Auction Items

  • LOT NUMBER 11

    Three Antique Dug-out Treen Mortars & pestle/spoons: Two being Spanish garlic mortars of double-ended waisted diablo form with a shallow bowl to one end and deeper bowl to the other; one having a carved organic stem handle rising from the base and forked at the top, 6 in (15 cm) in height, the other with handles either side and a cup to each end, 6½ in (16.5 cm) high. And a goblet mortar on a square faceted block base, 5½ in (14 cm) high.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 12

    A Fine 18th Century Lignum Vitae Pestle & Mortar & A 19th Century Mortar, both of fine colour & patination. The 18th century mortar having turned moulding to the middle and a turned groove to the top of the slightly flared base, 6½ in (16.5 cm) tall; the pestle with a bulbous head and turned 'button' end, 8¾ ins (22 cm) long. The second mortar of 'Diablo' shape with a ring turned band to the curved conical bowl and a wide rounded collar at the base over a diverging conical foot, probably 19th century. 8¾ ins (21 cm) tall.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 13

    Three Pieces of Treen: A Fine Late 18th /Early 19th Century Mahogany Covered Spice Goblet; the shallow bowl having a tightly-fitting stepped and domed lid surmounted by a large squat onion knop, standing on a heavily knopped stem over a stepped circular foot, 8½ ins (21.5 cm) tall (to top of knop). A 19th Century Mahogany Goblet with capacious straight sided bowl on a plain stem with basal knop over a stepped circular foot. 6 ¾ ins (17 cm) high. And a mahogany goblet with tulip head bowl on a flared stem and moulded foot, 6 in (15 cm) in height.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 14

    Three Pieces of Treen: A Late 18th /Early 19th Century Oak Spice Cup and Cover; the cup of goblet form on a stepped circular foot with a slightly concaved underside; the tightly-fitting, stepped domed lid surmounted by a pointed mushroom finial, 10¼ ins (26 cm) tall (to top of finial). A 19th Century Oak Standing Cup, or possibly a salt, of good colour & patination; the bowl having a projecting lip below moulded top, the stem turned with a wide disc over a blade knop set on a domed circular foot with a single groove around the edge, the underside of the base slightly concave, 7½ ins (19 cm) tall. A 19th Century Oak Goblet with turned knop to base of bowl and short stem over a circular foot with moulded edge and straight sides, the underside of foot stamped ''In Memoriam HMS Eurydice''. 6 in (15 cm) tall. [Note: There were two Royal Navy ships named HMS Eurydice, the first a 24-gun post ship launched in 1781 and broken up in 1834; the second, likewise a 24-gun post ship launched in 1843, becoming a training ship in 1861 and foundering in 1878. This goblet commemorates, and possibly is made from the oak of, one of these ships].

    Estimated sale price: £200 - £400

  • LOT NUMBER 15

    Three Pieces of Turned Lignum Vitae: A Good Late 19th Century Counter-top String Box of cylindrical shape with flared flat base and over-lapping turned, slightly domed screw-off cover with central knop incorporating a steel cutter, 6 ¼ ins (16 cm) high. A 19th century spill vase with a tall cylindrical ribbed body over an inverted baluster stem and domed circular foot turned with a narrow band of concentric circles, 10 ¾ ins (27 cm) tall. Another 19th century spill vase having a cylindrical body turned with horizontal concave bands separated by fine grooves, over a short spool stem and deep circular foot with ring turned sides, 8 ¼ ins (21 cm) tall.

    Estimated sale price: £200 - £400

  • LOT NUMBER 16

    A Collection of Turned Lignum Vitae Items, mostly 19th century, to include three lidded pots, possibly tobacco jars, a ring turned barrel shaped pot with lift-off cover, a cylindrical jar with cork-lined screw off bulbous lid and containing the original clear glass with rough pontil mark to base (this is possibly 18th century), two similar urn shaped spice pots with ring turned decoration and blade-knopped stems and sit-in knopped lids, a pair of tall slender spill or specimen vases with bulbous bases and four egg cups.

    Estimated sale price: £200 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 17

    Four Treen Goblets: A Small Lignum Vitae Goblet of 17th century style with a finely reeded band to the top of the thinly turned bowl and a squat baluster stem over a slightly domed foot, 3¼ ins (9 cm) high. A small late 18th /early 19th century fruitwood goblet, possibly apple, with a thinly turned straight sided bowl over a stepped circular foot, 3 ¼ ins (8.5 cm) high. A small late 18th /early 19th century elm goblet with a ring-turned rim to the U-shaped bowl and a short stem over a stepped circular foot, 4 ins ( 10 cm) high and a small fruitwood goblet with a tulip shaped bowl with finely turned band below the everted rim and a thin stem with fine blade knop over a stepped circular foot, 4 ½ ins (11.5 cm) high.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 18

    A Late 19th /Early 20th Century Sycamore or Fruitwood Pot Pourri in the form of a cast iron stove and chimney, the body turned with moulded bands and with a stepped base raised on three inverted mushroom feet and with a ring-turned lift-off cover pierced with six holes and with a central knop finial. 8 ¾ ins (22.5 cm) high.

    Estimated sale price: £80 - £160

  • LOT NUMBER 19

    A Fine Treen Pilgrim's Flask, probably sycamore. The circular body with ring-turned decoration, raised on flour short splayed bracket feet, and with a wooden slip-on cover with mushroom knop (chipped) connected to the flask by a leather thong, the shoulders with two holes to which are attached a leather carrying thong, natural shrinkage across the grain and with superb patina. 12¼ ins (31 cm) high (including cover) x 7½ ins (19 cm) across body.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £250

  • LOT NUMBER 20

    An 18th Century Venetian Arte Povera Hourglass with four glass chambers housed between turned uprights. The round top and base decorated with astronomic and zodiac signs. Approx. 4¾ ins (12.5 cm) 4¾ ins (12.5 cm) in diameter,

    Estimated sale price: £800 - £1600



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