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This sale was held on 01/12/2019 at 11:00am

A Carved Coconut Shell Snuff Box, Circa 1800. The hinged oval lid emblazoned with a trophy of love incorporating cupids arrows, a flaming torch and pair of love birds tied in ribbon, with musical instruments to the base. Fine colour and patination. 3½'' x 2½'' (9 cm x 5.5 cm).

£400 - £500

A Charming Coquilla Nut Snuff Box, Circa 1800. The piece intricately carved depicting a pair of putti standing amidst scrolls of foliage to the lid, with crossed banners to the base framed by foliate garlands, 2½'' x 1½'' (6.5 cm x 4 cm).

£250 - £300

A Rare Pair of Coquilla Nut Candlesticks, Circa 1800. Each stick beautifully carved in intricate detail and having a pierced three sectional stem ornamented with scrolls of flowers and foliage leading down to round turned base of radiating leaves encircled by a floral wreath, 9'' (24 cm) in height.

£1,600 - £2,000

A Fine Intricately Carved Picture Frame ornamented with a raised garlands of roses and layered leaves surrounded by undulating vine and fitted with a suspension ring to the top, 14½'' x 11¾'' (37 cm x 30 cm), the sight 9¼'' x 6½'' (23.5 cm x 16.5 cm).

£600 - £800

Three 19th Century Coquilla Nut Egg-shaped Pomanders pierced and carved in intricate detail.

£200 - £300

A Delightful Carved Coquilla Nut Billlet Doux, Circa 1800. The cylindrical love-letter holder composed of four screw-together sections enriched with floral carving and having domed cap ends with small knop finials radiating fanned leaves, 6'' (16 cm) in length.

£400 - £500

AFine Late 18th Century Carved Coquilla Nut Mustard Pot. The sides decorated with winged cherubs sat on swept leaves one presenting an offering to a squirrel, the other blowing a trumpet to a bird, with carved foliage adorning the lid, handle and pedestal foot, 5'' (14 cm) in height.

£500 - £600

An Early 19th Century Coquilla Nut Snuff Box. The elaborately carved sides incorporating a bust of Napoleon. The lid surmounted by a seated cherub with horn, 4'' (10 cm) in height.

£200 - £300

An Antique Treen Snuff Box in the form of a shoe adorned with pique work and having hinged lid inlaid with a bone plaquette carved with a mermaid, 5¾'' (14.5 cm) in length.

£200 - £250

An Antique Treen Snuff Box in the form of a shoe decorated with wire inlay and pique work and having an inset bone navette to the hinged lid carved with a profile head, 6¼'' (15.5 cm) in length.

£200 - £250

An 18th Century Treen Puzzle Box of flat round form, turned with concentric rings; one side having a concealed press button to the centre releasing the lidded box within, 3'' (7.5 cm) in diameter, 1'' (2.8 cm) deep.

£300 - £400

A Small 19th Century Ebony Puzzle Ball decorated with ring turned roundels and encasing a lidded snuff container within, 1¼'' (3 cm) in diameter.

£200 - £300

A Small, Fine Quality Boxwood Spoon, Circa 1700; the bowl carved as Saint James's Scallop Shell on a short shaped handle with crested end, 4¼'' (11 cm) in length.

£300 - £400

A Matched Pair of Octagonal Carved Marquetry Plaques attributed to the workshops of Eger, 17th century, and set in ebonised ripple moulded frames. The plaques carved in low relief & embellished with punchwork. Depicting Roman Heroes; Gaius Mucius Scaevole and Publius Horatius Cocles, displayed against nail punched scrolling foliate backgrounds, 15'' x 13¼'' (38 cm x 34 cm).

£2,800 - £3,600

Three 19th Century Turned Lignum Vitae Nut Crackers with screw thread crackers surmounted by ball finials above moulded cylindrical nut receptacles, 5¼'' (13.5 cm), and two 4¼'' 11 cm) in height.

£200 - £300

A Pair of Fine 19th Century Yew-wood Lace Maker's Lamp Stands. The burr figured tops with convex sides and re-entrant corner quadrants standing on well-turned legs with ball feet, 4¾'' (12 cm) high, 5¼'' x 3¾'' (13.5 cm x 9.5).

£80 - £160

Two 19th Century Rosewood Needlework Clamps made up of fine spindle turned components incorporating rotating spolls to the top surmounted by small cup finials, and having screw thread fasteners, 6'' (15 cm) in length.

£80 - £160

Two 19th Century Mortar Graters; one decorated with a red painted border band, approx 5½'' (14 cm) in height, and a turned olive wood pestle & mortar; the pestle 5'' (13 cm) in length, the campana shaped mortar raised on a ring turned pedestal base 4¼'' (11 cm) in height.

£100 - £200

Four Pieces of Treen: A 19th Century Turned Lignum Apothecary Bottle Case with screw on lid 4¾'' (12 cm) in height, a turned lignum bowl 2¼'' (5.5 cm) high, 3½'' (9 cm) in diameter, a 19th century seal with turned lignum handle 4'' (10 cm) in length, and a 20th century turned padouk wood jar with domed lid centred by a raised finial knop, 4'' (10 cm) in height.

£120 - £180

Four Pieces of Treen: An early 19th century turned walnut posset cup, having a slightly turned in rim on a short blade-knopped stem and spread foot, 3¾'' (9.5 cm) high, 4½'' (11.5 cm) in diameter. The turned funnel, probably beechwood, 6'' (15 cm) in height. A shallow dug-out bowl on a slightly raised foot, 2¼'' (6 cm) high, 6¼'' (16 cm) in diameter. And a dug-out sycamore ...

£120 - £180

Three 19th Century Turned Treen Lidded Jars: A moulded lignum vitae jar on three small squat bun feet with a turned finial knop to the lid, 7'' (18 cm) in height. A ring-turned jar with brass finial knop, 5¼'' (13 cm) high, And a fine turned mahogany tobacco jar of goblet form with an acorn knop finial surmounting the moulded lid, standing on a pedestal foot 10½'' (27 cm) high.

£300 - £360

A Large 19th Century Turned Mahogany Master Salt. The round bowl with turned moulding to the outer rim, raised on a short fillet knopped stem and spreading foot, 5'' (12 cm) high, 7'' (18 cm) in diameter.

£200 - £400

Two 19th Century Turned Rosewood Lidded Jars: An early pedestal footed container with fine reel turning to the cylindrical body, standing on a short blade knopped stem and spreading foot, with a pointed knop finial to the lid, 8½'' (21.5 cm) in height. And a cylindrical vessel with turned concentric moulding to the flat lid, 5'' (13 cm) high, 4'' (10 cm) in diameter.

£80 - £160

A Large Antique Turned Treen Mortar/Bowl raised on a moulded foot with turned hollow to the underside, 6½'' (16.5 cm) high, 7'' (18 cm) in diameter.

£200 - £400

A Fine Late 19th/Early 19th Century Turned Treen Pestle & Mortar. The Yew-wood pestle 12'' (30 cm) in length. The mortar with of ribbed and tapered form 9'' (23 cm) high, 7½'' (19 cm) in diameter.

£300 - £400

Two 19th Century Treen Snuff Boxes fashioned in the form of shoes inlaid with wire and embellished with pique work. The tops with hinged lids. 5½'' (14 cms) in length.

£280 - £360

Two 19th Century Lace Maker's Lamp Stools: One having concave-sided top with re-entrant corner quadrants on decorative ball knopped legs, 4¼'' (10.5 cm) high, 5½'' x 4½'' (14 cm x 11 cm), the other 3½'' (9 cm) high, 5¾'' x 3¾'' (14.5 cm x 9.5 cm).

£80 - £160

A Rare 18th Century Cow Horn Powder Flask carved as a bat with folded wings and a white metal mount to the rim, 5¼'' (13 cm) in length.

£400 - £500

A Charming Welsh Carved Sycamore Loving Spoon. The flat oval bowl on a pierced handle carved with two hearts tied in a figure of eight. 8¼'' (21 cm) in length.

£80 - £120

A 20th Century Carved Mahogany Dog depicted lying down with inset nail head eyes, 7½'' (19 cm) in length.

£40 - £60

A Primitive Carved Treen Stump Doll, 8¾'' (22 cm) in length.

£350 - £400

A Late 19th/Early 20th Century Rustic Serpent Stick formed from a contorted branch; the cork-screw body with dabbled markings; the head with inset bead eyes and articulated forked tongue, 30'' (76 cm) in length.

£100 - £200

An 18th Century Chip Carved Treen Knitting Sheath of curved square section, 6 in (15.5 cm) in length.

£60 - £80

An Antique Carved Ash Knitting Sheath of curved square section, chip carved with notched sides and initialled SG to the belt clip, 7½ in (19 cm) in length.

£60 - £80

An Unusual 19th Century Carved Treen Knitting Sheath. The tapered needle holder above a stop fluted stem with a wrythen knop and carved gnome's head finial attached to the end, 7 in (18 cm) in length.

£80 - £160

A Simple 19th Century Beechwood Knitting Sheath on a wooden chain carved from one piece of timber with elliptical links incorporating a swivel link to the centre and a dug out 'lantern' hook to the end, 17½ in (45 cm) in length.

£80 - £160

A 19th Century Decoratively Carved Treen Goose Wing Knitting Sheath, 11 in (28 cms) in length.

£60 - £80

A 19th Century North Country Carved Boxwood Goose-wing Knitting Sheath possibly of Dent Dale origin. The wing having a diagonal step to the shoulder with scalloped edge, and a turned and fluted needle holder, 10 in (25.5 cm) in length.

£60 - £80

A Fine Quality Victorian Mahogany 'Goosewing' Knitting Sheath decorated with piqué initials JW, inlaid with bone diamonds and a heart, with having an inset Victorian Silver Three-penny Piece. The turned haft incorporating sections of bone, 10 in (25.5 cm) in length.

£80 - £160

A Fabulous Late 18th/Early 19th Century Carved Mahogany Knitting Sheath. The slender sheath of square section with delicate dentil moulding to the top edge above minutely woven panels spelling 'LOVE'. The shaft with two dug out 'lanterns' enclosing a pair of rolling balls in each, above a round tapering stem, 8½ in (21.5 cm) in length.

£100 - £200

A 19th Century Dutch Plaited Knitting Sheath or Breischede. The slender conical sheath clad in quills; some enriched with stained colours, bound in fine wire and mounted with a white metal centre band with serrated sides, and white metal mounts at either end; the needle holder with a loop to one side, 8¼ in (21 cms) in length.

£100 - £200

A 19th Century Inlaid Mahogany Knitting Sheath bordered in strings of ebony and boxwood, and adorned with small chequered roundels; one side with a glass inset inscribed Ann Douglass Remember the Year 1833, 7½ in (19 cm) in length.

£100 - £200

A Good Late 17th/Early 18th Century Lignum Vitae Pestle & Mortar with turned foot, fine colour & patination. The pestle 10'' (25 cm) long, the mortar 7'' (18 cm) high, 5'' (12.5 cm) in diameter.

£200 - £300

A Pair of George III Turned Fruitwood Candlesticks with decorative knopped stems on canted square bases with bevelled edges, 10'' (25.5 cm) in height.

£80 - £160

A 19th Century Scottish Tobacco Jar composed of vertical staves of various coloured timbers, with moulded sides bound in brass rim and foot bands, and a turned lid with finial knop handle, 5½'' (14 cm) in height. And a 19th Century Treen Collection Box; the ogee shaped receptacle enclosed by a partial serpentine cut lid, and mounted on a paddle base with handle, 11¾'' (30 cm) in length ...

£100 - £200

An 18th/Early 19th Century Boarded Mahogany Candle-box inlaid with Masonic emblems and a knife & fork. The tapered box having a hinged slope lid and shaped back pierced with a hanging hole above a heart motif, 17'' (43 cm) high, 7'' (18 cm) wide.

£150 - £300

A Small & Decorative Welsh Boarded Oak Stool with parquetry inlay. The serpentine edged rectangular top inlaid with compass stars in decorative bands, standing on scrolling silhouette cut end planks with similar parquetry inlay, united by a pierced central stretcher, 8'' (20 cm) high, 14¾ (37 cm) wide, 8½'' (21.5 cm) deep.

£40 - £80

An Early 19th Century Fruitwood Spoon Rack with Candle-box. The back board inlaid with a patera motif to the centre, with pierced hanging holes to the top and two slotted spoon rails held between serpentine cut uprights above a splayed candle box having a sloped, lip-moulded lid on a leather hinge and chequer banded inlay, 26'' (66 cm) high, 10'' (26 cm) wide.

£300 - £400


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