Fine Furniture, & Effects. Also Objets d Art & Bijouterie
An 18th Century Style Mahogany Armchair having a pierced back splat carved with interlaced straps, out swept scroll-end arms, an upholstered seat covered in blue velour fabric with brass studded edging, and carved cabriole legs with ball & claw feet.
Sold For: £40
A Good Quality Chippendale Style Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tripod table. The oval top having a moulded piecrust edge on a stop-fluted column with wrythen fluted cup knop above foliate carved outswept legs terminating with claw feet, 28'' (71 cm) high [top down], 31½'' x 22½'' (80 cm x 57 cm).
Sold For: £130
A French-made Richard's Chronosphere Clock, Patent No. 19460. The 6'' terrestrial globe having an adjustable pointer and equatorial ring with red & black Roman numeral hour markers, along with an adjustable sun represented by a ball raised on an arc. The globe supported by a brass stop-fluted stem and round plinth base stamped 'made in France 264' with winding and adjustment mechanism to the bottom. Set in a round velvet lined stand with moulded & ebonised frame beneath a glass dome, 17'' (43 cm) overall in height.
Sold For: £1700
A Fine Model Cannon in a Glazed Oak Display Case with brass plaque inscribed; 'British Royal Artillery Brass 9lb Field Piece as employed at Waterloo in June 18 1815, built in England to the scale of 1/10th for Major Estcourt Richard Cresswell MC late 15/19th The King's Royal Hussars sometime Captain Coldstream Guards Gun Number 011 in a limited edition of 156', the case 10'' (25 cm) high,30'' (76 cm) wide, 15'' (38 cm) deep. Accompanied by an antique engraving on folded paper of 'Panoramic Sketch- Battle of Waterloo June 18th 1815', 5¾ x 44'' (15 cm X 112 CM).
Sold For: £650
An Album of British & Commonwealth Stamps.
Sold For: £50
A Carl Zeiss Jena Vintage Monocular Microscope Nr. 45563, in a wooden case fitted with various lenses and canisters.
Sold For: £600
A Large Negretti & Zambra Wall Mounted Thermometer, 20½'' x 4¾'' (52 cm x 12 cm).
Sold For: £260
A Leather Clad Document Case. The tooled leather lid with decorative gilt borders and crowned GR initials to the centre, fitted with a lock & key to the front and a gilt brass swing handle. The interior lined in marbled paper. 4 in (10 cm) high, 13 in (33 cm) wide, 9 in (23 cm) deep.
Sold For: £480
A 19th Century Inlaid Rosewood Swiss Made Musical Box by Nicole Frères, playing six airs on an 11 inch (28 cm) comb & cylinder with titles inscribed on a paper label and numbered 39601 to the inside lid, 5'' (13 cm) high, 18½'' (47 cm) wide, 6¾'' (17 cm) deep. [Fully restored and in working order].
Sold For: £1800
A Good Early 19th Century Rosewood Apothecary Box inset with brass corner brackets, escutcheon and handles. The lid opening to reveal a compartmented interior fitted with various glass bottles & jars and having a pin to the front securing a lower drawer housing further bottles and a glass pestle & mortar beneath a lift-out partitioned tray with weighing scales, weights and a horn handled palette knife. 8¾'' (22 cm) high, 8¾'' (22 cm) wide, 7'' (17.5 cm) deep.
Sold For: £0
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