Auction 20.04.1999

Christie's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 20.04.1999

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A 19th century domestic mahogany medicine chest

A 19th century domestic mahogany medicine chest The lid rising to reveal various compartments with four jars with silver plated stoppers, a steel balance with silvered brass pans, a mixing tablet and other items, the front door opening to reveal a shelf of five original jars with stoppers and four

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A 19th century brass bound domestic medicine chest

A 19th century brass bound domestic medicine chest With plush-lined compartments, the lid rising to reveal a selection of sixteen bottles (some with contents) , the drawer below containing powder chemisters, six bottles, jars and other items and a tray for balance and weights 26.7cm. high

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Copies of The Star reporting Titanic sailing and aftermath

Copies of The Star reporting Titanic sailing and aftermath The broadsheet issues dating from April 10th reporting the sailing and 15th-20th. April giving details of the accident, subsequent disaster and survivors stories, each paper -- 17 x 25in. (45 x 65cm.) folded (7

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Whale teeth of the ships Laura and Eagle

Whale teeth of the ships Laura and Eagle The first of Laura, Nantucket fully scrimshawed and colours picked out in green, red and blue; the second of Eagle, 1822 with a swag of the Stars and Stripes and the American eagle with caption liberty Forever the longest - 14cm. (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Whale teeth celebrating famous Nelson battles

Whale teeth celebrating famous Nelson battles The larger showing H.M.S. Victory with banners for Cadiz; Trafalgar and St Vincent; the second showing ships either side of a patriotic swag with banners for the Nile and Trafalgar the longest - 13.5cm. (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Two 19th century scrimshawed whale's teeth

Two 19th century scrimshawed whale's teeth The first depicting a lady bidding farewell to a ship; the second of a blackwall frigate both 10cm. long (2

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A scrimshaw decorated tooth

A scrimshaw decorated tooth Engraved with the American sailing ship Dove dated 1871, with standard 12.7cm. long

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A scrimhsaw decorated tooth

A scrimhsaw decorated tooth Illustrating a whaling scene and enscribed Taking whales on the coast of New Zealand 1840 14cm. long

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Another lot, similar

Another lot, similar With sixteen diminishing tiers and a carved figure to the top (damaged) 74cm. high

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €3,500 - €4,500

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A pair of metal bound wooden leeboards

A pair of metal bound wooden leeboards Finished in varnish and green each - 198cm. high (2

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €600 - €900

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Two Dutch silver ships

Two Dutch silver ships Stamped JW , Amsterdam, 1977 and 1980 Realistically designed, three masts with sails, on shaped silver base 14cm. high marked at base 294gr. (2

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €800 - €1,200

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A silver memorial spoon

A silver memorial spoon Stamped 800 , Germany, 19th/20th Century Fiddle-shaped, the centre chased with a scene of a fisherman and a boat within foliate scrolls, with ship's finial; and a memorial cake-slice, with an interior scene of five people around a fireplace, with ship's finial supported by a

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A pair of opera glasses

A pair of opera glasses A pair of 19th century mother of pearl and guilt metal opera glasses, unsigned with handle and plush wallet

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A sailors picture half model

A sailors picture half model Of the full rigged clipper Costa with full suit of painted metal sails, simple rig and deck details, the hull finished in red and grey mounted on a painted seascape and sky background outlined by a rope grommet, wooden frame and a further painted rope grommet around

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A large pair of linen-backed, wall-hanging Italian schoolroom hemisphere maps

A large pair of linen-backed, wall-hanging Italian schoolroom hemisphere maps Of the EMISFERO ORINIENTALE and EMISFERO OCCIDENTALE , both labelled MILANO dal Dott e Francesco Vallardi TIPOGRFO EDITTORE ed in ROMA, NAPOLI e PALERMO presso le sue Case filiali , the Eastern hemisphere map dated 1873

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A moulded plaque

A moulded plaque Depicting Lord Nelson being carried from the quarter deck of the Victory surrounded by sailors in various states of health, the base embossed England, Expects Every Man To Do His Duty 35.5 x 35cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €3,500 - €4,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A Japanese imari saucer

A Japanese imari saucer Meiji period Decorated in underglaze blue, iron-red, green and black enamels and gilding, the inner roundel depicting a Dutch three-mast ship, surrounded by alternative panels of similar ships between pairs of Dutchmen in 18th Century dress, all reserved on a diaper and

Lot #: 31

Estimate: €0

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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An Anglo-Indian teak and ebony travelling secretaire commode

An Anglo-Indian teak and ebony travelling secretaire commode 19th Century Mounted overall with brass borders, the rectangular top above two short drawers and a secretaire-drawer with a hinged front, enclosing a fitted interior with nine pigeon holes above three drawers, above a long drawer, the

Lot #: 33

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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N. Visscheri: A late 17th Century folio atlas of seveteen Netherland provinces

N. Visscheri: A late 17th Century folio atlas of seveteen Netherland provinces With coloured frontispiece entitled N: Visscheri GERMANIA INFERIOR Siv XVII PROVINCIARUM Geographicae Generales ut et Particulares TABULAE and further inscribed KAERT-BOECK VAN DE XVII NEDERLANDTSCHF PROVINCIEN, Nieuwlycx

Lot #: 36

Estimate: €9,000 - €12,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A stained mahogany ship's wash-stand

A stained mahogany ship's wash-stand The galleried pierced top above an oval mirror, above two short drawers, and two open compartments, above a hinged fall front, above a door and a drawer 175 x 50 x 26cm

Lot #: 37

Estimate: €1,800 - €2,200

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A German polychrome-decorated iron armada chest

A German polychrome-decorated iron armada chest 17th Century Mounted overall with studded bands and decorated with floral panels and seascapes, the hinged rectangular lid enclosing a plain tenor (?) with a massive lock device, the front with a large fliete lockplate, the sides with carrying handles

Lot #: 40

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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Two green iridescent bottles

Two green iridescent bottles Onion-shaped, with lick-inn base (both cracked) from the wreck of Vliegend Hart , 1735 17cm. high (2

Lot #: 41

Estimate: €500 - €700

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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a hand operated foghorn

a hand operated foghorn And a steam operated hooter with valve, the bracket stamped 60753g ; and another electrically operated (3

Lot #: 46

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A mid-20th Century brass fog horn

A mid-20th Century brass fog horn Of 'plunger' pattern with makers plate for Kockums, Malmo Sweden to swivel horn, wooden handle and base 63cm. high

Lot #: 47

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A Walkers Cherub Mark III ship's log

A Walkers Cherub Mark III ship's log With spinner and paravane

Lot #: 49

Estimate: €500 - €800

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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a walker's excelsior log

a walker's excelsior log Complete with spinner mounting court instruction leaflet in pine case 40 cm wide; a brass telescope 10.5cm. long; and a dry compass cart with suspension system by James White Glascow in fitted case 30.5cm. wide (3

Lot #: 51

Estimate: €500 - €800

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A taffrail log and impellor

A taffrail log and impellor The log with 9.5cm. dia white enamel dial signed Walker's "TRIDENT" ELECTRIC Mark III/Thos Walker & Son Ltd Birmingham , the main dial calibrated 1-100 and two subsidiary dials divided 1-10th of a mile and 100-500 miles, screw-on glazed port with cast protective bands

Lot #: 52

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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a mahogany ship's helm

a mahogany ship's helm With eight turned spokes, cast iron hub and ferrous metal outer ring and with a ferrous metal ring nailed to outside of the main ring 162.5cm. diam

Lot #: 59

Estimate: €500 - €700

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A ferrous metal ship's helm

A ferrous metal ship's helm With ten squared and tapered spokes with wooden handles, outer and inner rings and cast iron hub 203cm. diam

Lot #: 60

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 20 Apr 1999

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A brass bound mahogany ship's helm

A brass bound mahogany ship's helm With eight turned spokes, outer ring, brass capped cast iron hub and brass ring spoke handle 124cm. diam

Lot #: 61

Estimate: €800 - €1,200

Date: 20 Apr 1999