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Lots 751 to 800 of 1459


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A pair of silhouettes, titled BLIND BROOK and THE FIND FORRID HOICKS, 26cm by 32cm; a similar example, titled BELVOIR HUNT J.M. 1828; and two reverse prints on glass with equestrian scenes (5)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £150
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Lot 759

A wine glass, circa 1750, the bell shaped bowl on a mixed opaque and air twist stem, 16cm high

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £480
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Lot 760

A large rummer, early 19th century, the semi-fluted ogee bowl on a knopped stem, 19cm high

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 762

Two late 19th century alabaster figures of classical male combatants, Damaxenos and Creugas, the larger 76cm high

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £600
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Lot 763

Pair of Victorian red glass lustres, 36cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 764

A 19th century boulle lap desk

Estimate: £250-350

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Lot 765

A pair of gilt metal mounted glass lamp bases with shades, 65cm high (excluding fitting)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £450
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Lot 766

A horse measuring stick

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 767

A group of Chinese hardwood stands

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £160
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Lot 768

A 17th century Dutch stamped brass twin-light wall sconce with scroll branches and fruit and flower decoration, 62cm high

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £1000
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Lot 769

A group of three 19th century iron manacles, from the American Civil War

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £170
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Lot 770

A collection of twelve various 19th century and later decanters

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 771

A pair of 19th century carved oak panels, carved in high relief with scenes of the passion of Christ

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 772

A 19th century portrait miniature of a gentleman, reputedly George Washington Irving, watercolour

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 773

A collection of 18th century pewter comprising three tankards, four plates and a caddy spoon

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £20
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Lot 774

An imposing green painted iron lantern form light fitting, the twelve sided pierced scrollwork body with flared arms above and below and with a leaf decorated pendant, approx. 170cm high by 65cm diameter

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £320
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Lot 775

A pair of giltwood wall mirrors, two pairs of butlers trays on stands, a window seat and curtain poles

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £850
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Lot 776

A set of three mahogany curtain poles and two boxes of accessories

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £650
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Lot 777

Twelve painted plaster and fibreglass nativity figures

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 778

A giltwood pelmet, with scrolling acanthus leaf apron, surmounted by a scrolling leaf pediment flanked by darting, 247cm wide, 32cm deep

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 779

ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, FURNISHINGS, ORNAMENT
Lutyens (Sir Edwin) Houses & Gardens 1925, third impression, London, Country Life, folio, red cloth with dust jacket (rather stained and tatty, chips expertly filled) [&] Latham (Charles) In English Homes, [1920s], Country Life, folio, blue cloth with gilt decoration, both lavishly illustrated; Crallan (Franklyn) Details of Gothic Wood Carving, 1896, Batsford, London, folio of 34 plates in rubbed red cloth gilt; Willmott (Ellen) Warley Garden in Spring and Summer, 1909, London, Bernard Quaritch, folio, 40 monotone plates in blue-green cloth; Cescinsky (Herbert) and Gribble (Ernest) Early English Woodwork, 1922, London, George Routledge & Sons, small and thick folio, brown cloth, two vols. in one, illustrations; A Collection of Ornamental Designs, applicable to Furniture, Frames & The Decoration of Rooms (inspired by Chippendale), [c.1900], 24 etched plates in plain cloth for Guildhall Library London, with Library stamps to plates, RAS bookplate to front pastedown; The Workshop (Journal) [pattern books, c.1870], several issues bound into two large 4to vols, three-quarter morocco; Carron Company Architect's Catalogue [c.1930s]; Binstead (Herbert) Useful Details in Several Styles, 1906 [architectural pattern book].
[together with:] Tree (Herbert Beerbohm) Souvenir of the Charing Cross Hospital Bazaar...Albert Hall June 21 & 22, 1899, London, The Nassau Press, folio, decorative green cloth gilt, illustrations, art reproductions, musical scores etc; four 4to illustrated trade catalogues, hardware and industrial and laboratory apparatus, incl. two by Gallencamp, London EC2, [c.1930s] hard cloth, with Turnbull of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1931) and George Chester (1897), Birmingham. [Plus:] a Guide to Window Dressing, London, The Grocer Offices; James Robertson's 1933 Radio Catalogue; The True Road to Radio [a technical guide] for Ferranti Ltd., Lancashire [1920s] (17) in two boxes

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £750
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Lot 780

A large brass Eastern teapot and a samovar

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 781

FOUR YORKSHIRE AUCTION NOTICES
Taylor (Thomas, Auctioneer) Thorpe Audlin, near Pontefract...Freehold Estate, [for sale] Friday 29th July 1864, one folio sheet folded so pp.[4], folding estate plan by Edward Heaton with hand colouring tipped in (some splitting and staining to centre), the whole folded for posting and addressed verso, with stamp and postmark, a little tatty and soiled; Nutchey (David, Auctioneer) A Valuable Freehold Estate of Excellent Wold Land...in the Parish of Lund, in the East Riding of York...[for sale] 16th January 1875, one folio sheet folded so pp.[4], folding coloured estate plan by Stickney & Tiffen, Land Agents, Hull tipped in, horizontal folds, chip to second leaf, light soiling only; Nicholson (Auctioneer, Sheffield) Valuable Freehold Estates...in the Several Hamlets of Owlerton, Wadsley, and Worral, All in the Township of Bradfield, in the Parish of Ecclesfield, in the West Riding of the County of York...[for sale] Tuesday 28th day of October, 1857...two blue-grey folio sheets folded so pp.[8], horizontal folds, some soiling, good condition overall [&] Young (W.Y.K., Auctioneer, Harrogate) Sale of High-Class Electroplate and Cutlery... [at the] Princess Works, Sheffield, to Sell by Auction...Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 1, 2, 3, & 4, 1882... 4to handbill, horizontal centrefold, a little tatty and soiled (4).

Estimate: £80-120

NOT SOLD
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Lot 782

Osborne (T., and others, Publishers)
An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Authors; and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &c. With a General Index to the Whole. 1747-48 [&] 1754 (Volume XXI, index in the form of a chronological table), London, 20 vols. (of 21?, lacking Vol. XVI), 8vos, many engraved maps and plates (some folding, some with tears etc.); contemporary full speckled calf, banded spines gilt, with red and blue letterpieces. Scattered foxing and staining, the rubbed bindings soiled and with some mould, some spine joints frayed and chipped.
Sold not subject to return, w.a.f. (20)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £280
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Lot 783

A COLLECTION OF YORKSHIRE PRINTS
Thomas (R.K.) St. Mary's Chantry on Wakefield Bridge, [c.1850], London, Ackermann & Co., large lithograph with hand colouring printed by Day & Son, image 310 x 435mm, light age toning, tatty extremities; Rooker (M.A.) The New Gateway at the Archbishop of York's Palace... 1773, hand-coloured engraving by Edward Rooker, image 285 x 520mm, margins with tears; Lee (J.H.) York Cathedral. The Choir. [c.1840s], York, H. Smith, hand-coloured lithograph by W. Monkhouse, 375 x 275mm, foxing to margins [&] another by Monkhouse, a tinted lithograph of the Chapter House; Mason (Frank H.) Scarborough, [railway carriage print], coloured etching; Chambers (R.) Casine du Lord Bruce dans ses jardins de Tanfield-Hall. Province de York, engraved plan and elevation from an architectural folio; Knyff (L.) Sprotbrough near Doncaster, hand-coloured double-page etching by J. Kip from 'Britannia Illustrata', in modern Hogarth frame; Carlyle (R.) Six Views of The Ruins of Furness Abbey, Lancashire, 1857, Ulverston, D. Atkinson, 5 (of 6) zincographs printed by Day & Haghe, loose in publisher's scuffed printed green wraps, folio, one letterpress leaf, foxing; large hand-coloured aquatint View of Doncaster, from the North West; trimmed litho of the interior of Brough Hall; two lithos of Yorkshire churches; an 8vo booklet of chromo views of Scarborough, lacking wrappers; and a plan of eastern ports (14)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 784

Stevenson (Robert Louis) A COLLECTION
19th and 20th century editions, Chatto & Windus, Cassell, Heinemann and others, almost all 8vos or 12mos, mostly original cloth bindings. First Editions include: The Merry Men, 1887, publisher's blue cloth gilt; The Ebb-Tide, 1894, London, Heinemann, 1894, 20pp. adverts at end dated August 1894, original pictorial dull gold cloth; Catriona. A Sequel to "Kidnapped"... 1893, Cassell, blue cloth; The Wrecker, 1892, Cassell; The Master of Ballantrae, 1889, Cassell, pictorial red cloth; several others. Other titles include Treasure Island, 1886, Cassell, Fifteenth Thousand; Kidnapped, 1895, Cassell, Forty-third Thousand; Underwoods, 1887, Chatto & Windus, fine morocco gilt binding; Heron (James, Illustrator) Edinburgh, 1919, Seeley Service & Co, d.j.
[Also:] A Stevenson Medley, 1899, C&W, edition limited to 300 copies, initialled in ink to limitation leaf, 68pp. and twelve facsimile letters, verses, booklets etc. tipped in at rear, blue cloth gilt; Prayers Written at Vailima, 1910, thin 4to first edition, facsimile manuscript illuminated by Alberto Sangorski; Stubbs (Laura) Stevenson's Shrine: The Record of a Pilgrimage, 1903, A. Moring, pictorial green cloth; a commemorative extra number of The Bookman, 1913, 4to, illustrations, inset photoplate to cover; Balmpied (E., Illustrator) Travels with a Donkey, 1931; A Lowden Sabbath Morn with illustrations by A.S. Boyd; a memorial pamphlet of collected poems, [1895], C&H, limp green calf gilt; The Prideaux Biliography 1918; Pitman's Shorthand Edition of Jekyll and Hyde, 12mo pamphlet.
Varying degrees of ware to bindings and spines, some weak hinges, scattered browning and foxing to some titles; for the most part fair reading copies. Viewing highly recommended (54)

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £500
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Lot 785

A 19th century copper pan with turned wooden handle together with a large copper jug with stamped marks and a brass log bin

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £320
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Lot 786

A group of 19th century copper jelly moulds and five ceramic examples

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £400
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Lot 787

A painted cast iron Mr Punch doorstop; a set of three brass and steel fire irons; a set of three brass fire irons; and two other fire irons (qty)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £120
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Lot 788

Three boxes of 19th century literature, histories, historical and literary biography, mostly Victorian: collected editions in handsome library bindings of contemporary or near-contemporary three-quarter or full calf, with spines gilt and coloured letterpieces. Including:
Malthus (T.R.) An Essay on the Principle of Population...1806, London, J. Johnson, Third Edition, two vols, later rubbed and scuffed three-quarter calf preserving half titles, scattered foxing; Macaulay (T.B.) The History of England, five vols, 1852; Chalmers (G.) The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots, 1822, three vols, plates, spines splitting; Walpole (H.) Anecdotes of Painting, three vols, 1876, plates; Finden's Illustrations of Byron, two vols, [c.1860], green morocco gilt, plates; Jesse (J.H.) Memoirs of George III, three vols; Rose (J.H.) The Life of Napoleon I 1903; Ferrier (Prof., Editor) The Works of Professor Wilson, 12 vols, 1866; The Memoirs of Walter Scott, 1837, R. Cadell, Edinburgh, seven vols in full calf; collected editions of Spencer's (five vols) and Burns' (three vols) Poetical Works; six vols Poems of Robert Browning; some misc. Dickens, Keats, Tennyson, and four vols of The Bloodstock Breeder's Review. Sound, tight copies in generally fair to good condition, exhibiting only shelf ware in many cases (qty)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1600
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Lot 789

A green baize lined canvas gun case, together with a Winchester leather and green canvas gun case (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 790

An H M Stanley grey top hat, boxed; a James Locke & Co bowler hat, boxed; a similar felt hat, boxed; a riding hat, boxed; and a quantity of bow ties, collars and shirts (qty)

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 791

A pair of painted wood bellows; two further pairs of bellows; a copper jam pan; two copper buckets; two coal helmets; and a waste paper bin (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £200
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Lot 792

GARDEN DESIGN
Gothein (Marie Luise) A History of Garden Art, Edited by Walter P. Wright, two vols., 1928, London and New York, first English edition, 4to, over 600 black and white illustrations, original gilt-decorated blue cloth and dust jackets (a little soiled and tatty), some browning inside but a sound copy.
[Together with:] Bolton (Arthur T.) The Gardens of Italy, 1919, London, Country Life, lavishly-illustrated folio in later three-quarter morocco and marbled boards; Elgood (George S., Illustrator) Italian Gardens, 1907, London, Longmans, folio, colour plates and descriptions, minor soiling, later three-quarter green morocco; Mawson (Thomas H.) The Art & Craft of Garden Making, [c.1915], London, B.T. Batsford, folio, fourth edition, colour frontis., pictorial e.p.s., illustrations, plain brown cloth [&] The Life & Work of an English Landscape Architect (Autobiography), [c.1920], London, The Richards Press, large 8vo, plain blue cloth; Lazzaro (Claudia) The Italian Renaissance Garden, 1990, Yale University Press, 4to, d.j., plain slipcase and Cosgrove (Dennis) The Palladian Landscape, 1993, 8vo, d.j. (7)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 793

A Chinese parcel gilt red lacquered panel, a large framed Chinese needlework panel; two smaller panels; and a gilt framed mirror with matching mirrored shelf (5)

Estimate: £100-150

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Lot 794

A large Union flag, approx. 165cm by 345cm

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £200
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Lot 795

A set of four gilt metal twin light wall sconces with ribbon tied surmounts, two moulded glass ceiling shades and an opaque example, two pairs of wall lights, a set of three twin light wall sconces, a corinthian column table lamp, three three light ceiling lights, four various glass shades, etc

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £480
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Lot 796

THREE COUNTY MAPS
Blaeu (Johannes) [all c.1645 or later, Amsterdam] Ducatus Eboracensis pars Borealis, The North Riding of York Shire, engraved map with hand colouring, large decorative cartouche, armorials above, visible margins, plate 385 x 500mm, French text verso [&] Cumbria Vulgo Cumberland, engraved map with hand colouring, large decorative cartouche, mileage scale and armorials, margin visible, plate 415 x 500mm, French text verso [with:] Surria vernacule Surrey [featuring London], engraved map with hand colouring, armorials to left and right, some visible margin, plate 385 x 500mm, German text to verso.
Good copies, unexamined out of gilt frames (3)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £650
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Lot 797

TWO BRITISH ISLES MAPS
Visscher (Nicolaes) Magnae Britanniae Tabula; Comprehendens Angliae, Scotiae, ac Hiberniae Regna [c.1700 or later, Amsterdam], double-page engraved map with attractive hand colouring, ornate cartouche and mileage scale, winged putti carrying the arms of the three kingdoms, some visible margin. Plate 475 x 575mm [&] Blaeu (Johannes) Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum praesertim durante illorum Heptarchia [c.1645 or later, Amsterdam], engraved map with vivid hand colouring, flanked by strips of seven illustrations to each side, each enclosed in scrolling cartouches. They depict the founders of the seven Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (to left), and the conversion to Christianity of their future rulers (to right). Some visible margin, plate 415 x 530mm. Both maps good copies, unexamined out of dark wood frames (2)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1000
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Lot 798

THREE COUNTY MAPS
[Two Maps of Durham] Blaeu (Johannes) Episcopatus Dunelmensis vulgo The Bishoprike of Durham, [c.1645 or later, Amsterdam], engraved double-page map with hand colouring, embellished with arms, decorative cartouche and mileage scale; visible margin, unexamined out of modern gilt frame. Visible sheet 390 x 505mm [&] Morden (Robert) Episcopatus Dunelmensis Vulgo The Bishoprike of Durham, [1695 or later, London], hand coloured engraved map for Camden's Britannia, rather browned, unexamined out of modern frame, visible sheet 370 x 430mm [together with:] Speed (John) Huntington both Shire and Shire Towne with the Ancient Citie Ely Described, [1676], London, Bassett & Chiswell,, engraved map with hand colouring, inset town plans of Huntingdon and Ely, with royal and county armorials, decorative cartouche and mileage scale, rather browned, unexamined out of modern frame, visible sheet 380 x 505mm (3)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £140
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Lot 799

Seven gilt brass two branch wall lights

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 800

Three gilt brass two branch wall lights and another pair (5)

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £170
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Lot 801

Thornton (Dr. Robert John)
New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus von Linnaeus…and The Temple of Flora... 1807, London, T. Bensley [Volume I only], large folio (570 x 430mm) with numerous finely engraved plates (one with colour by hand, loosely inserted), including the full-length mezzotint of Linnaeus in his Lapland dress and 24 plates of botanists, tables/charts, Cupid etc.
Later red cloth binding, worn, scuffed and frayed at edges, preserving calligraphic dedication to Linnaeus and Apology to rear. Mostly marginal foxing and soiling throughout.
[together with:] Twenty-Five Photographs (Printed in Platinotype) by G. Watmough Webster, F.C.S., of the Life-History Groups of Birds in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester, mounted and prepared by The Curator, R. Newstead, F.E.S., [1894], Chester, large folio, signed and dated December 1894 in pen by Newstead to first text leaf; 25 photographs, each signed to the mount in pencil by the photographer Webster, interleaved with explanatory text. Scattered soiling and foxing, affecting margins only of plates, full green morocco, gilt lettering and ornithological decoration, scuffed and rubbed, paint splashes, edges frayed and spine detached at upper joint, marbled e.p.s, a.e.g. Five prints loosely inserted at rear; a rare book.
Lot sold not subject to return and w.a.f. (2)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £2900
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Lot 802

Hall (Samuel Carter, Editor)
Selected Pictures from the Galleries and Private Collections of Great Britain: A Series of Line Engravings from Masterpieces of Modern Art. Vol. I [only, of IV?], [c.1865], London, Virtue & Co. Ltd, folio (575 x 415mm), 38 uncoloured engravings on india paper complete as Contents, most with tissues, and interleaved by text description. Scattered mostly marginal foxing and soiling [&] Selected Pictures from the Galleries and Private Collections of Great Britain: A Series of Engravings from the Best Works of the Best British Artists, Vol. I [only], [c.1860], London, James Virtue, folio (670 x 475mm), 38 uncoloured engravings on india paper complete as Contents, most with tissues, and interleaved by text description. Scattered mostly marginal foxing and soiling. The two vols. uniformly bound in scuffed and rubbed red morocco gilt, frayed edges and spine joints, a.e.g. (2)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £100
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Lot 803

After Louis Ernst Hottot (French, 1834-1905): a pair of cold painted bronze relief plaques of Nubian figures, bearing signatures, 86cm by 42cm

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £700
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Lot 804

Portrait of Gran Edalla of Paris on porcelain, 47cm by 31cm, in gilt frame

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 805

A 19th century French striking slate and rouge marble mantel clock or architectural form, the whit enamel dial with Roman numerals and a gilt metal egg and dart surround, 33cm high

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 806

Three 20th century Chinese watercolours, an Indian landscape picture worked in gold thread and a large example worked in blue and gold thread

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 807

A large Japanese needlework panel worked in colour threads depicting a hawk perched on a rocky outcrop above stormy seas, 140cm by 99cm, framed and glazed

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £13000
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Lot 808

Louis Van Lint (1909-1986), A modernist metal sculpture comprising lion masks, figures, orbs, etc fitted with twin sconces wired for electricity, mounted on a plywood board, overall 140cm by 89cm

Louis Van Lint (1909-1986) was a pre-eminent Belgian painter and sculptor.

Provenance: A Private European Collector. The Van Lint sculpture was purchased by the owner (prominent Spanish architect) from the studio of Van Lint in the South of France around 1970.

Estimate: £2000-3000

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