Gentleman's Library, Grand Tour & Auction of Curiosities - 806 Lots

Bamfords Auctioneers - The Derby Auction House
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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 14.01.2021

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A 19th century brown patinated bronze desk weight, cast as ...

A 19th century brown patinated bronze desk weight, cast as a retreiver dog, spreading rectangular base, 13.5cm wide, c.1860

Lot #: 5000

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 12" terrestrial globe, the GlobeTerrestre, by J Forest, Ru...

A 12" terrestrial globe, the GlobeTerrestre, by J Forest, Rue de Buci, Paris, turned ebonised base, 58cm high overall

Lot #: 5001

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 16th century style Continental brass mounted triform powde...

A 16th century style Continental brass mounted triform powder flask, sprung cap to spout, the mounts in the Mannerist taste with figures and strapwork, 20cm high

Lot #: 5002

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 17th century oak fragment, carved with a band of leafy lun...

A 17th century oak fragment, carved with a band of leafy lunettes, 88cm long, c.1680

Lot #: 5003

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 12" terrestrial globe, Replogle World Classic Series, bras...

A 12" terrestrial globe, Replogle World Classic Series, brass finished fittings, turned mahogany base, 50cm high

Lot #: 5004

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century agate hafted desk seal, blood agate matrix, 8...

A 19th century agate hafted desk seal, blood agate matrix, 8cm long

Lot #: 5005

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century alabaster desk thermometer, Fahrenheit scale,...

A 19th century alabaster desk thermometer, Fahrenheit scale, mercury cistern, turned cupola finial, gilt metal ropetwist borders, 19.5cm high, c.1870

Lot #: 5006

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century alabaster 'peep egg' stanhope viewer, the rot...

A 19th century alabaster 'peep egg' stanhope viewer, the rotating mechanism with two photographic portraits, 12cm high

Lot #: 5007

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century American C-frame sewing machine, by Willcox &...

A 19th century American C-frame sewing machine, by Willcox & Gibbs, New York, wooden base, 33cm wide, pine case with swan neck carrying handle

Lot #: 5008

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century Berlin woolwork picture, of a cat, 22cm x 30c...

A 19th century Berlin woolwork picture, of a cat, 22cm x 30cm, c.1850, gilt frame

Lot #: 5009

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century Berlin woolwork picture, worked in the Orient...

A 19th century Berlin woolwork picture, worked in the Orientalist taste coloured threads and beadwork with an Arab and his horse, 38cm x 42cm, c.1860

Lot #: 5010

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century black japanned deed box, brass swan neck carr...

A 19th century black japanned deed box, brass swan neck carrying handle, 29cm high, 30cm wide

Lot #: 5011

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century Bohemian white overlaid blue glass slender fa...

A 19th century Bohemian white overlaid blue glass slender facetted mallet shaped decanter, the lower section with pointed arched panels picked out in gilt, 37.5cm high, c.1850

Lot #: 5012

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century bone desk seal, domed fluted pommel, the turn...

A 19th century bone desk seal, domed fluted pommel, the turned stem carved with a spiralling leaf, 9cm long; a 19th century turned snuff bottle, 5.5cm long (2

Lot #: 5013

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century 'boulle' and ebonised shaped serpentine caske...

A 19th century 'boulle' and ebonised shaped serpentine casket, hinged cover inlaid with brass engraved with masks and scrolling foliage, on a green ground, 12cm wide, c.1860

Lot #: 5014

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century boxwood six-section folding customs and excis...

A 19th century boxwood six-section folding customs and excise or vintner's measure, 152.5cm long, brass mounted mahogany box with inkwell, 33cm long

Lot #: 5015

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century brass-bound coromandel dressing box, hinged c...

A 19th century brass-bound coromandel dressing box, hinged cover enclosing a lift-out tray with an arrangement of boxes, bottles, jars, compartments and a necessaire of sewing requisites, 31cm wide, the fittings mostly London 1816

Lot #: 5016

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century bronze table top lantern, glazed hexagonal la...

A 19th century bronze table top lantern, glazed hexagonal lamp head, reeded pillar, tripod support with lion paw feet, incurved triform base, 31cm high

Lot #: 5017

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century bronze travelling sundial, folding gnomon, 7....

A 19th century bronze travelling sundial, folding gnomon, 7.5cm diam

Lot #: 5018

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century cast iron door stop, as a lion's paw, posted ...

A 19th century cast iron door stop, as a lion's paw, posted handle, 34.5cm high

Lot #: 5019

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century cast iron novelty inkstand, as an elephant la...

A 19th century cast iron novelty inkstand, as an elephant laden with baskets, rectangular base, 19cm long, c.1870

Lot #: 5020

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century Chinese Taoist rectangular silk banner, worke...

A 19th century Chinese Taoist rectangular silk banner, worked in gilt and coloured threads with a temple lion, an immortal, and surmounted by characters and the yin and yang, 128cm long, 32cm wide

Lot #: 5022

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century Continental silver easel pocket watch stand, ...

A 19th century Continental silver easel pocket watch stand, pierced and die-stamped with winged putto herms, flowers and scrolling foliage, 14cm high, marked 900, c.1890

Lot #: 5023

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century cut-steel mounted mounted 'miser's' purse, 27...

A 19th century cut-steel mounted mounted 'miser's' purse, 27.5cm long; another, similar (2

Lot #: 5024

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century ebony wall mounted thermometer, by Dolland, L...

A 19th century ebony wall mounted thermometer, by Dolland, London, 21.5cm long overall

Lot #: 5025

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century French kingwood and rosewood shaped rectangul...

A 19th century French kingwood and rosewood shaped rectangular gaming box, hinged quarter-veneered top enclosing a fitted interior with lift-out compartments and an arrangement of gambling counters, 33cm wide, c.1870

Lot #: 5026

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century French malachite mounted oval casket, in the ...

A 19th century French malachite mounted oval casket, in the Palais Royale manner, hinged cover, leafy scroll feet, 16cm wide, c.1870

Lot #: 5027

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century French playing card box, hinged cover decorat...

A 19th century French playing card box, hinged cover decorated with cut-steel pinwork and inscribed Ecarte, hinged cover enclosing provision for cards and counters, 17.5cm wide, c.1870

Lot #: 5028

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century gentleman's malacca walking cane, the pommel ...

A 19th century gentleman's malacca walking cane, the pommel in relief with a hunting dog, the cane applied with military insignia, 85.5cm long

Lot #: 5029

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A 19th century gilt brass mounted tan morocco leather despat...

A 19th century gilt brass mounted tan morocco leather despatch box, by Schlender & Edlinger vorm Girardet, hinged cover with coronet and cartouche inscribed 'Anne', enclosing twin compartments, 28cm wide, c.1890

Lot #: 5030

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 14 Jan 2021