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A Fine Quality Early 19th Century Carved Coconut Shell Snuff Box. The oval container with a hinged lid to the top carved with a pair of doves perched on a quiver of arrows; a sign of peace shortly after the Napoleonic wars. The reverse emblazoned with musical trophy, 3¾'' x 2¼'' (8.5 cm x 6.5 cm).

£100 - £200

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A Fine 18th Century Cocquilla Nut Snuff Box . The hinged oval lid pierced and carved in high relief with figures playing in landscape, and a couple to the base, 3'' x 1¾'' (7.5 cm x 4.5 cm).

£300 - £400

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A Fabulous Quality 18th Century Coquilla Nut Snuff Box richly carved in high relief with intricately detailed scenes to the hinged lid and underside, depicting lovers in landscape, and a maternity scene to the lid, with clusters of flowers & foliage to the sides & ends, 3¼'' x 2'' x 1½'' (8 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm).

£200 - £300

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A Charming Carved Fruitwood Casket in the manner of César de Bagard (Late 17th/Early 18th century). The rectangular box intricately carved with delicate scrolls of flowers & foliage with a pair of love birds centring the hinged lid. The front with lock and iron key with heart shaped bow. 4'' (10 cm) high, 6½'' (16.5 cm) wide, 4¾'' (12 cm) deep.

£1,200 - £1,600

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A 19th Century Carved Cocquilla Nut Pomander. The pierced sides intricately carved with repeated roundel designs and surmounted by a pierced finial for a suspension ring, 3¼'' (8 cm) in length.

£80 - £120

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A 19th Century Carved Cocquilla Nut Shaker. The cylindrical container having a screw on lid pierced with casting holes, and richly decorated sides carved with a repeated quatrefoil design, 3'' (7.5 cm) in height, 1½'' (4 cm) in diameter.

£80 - £120

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A 19th Century Carved Cocquilla Nut Barrel Shaped Container, pierced and intricately decorated with small turned roundels, 2½'' (6.5 cm) in height.

£40 - £80

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A Fine 19th Century Carved Coconut Shell 'Bugbear', intricately decorated with a relief portrait of an admiral in a roundel to one side, his sweetheart to the other, and a winged figure with Cupid's bow in-between. One end embellished with a rosette, the other with whimsical face mask with pierced aperture forming the mouth, and hollowed out eyes, 4½'' (11.5 cm) in length.

£400 - £600

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A Late 19th/Early 20th Century Rosewood Snuff Box in the form of a Frog with facet cut red glass eyes, 3¼'' (8 cm) in length.

£300 - £400

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A Rare 19th Century Carved Birch-wood Folk Art Snuff/Tobacco Box in the form of a reclining dog-like beast with inset bead eyes; his head resting on his front paws, wearing a collar inlaid with mother of pearl and edged with gilt wire-work, 4¾'' (12 cm) in length.

£400 - £500

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An 18th Century Carved Burr Walnut Snuff Box. The scalloped top enriched with carving, 1½'' (3.5 cm) high, 3¼'' (8.5 cm) wide, 2½'' (6.5 cm) deep.

£100 - £200

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A 19th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Container decorated with stylised garlands of flowers and having a screw-thread join, 2¾'' (7 cm) in length,

£80 - £160

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An Early 19th Century Carved Cocquilla Nut Container carved in the form of an acorn with screw thread lid, 2¾'' (7 cm) in length.

£120 - £160

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A Fine Early 19th Century Carved Treen Twin-handled Tobacco Jar & Cover. The turned lid surmounted by an acorn finial on a raised mushroom pediment intricately carved with radial fluting above a moulded border enriched with beading. The cup form base adorned with a band of stiff leaves between the shaped lug handles and fine radial fluting fanning out from the pedestal foot, 7'' (18 cm) in height.

£600 - £800

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A Small Gourd Bottle with Scrimshaw Decoration. The shoulders inscribed JOHN STRATTARE above the bulbous body incised with palms, a beetle, snake, centipede, crocodile and scorpion. The neck tapering up to a boxwood rim with finialed stopper, 4¾'' (12 cm) in height.

£200 - £250

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A Gourd Pilgrim Flask of round cushion form engraved with intricate decoration and having a small spout to the top and a twine handle tied through small lugs to the shoulders, 6'' (15 cm) in diameter.

£60 - £80

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A 19th Century Wooden Folk Art Harvester's Paddle. The flared rectangular board having a cut in D-shaped handle with rounded grip, incised and stamped with punchwork decoration to the front depicting a long-necked bird, flowers and cross, 15½'' (39 cm) in length.

£80 - £160

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A Relief-Carved Fruitwood Panel depicting a profile head portrait inscribed to the base 'Gesi'. The head above rambling ivy, defined against a recessed ground stamped with punchwork and incised with monogram top left. 9'' x 6¼'' (23 cm x 16 cm), 1¼'' (3 cm) thick.

£280 - £340

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A Pair of 19th Century Yorkshire Salt Glazed Stoneware Pigeons, probably Halifax, perched upon conical bases with incised markings and three pierced square apertures, 8'' (20 cm) in height.

£350 - £400

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A 19th Century Carving of a Cherubic Musician depicted with finely detailed wings sat playing a lute, 10'' (25 cm) in height, 9'' (23 cm) in width.

£300 - £400

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A Rare, 17th Century Miniature Joined Oak Coffer. The plank lid on iron strap hinges with a looped hasp to the front. The panel front and sides, rails and stiles all decorated with ring turned roundels, 9'' (23 cm) high, 13'' (33 cm) wide, 7½'' (19 cm) deep.

£1,400 - £1,800

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An Early 17th Century Stoneware Bartmannkrug moulded with a bearded face-mask above a oval flower head medallion, 9¼'' (23.5 cm) in height.

£100 - £200

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An Early 17th Century Rheinish Stoneware Bartmannkrug moulded with a bearded face-mask above a flower head roundel, 9'' (23 cm) in height.

£100 - £200

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A 16th/17th Century Flemish Terracotta Fire Brick (A/F); the facade relief moulded with Adam & Eve either side of The Tree of Knowledge, 4'' (10 cm) high, 5½'' (14 cm) wide, 3'' (8 cm) deep.

£50 - £100

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A Large 18th Century Dutch Fire Brick, South Netherlands. The rectangular terracotta block with relief moulded facade depicting a piper encircled by a beaded chain in a trellis cartouche crested with foliage, 9'' (23 cm) high, 6'' (15 cm) wide, 2½'' (6.5 cm) deep.

£150 - £200

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A Medieval Slip-glazed Terracotta Tile, French 15th century decorated with fleur-de-lys, 5½'' (14 cm) square.

£100 - £150

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A Rare Medieval Terracotta Tile slip glazed with a hunter with horn and dog, approx. 4¾'' (12 cm) square, 1¼'' (3 cm) thick.

£600 - £700

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A Small Bronze Age Globular Earthenware Jug, Southern Mediterranean, Circa 2000 BC, 4'' (10 cm) in height.

£100 - £200

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A Carved Wooden Fragment: The small rectangular block embellished with two square medieval style quatrefoil designs adorned with iron studs, 6¼'' x 3¼'' (16 cm x 8 cm), 1'' (2.5 cm) thick.

£50 - £100

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A Group of Five Small Vellum Bound Antiquarian Books & Two 18th Century Carved Giltwood Finials, both approx 8½'' (21 cm) in height, and a carved giltwood capital 4¼'' (11 cm) high. The books to include A 1692 second edition of 'Ciceide Legitima' by the poet Lazzarelli Giovan Francesco, published by Claudio Riud Senza Data in Rome. Two 18th century Volumes of 'The Florentine Almanac' representing...

£100 - £200

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After Baldassare Peruzzi (1481-1536). An Italian Old Master Drawing; ''The Adoration of the Kings'', 15½'' x 19½'' (40 cm x 50 cm), mounted in a later glazed giltwood frame with gessoed leaf decoration, 22½'' x 28½'' (57 cm x 72 cm).

£800 - £1,600

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School or Circle of Francisco Giralte, mid to late 16th century, region of Castille, Spain. A Fabulous Polychrome & Gilt Relief Carving of a Putto depicted reclining, with curly golden hair, draped in a gilt cloth with painted embellishments, 13¾'' (35 cm) high, 19'' (48 cm) wide, 2¼'' (5.5 cm) deep.

£800 - £1,600

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A 19th Century Gilt Framed Wall Mirror. The frame boldly carved with scrolls of foliage and floral garlands 44½'' (113 cm) square.

£800 - £1,000

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A Pair of Small 19th century Florentine Style Open Carved Picture Frames. The oval apertures surrounded by opulent scrolls of crested acanthus leaves, the aperture 4'' x 3'' (10 cm x 7.5 cm), the frame exterior 11'' x 8'' (28 cm x 20 cm).

£100 - £200

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A Pair of 18th Century Carved Giltwood Girandoles. The bevelled kidney shaped mirrors in scrolling Rococo cartouche shaped frames surmounted by plumes of crested leaves and having swirling foliage to the bases centred by a husk flowers issuing upswept branches of leaves and berries bearing urn-shaped candle cups decorated with beading and bands of stiff leaves, 23'' (58 cm) high, 10'' (26 cm) wide.

£800 - £1,200

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An 18th Century Carved Giltwood Girandole Mirror. The cartouche shaped glass in a pierced scrolling Rococo frame crested with plumes of foliage and having a carved flower head to the base with a candle sconce socket to the centre, 24'' x 17'' (60 cm x 43 cm).

£100 - £200

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An Early 19th Century Carved Giltwood Girandole Mirror. The cartouche shaped glass with bevelled edge set in a serpentine moulded surround within an open carved frame of elaborate rococo scrolls & pendant flowers, with a grotesque face-mask to the base; it's open mouth forming a candle sconce socket, 24½'' x 20'' (62 cm x 51 cm).

£200 - £400

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A Charles II Carved Giltwood Wall Mirror. The rectangular glass set in an open carved frame of opulent foliate scrolls with putti playing instruments amongst the crested leaves and a pair of winged angels' heads to the base, 40'' x 28'' (102 cm x 71 cm).

£3,000 - £4,000

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A Late 17th/Early 18th Century Carved & Polychrome Section of Oak Balustrading. The moulded top rail above an arcaded frieze carved with foliate spandrels and raised on the heads of six caryatids. The cherubic busts depicted with curly gilt hair flanked by foliate sprays to the their sides and rising above waisted rectangular pilasters leading down to a moulded ledge base, 26½'' (67 cm) high, 55¼''...

£1,400 - £1,800

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An 18th Century Carved, Gessoed and Gilded Torchère. The round top adorned with guilloche strapwork in a ribbon twist border, raised on a knopped, foliate crested baluster stem leading down to a domed tripartite base of acanthus sprays, 43½'' (110 cm) high, 12½'' (32 cm) in diameter.

£800 - £1,200

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A Pair of 18th Century Carved, Painted and Gilded Wooden Wall Sconces. The upswept, foliate crested candle arms each emanating from the base of a scrolling cartouche shaped wall plaque emblazoned with two gilded foliate sprigs encircled by a crown to the centre, with crested acanthus to the borders and a plumed pediment to the top, 30½'' (52 cm) high, 13½'' (34 cm) wide.

£2,000 - £3,000

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A Pair of Large 18th Century Italian Carved & Painted Wooden Wall Sconces. The upswept scrolling torchère arms crested with foliate sprays and bearing flared wrythen fluted urn-shaped pricket platforms to the ends. The arms emanating form cartouche shaped wall plaques painted golden cream and silver; 28'' (71 cm) high, 18'' (46 cm) projection.

£1,400 - £1,800

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An 18th Century Carved, Polychrome & Gilt Pediment. The arched panel edged with gilded moulding above a pair of applied relief carved cherubs depicted with gilded wings and gilt sashes, holding between them a foliate cartouche, 15'' (38 cm) in height, 38'' (96 cm) wide.

£600 - £800

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An 18th Century Polychromed Wood Carving of an Airborne Cherub. The curly haired figure depicted with gilded wings and a gilt sash & loin cloth, 16'' (41 cm) in height.

£200 - £400

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A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Carved Walnut Cherub. The chubby cheeked, curly haired infant with butterfly wings, 12'' (30.5 cm) in height.

£300 - £500

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A Long, 17th Century Carved Wooden Relief: The centre featuring a procession of Baroque putti flanking a Cuirass with Pteruges, shield, spears & arrows. The animated cherubic figures depicted putting a plough, pushing a sledge laden in bundles of fabric, plundering treasure troves and harvesting wheat, displayed against a velvet clad board in a moulded frame 10'' x 84'' (25.5 cm x 213.5 cm).

£2,000 - £3,000

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An Oak Dutch Panel with relief carved rebate depicting amour & sword; the instruments of war, surrounded by foliage, attributed to Southern Netherlands (Flanders), 17th century. 7¾'' x 13'' (19.5 cm x 33 cm).

£80 - £160

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A 16th Century Characterful Flemish Carved Oak Sculpture of St Martin on Horseback, 21'' (53.5 cm) high, 16'' (40 cm) length, 8½'' (21 cm) wide.

£4,000 - £5,000

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