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Lots 251 to 300 of 886
Five Japanese Meiji period carved ivory netsukes in the form of various traders (5)
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Two George III silver shell back Hanoverian table spoons, Henry Brind, London date indistinct; and an Old English pattern tablespoon, Hester Bateman, London 1782, 4.5ozt (3)
A pair of Victorian silver pierced dishes, Comyns, London 1895, with pierced sides and rim; a silver butter shell Birmingham 1908; and a pair of silver peppers Chester 1908, the dishes 14cm wide, 8.7ozt (4)
Two meerschaum pipes; bearded man and mask
An 18 carat gold opal and diamond ring, three oval cabochon opals, spaced by old cut diamonds, finger size P and an old cut diamond three stone ring, total estimated diamond weight 0.15 carat approximately, finger size K1/2, stamped '18CT PLAT' (2)
An 18 carat gold diamond three stone ring, graduated round brilliant cut diamonds in claw settings, to forked shoulders, total estimated diamond weight 0.20 carat approximately, finger size M1/2
An 18 carat gold pearl and diamond ring, three pearls spaced by old cut diamonds in kite settings, to a carved shank, total estimated diamond weight 0.10 carat approximately, finger size M
An 18 carat gold sapphire and diamond ring, three graduated old cut diamonds, spaced by oval cut sapphires, to a carved setting, total estimated diamond weight 0.55 carat approximately, finger size N
A ruby and diamond ring, three round cut rubies, spaced by old cut diamonds, to a carved setting, total estimated diamond weight 0.20 carat approximately, finger size O1/2, stamped '18'
A pair of silver salts, a pair of silver pepperettes, a silver mustard and a cream jug, various dates and makers (6)
A gold plated top wind pocket watch with woven hair Albert; a bloodstone and cornelian swivel seal fob; together with a book - The Road to Prosperity The co-author of which (Arthur Redfern) gave the watch to vendor's grandmother whose hair makes up the Albert
A sapphire and diamond three stone ring, a round cut sapphire spaced by round brilliant cut diamonds, in claw settings, to tapering shoulders, total estimated diamond weight 0.40 carat approximately, finger size O1/2, stamped '750'
A diamond five stone ring, graduated transitional cut diamonds, in claw settings, to knife edge shoulders, total estimated diamond weight 0.50 carat approximately, finger size J, stamped '18CT PLAT'
A sapphire five stone ring, graduated oval cut sapphires in a carved setting, finger size M1/2, stamped '18CT'
A solitaire diamond ring, a round brilliant cut diamond in a claw setting, to tapered scroll shoulders, estimated diamond weight 0.50 carat approximately, finger size M
An opal and diamond ring, three oval cabochon opals, spaced by pairs of old cut diamonds, total estimated diamond weight 0.30 carat approximately, finger size O
Two Japanese Meiji period carved ivory netsukes in the form of masks together with two later wooden examples (4)
A group of George III and later silver flatware, including table spooons; fiddle pattern tea spoons etc and a pair of Hester Bateman bright engraved sugar tongs
A pair of cloisonne vases
Silver caster hall marked Sheffield; together with a silver helmet cream jug (2)
A Victorian silver pedestal bowl, maker's mark rubbed, possibly Charles Stuart Harris, London 1894, with spiral fluting and gadroon rim, 16cm diameter, 11.1ozt
A George III style silver teapot, Pearce & Sons, Sheffield 1918, 29.5cm long, 23.9ozt
A Chinese porcelain box and cover; a flambe glaze small baluster vase; and a cloisonne jar and cover
An oversized silver pedestal caster, Barker Brothers, Chester 1910, 23cm high, 7.5ozt
Two Japanese Meiji period ivory okimonos of fishermen (a.f.)
A pair of Royal Worcester vases signed K H Blake, rose flower decorated
A George III silver teapot, John Emes, London 1800, squat circular with everted rim, engraved with a monogram beneath probably a Ducal coronet, 22.5cm logn, 14.4ozt
A silver sauce boat, William Comyns & Sons, London 1936, oval with shaped rim and scroll handle, on oval foot; and a silver toastrack, Viners Ltd, Sheffield 1940, the sauceboat 16cm long, 12.4ozt (2)
A Royal Worcester blush ivory scent bottle painted with a bird
Three Japanese Meiji period ivory okimonos of farmers (a.f.)
Silver vase hallmarked for London
An Arts & Crafts Longwy pottery tile decorated with an exotic pheasant with blue, yellow and pink plumage, with impressed and painted factory marks
A silver backed mirror and three brushes with a Stratton compact and lipstick with other items (qty)
A late Victorian silver three piece condiment set, Mark Willis, Sheffield 1897, part fluted, with blue glass lines and spoons, in a fitted case, 6.2ozt
A boxed silver sugar caster and cream jug set, Birmingham, 1927, W.N. Ltd (2)
Two Bronze Age spearheads
A small group of collectables including 19th century ivory gaming counters and dice shakers, turned wooden boxes and snuff boxes etc
A silver three piece condiment set with celtic knot borders, Adie Bros, Birmingham 1958, fitted case; a silver caster Birmingham 1937; a set of six silver coffee spoons; and a set of six Chinese white metal teaspoons, stamped Sterling, with varying finials, weighable silver 11ozt
A group of 16th/17th century carved bone marrow scoops in a leather case
Various items including a barometer in the form of a mortar (a.f.) a brass and niello work peacock and other items (qty)
Lehmann C/w seal with early mark to tail (G, lithography discoloured)
A Bing and Grondahl dish; a dog; a Royal Copenhagen dog and figure; a Staffordshire miniature figure; a Doughty February figure a Coalport elephant group, together with a Chinese jade Guanjin figure (8)
A collection of nineteen Goebel Hummel figures, including a large figure of a girl with a pair of geese
Ten various Royal Crown Derby Teddy bears
An Edwardian silver-plated folding hot dish with arboreal frame
Two Victorian lustre jugs, three pedestal bowls and two etched rummers 'Health and Happiness' with stirrers (9)
A Georgian style silver salver, part brush set, various dates and makers (6)
Four pieces of Booth's tea wares, painted with vinaigrettes of floral sprays and exotic birds; together with a Cauldon's floral painted twin-handled cup, and other floral painted Continental painted porcelain
Eight Royal Copenhagen polar bear models
A group of 20th century Chinese ceramic animal models including a dog of fo form lamp