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A 17th Century Marquetry Table Cabinet with enclosed drawers. The rectangular fall front box inlaid inside and out with scrolling sinewy stems of leaves and stylised flowers enhanced with pen-work. The hinged fall front marquetried with arcading and framed by dogtooth moulding, with lock and key enclosing two short and one long edge-moulded drawer, 8'' (20 cm) high, 10½'' (27 cm) wide, 6¼'' (16 cm) ...

£600 - £1,200

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A Fine 17th Century Flemish Boxwood Carving of Madonna dressed in flowing robes with a demon trampled underfoot, 7¾'' (19,5 cm) in height.

£500 - £800

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A Small 17th Century Boxwood Carving of Virgin & Child; finely carved and mounted on a moulded plinth with residual gilding and a cerise velvet clad top, 7'' (18 cm) in height.

£1,000 - £1,500

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A Small 18th Century Casket of rectangular form intricately carved in the manner of Cesar Bagard, with The Pelican in her Piety beneath inscription ' JE MEURS D'AMOUR POUR VOUS' [I am dying of love for you] to a roundel centring the lid amidst elaborate scrolls of flowers and foliage. The lavishly scrolling foliate carving continuing around the front, back and sides. The front fitted with a lock and ...

£300 - £500

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A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Coquilla Nut Container, possibly Sicilian. The two part body pierced and intricately carved with a mass of scrolling leaves, screwing together in the centre edged with gadrooned moulding and standing on a pedestal foot with a small screw-off finial cap to the top, 6'' (15 cm) high.

£200 - £300

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An 18th Century Coconut Shell Tumbler or Stirrup Cup. The intricately decorated bowl having four arched panels each displaying different tropical birds incised with rayed ornamentation, all between two carved lappet borders below a plain lip. Mounted on a later turned lignum vitae baluster stem, 6'' (15.5 cm) tall. [For similar 18th Century carved coconut tumblers and flasks see ''The WJ Sheppard ...

£200 - £400

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An Eastern Silver Metal Mounted Coconut Shell Jug. The sides intricately carved with figures in arches beneath a border band of flower heads. The shell raised on three ball & claw feet with a white metal handle and liner, 4¼'' (11 cm) high.

£180 - £220

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An 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut. The egg-shaped nut elaborately carved with three portrait busts of a man, woman & priest within oval beaded chains of fruit and flowers bordered by rope-twist cord with pendant tassels in between. One end pierced; the hole forming the mouth of a comical creature face inset with bead eyes. The other end carved with a rosette. 3'' (8 cm) in length.

£300 - £500

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A Late 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Snuff Box. The oval lid carved in relief with a man riding horse drawn carriage. The base depicting a milk maid and admirer in landscape surrounded by trees, 3'' x 1¾'' x 1¼'' (7.5 cm x 4.5 cm x 3 cm).

£300 - £500

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A 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Snuff Box. The hinged rectangular cushion lid relief carved with a winged angel stood over a slumbering infant with female figures kneeling either side. The base carved with a lady & gentleman at a table, surrounded by garlands of flowers and foliage, 3'' x 1½'' x 1¼'' (7.5 cm x 4 cm x 3 cm).

£300 - £400

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An 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Snuff Box. The hinged rectangular cushion-moulded lid carved with a 16th century profiled male head & shoulders portrait in an oval medallion amidst a fan of stylised leaves, the underside relief carved with a Pikeman wearing a helmet, 3'' x 2'' x 1¼'' (7.5 cm x 5 cm x 3 cm).

£300 - £400

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An 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Snuff Box of rectangular cushion form. The hinged lid carved with crossed flambeau and quiver of arrows, the base with helmet and banners, in borders of flower heads and foliage, 4'' x 2'' x 1'' (10 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm).

£300 - £400

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An 18th Century Carved Treen Snuff Box of Rectangular cushion form. The hinged lid relief carved with a figure stood between trees, a chalice at her feet flanked by figures knelt either side. The base depicting Woman before an altar with kneeling figures either side. Each end carved with flower heads and foliage, 4'' x 2'' x 1'' (10 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm).

£300 - £500

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An 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Snuff Box. The hinged rectangular cushion lid centred by a raised oval medallion emblazoned with profile of windswept angel holding a cross, surrounded by undulating scrolls of foliage. The design repeated on the base with bouquets of flowers to the sides and rose blooms with bands of acanthus capping each end, 3¾'' x 2'' x 1½'' (9.5 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm).

£300 - £500

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A Fine Quality 18th Century Coquilla Nut Snuff Box richly carved in high relief with intricately detail depicting battle scenes to the hinged lid and underside, with clusters of flowers & foliage to the sides & ends, 3½'' x 2'' x 1½'' (9 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm).

£500 - £600

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An 18th Century Coquilla Nut Case of long oblong form with pointed ends, composed of two halves. The cushion lid pierced and elaborately carved in intricate detail with a mass of scrolling vines bearing clusters of fruit centred by a reeded mount, opening to reveal a mirrored interior. The base carved with biblical allegories, 4½'' (12 cm) in length. Also a 19th Century Coquilla nut egg shaped etui ...

£150 - £300

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An 18th Century Horn Snuff Box of flat, circular form. The top engraved with two cocks flanked by sprays of laurel, and incorporating a round hinged lid to the front decorated with a daisy wheel, ¾'' (2 cm) high, 3'' (7.5 cm) in diameter. And a small 19th century black lacquered papier-mâché snuff box moulded with radial fluting, 1'' (3 cm) high, 2¼'' x 1¾'' (6 cm x 4.5 cm).

£300 - £500

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A Small 18th Century Turned Horn Whisky Toddy, on a ring turned stem and foot, 3'' (7.5 cm) in height.

£60 - £80

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A Carved Treen Snuff Box in the form of a lady's foot wearing an open toed shoe with inset bone toenails. The shoe having a scalloped vamp with bone buttons and pin-nailed bone heel & sole incorporating a game with three tumbling dice enclosed behind a circular glazed aperture. The lid carved with a floral spray, 3¼'' (8 cm) high, 5'' (13 cm) in length.

£300 - £400

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A Pair of Late 19th Century Chip Carved Treen Nut-Crackers and a naively cut animal form snuff box chip carved with scrolls and cross-hatching to the sides, and having a sliding lid to the base, 4'' (10 cm) in length.

£140 - £180

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A Small 18th/19th Century Boxwood Loom Comb, decorated with chip carving, 3¾'' x 2¼'' (9.5 cm x 5.5 cm).

£100 - £150

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A Small 18th Century Swedish Chip-carved Treen Box/Love Token. The box of rectangular form with re-entrant corners, decorated with chip carving and inset with mirror panels. One side having a sliding lid enclosing a mirror, the other with sliding lid enclosing box compartment, 1½'' (4 cm) high, 3½'' x 2¾'' (9 cm x 7 cm).

£400 - £500

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A Late 19th Century Treen Snuff Box in the form of a fish with chip carved scales, glass inset eyes and a hinged lid, 5'' (13 cm) in length.

£400 - £500

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A 19th/Early 20th Century Carved Treen Shoe-shaped Snuff Box. The shoe tied with a bow to the front and having a wooden hinged lid carved with a patera and piqué work to the underside. 1½'' (4 cm) high, 4½'' (11.5 cm) in length.

£200 - £300

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A Late 19th Century Carved Treen Snuff Box in the form of a lady's shoe, with chip carved vamp, a buckle to the front above a decorative leafy frond leading down to the pointed toe. The sliding lid ornamented with chip carved demi-lune motifs. 1½'' (4 cm) high, 4¾'' (12 cm) in length.

£200 - £300

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A Victorian Carved Mahogany Snuff Box in the form of a shoe with sliding lid and piqué work embellishments, 2¼'' (6 cm) high, 5½'' (14 cm) in length.

£300 - £400

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A 19th Century Treen Money Box in the form of a small brick-work building inlaid with marquetried windows and door. The lintel sliding up to form a coin slot. The roof sliding back to access the sliding rear facade enclosing the interior, 5¼'' (13 cm) high, 3¼'' (8 cm) wide, 3¼'' (8 cm) deep.

£200 - £300

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A 19th Century Carved Treen Folk Art Figure of a Woman in bonnet, standing on an octagonal base 7½'' (19 cm) in height.

£400 - £500

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A Treen Snuff Box carved in the form of a hand with a hinged pewter lid to the palm, 3½'' (9 cm) in length.

£200 - £300

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A Fine 19th Century Burr Yew-wood Snuff Box. The casing of octagonal tubular form inlaid with ebony strings to the borders and having a lid to one end with rotating locking system, pulling out to access a cylindrical snuff container within. 3¼'' (8 cm) in length, 1¼'' (3 cm) wide.

£250 - £300

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A Boxwood Snuff Box of curved rectangular form. The hinged lid, sides and base decorated all over with fine black cross-hatching, 1'' x 3'' x 2'' (2.5 cm x 5 cm x 7.5 cm).

£200 - £250

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A 19th Century French Carved Burr Maple Snuff Box. The oblong box with rounded corners; the hinged lid centred by a carved sprig of roses encircled by a laurel wreath within ribbon twist borders. The sides bordered in carved garlands, 1½'' (4 cm) high, 3¾'' 9.5 cm) wide, 2'' (5 cm) deep.

£100 - £150

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A Set of Small Oak Wall Hanging Shelves with planked back and three shelves beneath a shaped frieze rail and moulded top 30'' (76 cm) high, 20'' (51 cm) wide, 6¼'' (16 cm) deep. 20th century.

£40 - £80

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A Fine Pair of Late 18th/Early 19th Century Small Goblets/Standing Salts, with finely turned moulding to the bowls and knopped stems over stepped circular feet. The bowl interiors with square bottoms, 4'' (10 cm) tall.

£80 - £160

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A Fine 19th Century Lignum Vitae Goblet or Small Wassail Bowl. The brandy balloon-shaped tapered bowl decorated with ring turned bands moving down towards a stepped circular foot, 5¼'' (13.5 cm) tall.

£150 - £200

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Two 19th Century Treen Containers: A turned figured walnut barrel shaped tobacco jar with ring moulding and a knop finial to the lid, 6'' (15 cm) in height, and a lignum vitae string dispenser, 5¼'' (13.5 cm) high.

£150 - £300

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A Fine 19th Century Turned Lignum Vitae Goblet. The deep bucket-form bowl encompassed by a decorative mid-height reeded band and raised on a twinned baluster knopped stem and flat circular foot, 7¼'' (18.5 cm) in height.

£150 - £250

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A 18th Century Turned Treen Container; possible a lidded master salt. The beautiful burr-figured timber having a rich golden-brown colour and patination. The shouldered lid turned from three sections, swept up to the centre and surmounted by a small knop finial with location pins to the rim corresponding with holes to the rim of the bowl. The bowl in two parts raised on a screw-together scotia moulded ...

£200 - £300

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A 19th Century Turned Treen Tobacco Jar or Container of exotic, richly patinated timber, possibly Hawaiian Koa Wood. The lid surmounted by an acorn finial. The bulbous jar having an everted rim and turned ring handles threaded through protuberant pegs either side, standing on a round pedestal foot, 8½'' (21.5 cm) in height, 6¼'' (16 cm) in width.

£500 - £600

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A 19th Century Turned Treen Pestle & Mortar. The pestle 6¾'' (17 cm) in length. The mortar on moulded foot, 5'' (13 cm) in height, 3½'' (9 cm) in diameter.

£10 - £20

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A 19th Century Turned Treen Bird Whistle (A/F). The cylindrical pipe with finger hole and a bulbous end chamber with carved strap-work and finial end, 6½'' (16.5 cm) in length.

£50 - £100

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An Oak Straight-sided Cylindrical Salt, Circa 1800, decorated with incised ring-turned bands and a turned groove above the foot, the flat underside having a pared-off chuck mark, the interior with sloping sides and a rounded base, approx. 2¾'' (7 cm) high, 3½'' (9 cm) in diameter. Together with a 19th Century Sycamore salt of good colour and patination with an everted rim to the shallow bowl and ...

£80 - £160

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A Beautifully Patinated 18th Century Lignum Vitae Master Salt, with straight sides and a flat base, 2½'' (6 cm) high, 4½'' (11 cm) in diameter.

£150 - £250

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A Rare Late 17th/Early 18th Century Lignam Vitae Slickstone (Linen smoother), of a typical mushroom form with an attractive colour and patination. (Usually found in glass or marble, for similar see Pinto page 155 plate 156. Also ''Treen and other turned Woodware for Collectors'' by J Toller).

£100 - £200

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A 19th Century Turned Elm Master Salt with everted rim, a scotia moulded stem and round foot, 5½'' (15 cm) tall, 6½'' (16.5 cm) in diameter.

£50 - £100

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A 17th Century Turned Beechwood Pestle & Mortar. The pestle 9½'' (24 cm) in length. The mortar with raised ring moulding to the sides 8¼'' (21 cm) tall, 6¼'' (16 cm) in diameter.

£200 - £250

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An 18th Century Turned Treen Pestle & Mortar. The pestle having a pole handle pierced with a string hole, 9¼'' (23.5 cm) in length. The mortar with rounded bowl on a low moulded foot and decorative turning to the rim and border, 5'' (13 cm) high, 7'' (18 cm) in diameter.

£150 - £250

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A Late 17th/Early 18th Century Pole-Lathe Turned Sycamore Spice or Tobacco Jar, on a stepped circular foot with ring turned decoration to the body and lid, surmounted by an acorn finial, approx 7½'' (19 cm) high including the finial. (For similar see Pinto).

£100 - £200

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