A Victorian cast iron door knocker
in the shape of a hand holding a ball, with cuff and bracelet detail to wrist. L.165mm.
A pair of French Empire gilt metal table candelabra
each with three curving arms flanking the central disc platform supporting a further conforming nozzle, swag hanging chains and winged supports highlight the top, the base with three scrolling feet with classical women's heads surmounting, concave black slate tri-form bases. H.530mm.
A spelter bronze figurine 'Phebe'
after the original by Emile Bruchon, the woman traditionally represented seated upon a crescent supported by crashing waves, applied label to the base, raised on ebonised stand. H.445mm.
An early 20thC Thai gilt bronze figure of an archer
in traditional dress and pose with one knee raised, the bow extended in the figure's left hand, the costume in gilt, raised on socle base. H.400mm.
A Regency mahogany tea caddy
plain rectangular form with ebony strung borders, minor losses, gilded brass captured ring handles and ball feet, original fitted interior with twin compartments and a glass mixing bowl.
A French brass letter knife
to commemorate the discovery of the antibiotic tricalcine oxymenthol; a Japanese shakudō-gilt kogai; and a Georgian gilt tooled leather box to hold a knife.
A Victorian coromandel wood vanity case
the fitted interior with crystal and silver top jars, lift out compartment and a drawer in the base for jewellery, London 1868 by James Vickery. Some veneer missing from lid. 305 x 230 x 180mm.
A vintage Indian Vizagapatam box
the exterior inlaid with tortoiseshell and bone with painted foliage and bird decoration, the interior with mirror to lid and velvet lining. 155 x 115 x 80mm.
A 19thC French music box
the crank action handle operating the original brass cylinder, the steel comb with all teeth apparently intact and working. Cylinder L.210mm, enclosed by glass door and outer hinged lid, dark stained finish with some satinwood stringing, some faults to the box.
A Victorian Tunbridge ware stationery box
the exterior decorated with a castle to the lid and foliage to the sides, the interior with small compartments. 160 x 100 x 120mm.
A Victorian Tunbridge ware basket
the wooden base and rim with geometric designs, the basket sides in a pleated blue fabric, fine wooden swing handle. Dia.160mm.
A Palais Royal mother of pearl étui
the brass banded shells open to reveal a holder for sewing accessories, on mother of pearl and brass base and oval alabaster stand. 130 x 170mm.
Six Victorian bobbins
five decorated bone and one wood.
A Victorian étui
the gilded metal exterior profusely embossed with classical scenes, the interior with various accessories, suspended from a conforming large hinged hook.
A Victorian tooled leather nécessaire
the interior contains silver and silver plate accessories. 60 x 40 x 110mm.
A vintage Clark & Sons counter display box
two drawers to holder cotton reels, etc, gilded lettering to top. 560 x 310mm.
A pair of late 19thC French mother-of-pearl opera glasses
brass fittings, one with details to the eye rims: 'Le Maire, Ft., Paris'.
A 19thC African inlaid fly whisk handle
decorated with geometric bone patterns, steel pins and wire binding, together with an Edwardian parasol handle and a small Morocco leather accessories box.
A Victorian cast brass jam pan
the overhead iron handle fixed with copper rivets. 250 x 120mm.
A Victorian cast brass jam pan
the overhead iron handle fixed with copper rivets. 310 x 170mm.
An early 20thC Indian brass lidded urn
highly decoratively embossed and with sinuous cobra snake handles, the domed lid surmounted with an exotic bird. H.500mm.
An Edwardian smoker's stand
the small table top with pipe rack, ash pots, match striker etc, ebonised finished with chinoiserie decoration. H.800mm.
An early 20thC Besson & Co. 'Class A' 'Zephy' slide trombone
in original leather case, engraved details to trumpet, silver plate brass construction, no mouthpiece.
An old pingao kete
irregular rectangular shape with two handles. W.430mm.
A Mongolian goat hide
with long lustrous blonde fur. L.1000mm.
A good quality reindeer skin rug
A rare medieval period English beef bone skate
found on the site of a bluecoat school during foundation excavations for a G.P.O in 1905. Previously sold at Webb's auction c.1995. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. L.240mm.
A cast iron bone/baleen whaling cleaver head
of triangular shape. L.220mm.
A crystallized fossil nautilus
cut and highly polished showing sectional interior with crystalline effects including concave growths, opaline effects evident to the back. Maximum Dia.137mm.
A good large kauri gum boulder
in natural form with semi polish showing good clarity. 4.5kg.
A striking French 1920s car mascot of the god Mercury
depicted kneeling wearing a winged automobilists' helmet and raised goggles. Brass with remnant traces of original nickel plating. Illustrated: 'Motoring Mascots of the World' by William C. Williams, no.699, p.174. H.145mm.
A vintage car mascot of a chromed naked woman
standing upon a ball leaning forward, her arms stretched backwards, her hair blowing. H.190mm, raised on later kauri block stand.
A quality 1981 Majuba (Transvaal) Centennial knife
the steel blade engraved with a scene of the Mount and '1881 Majuba 1981' and with maker's name 'Grey', the ivory grips finely scrimshawed with riflemen clambering a rocky outcrop and other scenes, the grips secured with finely engraved rosettes. L.255mm, in original presentation stinkwood and yellow-wood case, together with a magazine article pertaining to these knives.
A rare George III painted police truncheon
with coat-of-arms and royal cypher on a black ground, ribbed handle. L.330mm.
A large 19thC brass telescope signed T. L. Ainsley
South Shields, with japanned ropework bound main tube, two draw tubes. L.105mm closed
A 1935/36 Auckland Rugby Union cap
maroon and black panelled with gilt bullion tassel, monogrammed 'ARU' and dated 1935 and 1936. Recipient unknown.
A vintage brick layer's hod
metal binding and long shoulder pole, old paint finish. 660 x 350 x 1270mm.
An Edwardian Sheraton Revival tray
elaborate inlaid decoration, brass side handles and scalloped gallery, some old damage. 660 x 430mm.
A leather reel case stamped 'W.H.Tisdall Ltd Wellington'
approx 2¾" with green felt lining.
A scarce Farlow's 3½" B. W-P fly reel
with British and NZ patent Wedge Drag (designed and named by Major B.W. Powlett), black japanned finish to back and frame.
A Hardy's 3⅛" Duplicated MkII fly reel
ivorine handle, tension rim regulator screw, left rim pitted.
A 4" Hardy's 'Silex' No.2 spinning reel
with pierced face plate, replaced spool, one ivorine handle, three screw drum release latch, wooden casting release lever, tension regulator on back plate rim, smooth brass foot. c.1915. In leather case.
A US Pfleuger 3¼" 'Gem' fly reel
with japanned finish.
A Hardy's 3¾" 'St. George' fly reel
c.1925, with brass ribbed foot, remnants of japanning.
A French Mitchell spinning reel
with two additional spools.
A good 2¼" Army Navy brass fly reel
full length foot, strong working check, c.1890.
A 2½" Glasgow A. Allan brass fly reel
strong check, old line, c.1910.
A good Allcocks Black Knight 3" fly reel
old braided silk line, stag logo to plate, c.1930.
A quality 2⅞" Ogden Smith alloy and brass fly reel
sliding nickel line guide. c.1920.
Three Wheatley Silmalloy metal fly boxes
each with 12 acetate fronted compartments.
Three metal fly boxes
a Wheatley Silmalloy with 16 compartments, an Allcock's with 16 compartments and drying pad, and a smaller square box with 16 flies.
An old leather fly and cast case
with 20 sleeves and storage flaps. 8 x 5".
A Greedy Boy money box
blue jacket with white collar and green tie, cast aluminium by H.C.U. Ltd, Ch-Ch. H.160mm.
A Greedy Boy money box
green jacket with white collar and green tie, cast aluminium by H.C.U. Ltd, Ch-Ch. H.160mm.
A rare 'Starkie' Sonny Boy Clown money box
with moving ears, cast aluminium by Thomas Ashworth, Burnley, Lancaster, England. H.190mm.
A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
a woman painted in the Gainsborough manner, signed, in wood frame with brass slip.
Three hand painted miniature portraits
the two men and one young woman painted in ivory, artists signature to the woman, black ebonised frames with brass acorn hangers.
Two vintage holy water stoups
an alabaster cross with heart and a marble tile with painting of the Madonna.
Maria Manuela Guerreiro icon painting of 'the Archangel Michael'
detailed on reverse including 'Prototype: XIV Century, Constantinople', signed and dated 2012. 290 x 220mm. Artist card and other details on reverse.
A Japanese Meiji period toy horse
wood frame and leather lined, glass eyes, horsehair mane and tail, attached to a 'pull-along' trolley, in 'played with' condition. 440 x 240 x 600mm.
A Lionel Mickey Mouse Circus train set
the locomotive, three carriages and Mickey in an open carriage.
An early 20thC miniature traveller's sample 'McCormick Deering' cream separator
side winding handle, chrome and original black paint finish, the maker's details to the pivoting bowl stand. H.125mm.
Five vintage small Fun-Ho vehicles
includes two racing cars, two 'Caltex' trucks and one red jeep.
A West German tinplate toy helicopter duck
A £5 Reserve Bank of New Zealand banknote
Three UNC US$2 banknotes
An unopened bank bundle of 100 Soviet Union banknotes
3 roubles 1993.
A bundle of mint Iranian banknotes
A mint roll of 20 2018 50 cents Armistice coins
An American Express metal 'Platinum' credit card
Two 18th/19thC French notebooks
detailing financial transactions.
An NZ Bahama 'Mule' 2 cent coin
A Henry VIII silver groat
Four silver coins
of the Elizabethan period.
A Charles II silver coin
with CUD mint error.
Five coins of the Severan dynasty
Caracalla, Elagabalus, etc
A Roman Imperial coin
Augustus Caesar 27BC-14AD Ephesus Dupondius.
NGC Certified Ancient Roman Constantine I coin
A Roman silver denarius Julius Caesar/Aeneas c.47-46BC
A Spanish silver cob coin
reign of Philip IV, c.1662.
A Papal States silver testone
reign of Pius VI, c.1785, with suspension bale.
Six early Byzantine coins
of different denominations 500-650AD.
Seven ancient counterfeits issues in the border provinces
Seven Greek coins from different kings 400-100 BC
various kings ruled and produced coins following the breakup of Alexander's Mediterranean empire, ruling dynastic empires such as the Macedonian, Seleucid and Ptolemaic.
Four ancient Roman denarius coins
including Vespasian (A.D. 73)
Six ancient Greek coins
including Alexander the Great (B.C. 336-323)
Eight Medieval coins
including Transylvanian Joseph I (A.D. 1708).
Two coins of the period of Alexander the Great
silver and bronze.
Silver Roman denarius of Tiberius (14 A.D.)
the 'Tribute Penny'.
A silver denarius of Emperor Nero
A copper Greek lepta coin (mite)
the 'biblical woman's mite'.
Five coins of the Roman Empire
including periods of Augustus, Constantine I and Linius
Nine silver Roman antoninianus and denarius coins
Two silver Greek drachms
from the city of Kallatis and Istros 400-300BC.
Five Roman silver denarius coins
from the Adoptive emperors 2ndC AD. The title was given to emperors spanning the reign of Trajan to Lucius Verus, who were adopted heirs, not blood descendants.
Four Roman silver denarius coins
from the Severan Dynasty 198-235AD, Geta, Caracalla and Severus Alexander were relatives of the Dynasty founder, Septimius Severus (originally from N Africa).
Ten silver British hammered coins
Twenty-nine French silver and copper coins
A George VI M.B.E. (Civil)
in original box, presented to O. H. Coleman, with accompanying framed Grant.
Order of St. John Serving Brother (Sister) breast badge
pre-1949 issue, silver and enamel, in Spink & Son Ltd original box.