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Auction Description for LondonAuctionRooms: Silver, Jewellery, Asian & European Works of Art
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Silver, Jewellery, Asian & European Works of Art

(115 Lots)

by The London Auction Rooms


115 lots | 114 with images

January 26, 2014

Live Auction

East Midlands office:

47 East Street

Horncastle, LN9 6AA United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7977 048465 / +44 (0)7989 158828

Email: pknapper@thelondonauctionrooms.com

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A Fine Pair of Pugin Style Gilt Brass Pricket

Lot 1: A Fine Pair of Pugin Style Gilt Brass Pricket

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Description: A Fine Pair of Pugin Style Gilt Brass Pricket Candlesticks.Circa 1850. Of large proportions. With typical gothic revival decoration. 84.5cm high. On stick lacking spike.

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A Good Mid 19th Century Meerschaum Pipe. The bowl

Lot 2: A Good Mid 19th Century Meerschaum Pipe. The bowl

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Description: A Good Mid 19th Century Meerschaum Pipe. The bowl carved with twin horses heads. with gilt metal mounts and long stem. Complete with outer leather case. 50 cm total length. In very good condition

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An Early 19th century Flutina. The Flutina is an

Lot 3: An Early 19th century Flutina. The Flutina is an

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Description: An Early 19th century Flutina. The Flutina is an early precursor to the diatonic button accordion, having one or two rows of treble buttons, which are configured to have the tonic of the scale, on the "draw" of the bellows. With original Mahogany case and key.

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A Swiss Music Box. Late 19th century. In a fine

Lot 4: A Swiss Music Box. Late 19th century. In a fine

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Description: A Swiss Music Box. Late 19th century. In a fine Walnut case inlaid with flowers. Playing eight airs on a single cylinder, complete with drums and bells with birds. In extremely fine fully restored condition.

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A Fine Combination Organ Music Box. Swiss. late

Lot 5: A Fine Combination Organ Music Box. Swiss. late

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Description: A Fine Combination Organ Music Box. Swiss. late 19th century. In a Rosewood case. Playing eight airs on a single cylinder with organ below. In extremely fine fully restored condition.

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A Late 19th Century Walnut Cased Polyphon. Circa

Lot 6: A Late 19th Century Walnut Cased Polyphon. Circa

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Description: A Late 19th Century Walnut Cased Polyphon. Circa 1895. By H Floto Altone, Adolfstrass. The uppercase fitted with the playing mechanism on a single disc above a cupboard base, the fall front opening to reveal a further 12 discs. 236 cm high. 86cm wide. 49cm deep.

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Swiss. A Nicole freres of Geneve Music Box.

Lot 7: Swiss. A Nicole freres of Geneve Music Box.

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Description: Swiss. A Nicole freres of Geneve Music Box. No.30134. Fitted with a single drum. Playing eight airs. In a Rosewood case. 52cm wide. In good condition. No damage to mechanism or drum.

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A Rare Victorian Bronze Candle Shade. Of Gothic

Lot 8: A Rare Victorian Bronze Candle Shade. Of Gothic

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Description: A Rare Victorian Bronze Candle Shade. Of Gothic tower form. With interior tube enclosing a silk fan. The top unscrews to reveal the interior tube with fan. 24 cm when fully closed.

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A Fine Calamander Wood Decanter Box. Late 19th

Lot 9: A Fine Calamander Wood Decanter Box. Late 19th

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Description: A Fine Calamander Wood Decanter Box. Late 19th century. With twin flush brass side handles. The hinged cover opening to reveal a fitted interior for four decanters (now lacking). Complete with tester glass. 30 cm high. 25 cm square.

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A Good Set of Four Victorian Old Sheffield Plate

Lot 10: A Good Set of Four Victorian Old Sheffield Plate

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Description: A Good Set of Four Victorian Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coasters. Circa 1840. Each with a central boss engraved with a family crest. Waved floral borders throughout. 18.5cm diameter.

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A Birds Eye Maple Two Compartment Letter Box.

Lot 11: A Birds Eye Maple Two Compartment Letter Box.

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Description: A Birds Eye Maple Two Compartment Letter Box. Circa 1900, Inlaid with brass and inscribed "LETTERS" and "Unanswered". 11.5 cm high. 23.5 cm wide. 11.5 cm deep. Lacking name plaque.

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A Novelty Smokers companion. In the form of a

Lot 12: A Novelty Smokers companion. In the form of a

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Description: A Novelty Smokers companion. In the form of a Hackney Carriage. Early 20th century. In oak with brass fittings. 22cm high. 30cm long.

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A Near Matching Pair of Japanese Imari Lamps. Now

Lot 13: A Near Matching Pair of Japanese Imari Lamps. Now

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Description: A Near Matching Pair of Japanese Imari Lamps. Now Fitted for electricity. Circa a 1900.

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A Good Victorian Carving set. Late 19th century.

Lot 14: A Good Victorian Carving set. Late 19th century.

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Description: A Good Victorian Carving set. Late 19th century. With massive plain ivory handles and steel blades. All in an original case. Mappin Bros. Sheffield. The silver bolsters hallmarked Sheffield. 1895. the carving knife 41 cm long. All in good condition no rust.

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A Set of Four Japanese Panels. Meiji period. In

Lot 15: A Set of Four Japanese Panels. Meiji period. In

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Description: A Set of Four Japanese Panels. Meiji period. In Rosewood frames. 121cm high. 37cm wide.

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A Japanese Porcelain lamp with brass mounts. Early

Lot 17: A Japanese Porcelain lamp with brass mounts. Early

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Description: A Japanese Porcelain lamp with brass mounts. Early 20th century. Decorated with flowering bamboo on a white ground. Fitted for electricity.

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A Sonerie Clock Painting. Continental (possibly

Lot 18: A Sonerie Clock Painting. Continental (possibly

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Description: A Sonerie Clock Painting. Continental (possibly French). Late 19th century. Painted with figures in a landscape with town and river. In gilt plaster frame. 94cm high. 112cm wide. 20cm deep. The frame and movement in need of restoration. Lacking key.

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A Victorian Papier Mache Lady's Writing Slope.

Lot 19: A Victorian Papier Mache Lady's Writing Slope.

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Description: A Victorian Papier Mache Lady's Writing Slope. Second half of the 19th century. Inlaid throughout with mother of pearl and with gilt foliate decoration. 10cm high. 37.5cm wide. 27.5cm deep. In good condition.

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A Fine and Rare Nicole Freres Piano Forte Music

Lot 20: A Fine and Rare Nicole Freres Piano Forte Music

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Description: A Fine and Rare Nicole Freres Piano Forte Music Box. In a large figured walnut case cross banded within Ebonised borders. Signed Nicole Frere on a plaque and on the comb. Also signed by the flywheel which is set with a cabochon Ruby. Stamped with the serial number 10. Retailed by IMHOF & MUKLE, 110 New Oxford Street London.. In excellent condition. Beautifully restored. 25cm high. 97cm wide. 35cm deep. Plays exceptionally well. It is thought less than 15 of this type of musical box were made.

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Lot 21: A Swiss Music Box. Late 19th century. In a Figured

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Description: A Swiss Music Box. Late 19th century. In a Figured Walnut case inlaid with flowers. Playing eight airs on a single cylinder with drums and bells with insects. The case and movement in beautifully restored condition. Plays very well

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Blaise Bontems (15 March 1814 Le Ménil - 1893)

Lot 22: Blaise Bontems (15 March 1814 Le Ménil - 1893)

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Description: Blaise Bontems (15 March 1814 Le Ménil - 1893) A Fine French Automaton Singing Bird in Gilt Brass Cage. Late 19th century. On a tall brass stand with three down swept supports. 173cm high. The bird in good condition and sings beautifully.Blaise Bontems (15 March 1814 Le Ménil - 1893) was a noted Parisian specialist in the manufacture of automaton singing birds and the first of a dynasty of automaton manufacturers, which included his son Charles Jules and his grandson Lucien. Bontems' birds were famous for the realism of their song.

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A French

Lot 23: A French "Regency"Rosewood Fire Screen. 1st

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Description: A French "Regency"Rosewood Fire Screen. 1st quarter of the 19th century. With gilt decoration and down swept supports with paw feet. 82cm high. 39cm high.

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A George III Chinese Laquered Tilt Top Table.

Lot 24: A George III Chinese Laquered Tilt Top Table.

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Description: A George III Chinese Laquered Tilt Top Table. Circa 1760. Decorted with Pagodas in a landscape. With slender baluster column and three splayed feet. Minor knocks to the top surface but laquer generally very good. 73cm high. 67cm wide.

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A Pair of Japanese Laquered Panels. Circa 1880.

Lot 25: A Pair of Japanese Laquered Panels. Circa 1880.

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Description: A Pair of Japanese Laquered Panels. Circa 1880. Each inlaid with ivory and mother of pearl with two roosting Eagles. Mount Fujiyama in the back ground. 88cm high. 66wide.

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A Fine Victorian Walnut Stationery Cabinet. Last

Lot 26: A Fine Victorian Walnut Stationery Cabinet. Last

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Description: A Fine Victorian Walnut Stationery Cabinet. Last quarter of the 19th century. With a pair of doors opening to reveal a fitted interior. Fitted with a single drawer below. 36.5cm high. 41cm wide. 28.4cm deep.

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An Unusual Late Victorian Silver Plated Brandy

Lot 27: An Unusual Late Victorian Silver Plated Brandy

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Description: An Unusual Late Victorian Silver Plated Brandy warmer. In the form a cauldron hung by a chain between three stylised branches. By Atkins Bros. Sheffield. 51cm high. With an associated toddy ladle. Re-plated

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A Pair of Continental Silver Gilt salt cellars and

Lot 28: A Pair of Continental Silver Gilt salt cellars and

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Description: A Pair of Continental Silver Gilt salt cellars and spoons. In 18th century style. each in the form of shell shaped chariot with cherub rider. 19th century. With pseudo hallmarks .9.5cm long. 181.1 grams. 5.8 ounces.

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A Fine French Ivory Oval box. Late 18th

Lot 29: A Fine French Ivory Oval box. Late 18th

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Description: A Fine French Ivory Oval box. Late 18th century.The lid painted with a pastoral scene with figures in a landscape. Signed Aubrey. The sides carved with continuous bands of figures amongst scrolling foliage all below a beaded border. With three compartment interior. The scene signed lower left. 15cm wide.

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A Royal Worcester and Silver Gilt Mounted Cabaret

Lot 30: A Royal Worcester and Silver Gilt Mounted Cabaret

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Description: A Royal Worcester and Silver Gilt Mounted Cabaret Set , of six cups and saucers . Hallmarked, Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater. London 1896. With purple and green Worcester marks. The silver gilt mounts pierced and stamped with frolicking cherubs. The cups and saucers decorated in gilt on a yellow ground. Complete with six coffee spoons and a pair of sugar tongs. In original silk lined case. 259.8 grams. 8.3 ounces.

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Coalbrook Dale Co. A Cast Iron and Brass mounted

Lot 31: Coalbrook Dale Co. A Cast Iron and Brass mounted

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Description: Coalbrook Dale Co. A Cast Iron and Brass mounted Church Wardens Tobacco Box. late 18th early 19th century. of sarcophagus form with interior weighted lid. The detachable cover surmounted by a candle holder. With applied dog motif decoration. Stamped Coalbrook Dale Co.. 6cm high. 13cm wide. 8.5cm deep.

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A Royal Worcester Silver Mounted Cabaret Set.

Lot 32: A Royal Worcester Silver Mounted Cabaret Set.

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Description: A Royal Worcester Silver Mounted Cabaret Set. Hallmarks for William Comyns, London 1890. Comprising; a coffee pot, cream jug, sugar bowl teaspoon and four coffee cups and saucers. Lacking presentation case case.

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A magnificent Mid Victorian Blond Tortoiseshell,

Lot 33: A magnificent Mid Victorian Blond Tortoiseshell,

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Description: A magnificent Mid Victorian Blond Tortoiseshell, ivory and brass inlaid writing slop, with silver gilt fittings, the hinged cover opening to reveal a mirrored interior fitted with silver gilt trays and boxes, hallmarked London 1845, makers mark IE. With gilt decorated purple velvet surfaces. The lock inscribed Mortimer & Hunt, Jewellers to her Majesty, London, complete with 15 carat gold original key stamped 585.16cm high. 41cm wide. 28cm deep, 48cm when fully open.

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A Fine Pair of Japanese Imari and Ormolu Mounted

Lot 34: A Fine Pair of Japanese Imari and Ormolu Mounted

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Description: A Fine Pair of Japanese Imari and Ormolu Mounted Vases. Now fitted as oil lamps. Meiji period. 33cm high. 15cm diameter.

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A Pair of Named View Vienna Vases and Covers. 19th

Lot 35: A Pair of Named View Vienna Vases and Covers. 19th

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Description: A Pair of Named View Vienna Vases and Covers. 19th century. each decorated with classical scenes. Signed Beshandinen, Schnuckung der Venus. 33cm high.

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A Rosewood and Satinwood Inlaid Portico Timepiece.

Lot 36: A Rosewood and Satinwood Inlaid Portico Timepiece.

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Description: A Rosewood and Satinwood Inlaid Portico Timepiece. Late 19th century. The whiten enamel dial with Roman numerals. The circular back plate stamped V.R Brevette Paris. No. 95727. With grid iron pendulum. The case with ebonised columns. 44 cm high. 21.5 cm wide. Lacking key. Feather needs small repair otherwise in good condition..

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A Good Late Victorian/Edwardian Brass Cork

Lot 37: A Good Late Victorian/Edwardian Brass Cork

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Description: A Good Late Victorian/Edwardian Brass Cork Puller.Circa 1900. Bar mounted, with wheel lever action and stained wood handle. The brass body of heavy gauge. 47 cm long. In good condition

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A Fine Late Victorian Inlaid Rosewood Lady's

Lot 38: A Fine Late Victorian Inlaid Rosewood Lady's

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Description: A Fine Late Victorian Inlaid Rosewood Lady's Cylinder Bureau.,The hinged front opening to reveal a fitted interior above a single frieze drawer and below a mirrored back. On four tapered legs. 110 cm high. 73 cm wide. 49 cm deep.

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A Fine Late Victorian Rosewood and Satinwood

Lot 39: A Fine Late Victorian Rosewood and Satinwood

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Description: A Fine Late Victorian Rosewood and Satinwood Carlton House Desk. Of typical configuration. With two pairs of drawers above a long central drawer flanked by two further pairs of short drawers. Inlaid throughout with ribbon tied trophies and husk drapes. On four square tapered supports. 97 cm high. 108 cm wide. 58 cm deep.

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An Edwards and Roberts late Victorian Edwardian

Lot 40: An Edwards and Roberts late Victorian Edwardian

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Description: An Edwards and Roberts late Victorian Edwardian Mahogany Carlton House Desk. Of typical configuration. Fitted with a central long drawer flanked by two pairs of short drawers. Supported on eight square tapering supports with under shelves. Makers name stamped on the drawer. 91 cm high. 105 cm wide. 51 cm deep.

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A George III Mahogany Bow Front Hanging Corner

Lot 41: A George III Mahogany Bow Front Hanging Corner

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Description: A George III Mahogany Bow Front Hanging Corner Cupboard, second half of the 18 th century, with fine flame mahogany figured doors enclosing shelves. Brass "H" hinges. 97 cm high. 69 cm wide. 46 cm deep.

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A Chinese Cantonese Famille Verte Vase. Of heavy

Lot 42: A Chinese Cantonese Famille Verte Vase. Of heavy

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Description: A Chinese Cantonese Famille Verte Vase. Of heavy ovoid form. Decorated with numerous figures in a landscape 32.5 cm high. . Long hairline crack to base of vase otherwise no other chips cracks or losses. Provenance private collection South London

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A Large Antique Chinese Cantonese Vase. 19th

Lot 43: A Large Antique Chinese Cantonese Vase. 19th

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Description: A Large Antique Chinese Cantonese Vase. 19th century Qing Dynasty. Decorated with figures and Cockerels. The baluster body with spreading base and wide flared rim. No marks to base. 46 cm high 23 cm diameter of rim. In very good condition. Provenance private collection South Yorkshire.

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A Fine Chinese Cantonese Brush Pot. 18th/19th

Lot 44: A Fine Chinese Cantonese Brush Pot. 18th/19th

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Description: A Fine Chinese Cantonese Brush Pot. 18th/19th Century Qing Dynasty. Decorated throughout with figures and symbols. No marks to base. In good unrestored condition. 14 cm high. 10.5 cm diameter. Provenance private collection South Yorkshire.

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A Cantonese Famille Vert Circular Plaque . 19th

Lot 45: A Cantonese Famille Vert Circular Plaque . 19th

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Description: A Cantonese Famille Vert Circular Plaque . 19th century Qing dynasty. Decorated with figures in a landscape by a house. Unmarked. 33 cm diameter. Private collection. In very good unrestored condition.

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A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Red and

Lot 46: A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Red and

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Description: A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Red and grey veined stone. 13 cm high.

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A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Shown

Lot 47: A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Shown

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Description: A Chinese Soapstone Figure of a Deity. Shown seated on a rocky outcrop. Reddish brown and grey veined stone. 16.5 cm high.

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A Chinese Blue and White Whine Pot with Cover.

Lot 48: A Chinese Blue and White Whine Pot with Cover.

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Description: A Chinese Blue and White Whine Pot with Cover. 18th/19th century Qing dynasty. Decorated with an entwined Dragon amongst foliage. The cylindrical body of stylised bamboo form with flared waved rim and fancy spout and handle. The detachable cover with plain finial. The base with six character blue mark. 20. 5 cm high. Private collection South Yorkshire.

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A Chinese Pale Celadon Jade Carving. 19th century.

Lot 49: A Chinese Pale Celadon Jade Carving. 19th century.

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Description: A Chinese Pale Celadon Jade Carving. 19th century. In the form of a stylised Wart Hog. Engraved with scroll work. 16cm wide.

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A Chinese Hetian Jade Openwork carving. Late 19th

Lot 50: A Chinese Hetian Jade Openwork carving. Late 19th

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Description: A Chinese Hetian Jade Openwork carving. Late 19th century. Dark green in colour. In the form of geometric con-joined scrolls. 14.5cm wide.

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