Gentleman's Library Sale
29 Jan 2013, starting at 14:00 GMT with lot 1.
30 Jan 2013, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 251.

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LOTS
 of 147
  • Lot 1
    A silver-mounted perpetual calendar by WJ Myatt & Co, Birmingham 1913; together with a quantity of other items (8)
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 2Y
    A matched silver and tortoiseshell toilet set by Charles Henry Dumenil, the bottles by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1916-18 (7)
    Sold for £212 (US$ 357) inc. premium

  • Lot 3Y
    An Edwardian brown crocodile leather vanity case, initialled 'MH', with tortoiseshell-mounted part dressing table set the mounts by Charles Henry Dumenil, London 1905-1907 (10)
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 4Y
    An Edwardian crocodile leather case, initialled 'A.A.W', containing a silver-mounted gentleman's dressing table set the silver mounts by Samuel Summers Drew & Ernest Drew, London 1904, retailed by Drew & Sons, Piccadilly, London
    £600 - 800
    US$ 1,000 - 1,300

  • Lot 5Y
    A cased satinwood and silver-gilt dressing table set the silver-gilt mounts by H.A & Co, London 1911
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

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    Lot 6
    A cased pair of continental silver and enamel napkin rings with import marks for George Stockwell, London 1928; together with a 19th century French glass and silver-gilt mounted scent bottle (3)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 7Y
    A 19th century tortoiseshell and parquetry sewing box circa 1880
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    An Edwardian silver desk stand by George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, Chester 1903 (3)
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 9Y
    A whale tooth silver-mounted novelty desk inkwell frame by Grey & Co, Chester 1913
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    An Edwardian silver two-bottle desk inkstand by John Grinsell & Sons Ltd, London 1905
    Sold for £350 (US$ 588) inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    An electroplated-mounted tray / inkstand one of the underside feet mounts incuse stamped "BOIN TABURET A PARIS", also numbered 61939 28
    £1,000 - 1,200
    US$ 1,700 - 2,000

  • Lot 12
    A silver "Treasury" inkstand by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1909
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    An Old Sheffield Plate and mahogany desk-stand with flower mark
    Sold for £125 (US$ 210) inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    A Victorian silver desk stand probably by John Batson, London 1882 (3)
    Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium

  • Lot 15Y
    A Victorian silver-mounted hoof inkwell by William Frederick Williams, London 1877
    Sold for £1,025 (US$ 1,722) inc. premium

  • Lot 16
    A continental gilt-metal seal case
    £1,000 - 1,500
    US$ 1,700 - 2,500

  • Lot 17Y
    An early 19th century ivory and pearl toothpick case; together with an ivory cased barometer (2)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 18Y
    A George III silver-mounted horn snuff mull by John Reily, London 1815
    Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    A George III silver-gilt snuff box by John Linnit and William Atkinson, London 1811
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,008) inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    Three mid 18th century porcelain figural seals by Charles Gouyn
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,008) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    Five late-18th century South Staffordshire enamel boxes; together with a continental late 18th century scent flask and a late Victorian locket (7)
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 22Y
    A George III gold and bloodstone-mounted rotating seal and ten further various seals (11)
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 23Y
    An ivory and gold bonbonière the 18th century gold mounts with marks of tax farmer Henri Clavel, Paris 1780-1789
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

  • Lot 24
    A Japanese mixed metal novelty vesta case apparently unmarked
    Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium

  • Lot 25Y
    A Victorian silver-gilt and coral child's rattle by George Unite & Sons, Birmingham 1862; together with a citreen and moss agate paper knife and an opaque glass scent bottle (3)
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 26Y
    A continental shagreen box apparently unmarked; together with a gilt-metal mounted shagreen etui (5)
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    A Russian cased set of three enamelled studs in fitted case with Fabergè Imperial Warrant Mark; together with a Russian cloisonne and silver-gilt teaspoon and two enamelled egg pendants(6)
    Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium

  • Lot 28Ω
    A hardstone model of a balalaika player unmarked
    Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,462) inc. premium

  • Lot 29Y
    An 18th century continental silver and tortoiseshell snuff box apparently unmarked; together with two Dutch loderein boxes and an engine-turned Dutch snuff box (4)
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,008) inc. premium

  • Lot 30Ω
    A hardstone figure of a dancing moujik unmarked
    Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,462) inc. premium

  • Lot 31
    A pair of George IV silver sauce tureens and covers in the form of Warwick vases by Paul Storr, London 1822, with one lid 1821 (2)
    Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    A pair of George III silver meat platters by Paul Storr, London 1807 (2)
    Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    A George III silver cheese-dish by Paul Storr, 1804
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    A George III silver chamberstick by Paul Storr, London 1810
    Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,303) inc. premium

  • Lot 35
    HUNTING/RACING INTEREST: A matched pair of Victorian silver cigar boxes by Thomas Wright & Frederick Davis, London 1883 and 1885 (2)
    £5,000 - 6,000
    US$ 8,400 - 10,000

  • Lot 36
    An electroplated covered centrepiece a mirror plateau together with two other smaller jardinieres (5)
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

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