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A pair of South East Asian doors, probably 19th century, the plank construction with decorative bosses, studs and palmettes, the handles in the form of lions with rings in their mouths, 66cm wide 253cm high, including hinges (2)
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A pair of Bohemian 'Persian market' glass lustres , c.1900, each with a waisted cut glass shade and hanging glass drops, turned column supports and bold petal bases, all highlighted in gilt and set with glass gems, 64cm high (2)
A limewood(?) carving of a peacock, 19th century, in high relief, with elaborate plumage and set against a shaped cartouche, 30 x 23cm, within a foliate carved walnut box frame, glazed
A set of seven Indian gouache on mica studies , 19th century, to include 'Nabob', 'Procession in the Feast of Mohurium' and 'Hindoo Marriage', each 10.5 x 15cm framed as one 50 x 35cm Purportedly acquired by Lady Eva Dugdale, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in 1905/1906 on a grand tour of India on which she was accompanying the Prince and Princess of Wales, to whom she was lady-in-waiting.
A Simon Gate for Orrefors 'Javanese Dancer' glass vase, of fluted ovoid form, c.1940, and engraved to the underside 'Orrefors, S Gate, 2235 RA8', 24.5cm high
An ivory page turner, 19th century, the carved handle with two lurchers chasing down a stag, 30.5cm long, and an ivory, antler and white metal-mounted paper knife, with a boar head pommel, 28cm long (2)
A collection of unique magic lantern slides, c.1923, illustrating a trip around Venice and Milan, to include introductory maps, street and interior scenes and paintings, in three boxes, together with the Thornton-Pickard 'Junior Special Ruby' camera and accessories, with which the photographs were taken, and a converted magic lantern (qty.) The vendor's grandfather, Ernest Henry Jacques, stayed in the Hotel Metropole during his time in Venice. He was an amateur photographer whose images included sensitive compositions of street families and also of the architecture and artworks more commonly associated with this form of 'turismo'.
A reverse painted glass roundel depicting the schooner 'Cambria', 19th century, titled 'The Cambria Winning The Atlantic Ocean Race, 1870', within a gilt frame with beaded and leaf borders, a red velvet border, all within an ebonised glazed case, case 19.5cm The Cambria was comissioned by James Lloyd Ashbury, a contemporary politician and owner of a railway rolling stock manufacturer. The Cambria was the first challenge to the New York Yacht Club in the America's Cup.
A Scottish horn and silver vinaigrette , late 19th century, the hinged lid with repoussé thistle decoration and set with an amber-coloured stone, with chain attachment, 5cm long
English School, an Arabian and naked lady group, bronze resin, 67.9cm high Provenance: The Property of a Prominent West Country Collector.
A Persian niello veneered travelling scribe's writing box, 17th century, with scrolling foliate designs and inset with a lion boss, 30cm long
An Indian sandalwood, ivory and inlaid workbox, 19th century, of casket form, the lid with octagonal rails to either side, opening to reveal a fitted interior and raised on silvered paw feet, 32cm wide 23cm deep 12cm high
A pair of Fortuny Venetian glass ceiling light shades , each of spiralled form and decorated with abstract gilt designs, each 41cm diameter 30cm high; together with a similar silk example, 60cm diameter (3)
Twelve Indian reverse glass paintings of birds, late 20th century, depicting bullfinch, dove, pigeon, parrots, duck, hoopoe, and others, largest 39 x 31cm, famed (12)
A Polynesian carved stone seated figure, possibly Solomon Islands. 30cm high
A Scottish marine chronometer, by Christie & Wilson, with Mercer movement and Poole's auxiliary compensation, the brass bound mahogany case with a viewing glass, inset handles and circular plaque inscribed 'Christie & Wilson, Glasgow 618', the 4in (10cm) silvered dial also inscribed with the maker's name, the number and address '54 Broomielaw, Glasgow', 18cm wide 18.5cm deep 19cm high
A Moroccan bone inset wall mirror, 20th century , the rectangular plate with a scrolling foliate decorated frame, 65cm wide 80cm high
A Japanese bronze vase, Meiji period, in the form of a koi, realistically cast and with a gilt hightened eye, 28cm high
A Middle Eastern hardwood, mother-of-pearl, ivory and abalone inlaid settee, with a foliate carved top rail, scrolling arms and shaped apron, raised on square supports, 137cm wide 52cm deep 123cm high
A pair of Indian Mughal paintings, probably 17th century, one depicting a battle scene, the other diplomatic discussions, each within a foliate banded border, watercolour and gold on paper, each 20 x 19.5cm approximately, together with a print (3)
Two similar Anglo-Indian carved hardwood chairs, one now with upholstered back and seat (2).
A pair of Continental dressing stools, each with a shaped apron on scrolling cabriole legs, with faux tiger skin upholstery, 58cm wide 45cm deep 46cm high (2)
A pair of feathered bird pictures, early 20th century, with painted branches, 47 x 33cm, framed (2)
A Japanese tortoiseshell, ivory and white metal-mounted trousse set, Meiji period, comprising an ebony-handled knife, a pair of chopsticks, a possibly associated scoop/skewer and a toothpick/ear scoop, 27.8cm long
Two Indian gouaches, 20th century, depicting attendants carrying palanquins, the larger 11 x 18cm, and two further examples , all framed and glazed (4)
A pair of Chinese wedding baskets, 19th century, 65cm high (2)
A pair of Indian Mughal School gouaches , 19th century, depicting Krishna and other figures, within a paisley border, each 8 x 12cm, and a larger example (3)
Three Indian gouaches , 20th century, depicting figures on a camel, an elephant and a cart respectively, the largest 23 x 20cm, all framed and glazed (3)
A pair of Indian rosewood footstools, c.1890, each with a kilim upholstered top, over ornately pierced and carved sides and on scrolling feet, 45cm wide 36cm deep 23cm high (2)
A set of seven Indian gouache on mica studies , 19th century, to include 'The Rajah of Tanjore', 'Procession of the Great Idol' and 'Travelling in Palanquin (sic.)', each 10.5 x 15cm framed as one, 45 x 35cm Purportedly acquired by Lady Eva Dugdale, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in 1905/1906, on a grand tour of India on which she was accompanying the Prince and Princess of Wales, to whom she was lady-in-waiting.
A leather and canvas bound travelling trunk, early 20th century, the lid lifting to reveal trays within, 112cm wide 57cm deep 32cm high
An hand knotted Persian rug , the biscuit fields with repeating boteh motifs within a flower head decorated triple border, 220 x 140cm
Franz Xaver Bergman (1861-1936), a cold painted bronze camel group, decorated in polychrome, the rider shooting a lion as he clings to the camel's neck, stamped indistinctly 'GESCHUTZ', 21.5cm high
An African carved hardwood bust of a man, 20th century, 50cm high, and a further example of a female (2)
An Anglo-Indian hardwood octagonal centre table , the top profusely carved with a central flower head within bands of scrolling flowering foliage, the mechanised base with eight pivoted legs and drop-in frieze sections, the frieze shaped and carved, the turned legs carved with stylised palms, 90cm diameter 74cm high
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) mosaic double arched panel , mounted in a wooden frame, decorated with inset white, black and brick red stone tesserae in geometric designs, within a double black and cream stone border, 104 x 52cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) mosaic triple arched panel , mounted in a wooden frame, decorated with inset white, black, brick-red and and turquoise stone tesserae, within a double black border, 124 x 52cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 118 x 49cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 118.5 x 47.5cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 119 x 47cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 119.5 x 47.5cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 119 x 39.5cm
A Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panel , with white, black and brick-red tesserae, the central panels within a black border, 118.5 x 40cm
Two Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) rectangular mosaic panels , with inset fields, one grey and one white, cracked , decorated with white, brick red and black stone, the tesserae forming a geometric design, 120 x 58cm (2)
Two Mamluk (15th-17th century CE) square mosaic panels , decorated with white, black, brick-red and additional coloured hardstones, in a geometric design, 33.5 x 33.5cm and 36.5 x 36.5cm (2)
A panel of six pottery cross tiles, Kashan, 19th century, each in cobalt blue glaze, 35.5 x 24cm
A Fustat Fatimid yellow-glazed sgraffito dish, 10th century, decorated in low relief with a stylised lion, an old collection number to the underside, 19cm diameter
Four Persian green-glazed pottery vessels, Kashan, 13th century, consisting of a small ewer, 21cm high, a bowl with lug handles and spout, 14cm high, a jug with punched spout, 23cm high, and a squat bowl with pierced and impressed decoration, 13cm high (4)
A Persian lustre hookah pipe base, Safavid, 17th century, of squat form and decorated with floral motifs within a banded border, 15cm high
Five bidri hookah pipe bases, India, 19th century, tallest 19.7cm (5) Provenance: The Property of a Prominent West Country Collector.