Out of the Ordinary

Christie's
10 September 2015, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 10.09.2015

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Hiroshi Furuyoshi (Japanese, b. 1959)

Hiroshi Furuyoshi (Japanese, b. 1959)
Maya
Hiroshi Furuyoshi (Japanese, b. 1959) Maya signed and dated 'H. Furuyoshi/2015' (on the right panel, lower right) oil on canvas laid down on panel, a triptych, in an integral tabernacle frame with wings the central panel 13 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (33.3 x 15 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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THE 'SAVERNAKE FOREST' FORGED STEELCENTRE TABLE

THE 'SAVERNAKE FOREST' FORGED STEELCENTRE TABLE
MODERN, BY MARK REED
THE 'SAVERNAKE FOREST' FORGED STEELCENTRE TABLE MODERN, BY MARK REED The glass top with notched edges above a naturalistic base modelled as two entwined trees, with etched signature 'Mark Reed' 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 60 in. (152.5

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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FOUR SMALL VICTORIAN 'SORCERERS' MIRRORS

FOUR SMALL VICTORIAN 'SORCERERS' MIRRORS
LATE 19TH CENTURY
FOUR SMALL VICTORIAN 'SORCERERS' MIRRORS LATE 19TH CENTURY The largest with a giltwood frame and blue glass plate with nine concave lenses, and three with boxwood lined mahogany frames, two with blue glass plates and one maroon glass plate 7

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead A rare and important first printing concert poster Grateful Dead , Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, 16th - 17th September 1966, (FD 26), more commonly known as the Skull and Roses , designed by Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley 20x14¼in. (50.6x36cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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Víctor María Cortezo (Madrid 1908-1978)

Víctor María Cortezo (Madrid 1908-1978)
Heaven and Hell
Víctor María Cortezo (Madrid 1908-1978) Heaven and Hell signed and inscribed ''CIELO E INFERNO' 515-666/VICTOR M CORTEZO/ 'VITIN'/MADRID 1908-1978' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39 x 26 in. (99.1 x 66.1 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE 'VANITAS' BUST OF A WOMAN

AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE 'VANITAS' BUST OF A WOMAN
LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE 'VANITAS' BUST OF A WOMAN LATE 19TH CENTURY One side of her face carved as her skull, with a shroud enveloping her head 13 in. (33 cm.) high

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A CARVED BEECHWOOD NOVELTY WALKING STICK

A CARVED BEECHWOOD NOVELTY WALKING STICK
FRENCH OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1880
A CARVED BEECHWOOD NOVELTY WALKING STICK FRENCH OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1880 Modelled as a dogs head with glass eyes, open mouth and ivory teeth with movable tongue on a spring, enclosed by a claw, with a plated collar and bamboo

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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English School, 19th Century

English School, 19th Century
Portrait of a gentleman wearing a black suit and a bow tie, half-length with his eyes closed
English School, 19th Century Portrait of a gentleman wearing a black suit and a bow tie, half-length with his eyes closed oil on canvas stretched on board 23 ½ x 19 ¾ in. (59.6 x

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN ENGLISH WAXWORK AND FIBREGLASS FIGURE OF SIGMUND FREUD

AN ENGLISH WAXWORK AND FIBREGLASS FIGURE OF SIGMUND FREUD
MID-20TH CENTURY, BY LYN BAMBER
AN ENGLISH WAXWORK AND FIBREGLASS FIGURE OF SIGMUND FREUD MID-20TH CENTURY, BY LYN BAMBER With a fibreglass body, wearing a tweed suit and cotton shirt, his wax hands clasped behind his back, standing on a rug

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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THREE VICTORIAN DISTORTION MIRRORS WITH EBONISED FRAMES

THREE VICTORIAN DISTORTION MIRRORS WITH EBONISED FRAMES
LATE 19TH CENTURY
THREE VICTORIAN DISTORTION MIRRORS WITH EBONISED FRAMES LATE 19TH CENTURY One with a convex plate in bow front rectangular deep frame, and two concave examples the convex 17 x 20 ½ in. (43 x 52 cm.) and the concave mirrors 15

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A NOVELTY SILVER SKULL

A NOVELTY SILVER SKULL
MAKER'S MARK 'DAN', LONDON, 2008
A NOVELTY SILVER SKULL MAKER'S MARK 'DAN', LONDON, 2008 The eyes and teeth set with black and colourless paste 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) long Gross weight 19.25 oz. (598 gm

Lot #: 18 A

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A VICTORIAN NOVELTY 'NEWTONIAN LENS' MIRROR

A VICTORIAN NOVELTY 'NEWTONIAN LENS' MIRROR
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A VICTORIAN NOVELTY 'NEWTONIAN LENS' MIRROR LATE 19TH CENTURY With a magnifying concave plate in a partially gilded and ebonised moulded circular frame 17 ¼ in. (44 cm.) diameter

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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THREE GERMAN PAINTED PLASTER ANATOMICAL DIDACTIC MODELS

THREE GERMAN PAINTED PLASTER ANATOMICAL DIDACTIC MODELS
BY BOCK & STEGER, LATE 19TH CENTURY
THREE GERMAN PAINTED PLASTER ANATOMICAL DIDACTIC MODELS BY BOCK & STEGER, LATE 19TH CENTURY Comprising: two half heads sections and a cross section of the epidermis and dermis, each with pressed metal label

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A WHITE CERAMIC 'ACNE' APOTHECARY JAR

A WHITE CERAMIC 'ACNE' APOTHECARY JAR
BY TAMSIN VON ESSEN, FROM MEDICAL HEIRLOOMS SERIES
A WHITE CERAMIC 'ACNE' APOTHECARY JAR BY TAMSIN VON ESSEN, FROM MEDICAL HEIRLOOMS SERIES The body and flared base with pock like indentations to the surface 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A FRENCH POLYCHROME DECORATED ANATOMIE CLASTIQUE OF A HUMAN ...

A FRENCH POLYCHROME DECORATED ANATOMIE CLASTIQUE OF A HUMAN FIGURE
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BY MAISON AUZOUX
A FRENCH POLYCHROME DECORATED ANATOMIE CLASTIQUE OF A HUMAN FIGURE EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BY MAISON AUZOUX With applied labels, showing muscles and veins, the upper right thigh with an indistinct ink

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A WELSH TAXIDERMY SPECIMEN OF A POLYCEPHALIC LAMB (OVIS ARIE...

A WELSH TAXIDERMY SPECIMEN OF A POLYCEPHALIC LAMB (OVIS ARIES)
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A WELSH TAXIDERMY SPECIMEN OF A POLYCEPHALIC LAMB (OVIS ARIES) EARLY 20TH CENTURY The two-headed lamb seated, amongst a stony landscape with snails, branches and plants, in a mahogany glazed case with bevelled glass

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A LATE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DWARF CROCODILE (OSTEOLAEMUS TETR...

A LATE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DWARF CROCODILE (OSTEOLAEMUS TETRASPIS) MOUNTED AS A DUMBWAITER
LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A LATE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DWARF CROCODILE (OSTEOLAEMUS TETRASPIS) MOUNTED AS A DUMBWAITER LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY On a mahogany base, the caiman perched on a green-leather

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A TAXIDERMY MODEL OF AN AUSTRALIAN FLYING FOX OR FRUIT BAT (...

A TAXIDERMY MODEL OF AN AUSTRALIAN FLYING FOX OR FRUIT BAT ( PTEROPUS)
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A TAXIDERMY MODEL OF AN AUSTRALIAN FLYING FOX OR FRUIT BAT ( PTEROPUS) LATE 19TH CENTURY Set in a case with glazed flat front and painted background 19 ½ x 49 in. (49 x 114 cm

Lot #: 33 A

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN ELECTRO MECHANICAL SLICK CHICK PINBALL MACHINE

AN ELECTRO MECHANICAL SLICK CHICK PINBALL MACHINE
MADE BY D. GOTTLIEB & CO., RELEASE DATE 1963
AN ELECTRO MECHANICAL SLICK CHICK PINBALL MACHINE MADE BY D. GOTTLIEB & CO., RELEASE DATE 1963 Designed by Wayne Neyens and artwork by Leroy Parker, the game features two 'bunny girl' style figures, in

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN AMERICAN PAINTED WOOD CIRCUS 'FREAK SHOW' SIGN

AN AMERICAN PAINTED WOOD CIRCUS 'FREAK SHOW' SIGN
MID 20TH CENTURY
AN AMERICAN PAINTED WOOD CIRCUS 'FREAK SHOW' SIGN MID 20TH CENTURY Painted with a voluptuous woman in a red swimsuit '18 years old/ 640 lbs' with fourteen bulbs around the circumference 36 in. (91.5 cm.) diameter

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A NORTH AMERICAN MUTOSCOPE REEL MACHINE, 'WHAT THE BUTLER MI...

A NORTH AMERICAN MUTOSCOPE REEL MACHINE, 'WHAT THE BUTLER MISSED'
CIRCA 1930'S
A NORTH AMERICAN MUTOSCOPE REEL MACHINE, 'WHAT THE BUTLER MISSED' CIRCA 1930'S The painted sheet iron drum containing flip-book cards operating by a brass handle and coin in the slot mechanism, applied discs reading

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A BRASS-MOUNTED OAK 'TEST YOUR STRENGTH' PUNCH BAG MACHINE

A BRASS-MOUNTED OAK 'TEST YOUR STRENGTH' PUNCH BAG MACHINE
CIRCA 1930S, BY AHRENS
A BRASS-MOUNTED OAK 'TEST YOUR STRENGTH' PUNCH BAG MACHINE CIRCA 1930S, BY AHRENS In an oak case with overhead gallery with suspended leather punch bag, on a metal foot marked Shefras, London 78 ¾ in. (200 cm.) high

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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THREE NORTH AMERICAN CHILD'S ALUMINIUM PLAYGROUND RIDES

THREE NORTH AMERICAN CHILD'S ALUMINIUM PLAYGROUND RIDES
CIRCA 1960'S
THREE NORTH AMERICAN CHILD'S ALUMINIUM PLAYGROUND RIDES CIRCA 1960'S Comprising a caterpillar, a dolphin, both with cast lettering 'SADDLE MATES PAT PEND', and a Rabbit with incised inscription 'GAME TIME INC. SADDLE MATES

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN ILLUMINATED 'GOLDEN ARCHES' MCDONALDS SIGN

AN ILLUMINATED 'GOLDEN ARCHES' MCDONALDS SIGN
20TH CENTURY
AN ILLUMINATED 'GOLDEN ARCHES' MCDONALDS SIGN 20TH CENTURY LED lights within metal and perspex 59 in. (150 cm.) high; 50 ½ in. (128 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15 cm.) deep

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN ITALIAN ILLUMINATED DRESSING-TABLE

AN ITALIAN ILLUMINATED DRESSING-TABLE
CIRCA 1970
AN ITALIAN ILLUMINATED DRESSING-TABLE CIRCA 1970 Painted and laminated wood and composition, the top with stepped and fanned illuminated recesses, with faux-marble top, twin drawers with moulded details, on stepped and arched supports 72 ¾ in. (185

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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AN AMERICAN BRASS AND SILVER PLATED NOVELTY COCKTAIL SHAKER ...

AN AMERICAN BRASS AND SILVER PLATED NOVELTY COCKTAIL SHAKER IN THE FORM OF AN EIGHTEEN POUNDER SHRAPNEL SHELL
SECOND QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
AN AMERICAN BRASS AND SILVER PLATED NOVELTY COCKTAIL SHAKER IN THE FORM OF AN EIGHTEEN POUNDER SHRAPNEL SHELL SECOND QUARTER 20TH CENTURY The interior fitted with

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHIC MOSAIC OF THE LUNAR SURFACE

A FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHIC MOSAIC OF THE LUNAR SURFACE
NASA LUNAR ORBITER V, 1967
A FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHIC MOSAIC OF THE LUNAR SURFACE NASA Lunar Orbiter V, 1967 the view of the lunar crater Copernicus formed of 24 silver gelatin prints, each inscribed at the base NASA-LRC V-150H 1 through V-157H 3. 71 x

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A SET OF SIX EMBOSSED PAINTED COPPER CRATER PANELS

A SET OF SIX EMBOSSED PAINTED COPPER CRATER PANELS
CIRCA 1970
A SET OF SIX EMBOSSED PAINTED COPPER CRATER PANELS CIRCA 1970 The surfaces to modelled to emulated a lunarscape, each with stamp to the bottom right 'ORSOLINI. D' 66 in. (167 cm.) high; 22 ¾ in. (58 cm.) wide

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A LARGE AMMONITE

A LARGE AMMONITE
MADAGASCAR
A LARGE AMMONITE MADAGASCAR from the early Cretaceous (circa 135 million years ago), the specimen of Clioniceras sp. with white and brown calcites, preserving fine structure of suture lines. 14½in. (37cm.) diameter

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015

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A PAIR OF FOSSILISED GIANT DEER OR 'IRISH ELK' ANTLERS

A PAIR OF FOSSILISED GIANT DEER OR 'IRISH ELK' ANTLERS
CIRCA 10,500-5,700 B.C.
A PAIR OF FOSSILISED GIANT DEER OR 'IRISH ELK' ANTLERS CIRCA 10,500-5,700 B.C. Each antler with seven points, issuing from a skull, extensive restorations 119 in. (305 cm.) wide; 38 ½ in. (98 cm.) protrusion

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 10 Sep 2015