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Auction Description for Webb's: Antiques & Decorative Arts
Auction Description:
Antiques & Decorative Arts
Viewing Notes:
1st August 9am to 5.30pm. 3rd August 11am to 3pm. 4th, 5th & 6th August 9am to 5.30pm. Day of sale 9am to 5.30pm.
Sale Notes:
www.webbs.co.nz

Antiques & Decorative Arts

by Webb's


155 lots | 152 with images

August 7, 2008

18 Manukau Road

Newmarket

Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: +64 9 524 6804

Fax: +64 9 524 7048

Email: auctions@webbs.co.nz

A Late 19th Century French Optometrist's Quality

Lot 600: A Late 19th Century French Optometrist's Quality

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Description: A Late 19th Century French Optometrist's Quality Optical Testing Set in Original Brass Mounted Mahogany Case including each of the testing spheriques concaves and spheriques convexes with metal detailed tabs. Circa 1870. Note; some lenses absent but set near complete. W.531mm. D.320mm. H.70mm.

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An Antique Turkish Bucket the wooden body with

Lot 601: An Antique Turkish Bucket the wooden body with

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Description: An Antique Turkish Bucket the wooden body with ring turned decoration, with a brass collar and handle mounts. One has a cross and crescent motif. Note; old repairs and losses. H.290mm.

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A 19th Century Birdseye Maple with Timber Inlay

Lot 602: A 19th Century Birdseye Maple with Timber Inlay

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Description: A 19th Century Birdseye Maple with Timber Inlay Sewing Box the hinged lid decorated with multi-diamond veneer inlays resulting in a cubed pattern, the interior with a compartmented lift-out tray. The box supported on wood turned feet. W.290mm. D.218mm. H.135mm.

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A Highly Decorative Sarcophagus Twin Tea Caddy the

Lot 603: A Highly Decorative Sarcophagus Twin Tea Caddy the

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Description: A Highly Decorative Sarcophagus Twin Tea Caddy the fore and domed lid panels decorated with birdseye maple foliate inlay, remnants of wood supports for the now absent wood ring handles, mother of pearl escutcheon, the hinged lid lifting to reveal two covered compartments. Supported on four bun feet. Note; wood chip to lid, old worm damage to base. W.215mm. D.122mm. H.155mm.

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A 19th Century Walnut and Decorative Pierced Brass

Lot 604: A 19th Century Walnut and Decorative Pierced Brass

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Description: A 19th Century Walnut and Decorative Pierced Brass Card and Games Box of shallow rectangular form, the hinged lid with a brass scrolling foliate and dice pierced and engraved spandrel at each corner, and a brass three playing card motif centred, the box front panel with an ornate large foliate pierced and engraved brass escutcheon, the lid lifting to reveal five open compartments with original 'silver' paper lining, the lid interior with padded satin lining. W.280mm. D.172mm. H.68mm.

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