An exceptional Chinese black lacquer coloured stone and wood four panel standing screen entirely decorated in relief in various coloured stones and marbles with various precious objects
vases of various forms, some with floral sprays, raised on stands etc., a scholar's table carved in wood with various objects upon it including a brush pot, gilt highlights. Note: an exceptional piece in good condition. 1800 x 1830.
A rare large 19thC Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box
c.1880, each 13" cylinder playing eight airs, and additionally with six bells. The clockwork mechanism and the comb requiring some attention, the case with crossbanding and floral inlays raised on a conforming table with a single frieze drawer to hold the additional cylinders supported on four cabriole legs terminating in brass casters. Overall 980 x 520 x 1020.
An impressive old Japanese suit of samurai armour
the quality fittings include dominant red lacquered helmet, face plate and chest cover, olive green rope work to the many sectional panels covering the neck, shoulders and lower waist, other conforming parts include arm and leg guards, with fine machine embroidered heavy cloth, the helmet with flaring brass horn type extensions. Supported on on stand, complete with katana sword.
An estate platinum and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.00ct round brilliant cut diamond claw set with four small single cut diamonds to each upright shoulder, Colour G, Clarity SI1/SI2, old valuation available.
A 1930s silver 12-place setting cutlery service
St James pattern, each place setting of nine various pieces including silver handled knives, together with eight larger serving spoons and two three-piece silver handled carving sets. Silver weight excluding knives and carving sets 4.7 kilos.
A Victorian Swiss Revine cylinder Music box
c.1870, the single cylinder playing ten airs, with nine German silver bells, housed in a rosewood case, banded and with floral inlays, crank included and original paper label to interior listing available songs, in excellent order and working condition. Overall 570 x 320 x 230.
A pair of ladies modern 18ct white gold rubellite & diamond drop earrings
each with two Ascher cut rubellites totalling 5.80ct and 151 round diamonds encrusting the frames, tdw 1.98ct. Valuation available.
A 19thC silver 12 place double struck King's pattern cutlery service
various dates and makers, complete with 14 steel bladed table knives, 12 tablespoons, 12 table forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 dessert forks and 12 teaspoons. Weight 4460gms excluding knives.
A pair of 19thC short barrelled large bore percussion pistols by Thomas Monck of Stamford
fitted with captive rammers and belt-hooks, .70 calibre, the bore approx. 150, the grips finely checkered, enlarge knob form butts. Length overall 185, the barrels 75, in later fitted box complete with bullet mould.
A large and impressive 19thC Japanese Imari floor vase
the squat ovoid body with a long cylindrical neck flaring at the top, the exterior with all over traditional panelled designs including dragons, exotic birds in complex landscapes and traditional motifs, gilt enrichments, the interior rim with a band of repeating diamond and floral forms, old shipping label attached. Height 920, diameter at top rim 445.
A large fine Qum all silk carpet
the field with all-over curvilinear design, the central large medallion incorporating floral designs, the salmon pink/red field with further entwined floral tendrils, multiple border guards. Estimated 800 knots per/sq.inch. 4000 x 2450.
A mid-20thC quality five-piece tea and coffee service including spirit kettle
the oval baluster bodies with lobed panels and embossed leaf scroll highlights, fine stiff-leaf design borders. Sheffield 1950 by Poston. 3.4kg.
A pair of dark brown leather club chairs
with deep buttoned backs, loose cushioned seats, roll arms with studded detailing, raised on turned legs with casters.
An impressive Paul Storr silver coaster
with fruit wood base and crest of lion over ducal coronet.
A good George III oak mahogany crossbanded mule chest
the two planked hinged lid with fine thumb moulded edge above a front with a combination of nine short drawers, two rows of three false drawers above three sliding drawers to the base, brass swing handles, and fancy fret cut escutcheons, all flanked by fine reeded quarter columns, raised on ogee bracket feet, good colour. 1630 x 550 x 870.
An uncommon vintage leopard full body taxidermy mount
the leopard lying on its left side, head turned right, snarling pose, most claws present, glass eyes. Length 1150.
Harry Mainsky (U.S.A. 1909-2008)
'The Postman', c.1972, bronze, signed, edition 7/10, Luigi Tommasi foundry mark to reverse raised on black marble plinth base. Height 345.
An exceptional c.1930 Japanese double kimono chest
the twin chests side-by-side on common stand, both with a pair of sliding gold leaf on silk panelled doors above a combination of five short drawers above four full width drawers, all with burr mulberry fronts, bronzed copper swing handles and escutcheons, with key and working locks, secret locking to one side. Note: A bespoke chest ordered by a gentleman for his wife, good original condition. 1825 x 415 x 1665.
A pair of modern upholstered armchairs of French Louis XV-style
generous proportions with mushroom coloured velvet covers, serpentine fronts, fitted feather-filled loose cushions and cabriole front legs. With pair of cushions.
A 14ct gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.23ct round brilliant cut diamond of fancy light cognac hue, claw set in a slender tapered band, Colour K - M, Clarity I1, insurance replacement of $9,700.