Auction 26.02.2003

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 26.02.2003

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A Welsh oak free-standing corner cupboard, late 18th early 19th century

A Welsh oak free-standing corner cupboard, late 18th early 19th century with a moulded cornice and mahogany banded frieze above a pair of astragal glazed doors and a pair of cupboard doors below with twin arched panels and one horizontal panel, on stile feet -- 84in. (214cm.) high, 40½in. (103cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An East Anglian oak and elm chest with linen press, late 18th century

An East Anglian oak and elm chest with linen press, late 18th century the top with moulded edges and above two small central drawers flanked by deeper drawers and with three long drawers below, all crossbanded and with triangular section of walnut inlay along the left and right hand edges, on

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English elm folding top table, late 18th/early 19th century

An English elm folding top table, late 18th/early 19th century possibly East Anglian, with rectangular hinged top and frieze drawer, on square legs -- 29in. (74cm.) high, 31in. (79cm.) wide, 13½in. (34cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak cricket table, late 18th/early 19th century

An English oak cricket table, late 18th/early 19th century unusually with an oval plank top, on triform base with square chamfered legs -- 29in. (73cm.) high, 41½in. (105cm.) wide, 29½in. (75cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak circular occasional table, late 18th early 19th century

An English oak circular occasional table, late 18th early 19th century with a tip-up top and baluster column with hipped splayed legs and pad feet -- 23½in. (60cm.) diameter See Illustration

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English elm and oak occasional table, late 18th/early 19th century

An English elm and oak occasional table, late 18th/early 19th century with circular top and ring turned column with hipped splayed legs and pad feet, now with additional batons beneath top -- 19in. (49cm.) diameter See Illustration

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English pine and oak cricket table, late 18th/early 19th century

An English pine and oak cricket table, late 18th/early 19th century with circular plank top and triform base with square chamfered legs and triangular undertier -- 29in. (74cm.) diameter See Illustration

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak side table, late 17th/early 18th century

An English oak side table, late 17th/early 18th century with a moulded top and frieze drawer on ball turned legs joined by X-shaped stretchers and on later bun feet -- 29in. (74cm.) high, 36in. (92cm.) wide, 20in. (51cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English elm lowboy, early 18th century

An English elm lowboy, early 18th century with a moulded top and three frieze drawers around an arched apron, on cabriole legs and pad feet, one rear leg replaced, label to back Thomas Clarkson & Sons., Furnishers, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton -- 28in. (72cm.) high, 30in. (77cm.) wide, 17in. (44cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak cricket table, 19th century

An English oak cricket table, 19th century with circular top and triform base, with square chamferred legs joined by a triangular undertier -- 30½in. (78cm.) high, 29½in. (74cm.) diameter See Illustration

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak bureau, mid 18th century

An English oak bureau, mid 18th century the sloping fall enclosing a fitted interior of drawers and pigeon holes above a well, with two short and two long graduated drawers below, on bracket feet -- 41in. (105cm.) high, 34in. (86cm.) wide, 20in. (50cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak Estate desk, 18th century

An English oak Estate desk, 18th century the sloping fall enclosing a pigeon holed interior, above a slide, with two columns of four short graduated drawers, on bracket feet -- 45in. (115cm.) high, 47½in. (124cm.) wide, 20in. (51cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak chest of drawers, early 18th century

An English oak chest of drawers, early 18th century with a cleated top above two short and three long graduated drawers on later bun feet -- 37½in. (95cm.) high, 37½in. (95cm.) wide, 22in. (56cm.) deep

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An oak altar rail fragment, 18th/19th century

An oak altar rail fragment, 18th/19th century probably French, of bowed outline and with an overhanging toprail, above a pierced rocaille carved central panel, flanked by panels headed with a shell motif, on plinth -- 29in. (74cm.) high, 52in. (133cm.) wide, 11in. (28cm.) deep

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak dresser, late 18th/early 19th century

An English oak dresser, late 18th/early 19th century with a moulded plank top and three frieze drawers above a frieze with projecting detail, on cabriole legs -- 32in. (82cm.) high, 75in. (191cm.) wide, 18½in. (47cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Northeast oak dresser, mid 18th century

A Northeast oak dresser, mid 18th century of inverted breakfront outline, with three central graduated drawers between angled fluted columns and flanked by arched fielded cupboard doors, on bracket feet -- 33in. (84cm.) high, 65in. (166cm.) wide, 20½in. (52cm.) deep See Illustration

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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An English oak dresser, late 18th century

An English oak dresser, late 18th century Probably Welsh borders, the open plate rack with cloth backing, moulded cornice with pierced frieze and three shelves flanked by fluted uprights, above three crossbanded frieze drawers and crossbanded arcaded aprons, joined by moulded stretchers and between

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Northern European leaded bronze pot

A Northern European leaded bronze pot Pre 1700 The pot-bellied body with single reeded band and twin loop handles 6¾in. (17cm.) high and a Continental copper and brass bowl -- 9in. (22.8cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Netherlandish leaded bronze cauldron

A Netherlandish leaded bronze cauldron 17th century The bulbous body with patched repair and repaired foot 9 3/8in. (23.8cm.) high and a gilt bronze Corpus Christi, mounted on an ivory and mother-of-pearl wood crucifix -- 12¼in. (31cm.) high (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Swiss or German pewter flagon

A Swiss or German pewter flagon 17th century The flared body on three disc feet, engraved with two standing figures flanking a cartouche, further engraved with a list of names and dated below 1656 , restorations 16¼in. (41.2cm.) high

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £400 - £700

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A collection of various pewter

A collection of various pewter Mostly 19th century Comprising: an English flat-lidded baluster measure, probably mid 18th century -- 6¼in. (15.9cm.) high; two dome-lidded tankards; a collection of 19th century baluster measures; three spouted measures; and other vessels (26

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A single reeded pewter charger

A single reeded pewter charger By Richard Perkins, Bristol, second half 18th century The rim with maker's hallmarks R.P. within a shield, a lion rampant and harp, respectively in shields, the rim with owner's initials A.L. , (Cotterell ref.3617) 18¼in. (46.5cm.) diam; another reeded pewter charger

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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Two Continental brass brazier stands

Two Continental brass brazier stands 19th century 30½in. (77.5cm.) and 24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A composite 'batterie de cuisine'

A composite 'batterie de cuisine' Mostly late 19th century Comprising: jelly moulds; various pans and associated covers; preserving bowls; and other items of domestic metalware

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £1,500 - £3,000

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A collection of seven various mortars

A collection of seven various mortars Including: a Spanish example with pierced lugs for suspension, probably 16th century 6in. (15.20m.) wide; the remainder 18th century and later (7

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Continental bronze mortar

A Continental bronze mortar Late 17th or early 18th century The lugged body with stellar devices between 3¼in. (8.3cm.) high, 5¼in. (13.3cm.) wide at rim another with indistinct text between two lug handles; and two others, one with portrait heads and one with coat-of-arms (4

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A set of Nuremberg brass cup weights

A set of Nuremberg brass cup weights Late 18th century The cover stamped I.S. either side of a crescent moon, seven further weights to the interior 4¾in. (12cm.) high overall

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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Five various Continental bronze mortars

Five various Continental bronze mortars Mostly 17th century Four with masks and decoration between lugs, one later plain sided 4in. (10.2cm.) high and smaller (5

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A Continental bronze mortar

A Continental bronze mortar 17th century The sides with Gothic letters between four lugs 4in. (10.2cm.) high, 6¼in. (15.9cm.) wide at rim and three other Continental bronze mortars, one with text to the rim PETRUS VANDEN GHEIN ME FECIT 1593 (4

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Feb 2003

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A large Northern European leaded bronze mortar

A large Northern European leaded bronze mortar 17th century The plain sides with satyr masks between dolphin handles, two reeded bands to the rim, damages 9½in. (24.1cm.) high, 12¼in. (31cm.) wide at rim

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2003