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Lyon & Turnbull Ltd

33 Broughton Place,
EDINBURGH,
Midlothian,
EH1 3RR

  0131 5578844

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Lyon & Turnbull Ltd - Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600
Sale commencing:   04 September 2019 10:00 AM

Lot 1

VICTORIAN PAINTED PINE POST BOX 19TH CENTURY of octagonal form, in red paint with a black base, mounted with brass V R and a crown

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1500

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Lot 2

GREEK 'MOUNT ATHOS' CARVED MINIATURE CRUCIFIX 18th century carved cedar, depicting the Crucifixion with the Resurrection verso, enclosed by saints and angels, with a separate stand, in a fitted wood box

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 3

Y ANGLO-PORTUGUESE IVORY FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN MARY, GOA EARLY 18TH CENTURY the standing figure wearing a crown with hands raised in prayer, mounted on a pierced brass ground against a wooden panel set with red and green glass cabochons, copper studs, and brass filigree borders

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 4

MALINES ALABASTER RELIEF OF CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD 17TH CENTURY plaque carved alabaster with some remnants of gilding, depicting Christ holding an orb with sheep, set in a giltwood frame with moulded rim and paper-mâché border, inscribed on the reverse

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 5

PAIR OF SPANISH IRON SCISSORS ALBACETE, LATE 18TH CENTURY with pierced scrollwork handles and engraved blades SERVIMOS. A NTRO. DUENO Y SENOR, the other side EN ALBACETE. CASTELLANOS. FECIT. R & S, 31.5cm long; together with a PAIR OF CONTINENTAL IRON SCISSORS, 18th century, in a red velvet sheath with gilt brass mounts with foliate engravings, 32cm long (2)

Estimated Value: £150 - £250

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Lot 6

TWO CARVED OAK WALL PLAQUES 19TH CENTURY comprising a panel with a lion rampant holding a flag, possibly the crest for the Duke of Wellington, 39cm x 20cm; and a bust of a bearded man in a hat, 19.5cm high (2)

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 7

OAK PANEL CHEST 17TH CENTURY, WITH LATER CARVING the hinged top with a moulded edge above a triple panel front carved with stylised flower and geometric motifs, raised on stile feet

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 8

Y SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH EARLY 19TH CENTURY with a pin-pricked design depicting American and British three-masted sailing ships, the reverse undecorated

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 9

THE KENNEDY OF CASSILLIS FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR ENGRAVED MAP POWDER HORN 18TH CENTURY with later white metal mounts engraved DATE/ Sept. 5th 1760, the butt cover engraved with the heraldic crest for Kennedy of Cassillis; the horn displaying the British Royal Arms above a trophy and banner NEW YORK and a view of the skyline, the body of the horn engraved with a map of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, terminating at Lake Champlain and Lake Ontario, marked with the principal cities, towns, and forts, and a cartouche marked 'JOHN COU/LTER HIS/ HORN MA/ DE BY SA/ M DAVIS'

Estimated Value: £3000 - £5000

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Lot 10

DUTCH PADOUK PEMBROKE TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY the rectangular top with drop leaf sides, above a single drawer frieze with bead moulding and fluting centred by a carved sunflower, raised on six fluted square tapered legs joined by an X stretcher

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 11

ASSEMBLED SET OF SIX DUTCH WALNUT AND MARQUETRY SIDE CHAIRS 18TH/ 19TH CENTURY comprising a set of four with shell carved crest rails above baluster splats, and a pair of similar chairs with stretcher rails, all with flowering urn and floral marquetry, over serpentine drop-in seats raised on cabriole legs with carved claw and ball feet (6)

Estimated Value: £600 - £800

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Lot 12

PAIR OF CAROLEAN STYLE STAINED BEECH SIDE CHAIRS 19TH CENTURY the pierced and carved tall backs above stuff-over seats, raised on turned and block legs joined by carved stretchers (2)

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 13

DUTCH DEMILUNE MAHOGANY AND INLAY SIDE TABLE EARLY 19TH CENTURY the top with feather banding above a pair of frieze drawers outlined by further banding, raised on square tapered legs with fluted inlay and headed by blind fret carved blocks

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 14

WILLIAM AND MARY BLEACHED BEECH SIDE CHAIR 17TH CENTURY the tall back with a pad insert and seat pad, 44cm wide, 129cm high, 38cm deep; together with a 17th century style carved walnut armchair with a caned back, 64cm wide, 107cm high, 44cm deep (2)

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 15

DUTCH MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY the oval top centred by oak leaf and acorn inlay, above a frieze with two real and two dummy drawers, raised on fluted square tapered legs

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 16

DUTCH WALNUT PARCEL-GILT DISPLAY CABINET-ON-CHEST 18TH CENTURY the swan neck moulded cornice above a glazed door flanked by angles and opening to a red plush lined shelved interior; the lower part with four crossbanded long drawers of bombé outline, raised on bracket feet

Estimated Value: £2000 - £3000

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Lot 17

DUTCH WALNUT AND FRUITWOOD SERPENTINE CHEST OF DRAWERS 18TH CENTURY the quarter-veneered serpentine top above three graduated drawers outlined with feather banding and flanked by canted angles, raised on bun feet

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1500

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Lot 18

CONTINENTAL GILTWOOD TABLE MIRROR 18TH CENTURY the rectangular bevelled mirror plate enclosed in a dentil moulded frame with flowerhead corners, surmounted by a carved trophy cresting, with an easel back

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 19

Y REGENCY 'LOVERS' KNOT' PUZZLE PURSE EARLY 19TH CENTURY watercolor and ink, depicting a love puzzle on paper with hand-inscribed verse, hearts and flowers, unfolded, in a glazed rosewood frame

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 20

GEORGE I WALNUT, FRUITWOOD AND INLAID KNEEHOLE DRESSING TABLE FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY WITH ALTERATIONS the top with later fan motif inlay above a long drawer and recessed cupboard with an apron drawer, flanked by banks of three short drawers, all with banding, on later ebonised ball feet

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 21

PAIR OF CONTINENTAL GILTWOOD MIRRORS 19TH CENTURY in the Rococo style, the oval mirror plates in moulded frames with C and auricular scrolls, flower heads, and leaf sprays, surmounted by large pierced scroll crestings (2)

Estimated Value: £800 - £1200

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Lot 22

GEORGE III MAHOGANY COMMODE 18TH CENTURY the tray top with cut-out handles, above a pair of doors and sliding potty drawer with pottery insert and cover, on square legs

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 23

PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY POLYCHROMED HALL CHAIRS EARLY 19TH CENTURY the waisted scroll-carved backs painted with a coronet, above plank seats raised on sabre legs (2)

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 24

GEORGE II WALNUT AND GILTWOOD TRIPLE PLATE OVERMANTEL MIRROR MID 18TH CENTURY the bevelled mirror plates in a gilt slip and walnut frame with leaf moulding and marked at the corners with flower heads

Estimated Value: £500 - £700

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Lot 25

GEORGE III MAHOGANY INLAID SERPENTINE SIDEBOARD LATE 18TH CENTURY the banded serpentine top centred by a fan medallion, above a central frieze drawer and arched recess, flanked by short drawers over deep drawers, one fitted as a cellarette, raised on square tapered legs ending in spade feet

Estimated Value: £500 - £800

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Lot 26

GEORGE I WALNUT AND YEW WOOD CHEST OF DRAWERS FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY the moulded cornice above two short and three long graduated drawers with crossbanding, on a moulded base with pad feet; formerly the top of a chest-on-chest

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 27

GEORGE III MAHOGANY WORK TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY the hinged rectangular top opening to a compartmented interior, the front panel with two dummy drawers, raised on square tapered legs joined by an X stretcher and ending in brass caps and castors

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 28

GEORGE II MAHOGANY AND GILTWOOD PIER MIRROR SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY the rectangular mirror plate in a gilt slip and shaped mahogany frame with a swan neck pediment centred by an associated foliate carved cartouche

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2500

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Lot 29

GEORGE III MAHOGANY BRASS MOUNTED PLATE BUCKET LATE 18TH CENTURY the brass bale handle and banded top above slat sides

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 30

PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD AND PENWORK DEMILUNE GAMES TABLES, POSSIBLY IRISH LATE 18TH CENTURY the fold-over tops with radial veneers centred by a sunflower motif and banding with flower trails, opening to green baize surfaces, raised on square tapered legs with further flower trails and ending in brass caps and castors (2)

Estimated Value: £3000 - £5000

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Lot 31

WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY BREAKFAST TABLE SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY the circular tilt top with radial veneers and crossbanding, on a facetted column with acanthus carved base, on a triform platform raised on gilt foliate carved ball feet with bass castors

Estimated Value: £800 - £1200

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Lot 32

ASSEMBLED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS 18TH CENTURY comprising a pair of armchairs with pierced interlaced splats; a pair of Hepplewhite style side chairs with waisted pierced splats; and four side chairs with shield-shaped backs; all with blue leather drop-in seats (8)

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 33

GEORGE III STYLE GILTWOOD MIRROR, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS JOHNSON 19TH CENTURY the shaped mirror plate in a Rococo style frame pierced and carved with rocaille, foliate scrolls and surmounted by a pavilion

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1500

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Lot 34

EARLY REGENCY MAHOGANY AND EBONY PRESS CUPBOARD, IN MANNER OF GILLOWS EARLY 19TH CENTURY the moulded cornice above three panel cupboard doors, the left cupboard enclosing five sliding trays above two short and two long drawers, and a long hanging space on the right with three dummy drawers to the front panel, raised on carved acroterion feet

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1500

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Lot 35

GEORGE III MAHOGANY HOUR REPEATING BRACKET CLOCK, HARRY POTTER, LONDON LATE 18TH CENTURY the bell top case with a brass handle and ball finials, above an arched brass dial with silvered chapter with Roman and Arabic numbers beneath a Strike/Silent dial to the arch, date aperture, and silvered signature plate inscribed 'Harry Potter/ London'; with a glazed back and sides enclosing an engraved backplate and bob pendulum, the eight day double fusée movement striking a bell, on a moulded base raised on brass ogee bracket feet

Estimated Value: £2000 - £3000

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Lot 36

LATE GEORGE II RED JAPANNED CHIMING BRACKET CLOCK, WILLIAM CREAK, LONDON MID-18TH CENTURY the bell top with gilt brass pine cone finials and découpage scraps, above an arched brass dial signed WILLM/ CREAK/ LONDON to the arch above the Roman numeral chapter, with a subsidiary STRIKE/SILENT dial, date and mock pendulum apertures, in a red lacquered and parcel-gilt case, fitted with mask corner mounts and twin brass handles, the engraved backplate enclosing the triple fusée eight-day movement with bell strike, and chiming on eight further bells and gongs, with a paper label to the interior CAMERER, CUSS & CO.

Estimated Value: £5000 - £7000

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Lot 37

MEISSEN PORCELAIN BOLOGNESE DOG 20TH CENTURY realistically modelled, with brown highlights, blue crossed swords marks, incised 677 and impressed no. 46

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 38

Y FRENCH BOULLE MARQUETRY AND ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY 19TH CENTURY of slightly domed rectangular form, the hinged lid opening to a rosewood interior, with a single covered caddy and cut-glass bowl

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 39

PAIR OF GERMAN PORCELAIN FIGURES OF PIGEONS, BY CARL THIEME 19TH CENTURY painted in vibrant colours and raised on bullrush bases with Rococo scrolls, one with underglaze blue maker's marks and impressed 2421 (2)

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 40

TWO PORCELAIN CABINET CUPS AND SAUCERS 19TH CENTURY the first a large Meissen cup and saucer, with osier borders enclosing painted bullfinches and insects, crossed swords marks, cup 8cm high, saucer 18cm diam.; and a further cup and saucer, painted with posies, swags and roses in polychrome with gilt highlights, underglaze maker's marks, cup 7.5cm high, saucer 17cm diam.; together with a PAIR OF DUTCH ETCHED DECANTERS, of globular form, depicting birds and fruiting vine, 22cm high (4)

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 41

TWO BRASS CORINTHIAN COLUMN LAMPS of typical form, raised on reeded columns and stepped bases, with shades, wired for electricity (2)

Estimated Value: £150 - £250

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Lot 42

VICTORIAN PAPIER-MÂCHÉ TRAY 19TH CENTURY the black ground decorated allover with flowering branches, butterflies and an exotic bird, numbered 1095 and 0864

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 43

NEAR PAIR OF VICTORIAN GESSO AND GILTWOOD GIRANDOLE MIRRORS 19TH CENTURY the cartouche shaped mirror plates surmounted by ribbon bows and flowers, above twin outscrolling candle arms adorned with foliage and wheat sheaves (2)

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 44

PAIR OF ONYX GILT METAL MOUNTED TABLE LAMPS EARLY 20TH CENTURY of shouldered form with gilt metal twin handles and masks above floral ribbon-tied swags, raised on square bases, wired for electricity, with shades (2)

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 45

REGENCY MAHOGANY AND LEATHER PIANO STOOL EARLY 19TH CENTURY the circular brown leather upholstered seat with brass nail trim on a rising ring-turned support and outswept reeded legs ending in cast paw feet

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 46

TWO VICTORIAN HOWARD & SONS STYLE ARMCHAIRS 19TH CENTURY with low backs and open padded arms above deep wide seats, raised on turned legs with castors; one chair stamped 17830/2361; covered in grey cotton duck canvas (2)

Estimated Value: £500 - £700

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Lot 47

EDWARDIAN WALNUT KIDNEY-SHAPED DESK EARLY 20TH CENTURY the superstructure with drawers, cupboards, and a central recess above a central drawer and recess flanked by banks of four drawers, the reverse with open shelves, raised on reeded legs with brass caps and ceramic castors

Estimated Value: £600 - £800

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Lot 48

PAIR OF LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY in the Hepplewhite style, the shield backs carved with Prince of Wales plumes, over wide bowfront stuffover seats, raised on channel moulded square tapered legs (2)

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 49

GEORGE III MAHOGANY DEMILUNE GAMES TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY the fold-over crossbanded top opening to a green baize surface, above a plain frieze outlined with stringing, raised on square tapered legs

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 50

Y EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD CANTERBURY SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY with three divisions raised on baluster turned spindles, above a base drawer and raised on ceramic castors

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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