Gentleman's Library, Grand Tour and Auction of Curiosities - Online Only with Viewing by Appointment for Specific Lots - 1214 Lots

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Date of the auction: 10.06.2021

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A 13.5" terrestrial globe, Phillips' Challenge Globe, by Geo...

A 13.5" terrestrial globe, Phillips' Challenge Globe, by George Phillip & Son, London, aluminium meridian ring, circular base, 47cm high, c.1958

Lot #: 3000

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 17th century Bellarmine brown salt-glazed stoneware jug, 2...

A 17th century Bellarmine brown salt-glazed stoneware jug, 21cm high, (restored and remodelled) Provenance: Found at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, ink manuscript label

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century alabaster book shaped desk weight, initialled...

A 19th century alabaster book shaped desk weight, initialled AP and dated 1878, 10.5cm long; a banded agate canted rectangular desk weight, 7.5cm long (2

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century alabaster campana mantel urn, carved and appl...

A 19th century alabaster campana mantel urn, carved and applied with bands of flowers and acanthus, square plinth base, 26cm high, c.1860

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century alabaster carving, in the medieval taste as t...

A 19th century alabaster carving, in the medieval taste as the head of monk, 13cm high; another, similar (2

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian marquetry and hardwood rectangul...

A 19th century Anglo-Indian marquetry and hardwood rectangular table-top casket, inlaid and strung throughout with geometric and foliate motifs in mother-of-pearl, bone, brass, and copper, hinged cover enclosing a green velvet-lined interior, plinth feet, 32.5cm wide, c. 1880; an Indian papier-mâché

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian silver coloured metal mounted ha...

A 19th century Anglo-Indian silver coloured metal mounted hardwood blotter or album, carved to recto with an armorial, the hinges engraved with scrolling foliage, 23cm long, dated to verso May VIII [8th] MDCCCLXV [1865]; enclosing four Victorian Penny Red stamps

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese commode shaped work bo...

A 19th century Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese commode shaped work box, hinged cover enclosing a marquetry interior with two lift-out trays fitted with compartments, 37cm wide, c.1860 Images

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Berlin woolwork armorial panel, depicting the...

A 19th century Berlin woolwork armorial panel, depicting the arms and motto of Rugby School, on a silk ground, 31.5cm x 28.5cm, maple frame

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Bohemian blue glass trumpet-shaped table vase...

A 19th century Bohemian blue glass trumpet-shaped table vase, decorated in opaque enamel picked out in gilt with fruiting vine and scrolling leaves, 22cm high, c. 1880

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Bohemian ruby glass stein, intaglio cut with ...

A 19th century Bohemian ruby glass stein, intaglio cut with a king making a toast, on a ground of vine and tendrils, pewter mounts, 16.5cm high; others, similar; etc., [9

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century bone baby's rattle, pierced chamber, whistle ...

A 19th century bone baby's rattle, pierced chamber, whistle terminal, 13cm long; a George V silver mounted bone child's dummy or pacifier, 5.5cm long, Birmingham 1915 (2

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century bone child's teaching spelling alphabet, the ...

A 19th century bone child's teaching spelling alphabet, the circular counters contained within a cylindrical box, 5cm high

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass and steel campaign type travelling mult...

A 19th century brass and steel campaign type travelling multi-tool pocket utensil, incorporating a folding fork and a tin-opener, 10.5cm long (folded); a 19th century steel Albert chain, novelty horse riding stirrup fob, 33.5cm long; an angler's fishing clasp knife, by George Butler, Sheffield, the

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass country house door porter, ring termina...

A 19th century brass country house door porter, ring terminal, stepped mahogany base, cast iron weighted, 40cm high Good condition some knocks to base

Lot #: 3014

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass desk seal, cast with erotic putti, 7cm ...

A 19th century brass desk seal, cast with erotic putti, 7cm long, c.1860; a 19th century novelty pipe tamper, cast as a hand grasping a pipe, 5.5cm long; a French novelty whistle, of railwayana interest, cast as a railway locomotive, 3.5cm long; a pair of Southeast Asian betel nut cutters, 11cm long

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass door stop, cast as a basket of flowers,...

A 19th century brass door stop, cast as a basket of flowers, decorated in polychrome, 31.5cm high

Lot #: 3016

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass ecclesiastical thurible censer, ogee co...

A 19th century brass ecclesiastical thurible censer, ogee cover pierced with Gothic tracery, 21cm high, c.1880

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass lota water vase, engraved with bands of...

A 19th century brass lota water vase, engraved with bands of stylised lotus, 13cm high, 19th century; others, similar (3

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brass mounted bamboo library book grab, 158cm...

A 19th century brass mounted bamboo library book grab, 158cm long

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century brown salt glazed stoneware bar top advertisi...

A 19th century brown salt glazed stoneware bar top advertising spirit barrel, lettered Whiskey and sprigged with royal coat of arms, eagles, fruiting vine and recumbent lions, the brass tap stamped Lumley & Co, 26cm high, c.1860

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century buff-coloured stoneware money box, sprigged w...

A 19th century buff-coloured stoneware money box, sprigged with flowers and inscribed Emma Mason, Born November 7th 1863, 14.5cm high

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century cast iron book press, the frame in relief and...

A 19th century cast iron book press, the frame in relief and picked out in gilt with a recumbent lion, screw-thread mechanism, 52cm wide

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century C-frame sewing machine, 26.5cm wide

A 19th century C-frame sewing machine, 26.5cm wide

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Chinese famille rose jug, typically painted w...

A 19th century Chinese famille rose jug, typically painted with traditional robed figures in a stylized garden in polychrome enamels, gilt border with butterflies, ripe fruits, and flowers, scroll handle, 17.5cm high, Canton, c. 1860

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Chinese hardwood connoisseur's vase box, the ...

A 19th century Chinese hardwood connoisseur's vase box, the sliding cover enclosing a silk-lined interior fitted to accommodate a jade or porcelain meiping, brass swan neck carrying handle, 24cm long; a Chinese hardwood circular vase stand, carved as a lotus, shaped scroll feet, 19.5cm diam

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century concertina, by Lachenal & Co, London, twenty-...

A 19th century concertina, by Lachenal & Co, London, twenty-one buttons, steel reeds, fretwork ends, no.73285, retailed by S A Smith's Piano, Organ & Music Stores, Salisbury, 16cm wide, cased

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Continental porcelain stirrup cup, modelled a...

A 19th century Continental porcelain stirrup cup, modelled as the head of a goat, gilt borders, 10cm high

Lot #: 3027

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Continental rosewood and marquetry rectangula...

A 19th century Continental rosewood and marquetry rectangular desk weight, inlaid with the Fox and the Stork from Aesop's Fable, carved ovolo border, 11.5cm wide, c.1860

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A 19th century Continental tooled and gilt leather medallion...

A 19th century Continental tooled and gilt leather medallion or seal presentation case, the hinged cover centred by an armorial, 14cm wide

Lot #: 3029

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jun 2021