The Brookwell Collection of Smoothing Implements

Bonhams London
Oxford Banbury Road Shipton-on-Cherwell Kidlington Oxford OX5 1JH Tel: +44 1865 853640 Fax : +44 1865 372722 [email protected]

Date of the auction: 02.10.2019

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A rare carved oak mangle board, Friesian, dated 1566

A rare carved oak mangle board, Friesian, dated 1566 The top with elongated projection pierced at its terminal for hanging, the body with simply moulded long edges and geometric roundels and motifs, with bands of script, and the date '1566', 12cm wide x 1cm deep x 84cm high, (4 1/2in wide x 0in deep

Lot #: 600

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare carved fruitwood or sandalwood mangle board, Friesian, dated 1598

A rare carved fruitwood or sandalwood mangle board, Friesian, dated 1598 The top edge with projecting 'pediment' edged with scrolls and carved with a cross, the edge-moulded board with five reserves carved with Biblical scenes, including The Fall, The Grape Carriers, Susanna & the Judges and Daniel

Lot #: 601

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A good carved oak mangle board, Friesian, dated 1666

A good carved oak mangle board, Friesian, dated 1666 Topped with three peacocks or doves, their tails forming encircling roundels, the board topped by the date '1666' and with moulded edges and rounded end framing a run of foliated scrolls, with flowers, perching doves and olives or berries, the

Lot #: 604

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A mid- to late 17th century carved fruitwood mangle board, Friesian

A mid- to late 17th century carved fruitwood mangle board, Friesian Topped by a cluster of ten roundels, decorated with various geometric flowers, the board very finely chip-carved with six geometric roundels, with shaped bottom edge, 11.5cm wide x 1.4cm deep x 78cm high, (4 1/2in wide x 0 1/2in

Lot #: 605

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare and finely-carved 18th century stained beech mangle board, Northern...

A rare and finely-carved 18th century stained beech mangle board, Northern Germany Carved in deep relief with the figure of Charity, children by her side, above naturalistic blooms and leaves, the applied handle carved as a mermaid and above a bay-edged oval cartouche, with indistinct monogram

Lot #: 611

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, circa 1800

A wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, circa 1800 The stem an open scroll, set onto a base of three 'D'-section legs terminating in pointed feet with central rib, 32cm high, the poker with hooked terminal, 42.5cm long, (2

Lot #: 624

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare and fine wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, British, circa 1750

A rare and fine wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, British, circa 1750 The square-section stem with applied scrolls fixed with rivets, the base of four 'D'-section downswept legs with penny feet, and each with a decorative scroll wrought from the same piece of iron, 20cm high, with a poker

Lot #: 625

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1780-1800

A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1780-1800 The stem a tightly coiled 'monkey tail' scroll set directly onto a base of three downswept legs terminating in simple feet, 20.5cm high

Lot #: 626

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1780-1800

A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1780-1800 The stem both rectangular- and round-section, and forming a 'monkey tail' scroll, peaned over the base of three flattened rectangular-section legs with scroll toes, 18cm high

Lot #: 627

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, British, circa 1780

A wrought iron goffering iron, with poker, British, circa 1780 With coiled 'monkey tail' stem terminating in a point, the outer curve joined to the base of three rectangular-section legs with pointed flattened feet with up-turned toes, 24cm high, its poker's wrythen handle with loop terminal, 36.5cm

Lot #: 628

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1800

A wrought iron goffering iron, British, circa 1800 The stem terminating in a coiled 'monkey tail', and on an unusual base of three flattened and round section legs terminating in heeled shoes or boots, 20cm high

Lot #: 629

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A small wrought iron goffering iron, British, possibly North Wales, circa 1800

A small wrought iron goffering iron, British, possibly North Wales, circa 1800 With slender barrel beneath a tapering pointed-ball topped finial, the stem a coiled scroll, or 'monkey tail', set directly onto a base of three rectangular-section downswept legs, 21.5cm high

Lot #: 630

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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Frederick Daniel Hardy

Frederick Daniel Hardy (British, 1826-1911) Household Chores signed and dated 'FDHardy/1894' (lower right) oil on panel In an ornate giltwood frame. Fußnoten Lechertier, Barbe & Co., artists' retailers label to rear

Lot #: 631

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare brass alloy and wrought iron box iron, Danish, dated 1647

A rare brass alloy and wrought iron box iron, Danish, dated 1647 Of cast brass, the top plate engraved with the date 1647 and stylised leaves, and with wrought iron gate, swivelling catch and handle posts, 10cm wide x 13.5cm deep x 12.5cm high, (3 1/2in wide x 5in deep x 4 1/2in high

Lot #: 632

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare bronze or brass alloy box iron, Danish, dated 1709

A rare bronze or brass alloy box iron, Danish, dated 1709 The handle atop file-decorated wrought iron posts with chamfered round terminals fixed by large ball-headed screws to the top plate, cast with scrolling decoration and with chamfered front curve and sides, one side of the iron inscribed 'HFS

Lot #: 633

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A cast brass box iron, Norwegian, circa 1820-60

A cast brass box iron, Norwegian, circa 1820-60 The handle on simple posts fixed with copper rivets and with wrought iron lifting rear gate with scroll-ended handle, the sides of the iron with upright piercings, 10cm wide x 13cm deep x 15.5cm high, (3 1/2in wide x 5in deep x 6in high

Lot #: 634

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A small cast brass box iron, Danish/Swedish, circa 1800

A small cast brass box iron, Danish/Swedish, circa 1800 The turned fruitwood handle atop knopped posts fixed to the foliate-engraved top plate, the hinged rear gate stamped 'IS', and with swivelling brass catch and iron guard, with slug, 9cm wide x 17.5cm deep x 13cm high, (3 1/2in wide x 6 1/2in

Lot #: 635

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A leaded bronze or brass alloy box iron, Swedish, circa 1650-1700

A leaded bronze or brass alloy box iron, Swedish, circa 1650-1700 With posts cast as opposing balusters on a top plate cast with a central design of concentric circles, file decoration to the sole plate's nose, and in line with its corner posts, with hinged rear gate fitted with a file-decorated

Lot #: 641

Estimate: £450 - £550

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A cast brass box iron, French, Alsace, circa 1840

A cast brass box iron, French, Alsace, circa 1840 With knopped and swelling posts fixed to a top plate engraved with a spray of flowers within a border of leaves, 10.5cm wide x 17.5cm deep x 12.5cm high, (4in wide x 6 1/2in deep x 4 1/2in high

Lot #: 647

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron box iron, French, circa 1850-80

A wrought iron box iron, French, circa 1850-80 With turned handle on stirrup-type posts, the hinged and sprung rear gate fixed by a long shaped catch fixed to the top plate, with slug, 10.5cm wide x 18.5cm deep x 13.5cm high, (4in wide x 7in deep x 5in high) (2

Lot #: 649

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A small cast brass box iron, Belgian, circa 1840-50

A small cast brass box iron, Belgian, circa 1840-50 With turned and ebonised handle atop baluster-cast posts, the iron with open back, 7cm wide x 13cm deep x 13cm high, (2 1/2in wide x 5in deep x 5in high

Lot #: 650

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A 19th century brass box iron, German/Swiss

A 19th century brass box iron, German/Swiss With tall handle posts, the fore-post with decorative copper collar at its base, the lifting rear gate with wooden handle terminal, the edge of the sole plate moulded, 9.5cm wide x 19cm deep x 14cm high, (3 1/2in wide x 7in deep x 5 1/2in high

Lot #: 651

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A wrought iron box iron, German, circa 1850-70

A wrought iron box iron, German, circa 1850-70 With elaborately filed posts on integral lower curves, the lifting rear gate with handle in the form of a stylised lyre, and with brass knob, with slug, 12cm wide x 18.5cm deep x 18.5cm high, (4 1/2in wide x 7in deep x 7in high) (2

Lot #: 652

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare leaded bronze box iron, German, probably Nuremberg, circa 1650-80

A rare leaded bronze box iron, German, probably Nuremberg, circa 1650-80 Topped by a well-turned and carved handle, with chamfered nut fixing it to the fore-post, and brass floral nut at the rear, the posts simple columns, the iron with chamfered edges to its top plate, and decorative notches in

Lot #: 653

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare leaded bronze or brass alloy box iron, Danish, dated 1646

A rare leaded bronze or brass alloy box iron, Danish, dated 1646 The turned wooden handle on silhouette baluster posts, each fixed by an unusual loop-headed rivet or screw, the top plate with chamfered edge and engraved decoration, including the date '1646', the hinged gate and its file-decorated

Lot #: 654

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A fine wrought iron and brass box iron, Southern German, dated 1761

A fine wrought iron and brass box iron, Southern German, dated 1761 The turned fruitwood handle above multi-knopped posts, the top plate overlaid with a pierced brass plate engraved with a female torso amidst foliated scrolls, the sides of the iron engraved 'HIND' and 'ANNO 1761', the hinged rear

Lot #: 655

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A 19th century wrought iron box iron, European

A 19th century wrought iron box iron, European With leather-wrapped curving handle on simple posts, the swivelling rear gate with two knob handles, with projecting 'cold nose', 11cm wide x 20cm deep x 14.5cm high, (4in wide x 7 1/2in deep x 5 1/2in high

Lot #: 656

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A cast brass box iron, Austrian/German, cira 1740-60

A cast brass box iron, Austrian/German, cira 1740-60 With simple posts, the top plate cast with a Rococo design of scrolls and flowers, around a central vacant cartouche, the hinged rear gate with shaped brass latch, with slug, 9.5cm wide x 17cm deep x 12cm high, (3 1/2in wide x 6 1/2in deep x 4

Lot #: 657

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A cast brass box iron, Danish, dated 1766

A cast brass box iron, Danish, dated 1766 With decorative notches to the edge of the top plate in line with the rear post, the sides engraved with the initials 'LHS' and 'MMD' and the date '1766', the rear gate of wrought iron and fixed with a hook-ended catch, 10cm wide x 18cm deep x 13.5cm high

Lot #: 658

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Oct 2019

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A rare and impressive brass and iron box iron, Scandinavian, circa 1720

A rare and impressive brass and iron box iron, Scandinavian, circa 1720 The turned handle between posts cast as Atlas-type figures, the wrought iron sides riveted to the cast brass top plate, depicting the story of Susanna from the Apocrypha, with Hebrew characters, and the (maker's?) initials

Lot #: 659

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2019