A C.1850, French Ornate Gilt Brass Mantle Clock with Two Train Movement Marked for 'E V' Striking on a Bell. The Case is Decorated with Putti to the Sides and Topped by an Urn. Matching Numbers to Movement, Parts and Case
A Large Ceramic Fritware Bowl, painted in Blue & White Underglaze Radial Design with Alternating Panels, on a Red Earthenware Ground, in the style of a 15th Century Syrian Serving Bowl, as seen in LACMA (M.2002.1.52), as found with surface wear
Four Beautiful Rosewood and Marble Inset Chinese Chairs, featuring a marble seat and back panel, with pierced floral armrest spacers and scrollwork aprons terminating in hoof feet, with some light restoration/overpainting and scuffs, as found
A Stunning Chinese Painting of a Pair of Horses Running Through a Verdant Landscape, ink on paper laid on scroll, after Pu Zuo (b.1918 - d.2001), titled & signed with seal upper left, 180cm (L) x 66cm (W), as found
A Large Antique Look Chinese Red Lacquered Wedding Cabinet, with Fretwork Panel to Top and Handpainted Gold Grapevine, Blossoms, Peach, Pomegranate, and Butterfly Motifs, with brushed Brass central panel, handles, and locks with family scenes; requiring restoration, with damage to lacquer finish and significant structural damage to right side panel, three internal shelves (none original), hole drilled to base right, as found
A C. 1920/30 Library Clock by Dent of London. The Dial Showing the Post 1876 Trademark of a Triangle Containing the Word 'Dent'. Matching Serial Numbers '61589' on the Dial and the Movement. Round, Single Train Movement with Platform Escapement Lever. The Dome Topped Case of Solid Mahogany with Fruitwood Stringing.
In the 1850s, Dent Made the Clock Mechanism of Big Ben for the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London
An Early 1900s English Three Bottle Tantalus Made by Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co. Fenchurch St. Established 1891 and Presented to H. C. Pollitt by his Brother of HMS Oceana in March 1907 Bramah Lock with Key One Decanter as Found.
Each decanter with slight scuffing/chipping to edges of cutwork glass
An 1820s English Mahogany and Veneer Toilet Mirror. The Design Features Cushion Form Fronts to Drawers in Base, 'A' Shape Reeded Scroll Supports to Mirror which has Bevelled Edge and Turned Wooden Knobs to Adjust Angle of Mirror
A Large & Impressive Chinese Bronze Temple Bowl, with flecks of polished brass inlaid amongst two etched scenes of sparrows amongst plum blossoms, Xuande mark to base, excellent condition & sounds lovely, minor imperfections, 21cm (dia.) x 15cm (H)
A Late 19th Century Italian 800 Silver Cutlery Canteen Consisting of 72 Pieces, Plus 6 Serving Pieces by Calderoni of Milano all in a Beautifully Fitted Custom Wooden Box. Approximately 3.2kg of Silver Weight Case Measured
Ninon Geier (1923-2015 Switzerland/Australia) 'Charles Manning Hope Clark 1915-1991' c1985, Painted Plaster Bust on Timber Base, Number Three of an Edition of Three. AF - Small Crack to Bust Lower Centre. The Final Version, in Bronze, is in the Collection of the Australian National University, where Manning Clarke is Professor of History and Published the 'History of Australia'. The Second, Bust, also of Plaster, Forms Part of the Collections of Manning Clarke House, in Forrest.
A Late 19th Century German Marquetry Music Box Chair with Pierced, Carved Back Decorated with Oak Leaves and Acorns and Central Marquetry Panel with a Depiction of Two Deer on Rocks. The Shaped Seat having further Marquetry Decorations Also Showing a Deer; Rising to Reveal an Empty Area that Originally Held a Musical Mechanism.
A 19th Century French Mantle Clock with 8-Day Single Train, Drum Movement with Platform Escapement. Lancet Top Wood Case with Simple Stringing and Inlay; Marked to Movement with a Lion and 'Made in France'
A C.1820 English Bracket Clock Attributed to Richard Webster, London (unmarked). Double Fusee, 'Pull Repeat' Movement Striking on a Bell. Mahogany, Chamfer Top Case with Cast Brass Pineapple Finial, Brass Stringing, Arabic Pierced Brass Frets, Brass Carry Rings and Ball Feet. Chain in Excellent Condition
A Late 19th Century German Marquetry Music Box Chair with Pierced, Carved Back Showing Flowers, Scrolls and Central Marquetry Panel with a Depiction of a Young Boy Carrying a Deer. The Shaped Seat having further Marquetry Decorations Showing Two Deer; Rising to Reveal an Empty Area that Originally Held a Musical Mechanism.
A Red Cinnabar Lacquer Lidded Baluster Jar, with Brass finial and base metal covered with finely carved Cinnabar, layered to inside and underneath in a deep cobalt blue enamel, very good condition, 17cm (H) x 13cm (dia.)
An Impressive Gorham (American) Sterling Silver Pitcher, with Feathered Rim and Handle, monogrammed for 'EML' & marked to base 'Gorham' with Lion Passant, Anchor, and 'G' in Cartouches, 'Sterling', an 81, and 4 1/2 Pints, additionally marked 26 to middle left of base, appears undated (possibly c.1934 - 1940), attributed to the early 20th Century, with some scuffing and wear but overall excellent condition, approx. 1040g, 20cm (H) x 22cm (dia.)
An Early 1900s Two Bottle Inkwell Standish, in Sterling Silver Base with Gallery and Sterling Silver Lids to Cut Crystal Bottles, with Single Pen Tray; Hallmarked for George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, Chester, c.1912. Presented to the owners of 'Noogah' for a Jumping Double in 1913.
A Large Chinese Blanc de Chine (Dehua) Porcelain Figure of a Scholar or Chancellor, seated, holding a ruyi scepter, with pale celadon-white glaze, possibly attributable to the 18th Century, four-character mark to back, as found with some imperfections in glaze and hairline cracks to face and the folds of his robe, kiln grit to base, 33cm (H)
An Antique Indonesian Pedang Lurus Sword, with a Chased Brass Grip, Belt Hook, Crossguard and Sheath, Featuring Deer & Birds Amongst Geometric & Floriate Decoration, with Gilt Decoration of a Serpent to Ricasso with Layered Pamor, 71cm (l)
An Indian Talwar Ceremonial Sword, with a figural handle of two beasts terminating in an extended grip with floral brass etchings, with brass scrolled openwork detail to the blue velvet sheath, with solid silver tone blade, as found with loss to velvet and minor wear with some residue to tang, but overall excellent condition, 93cm (L)
A Pair of Victorian Era Long Benches with Cast Iron Frames Shaped as Contorted Tree Branches. Comes with the Original Wooden Seats and Back Supports Covered in Old Paint Layers. Attributed to Randwick Racecourse and Acquired after an Upgrade Cast Iron Ends: 54 cm (w) x 88 cm (h) Planks: 182 cm (l) x 23.5 cm (w)
A 19th Century French Japy Freres Table Regulator with 8 Day, Two Train Movement, Inside Count Wheel. Striking Hours and Halves on a Bell. Mercury Compensated Pendulum; Slow/fast Regulation at 12; Rectangular, Brass, 4 Glass Case; Numbered '555' on Movement & Case
A Map of Captain James Cook's Travels as Published in His Journal 'Exhibiting the Discoveries Made by Captain James Cook in this, and Two Preceeding Voyages, with the Tracks of Ships Under His Command' first published c. 1784, in Frame circa post-1940s
A 19th Century Mantle Clock with 8 Day Two Train Movement String Hours and Halves on a Gong. the 'White Marble' Case is of Classical Inspired Design with Brass Look Classical Decorations. Movement Numbered '2080'
A Pair of Mid 19th Century French Cast Iron Entrance Door Panels Featuring Cupids Centrally Surrounded by Horned Masks, Birds, Reptiles, Acanthus Scrolls and Ribbons. Accompanied by the Original Metal Frames, some Wood Attachments, Door Hardware and Central Single Pane Original Glass Window. Each Cast Iron Piece Measures: 42 cm (w) x 132 cm (h)
A Pair of High Victorian Oval Plaster Bas Reliefs of English Literary Figures Including Shakespeare, each signed. Second Portrait Tentatively Identified as Chaucer. With Original Hugh Paton & Sons (Edinburgh Mid 1800s) Labels to Reverse
Purportedly acquired at Sothebys in the early 1900s
A Late 19th Century American Walnut Roll Top Bankers Desk, with Fully Fitted Interior Including Pigeon Holes, Drawers, Pen Drawers and Six Special Document Drawers with Vacant Holders for Confidential Documents. Comes with Key
A Large Antique Cloisonné & Polished Brass Incense Burner, in tripod form with two handles and blackened interior, decorated with coloured flowers and sprays on a teal ground, with Yongzheng four-character mark to base, as found with some age-related wear, 10cm (H) x 14cm (dia.)
A 19th Century English Naval Telescope with Double Draw of Approximately 52 cm Long when Fully Extended. Brass Objective and Ocular Fitting Coloured in Mid Brown. A Leather Covered Tube in Original Box with Associated Fittings (as Found).
A 19th Century Antler Handled English Carving Set by Joseph Elliot & Sons of Sheffield, EPNS showing Rd numbered 281612 for 1896, carving fork, knife and sharpening steel in fitted Dunklings of Melbourne Presentation Box, over all excellent condition
An Australian Federation Era Hall Lantern Consisting of Weathered Oxidised Metal Frame Holding Clear and Coloured Glass. Original Suspension and Recently Rewired.
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