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Three Georgian Turned Boxwood Spice Jars. The circular containers applied with an engraved paper scroll labels and having ring turning to the screw thread lids. The largest labelled 'GINGER', 2¾'' (7 cm) high, 4'' (10 cm) in diameter. The next 'ALL-SPICE', 2½'' (6.5 cm) high, 3¼'' (8 cm) in diameter. The smallest 'NUTMEG' with a grater to the lid.*

£80 - £160

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A Fine George III Turned Boxwood Spice Tower. The three richly patinated cylindrical stacking boxes with screw thread fastening and applied engraved paper scrolls labelled; 'MACE', 'CLOVES' and 'NUTMEGS', capped by a turned lid, 6¼'' (16 cm) high.*

£180 - £260

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A Fine 19th Century Four-tier Turned Boxwood Spice Tower. The richly patinated cylindrical stacking boxes with screw thread fastening and applied engraved paper labels; 'MACE', 'CLOVES', 'CINNAMON', and 'NUTMEGS', capped by a turned lid, 7½'' (19 cm) high.*

£200 - £300

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A Fine George III Turned Boxwood Spice Tower. The three richly patinated cylindrical stacking boxes with screw thread fastening and applied engraved paper scrolls labelled; 'ALL-SPICE', 'CLOVES' and 'NUTMEGS', capped by a turned lid, 6'' (15 cm) high.*

£180 - £260

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A Fine 19th Century Four tier Turned Boxwood Spice Tower. The richly patinated cylindrical stacking boxes with screw thread fastening and applied engraved paper labels; 'MACE', 'CINNAMON', 'CLOVES' and 'NUT-MEGS', capped by a turned lid, 6'' (15 cm) high.*

£200 - £300

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A Fine Regency Turned Boxwood Spice Tower. The three richly patinated cylindrical stacking boxes with screw thread fastening and applied engraved rectangular paper labels; 'MACE', 'CLOVES' and 'CINNAMON', capped by a turned lid, 6'' (15 cm) high.*

£180 - £260

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A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Turned Treen Spice Tower of fine colour and patination. Composed of a stack of four screw together cylindrical spice boxes with lid; each having a scrolled paper label, 8'' (20 cm) high. *

£200 - £300

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Two Fine Early 19th Century Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Cases with graters carved in the form of embellished acorns and having screw threaded lids surmounted by turned finials; one pierced with a hanging hole.*

£80 - £160

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Two Fine Early 19th Century Coquilla Nut Containers: One in the form of an egg elaborately decorated with an arrangement of small turned roundels, having a screw threaded join to the centre 3½'' (9 cm) in length. The other in the form of an acorn with a finial surmounting to the screw threaded lid, 3'' (7.5 cm) in length.*

£80 - £160

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A Fabulous 19th Century Turned & Painted Treen Spice Box in the form of Brighton Pavilion. The cylindrical box painted with arch topped windows and capped by a domed 'onion top' lid surmounted by a spired finial, 9'' (23 cm) in height.*

£400 - £600

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A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Treen Mortar Grater decorated with bands of coloured paint-work with a finely patinated surface, 6'' (15 cm) in height.

£80 - £120

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A Late 17th/Early 18th Century English Treen Spice Jar & Cover with ring turned decoration, fine colour & patination, 5'' (13 cm) high.*

£80 - £160

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A Fine 19th Century Boxwood Jar & Cover decorated with fine groove turning and ebonised bands. The dome lid surmounted by a small finial knop. The box standing on a pedestal with round moulded foot, 6'' (15 cm) high. *

£120 - £180

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A Group of Miscellaneous Treen Implements: A Watch Maker's glass lined oil pot and a set of graduated rings, a tape measure, a powderer and a turned box with screw thread lid containing four brass bridge counters.*

£80 - £100

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An 18th Century Turned Fruitwood Egg Cup Stand with elaborately turned centre stem screwing into a flared foot below the revolving discoid egg cup platform incised with ring turning and fitted with six locator pegs, 10¼'' (26 cm) high, 6½'' (16.5 cm) in diameter.*

£50 - £100

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A 19th Century Rosewood Sewing Companion Stand & A Silk Winder. The companion stand having a rectangular base housing a drawer and mounted with a thimble holder flanked by pin cushions, with a decoratively turned handle incorporating three bobbins, 6'' (15 cm) high, 6'' (15 cm) wide, 3'' (7.5 cm) deep. The 19th Century Rosewood Silk Winder with a cage spool on a ring turned table clamp, approx 5½''...

£100 - £150

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A 19th Century Yorkshire Lace-Maker's Stand. The bent-wood hoop top on slender supports united by a T-stretcher, 27'' (68.5 cm) high, 18½'' (47 cm) wide, 11'' (28 cm) deep.*

£100 - £200

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A Delightful 19th Century Folk Art Wooden Boot Last/Pin Cushion. The boot in three pivoting parts elaborately decorated with inlaid copper wire enhanced with coloured paint-work and having an oval pin cushion to the top, 7'' (18 cm) high, 6'' (15 cm) in length.*

£150 - £200

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A Rare Late 18th/Early 19th Century Carpet Weavers Loom Comb decorated with intricately incised cross-hatching, 11'' (28 cm) in length.*

£40 - £60

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A Small 19th Century Inlaid Low Stool/Lace Maker's Lamp Stand. The slab top with serpentine cut sides and notched ends marquetried with a small ebony heart to the centre and diamonds to the corners and standing on elaborately turned legs, 8'' (10'' x 7'' (25 cm x 18 cm).*

£80 - £120

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A Fine 19th Century Yew Wood Lace Maker's Lamp Stand of rich colour & patination. The oblong top having concaved sides and re-entrant corner quadrants, raised on finely turned baluster legs 8½'' (21.5 cm) high, 7¼'' x 5½'' (18.5 cm x 13.5 cm).*

£100 - £200

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An Unusual 19th Century Treen Stand & a 19th Century Country Stool. The stand having a round top with moulded edge raised on three turned screw-on legs and inverting to reveal a dished underside with a circular well to the centre and a moulded gully to the border, 13'' (33 cm) high, 8¾'' (22 cm) in diameter. The stool having a thick, slightly dished circular top with groove moulded edge and decorative...

£120 - £160

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A Good 19th Century Turned Fruitwood Adjustable Candle Stand. The round dished top on a pole rising and falling from a disc knopped centre column secured by a wooden wing nut, above a dished and moulded circular base, 9½'' (24 cm) high at the base, 6'' (15 cm) in diameter.*

£100 - £200

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A 19th Century Turned Boxwood 'Dame School Clicker' or snapper, used for ''calling the inattentive to order''. The clicker tied in twine in a gulley to the turned head and mounted on a baluster spindle with acorn finial and incised ring decoration, 8¼'' (21 cm) in length.*

£30 - £60

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Two 19th Century Boxwood Ring Measures. One having groove ring markings inscribed with letters G to Z on a turned knop handle, 8'' (20 cm) in length. The other with a single turned ridge, 5¾'' (14.4 cm) in length.*

£20 - £40

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Three Antique Boxwood Laundry Marking Tablets or Clothes Stretchers. Two of flat circular form having an outer ring slotting over the inner tablet, both approx 2½'' (6 cm) in diameter. The third with re printed label; 'John Bond's Crystal Palace Writing Tablet' 2¼'' (5.6 cm) in diameter.*

£20 - £40

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A 19th Century Inlaid Mahogany Durham Type Knitting Sheath. The swept square section sheath having a diagonally cut belt clip and a glazed inset panel inscribed 'Sarah Hall 1836', 7½'' (19 cm) in length.*

£80 - £160

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A Fine 19th Century Goosewing Knitting Sheath embellished with intricate chip carving and inset with a red stone intaglio carved with a stag. The turned shaft with ebony capped terminal inset with brass needle holder, 9½'' (24 cm) in length.*

£100 - £200

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A Late 18th Century Chip Carved 'Ball & Cage; Knitting Sheaf with cut in belt clip carved with initials HA and date 1795, 7¾'' (19.5 cm) in length.*

£150 - £250

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A Fine 18th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Love Token, possible a yarn worker's Implement, incised with inscription and date 1765. The piece pierced and embellished with elaborate scratch carving incorporating a heart, geometric bands and an interlaced knot to a bulb section above twin pulley wheels carved with daisy wheel roundels, 17'' (43 cm) in length.*

£180 - £260

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An 18th Century Sycamore Love Token Stay Busk chip carved with interlocking hearts below date 1788 and initials MB, 13¼'' (34 cm) in length.*

£300 - £400

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An 18th Century Sycamore Love Token Stay Busk inlaid with two lozenge panels of mahogany and enriched with chip carving, 14'' (36 cm) in length.*

£250 - £300

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An 18th Century Sycamore Love Token Stay Busk. The apexed front intricately chip carved with a pair of birds, hearts, bows & arrows, the date 1791, daisy wheels and a stylised plant above initials RW, 14'' (36 cm) in length.*

£300 - £400

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A 18th Century Fruitwood Love Token Stay Busk incised with an anchor with inscription 'HOPE', a tree entwined by a serpent, a domestic interior, house, figures and crossed arrows to the bifoil end, 15 (39 cm) in length.*

£200 - £300

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An 18th Century Love Token Stay Busk enriched with chip carved decoration and quatrefoil motifs with heart shaped petals, the back with further chip carving, date 1775 and initials AS, 14'' (35.5 cm) in length.*

£250 - £300

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An 18th Century Teesdale Love Token Stay Busk, intricately decorated with incised and chip carved ornamentation incorporating hearts and quatrefoils. The back dated 1786 with an inset glazed panel with paper label inscribed 'Jane Grant', and a heart to the end, 12¼'' (31 cm) in length.*

£300 - £400

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A Charming 18th Century Love Token Stay Busk. The front carved as Cupid's arrow with the date 1779 below the fletching, a heart initialed EW and adorned with whorls to the middle, chip carved bands flanking the shaft and adorning the point. 11¾'' (30 cm) in length. [The initials are reputedly those of Elizabeth Watson, Long Riggs, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, whom John Wesley stayed with when in the area...

£300 - £400

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An 18th Century Engraved Bone Love Token Stay Busk. The front naively decorated with pen-work depictions of a church door, heart flanked by initials LS, potted tree, house, basket of foliage, Cupid's bow crossed with arrows and chequer-work, 10'' (25.5 cm) in length.*

£150 - £250

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An Unusual 19th Century Brass Mounted Wooden Memento & An 18th century Dutch Tobacco Box. The memento having a turned bullet shaped top wrapped in a broad brass band engraved with inscription; ''Pater Maze Junr. November 1831 Bristol Riots & Fire 29 30 31 Oct'', 3¾'' (9.5 cm) high, possibly the top of a walking cane presented to P. Maze for his role in the Bristol St. riots. The mid 18th century tobacco...

£100 - £150

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An Early 19th Century Lignum or Ebony Truncheon having a brass capped end engraved with initials JF between ring turned, and a rib turned grip to the handle, 19'' (48 cm) in length.*

£50 - £100

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A 19th Century Irish Bog Oak Cudgel carved with Shamrock entwined around the stout stem with cross-hatched caps either end, 12½'' (32 cm) in length.*

£50 - £100

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An Antique Folk Art Walking Stick. The shaft decorated with cloud like clumps of burr malformations and having a well patinated knop handle carved in the form of a medieval man with high crowned cap and lace collar, 32½'' (82.5 cm) in length.*

£100 - £200

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A Rustic Shillelagh with clumps of knobbly burr malformations, 27'' (68.5 cm) in length.*

£150 - £200

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Two 19th Century Horn Snuff Mills with silver mounts, and an 18th Century Horn Beaker with white metal lining and rim mount engraved; 'THE CHURCH, THE KING AND OUR CONSTITUTION', 4½'' (11.5 cm) in height. The larger snuff by Christopher Cummins (junior) hallmarked Dublin 1844; the lid adorned with a engraved silver thistle, 4½'' (11.5 cm) in length. The smaller one with silver metal mounts and coiled...

£80 - £250

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A Fabulous 19th Century Folk Art Engraved Cow Horn Powder Flask. The flask enriched with finely detailed penwork animals, birds flying over trees & grasses with two figures to the base, a royal crest to one side and inscription 'I Tunnecliff August 8 1824' in a fern wreath to the other, 13'' (33 cm) in length.*

£200 - £400

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A 19th Century Folk Art Horn Powder Flask with Penwork decoration. The horn having a serrated rim, decorated with naive penwork figures below banner inscribed 'Rob Roy' and 'Ann', their costumes enhanced with burnt sienna painted trim10'' (25.5 cm) in length.*

£150 - £250

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A Rare Late 18th Century Horn Powder Flask engraved with a running pheasant, scalloped rim band and scrolling banner inscribed MARK TYBALL HIS HORN 1799. The spout stoppered by the tip of the horn, attached with a leather thong bound with twine. The other end having a wooden cap with screw thread stopper surmounted by an acorn finial, 7'' (19 cm) in length. *

£100 - £200

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A 19th Century Horn Beaker engraved with a corpulent man riding a horse and inscribed 'The Bull Fordingbridge', 4½'' (11.5 cm) in height.*

£100 - £160

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