striking bell, set within an architectural case decorated with a procession of figures, raised on claw feet. H.60cm

Lot No:  52 (General)

A George II mahogany serpentine knife box, brass mounted with a ring handle above a fret-cut brass lock and escutcheon, having vacant interior. H.34cm W.24cm

Lot No:  53 (General)

A late 19th century Corinthian column oil lamp, having a clear faceted cut glass reservoir, raised on a stepped base. H.52cm

Lot No:  54 (Firearms)

A 19th century American pin fire five shot small bore revolver, the chamber inscribed 'The Guardian, American Model of 1878'. L.15cm

Lot No:  55 (General)

A taxidermy study of the skull of a stag. H: 99cm

Lot No:  56 (General)

A late 19th/early 20th century South Pacific tribal kava bowl. D.81cmProvenance: Given to vendor as gift by King Taufa'ahau IV (Royal Family of Tonga)

Lot No:  57 (General)

A taxidermy study of a red stag head. H.112cm

Lot No:  58 (General)

A late 19th/early 20th century South Pacific tribal kava bowl. D.53cmProvenance:Given to vendor as gift by King Taufa'ahau IV (Royal Family of Tonga)

Lot No:  59 (Firearms)

An unusual 19th century 'Preist's' concealed book pistol, fitted with a percussion cap pistol, with walnut grip, set in a volume of 'The Quiver' dated 1878.

Lot No:  60 (General)

Two Indonesian carved treen figural studies, modelled as Royal figures seated on thrones, the figures decorated with geometric patterns, on green painted square bases. H.32cm (tallest)

Lot No:  61 (Asian Art & Middle Eastern)

A Chinese carved hardwood brush pot, having pierced decoration of figures in a landscape, H: 14cm together with two other Chinese brush pots, and a hardstone ink stand, cased in a wooden box. (4)

Lot No:  62 (Asian Art & Middle Eastern)

A 19th century Chinese hardwood brush pot, ivory inlaid with a study of a figure and dragon. H: 10.5cm

Lot No:  63 (Bronze)

Henry Arnold (1979-1945), 'Jeune Fille la Colombe', an Art Deco period figural study of a young girl holding a dove, signed and stamped with foundry mark to base. H.31.5cm

Lot No:  64 (Toys, Dolls, Games)

A Victorian style scale model pond yacht, with linen sails, and red and black painted hull. H.132cm

Lot No:  66 (Books)

A 19th century bound Koran manuscript, written in black ink having gilt, red and blue borders, some pages with painted outer margins.

Lot No:  67 (General)

A pair of two Henry Jones, engineer, Royal Navy, including the 1854 Crimea medal with Sebastopol bar and Crimea 1855, Henry Jones served on the Iron Gunboat HMS Caradock (1847), designed by Sir W. Symonds and launched July 3rd 1847 at Ditchburn & Mare, together associated paperwork and portrait photograph of recipient.

Lot No:  68 (General)

A Victorian brass samovar, raised on foliate cast feet. H.44cm

Lot No:  69 (Toys, Dolls, Games)

Steiff, Germany. A limited edition black mohair teddy bear, no. 0173/40. H: 41cm

Lot No:  70 (General)

A late Victorian / early Edwardian wax and feather flower group, under a glass dome, mounted on a circular wooden base. H: 70cm

Lot No:  71 (Clocks)

G. Cockburn, Edinburgh. An early 20th century polished brass carriage timepiece, the serpentine case with swing handle above a Roman enamelled dial, having cylinder movement with platform escapement. H.14cm W.9cm

Lot No:  72 (General)

A Victorian oak mounted horn table gong. H: 34cm L: 45cm

Lot No:  73 (Firearms)

An early 19th century percussion cap belt pistol. L: 44cm

Lot No:  74 (Clocks)

An early 20th century French gilded bronze novelty mantel clock, fashioned as the Eiffel Tower, set with a foliate bright-cut engraved Roman dial signed Rollins, Paris, with 8-day cylinder movement, striking bell. H: 62cm

Lot No:  75 (General)

A 17th century 'executioner's' axe.

Lot No:  76 (General)

Three model steam cars and trucks.

Lot No:  77 (Clocks)

An early 20th century brass carriage timepiece, the architectural case with swing handle above a silvered Arabic dial, having blued steel hands, flanked by four fluted pilasters, set cylinder movement with platform escapement. H.17cm W.8cm

Lot No:  78 (General)

A taxidermy study of a boar's head, mounted on a oak shield. H: 52cm

Lot No:  79 (Firearms)

An early 19th century percussion cap musket, L: 158cm

Lot No:  80 (Toys, Dolls, Games)

Steiff, Germany. A limited edition blonde mohair teddy, fitted growler, no. 406072. H: 38cm

Lot No:  81 (Ceramics)

Lissett, Lieden Hall, London. An early 19th century revolving percussion cap pistol. L: 22cm

Lot No:  82 (Firearms)

A late 18th / early 19th century flintlock rifle. L: 104cm

Lot No:  83 (Clocks)

After Auguste Moreau. A 19th century French patinated bronze and ormolu candelabra mantle timepiece, fashioned as an amorini holding a torch of three sconces, raised on a spherical clock, with Arabic dial and cylinder movement, and a white marble base, decorated with motifs and flowers, scroll feet. H: 72cm

Lot No:  84 (General)

A taxidermy study of a zebra skin rug.

Lot No:  85 (Clocks)

A late 19th / early 20th century French patinated spelter mystery clock, fashioned as an African bull elephant supporting a grid-iron pendulum, with pocket watch terminal, having Arabic enamelled dial, raised on a later stained beechwood base. H.28cm

Lot No:  86 (General)

A table lamp, the base fashioned with two leather cricket balls, having a black lampshade, mounted on a stepped granite base. H: 52cm

Lot No:  87 (General)

A table lamp, the base fashioned as a removable rugby ball, mounted on a stepped granite base, having a black lampshade. H: 69cm

Lot No:  88 (Lighting)

A floor lamp, fashioned as a cricket bat, mounted on a granite base. H.128.5cm

Lot No:  89 (Clocks)

A 20th century French brass carriage clock, the corniche case with swing handle, above an enamelled Roman dial with brass spade hands and matt gilded mask, set cylinder movement with platform escapement, half hour repeater, striking bell. H.15.5cm W.8cm

Lot No:  90 (General)

A Franco-Chinese cloisonne and ormolu mounted four light candelabrum, decorated with flowers and butterflies, raised on four elephant head feet. H: 54cm

Lot No:  91 (Firearms)

A 19th century double-barrelled percussion cap pistol. L: 40cm

Lot No:  92 (General)

W. Lund, 24 Fleet Street, London. A mid Victorian walnut gentleman's travelling toilet box, brass mounted, the hinged top enclosing a fitted interior, with associated silver plate mounted bottles and jars, with a necessaire drawer to base.

Lot No:  93 (General)

An important group of five, to Lt Col A. J. Luther, RAMC, to include Queen's Sudan medal, 1914 Star, War medal, Victory medal with MID Oakleaf and the Khedives Sudan medal with Khartoum clasp (Entitled to the Order of Bath), together with associated paperwork.Provenance: By descent.

Lot No:  94 (Bronze)

A Japanese bronze patinated model of a portico. H.19cm W.22cm

Lot No:  95 (General)

A late VIctorian taxidermy study of songbirds, mounted within a glass dome, on a circular wooden base. H: 74cm

Lot No:  96 (General)

A mid 20th century table lamp, the body with a 1950s fire extinguisher, raised on a square stepped granite base. H: 118cm

Lot No:  97 (Lighting)

A pair of table lamps, fashioned as Chinese Shanghai warrior's snow boots, mounted on a stepped granite base. H.63cm

Lot No:  98 (Clocks)

Wurtle, Gallerie Vivienne. A late 19th century French polished brass repeating alarm carriage clock, the plain case with swing handle above a Roman enamelled dial and Arabic subsidiary dial, set cylinder movement with platform escapement, striking bell. H.17.5cm W.10cm

Lot No:  99 (General)

An early 20th century oak mounted taxidermy study of a boar's head. H.76cm

Lot No:  100 (Clocks)

An 18th century Dutch marquetry and walnut cased, quarter repeating long case clock.