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
1 A silver-mounted perpetual calendar by WJ Myatt & Co, Birmingham 1913; together with a quantity of other items (8) £562
US$ 944
€682
2 A matched silver and tortoiseshell toilet set by Charles Henry Dumenil, the bottles by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1916-18 (7) £212
US$ 356
€257
3 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) £687
US$ 1,154
€834
7 A 19th century tortoiseshell and parquetry sewing box circa 1880 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
8 An Edwardian silver desk stand by George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, Chester 1903 (3) £687
US$ 1,154
€834
9 A whale tooth silver-mounted novelty desk inkwell frame by Grey & Co, Chester 1913 £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
10 An Edwardian silver two-bottle desk inkstand by John Grinsell & Sons Ltd, London 1905 £350
US$ 587
€424
12 A silver "Treasury" inkstand by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1909 £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
13 An Old Sheffield Plate and mahogany desk-stand with flower mark £125
US$ 209
€151
14 A Victorian silver desk stand probably by John Batson, London 1882 (3) £1,187
US$ 1,993
€1,441
15 A Victorian silver-mounted hoof inkwell by William Frederick Williams, London 1877 £1,025
US$ 1,721
€1,244
17 An early 19th century ivory and pearl toothpick case; together with an ivory cased barometer (2) £625
US$ 1,049
€758
18 A George III silver-mounted horn snuff mull by John Reily, London 1815 £437
US$ 734
€531
19 A George III silver-gilt snuff box by John Linnit and William Atkinson, London 1811 £600
US$ 1,007
€728
20 Three mid 18th century porcelain figural seals by Charles Gouyn £600
US$ 1,007
€728
22 A George III gold and bloodstone-mounted rotating seal and ten further various seals (11) £562
US$ 944
€682
23 An ivory and gold bonbonière the 18th century gold mounts with marks of tax farmer Henri Clavel, Paris 1780-1789 £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
24 A Japanese mixed metal novelty vesta case apparently unmarked £1,062
US$ 1,784
€1,289
25 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) £562
US$ 944
€682
26 A continental shagreen box apparently unmarked; together with a gilt-metal mounted shagreen etui (5) £687
US$ 1,154
€834
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) £6,250
US$ 10,494
€7,585
28 A hardstone model of a balalaika player unmarked £3,250
US$ 5,457
€3,944
29 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) £600
US$ 1,007
€728
30 A hardstone figure of a dancing moujik unmarked £3,250
US$ 5,457
€3,944
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) £15,000
US$ 25,186
€18,206
32 A pair of George III silver meat platters by Paul Storr, London 1807 (2) £10,000
US$ 16,790
€12,137
33 A George III silver cheese-dish by Paul Storr, 1804 £3,000
US$ 5,037
€3,641
34 A George III silver chamberstick by Paul Storr, London 1810 £3,750
US$ 6,296
€4,551
36 An electroplated covered centrepiece a mirror plateau together with two other smaller jardinieres (5) £1,625
US$ 2,728
€1,972
37 An electroplated lazy susan with four covered entrée dishes together with a German silver bowl (from a centrepiece), incuse mark 800, a silver flower vase, possibly by Martin Hall & Co Ltd, Birmingham 1923, together with two other electroplated flower vase centrepieces, £1,500
US$ 2,518
€1,820
38 A set of twelve American silver-plated plates incuse stamped "Gump's San Francisco"; together with a matching set of twelve side plates (24) £750
US$ 1,259
€910
40 A silver two-handled asparagus tray and rack by Richard Woodman Burbridge for Harrods Ltd, Sheffield 1936 (2) £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
42 A silver Guernsey Races trophy cup by Joseph Angell I & Joseph Angell II, London 1847 £4,375
US$ 7,346
€5,310
43 A Victorian silver hunting flask by William Sumners, London 1875; together with another similar example £1,500
US$ 2,518
€1,820
44 A Victorian leather cased set of six graduated horn and silver beakers by Thomas Johnson, London 1876 (6) £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
47 A large electroplated six-light candelabra / centrepiece unmarked £2,125
US$ 3,568
€2,579
48 A pair of electroplated seven-light Empire style candelabra unmarked (2) £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
50 An Edwardian silver-mounted dressing table mirror by William Comyns, London 1901 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
51 A 19th century silver-plated table centrepiece with glass dish by Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield £2,250
US$ 3,777
€2,730
52 A pair of Victorian silver-plated three-light candelabra by Elkington & Co, 1875 (2) £1,375
US$ 2,308
€1,668
53 A silver-mounted and cut-glass ice bucket by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1913 together with a silver bell, by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1902, (2) £687
US$ 1,154
€834
54 An electroplated extending rack unmarked £125
US$ 209
€151
57 An Edwardian silver-mounted magnifying glass by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1903 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
58 An unusual late-Victorian silver novelty 'clothes iron' playing card box by Samuel Jacob, London 1901 £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
59 An Austro-Hungarian silver and enamelled cigarette case possibly by Karl Werner, first standard, circa 1930 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
60 An unusual silver-mounted cased set of three playing darts by John Pinches Ltd, London 1946 £625
US$ 1,049
€758
61 A 14ct gold keyless wind full hunter pocket watch Case No.64874, Circa 1902 £3,250
US$ 5,457
€3,944
62 A lot of two timepieces various sizes and dates £1,187
US$ 1,993
€1,441
63 A Victorian silver novelty picture frame in the form of a domino by Henry Aumont & Co, London 1898, retailed by Thornhill & Co. Ltd £625
US$ 1,049
€758
64 A 20th century silver pocket barometer by Asprey & Co Ltd, London 1913 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
65 An unusual George III silver cartographer's tool by Samuel Pemberton, circa 1810 £562
US$ 944
€682
67 An early-19th century sailor's commemorative patch box £437
US$ 734
€531
69 An unusual pair of Victorian silver condiment pots by James Barclay Hennell, London 1883 (2) £2,000
US$ 3,358
€2,427
70 A cased set of four silver Art Nouveau menu holders by Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1905; together with another set of four silver and enamelled menu holders depicting game birds (8) £937
US$ 1,574
€1,137
71 Three German silver swan table ornaments by B. Neresheimer & Söhne, Hanau £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
73 A pair of silver-gilt novelty 'game-bird' peppers struck with the maker's mark for F.B. Thomas & Co overstriking another, London 1929 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
74 A silver model of a Hong Kong junk marked sterling silver made in Hong Kong £1,062
US$ 1,784
€1,289
75 A silver-plated model sailing boat £2,750
US$ 4,617
€3,337
76 A silver galleon with importer's mark for ABD, London 1928 £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
77 POLITICAL INTEREST: A late-18th century Old Sheffield Plate oval tray unmarked circa 1790 £1,062
US$ 1,784
€1,289
78 A Victorian silver portrait bust of William Ewert Gladstone by Frederick Elkington, Birmingham 1889, Registration number 130568 £1,625
US$ 2,728
€1,972
79 ROYAL INTEREST: A George III silver teapot by Robert Garrard, London 1817 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
80 ROYAL INTEREST: A silver two handled cup by Lionel Alfred Crichton, London 1919 £750
US$ 1,259
€910
81 A Victorian silver travel lantern by Frederick Purnell, London 1885 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
83 A silver and ivory page turner by Andrew Barrett & Sons, London 1903 £1,500
US$ 2,518
€1,820
84 A Victorian silver-mounted ivory page turner by Sampson Mordan, London 1882 £937
US$ 1,574
€1,137
85 PUNCH AND JUDY INTEREST: A Victorian silver-mounted ivory novelty page turner by Thornhill & Co, London 1888 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
86 A Victorian silver-mounted whistle/whip combination by Saunders & Shepherd, Chester 1898 £625
US$ 1,049
€758
87 A Victorian silver-mounted and antelope horn 'snake' table cigar lighter by Sampson Mordan II, London 1881; together with two page turners and a hoof inkstand (4) £1,375
US$ 2,308
€1,668
89 A metalware-mounted horn hunting flask apparently unmarked £825
US$ 1,385
€1,001
90 An early-19th century Swedish Empire style silver two-handled soup tureen and cover by Adolf Zethelius, Stockholm 1820 £8,125
US$ 13,642
€9,861
91 A late-18th century Swedish Empire silver samovar by Pehr Zethelius, Stockholm 1797 £8,125
US$ 13,642
€9,861
92 A matched pair of 18th century Swedish silver second course dishes by Arvid Floberg, Stockholm 1788 and 1795 (2) £3,000
US$ 5,037
€3,641
94 A late-Victorian silver chamberstick by J.T. Heath & J. H Middleton, Birmingham 1897, incuse stamped underneath 13034, £4,500
US$ 7,555
€5,461
95 Two 20th century silver-gilt and ivory models of medieval ladies by L. Neresheimer & Co, Hanau from 1903; together with two continental knights (4) £5,250
US$ 8,815
€6,372
96 A white metal armoured statue of Jean Parisot de la Valette apparently unmarked £812
US$ 1,364
€986
100 An early-20th century electroplated canteen in a fitted cabinet by James Dixon & Sons (Qty) £1,625
US$ 2,728
€1,972
101 A silver and silver-gilt replica of the Ardagh chalice by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London 1900 £3,125
US$ 5,247
€3,792
103 A silver-gilt singing bird box by Karl Griesbaum, circa 1930 £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
104 A cased set of twelve silver and mother of pearl fruit eaters by George Howson, Sheffield 1906 (24) £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
105 A Victorian silver claret jug by Frederick Elkington, London 1878 £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
107 A pair of Old Sheffield Plate wine coolers by Matthew Boulton, circa 1830; together with an Old Sheffield plate model of a crane; (3) £1,125
US$ 1,888
€1,365
109 A silver-mounted cranberry-coloured glass novelty parrot liquor / whiskey decanter by Hampton Utilities, Birmingham 2001 £1,250
US$ 2,098
€1,517
110 A George III silver wine funnel by Henry Green, London 1793 £600
US$ 1,007
€728
111 A Victorian silver-mounted glass novelty champagne bottle-shaped decanter by John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton, Birmingham 1893 £1,125
US$ 1,888
€1,365
113 A cut-glass and silver-plated chilled water fountain £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
114 A William IV silver hip flask by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1834; together with a silver table bell, London 1913 (2) £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
116 A pair of 20th century American silver hip flasks by Ahrendt & Kautzman, stamped sterling 10, Newark, circa 1920 (2) £1,875
US$ 3,148
€2,275
117 A 9ct gold cigar cutter maker's mark incuse stamped 'R&R', London 1960; together with a Dunhill 'Rollagas' lighter and a William IV silver snuff box (3) £475
US$ 797
€576
118 A silver-mounted sea urchin novelty match striker/holder by Asprey & Co Ltd London 1958 £687
US$ 1,154
€834
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