Title: 24th SEPTEMBER 2009
Date Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009
AN AUCTION OF ANTIQUES, COLLECTABLES AND GENERAL EFFECTS
including British Rail artefacts, a Steinway piano, a huge collection of walking sticks a bottle of ’65 Château d’Yquem, and 3 items of Mouseman
ON THURSDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2009 AT 11AM
VIEW: Wednesday 23rd 1-7pm and sale day from 9.30am
I hope you are all refreshed from summer holidays. Having not seen you since our July sale, we are bursting at the seams! Over 100 walking sticks of all shapes and sizes, one made from a large fish spine and many with silver pommels, railway signs including Hampstead and lamps, a signal arm, meters, a ‘line clear’ indicator and some great toys including two Louis Marx tanks, one US Army No. 3 the other British, and a road crane, a Dover Toys Clapper Board Dancer, an Ingap roundabout, a Rettoy fire station, Bing, Hornby and Lionel trains, an old Hornby station, old Meccano, a magic lantern, old pond yachts, a Hobbies Bowman Aeroboat I, old lead farm animals and soldiers, modern Lima all boxed, 1950s Eagle comics, a Nazi dagger with silver scabbard, a 17th century Samurai sword in lacquer scabbard with ornate tsuba.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS including two old violins, one by Arturo Ponzetti in a 19th century mahogany box, the other with a lion head stock in a 19th century rosewood box, an early clarinet and saxophone and a mandolin. BOOKS including an unusual miniature revolving bookstand of books, 3 volumes of Salmons Modern History, 1774 (We have a large consignment of old Russian books in the November sale.). JEWELLERY includes lots of gold chains and sovereigns, a 2 row pearl necklace with superb rose diamond-set clasp, gold pocket and wrist watches, a sapphire and diamond turtle brooch in 18ct gold, an Art Deco sapphire and diamond double clip brooch, a 1.5ct diamond ring, lots of costume jewellery, etc. SILVER AND PLATE is well represented, including a silver mounted claret jug and tea sets. PICTURES galore.
PORCELAIN, POTTERY AND GLASS including Amphora ware, Beswick figures, signed Moorcroft including a 12” pansy vase and a 8.25” pomegranate bowl, 85 pieces of Imari pattern Royal Crown Derby, cranberry glass, an overlaid glass lamp base. COSTUME includes period day and evening wear, a top hat, handbags, a crocodile briefcase, etc. PERFUMES and bath products including Chanel and Givenchy. LINENS. CLOCKS including two long cases, fusee wall clocks, large and ornate marble clocks, an antique bracket clock with changes, American wall clocks, and a Black Forest wall clock. OTHER COLLECTABLES include bronzes, Austrian wall masks, a 19th century monkey skull under a glass dome, mineral samples, a turtle shell, spelter figures, an old percussion pistol, an old Jambiya, golf clubs, cameras including a Studio Polaroid, kitchenalia, copper saucepans, Eastern carvings, old shop scales, a pair of 8’ steel Corinthian columns, silhouettes, enamelled boxes and spoons, Bakelite, pens including Mont Blanc, Parker, Cross, an Atlas sun dial and good garden ornaments, a well pump, COINS, STAMPS, CIGARETTE AND POSTCARDS, FOOTBALL PROGRAMMES, MEDALS AND BADGES, RECORDS. CARPETS.
FURNITURE includes a Maple & Co inlaid mahogany desk with superstructure, a continental inlaid pedestal centre table, a Regency sofa table, a set of 8 William IV chairs, a pair of 1 hall chairs, other chair sets, 19th century chests, one a secretaire, a Victorian painted satinwood heart-shaped cheval mirror, very large dining tables and sideboards, an antique refectory table, Art Deco arm chairs, pedestal and kidney-shaped desks, a four-fold screen, a Globe Wernicke bookcase, 19th century card and tea tables, a library bookcase, and a break-front credenza, antique oak, a 19th century bamboo and lacquer sewing table, a Broadwood grand piano, a superb Steinway upright, a Victorian Chesterfield, a carved Indian settee, shipping goods. Two large Victorian overmantel mirrors. Fire grates and surrounds, white goods, etc.