Gentleman’s Library and Grand Tour Auction of Curiosities

Bamfords Auctioneers - The Derby Auction House
Chequers Road off Pentagon Island
DE21 6EN Derby
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 06.07.2017

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An interesting set of timber samples, by...

An interesting set of timber samples, by Fitchett & Woollacott Ltd, Nottingham, each numbered and corresponding to a key, mahogany case, 36cm wide overall, c.1967

Lot #: 5000

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 13.5'' Phillips' Challenge globe, by George...

A 13.5'' Phillips' Challenge globe, by George Phillip & Son Ltd, London, chrome plated meridian ring, circular wooden base, 49cm high

Lot #: 5001

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and...

A 19th century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and Sadeli marquetry games box, hinged cover inlaid for chess, cribbage and other parlour games, the interior for backgammon, brass lion paw feet, 29cm wide, c. 1870

Lot #: 5002

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian/Persian Masonic...

A 19th century Anglo-Indian/Persian Masonic copper charger, fluted border, the field chased with stylised birds amongst fruiting vine, centred by square and compass and letter G, traces of tinned finish, 67cm diam, c.1880

Lot #: 5003

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century architectural lead armorial,...

A 19th century architectural lead armorial, cast as the coat of arms of the University of Oxford, supported by beasts, 38cm wide

Lot #: 5004

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century beadwork purse, colourfully...

A 19th century beadwork purse, colourfully worked with stylised flowers, rope twist handle, 11cm long

Lot #: 5005

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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***Collecting***A 19th century Birmingham fire...

***Collecting***A 19th century Birmingham fire insurance wall plaque, cast with a fireman before an wheel-drawn cart with water buckets, the legend within a scrolling apron, 26cm high, 27cm wide

Lot #: 5006

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century Black Forest carte de visite...

A 19th century Black Forest carte de visite album, the cover carved and pierced with a wolf on a vine snarling at a bunch of grapes, gilt leaves, 15.5cm high, c.1860

Lot #: 5007

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century bois durci type composition...

A 19th century bois durci type composition roundel, of putti allegorical of The Arts, each scantily clad putto holds an instrument or reads from a book, circular frame, 17.5cm diam, c. 1880

Lot #: 5008

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century boxwood carving, of a frog on a...

A 19th century boxwood carving, of a frog on a lily pad, rectangular ebonised base with paper label inscribed Carved by Lady H**, St**, Countess ***, 15cm wide

Lot #: 5009

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century boxwood carving, of the Lion of...

A 19th century boxwood carving, of the Lion of Lucerne, 15cm wide

Lot #: 5010

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century brass and black painted coaching...

A 19th century brass and black painted coaching lamp, 45cm high; others, similar (3

Lot #: 5012

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century brass mounted mahogany...

A 19th century brass mounted mahogany instrument box, fall front with flush military-type handle, swan neck carrying handles to sides, 38cm wide

Lot #: 5014

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century brass pocket watch stand, cast...

A 19th century brass pocket watch stand, cast throughout with triumphal regalia, rectangular base, 26cm high

Lot #: 5015

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century bronzed library desk bust, Ajax,...

A 19th century bronzed library desk bust, Ajax, after the antique, rose marble base, 18cm high

Lot #: 5016

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century canvas decoy or lure, as wood...

A 19th century canvas decoy or lure, as wood pigeon, 34cm long

Lot #: 5017

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century carter's grease box, wrought...

A 19th century carter's grease box, wrought iron swing handle, 18cm wide

Lot #: 5018

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century church warden pipe, Meerschaum...

A 19th century church warden pipe, Meerschaum bowl, horn stem, silver-coloured metal ferule, 42cm long, cased en suite, c.1880

Lot #: 5019

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century Colonial brass pan, shallow...

A 19th century Colonial brass pan, shallow circular bowl, the haft with cube nops engraved with crossed swords and palm tree insignia, 82.5cm long; others; skimmer (4

Lot #: 5020

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century dark patinated bronze figural...

A 19th century dark patinated bronze figural two-light chamberstick, surmounted by a scantily clad putto playing a pipe, campana sconces, acanthus grasped scrolling branches and handle, dished oval base, 15cm wide, c.1880

Lot #: 5021

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century dark patinated bronze urn, cast...

A 19th century dark patinated bronze urn, cast after the antique with bearded masks, entwined branch handles, square base, knop feet, 22cm high, c.1860

Lot #: 5022

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century dark patinated lamp, in the...

A 19th century dark patinated lamp, in the Roman manner, hinged cover enclosing a rotating mechanism, serpent handles, 17cm long

Lot #: 5023

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century dark patinated library desk...

A 19th century dark patinated library desk bust, of Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321), pink marble base, 12cm wide overall

Lot #: 5024

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century desk weight, cast with a gilded...

A 19th century desk weight, cast with a gilded dead song bird, on an oval green velvet base, 16cm wide, c.1870

Lot #: 5025

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century ebonised scribe's box, hinged...

A 19th century ebonised scribe's box, hinged cover enclosing wells, seals and wax, 16cm wide

Lot #: 5026

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century folk art tin money box, as a...

A 19th century folk art tin money box, as a house, 15cm wide, c.1880

Lot #: 5027

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century gilt brass and electrotype...

A 19th century gilt brass and electrotype rectangular standish, central cylindrical wafer box flanked by a pair of square glass wells, applied strapwork borders with portrait roundels, bun feet, 23cm wide, c. 1860

Lot #: 5028

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century gilt bronze mounted desk weight,...

A 19th century gilt bronze mounted desk weight, cast as a recumbent deer, rectangular white marble base, 8.5cm wide

Lot #: 5029

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century gilt metal pocket watch stand,...

A 19th century gilt metal pocket watch stand, cast as a bear at a bee skep, 24cm high

Lot #: 5030

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 6 Jul 2017

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A 19th century horn double ended magnifying...

A 19th century horn double ended magnifying glass, 9cm long, c.1870

Lot #: 5031

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 6 Jul 2017