Gentleman’s Library and Grand Tour Auction of Curiosities

Bamfords Auctioneers - The Derby Auction House
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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 01.03.2017

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A 17th century oak architectural fragment

Lot 3000 A 17th century oak architectural fragment A 17th century oak architectural fragment, carved with acanthus, shell cresting, strapwork border, 39.5cm high, 28cm wide, c.1640

Lot #: 3000

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century alabaster portrait roundel

Lot 3001 A 19th century alabaster portrait roundel A 19th century alabaster portrait roundel, of John Calvin (1509-1564), turned frame, 12.5cm diam, c.1870

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood clerk's box

Lot 3002 A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood clerk's box A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood clerk's box, hinged cover enclosing well apertures, a lift-out tray and three lidded compartments, the sides with fluted panels, skirted base, bracket feet, 36.5cm wide, c.1850

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood wall boss

Lot 3003 A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood wall boss A 19th century Anglo-Indian hardwood wall boss, boldly carved as ram's head, 31cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian porcupine quill and horn desk inkstand

Lot 3004 A 19th century Anglo-Indian porcupine quill and horn desk inkstand A 19th century Anglo-Indian porcupine quill and horn desk inkstand, pen rest superstructure with turned bail handle above a faceted clear glass well, serpentine base with pen recess, bun feet, 32cm wide, c.1880

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century armorial bookplate/ex-libris

Lot 3005 A 19th century armorial bookplate/ex-libris A 19th century armorial bookplate/ex-libris, of Edward Barnett, copper engraving, 8.5cm x 6.5cm, mounted, ebonised frame, the verso inscribed Obtained from J.H. Drew who was a collector of book plates. And [incorrectly] states this one was England

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: £0

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century railway diorama

Lot 3005A A 19th century railway diorama A 19th century railway diorama, by Tolmer, the watercolour and ink provincial town, hill and marsh panorama applied with a card locomotive an passenger carriages, 15cm x 34cm

Lot #: 3005A

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Black Forest rectangular box

Lot 3006 A 19th century Black Forest rectangular box A 19th century Black Forest rectangular box, carved as a rustic crate, the front with trailing ivy, caterpillar and insects, 35cm wide, c.1880

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century bone child's rattle

Lot 3007 A 19th century bone child's rattle A 19th century bone child's rattle, pierced fretwork baluster barrel, turned handle with whistle to base, 14.5cm long, c.1840

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century brass desk 'gimbal' globe

Lot 3008 A 19th century brass desk 'gimbal' globe A 19th century brass desk 'gimbal' globe, set on a baring within an horizon band, domed base, 39.5cm high

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century bronze novelty pen stand

Lot 3009 A 19th century bronze novelty pen stand A 19th century bronze novelty pen stand, as a street vendor, he stands, a basket on his back, rectangular Sienna marble base, 16cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century bronzed figure

Lot 3010 A 19th century bronzed figure A 19th century bronzed figure, of a Highland soldier, he stands, in traditional uniform, mounted on a serpentine dish, 15cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century bronzed library model

Lot 3011 A 19th century bronzed library model A 19th century bronzed library model, the Venus de Milo, after the Antique, rectangular marble base, 41cm high

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century burr walnut and marquetry three-section waterfall stationery...

Lot 3012 A 19th century burr walnut and marquetry three-section waterfall stationery letter rack A 19th century burr walnut and marquetry three-section waterfall stationery letter rack, inlaid with barberpole stringing, outlined throughout with brass banding, skirted rectangular base, 20.5cm high

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century cast and wrought iron desk weight

Lot 3013 A 19th century cast and wrought iron desk weight A 19th century cast and wrought iron desk weight, as an acanthus bud, wrythen posted handle, shaped circular base, 16cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century church warden pipe

Lot 3014 A 19th century church warden pipe A 19th century church warden pipe, Meerschaum bowl, horn stem, silver-coloured metal ferule, 42cm long, cased en suite, c.1880

Lot #: 3014

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Continental ebonised table box

Lot 3015 A 19th century Continental ebonised table box A 19th century Continental ebonised table box, hinged cover with inset etched copper panel, the border and sides chip-carved with lunettes and palmettes, brass escutcheon, bracket feet, 32.5cm wide, c.1890

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century copper coats of arms

Lot 3016 A 19th century copper coats of arms A 19th century copper coats of arms, embossed with German armorial bearings, 23cm wide; another, the British royal coat of arms, 15cm (2

Lot #: 3016

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A '19th century' dark patinated cabinet bronze

Lot 3017 A '19th century' dark patinated cabinet bronze A '19th century' dark patinated cabinet bronze, of Napoleon, square marble plinth, skirted square base, 11.5cm high

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century dark patinated cast iron novelty desk weight

Lot 3018 A 19th century dark patinated cast iron novelty desk weight A 19th century dark patinated cast iron novelty desk weight, as a hand, a cabochon ring on the index finger, 12.5cm high, c.1870

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century Folk Art figure

Lot 3019 A 19th century Folk Art figure A 19th century Folk Art figure, carved as a bee keeper, she stands beside the skep, inspecting an insect on her hand, 50cm high

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century French bone devotional icon or plaque

Lot 3020 A 19th century French bone devotional icon or plaque A 19th century French bone devotional icon or plaque, carved with the Madonna supported by Seraphim and Cherubim, within a garland border of wheat, flowers and scrolling foliage, the frame with shell and C-scroll cresting, brown velvet

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century French gilt bronze and champlevé enamel fan-shaped desk stand

Lot 3021 A 19th century French gilt bronze and champlevé enamel fan-shaped desk stand A 19th century French gilt bronze and champlevé enamel fan-shaped desk stand, applied with a scantily clad classical lady and infant, allegorical of Cupid and Psyche, flanked by a pair of urnular wells, C-scroll

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century French stained bone child's spelling alphabet

Lot 3022 A 19th century French stained bone child's spelling alphabet A 19th century French stained bone child's spelling alphabet, mahogany box with sliding cover, 22.5cm wide overall

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century French urnular vase and cover

Lot 3023 A 19th century French urnular vase and cover A 19th century French urnular vase and cover, scantily clad putto finial, the sides cast with muses at the lyre, acanthus scroll handles, black marble base, 30cm high, c.1870

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century fruitwood clay pipe case

Lot 3024 A 19th century fruitwood clay pipe case A 19th century fruitwood clay pipe case, quite plain, brass hinged, 15cm long

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century German pipe

Lot 3025 A 19th century German pipe A 19th century German pipe, Meerschaum bowl with silver-coloured metal cover and mounts, flexible horn stem, 42cm long, c.1880

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century gilt bronze novelty table vesta

Lot 3026 A 19th century gilt bronze novelty table vesta A 19th century gilt bronze novelty table vesta, as a bear playing a hurdy gurdy, is top hat held out for tips, glass eyes, oval base, 12.5cm high, c.1870 5

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century glass cucumber straightener

Lot 3027 A 19th century glass cucumber straightener A 19th century glass cucumber straightener, of typical form, 63cm long; another, smaller, 61cm long (2

Lot #: 3027

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 1 Mar 2017

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A 19th century glass 'medicine egg'

Lot 3028 A 19th century glass 'medicine egg' A 19th century glass 'medicine egg', hinged cover enclosing a bottle and six tots, reverse painted and decorated with a butterfly and leafy stems, 21cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 1 Mar 2017