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David Lay Auctions Oriental items, jewellery, silver, furniture Live Webcast Auction 19 Feb 2015 10:00 GMT (2 day sale)

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Penzance, Cornwall

Venue Address

  • The Penzance Auction House
  • Alverton
  • Penzance
  • Cornwall
  • TR18 4RE
  • United Kingdom

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Important Information Terms & Conditions
Currency: GBP
Buyer's premium inc. VAT/sales tax: 18.00%
Online commission inc. VAT/sales tax: 3.60%

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Five steel corkscrews, four with turned

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Five steel corkscrews, four with turned wood handles, the other with a curved ebony spike handle.

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A pair of Georgian style brass column an

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A pair of Georgian style brass column andirons with urn finials, each 72.5cm.

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A 1930's insulated chrome coffee pot and

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A 1930's insulated chrome coffee pot and an Art Deco jug and sugar bowl.

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A collection of ivory including a pair o

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A collection of ivory including a pair of Indian figures.

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A Victorian domed top amboyna stationery

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A Victorian domed top amboyna stationery box with brass mounts, height 17.5cm.

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A pair of glass candlestick lustres with gilt brass mounts. Damage. Condition Report: one of the

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A pair of glass candlestick lustres with gilt brass mounts. Damage. Condition Report: one of the sticks is broken at the top and needs repairing.

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Two crystoleums, one a classical female

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Two crystoleums, one a classical female figure arranging flowers, the other with children playing.

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A Newlyn copper, fish embossed pin tray,

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A Newlyn copper, fish embossed pin tray, impressed mark, diameter 12.6cm.

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A pair of 1930's kukris, formally the property of Lt. Col. A.R. Dawe of the 4th/10th Ghurka

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A pair of 1930's kukris, formally the property of Lt. Col. A.R. Dawe of the 4th/10th Ghurka Rifles. Condition Report: all items have signs of wear...

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A Hitler Youth knife, the handle enamelled with swastikas, the blade engraved and with its

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A Hitler Youth knife, the handle enamelled with swastikas, the blade engraved and with its original metal scabbard. Condition Report: This item is...

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A 19th century percussion cap, transitio

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A 19th century percussion cap, transitional, six shot revolver with an octagonal 11.2cm barrel, engraved steel frame and chequered walnut grips to...

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A Coopers "Improved Revolving Pistol" six shot pepper box revolver with an engraved steel frame,

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A Coopers "Improved Revolving Pistol" six shot pepper box revolver with an engraved steel frame, chequered walnut handles, folding trigger and blu...

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An 18th century coloured print of "Doctor Blowbladder Discovering the Perpetual Motion" dated

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An 18th century coloured print of "Doctor Blowbladder Discovering the Perpetual Motion" dated 1772. Condition Report: Print size 36 x 26cm

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An oil on board, a still life of fruit in an oak frame and other pictures. Condition Report: 27 x

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An oil on board, a still life of fruit in an oak frame and other pictures. Condition Report: 27 x 33cm. Not signed.

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An rare early 19th century Davy lamp with a cage of four steel bars protecting the gauze, the front

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An rare early 19th century Davy lamp with a cage of four steel bars protecting the gauze, the front accommodates a magnifying lens, the whole on ...

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A Belgium nickel presentation miner's la

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A Belgium nickel presentation miner's lamp "Dedice a Monsieur Hector Havaux Ingenieur aux Charbonnages de Ressaix" with a short circular turret on...

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A bluejohn hand cooler and a red serpent

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A bluejohn hand cooler and a red serpentine paperweight with an egg shape handle.

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A William IV rosewood writing slope with

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A William IV rosewood writing slope with mother-of-pearl inlay.

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A brown leather trunk with GWR and South

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A brown leather trunk with GWR and Southern Railway paper labels, width 69.5cm.

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An unusual mid Victorian turned mahogany

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An unusual mid Victorian turned mahogany music stand with sliding pinch ring height adjustment on a tripod base.

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An arts and crafts walnut box, the lid c

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An arts and crafts walnut box, the lid carved with pomegranates, 27.5cm. wide.

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A horse's hoof Roland Ward match box wit

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A horse's hoof Roland Ward match box with copper mounts. The lid engraved "Taffy 1891-1904".Roland Ward Limited 166 Piccadilly makers mark to the ...

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A 19th century circular tin spice box wi

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A 19th century circular tin spice box with a segmented interior, diameter 15cm, together with a fan with painted bone sticks.

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Three early 19th century watercolours on

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Three early 19th century watercolours on paper of a pickpocket, two drunks sampling from a barrel and a money changer, together with a heightened ...

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A Wilkinson 1907 pattern SMLE bayonet in

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A Wilkinson 1907 pattern SMLE bayonet in a leather scabbard with canvas frog.

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A good Negretti & Zambra pocket gilt bra

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A good Negretti & Zambra pocket gilt brass cased barometer and a matching compass in a fitted leather case divided by a Fahrenheit/Centigrade ther...

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A Mahjong set in a hardwood case with a sliding front opening onto five drawers. Condition Report:

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A Mahjong set in a hardwood case with a sliding front opening onto five drawers. Condition Report: 30 x 20 x 11mm. Bone element is 5mm depth.

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A late 19th or early 20th century Pung W

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A late 19th or early 20th century Pung Wo Junior Mahjong set with bamboo tiles in its original cardboard box by the Ren Company, Shanghai, China t...

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A Staunton pattern chess set maximum hei

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A Staunton pattern chess set maximum height 7.5cm. In a mahogany box.

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Two watercolours by Thomas Sidney, one o

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Two watercolours by Thomas Sidney, one of The Lizard, the other Near The Lizard, each 24 x 34.5cm.

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A large coloured print of The Holy Famil

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A large coloured print of The Holy Family after F. Ferruzza and a 19th century coloured print "When the Heart is Young".

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A 1930's tubular chrome stick stand on a

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A 1930's tubular chrome stick stand on a circular base.

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A collection of pewter. Condition Report: All items have various dents

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A collection of pewter. Condition Report: All items have various dents

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Approximately 60 1950's/early 1960's int

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Approximately 60 1950's/early 1960's international rugby programmes including Six Nations, Welsh Triple Crown 1952 and New Zealand/Scotland 1954.

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A Tunbridge ware tape measure holder, a

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A Tunbridge ware tape measure holder, a Victorian miniature book "History of England", a seal with a bone handle etc.

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A pair of iron coal tongs and a coal sho

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A pair of iron coal tongs and a coal shovel apparently by Dyer of Mousehole.

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A turned and fluted wood wig stand, a wo

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A turned and fluted wood wig stand, a wooden glove strecher made as a hand, a jewellery box, a pair of mother-of-pearl clad opera glasses etc.

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A Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex twin lens reflex ca

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A Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex twin lens reflex camera in a brown leather case with its original box.

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A laboratory balance and a box of weight

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A laboratory balance and a box of weights.

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A military brass prismatic field compass

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A military brass prismatic field compass by F. Garton & Co. London, dated 1915, with a mother-of-pearl dial.

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A Stadium chrome plated triple union-fla

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A Stadium chrome plated triple union-flag celebration motor car gutter ornament.

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A Newlyn copper circular planished dish,

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A Newlyn copper circular planished dish, impressed mark, diameter 23.4cm.

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A Newlyn copper planished rectangular tr

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A Newlyn copper planished rectangular tray, impressed mark, length 23.8cm.

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A pair ornate cast brass wall sconces, e

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A pair ornate cast brass wall sconces, each mirrored and with three candle branches.

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'Divine Breathings: or, a Pious Soul Thi

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'Divine Breathings: or, a Pious Soul Thirsting after Christ', a volume dated 1714, bound with gold thread embroidered cloth and with silver clasps.

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Two William IV Valentines, each printed,

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Two William IV Valentines, each printed, hand coloured and with romantic verses, one with embossing and a floral group, the other with figures in ...

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A box of military badges, cloth badges a

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A box of military badges, cloth badges and stripes etc.

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A marble sleeping figure carved paperwei

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A marble sleeping figure carved paperweight.

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An oak 'The Tantalus' with brass mounts,

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An oak 'The Tantalus' with brass mounts, fitted three cut glass decanters.

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A pair of watercolours of Egyptian scene

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A pair of watercolours of Egyptian scenes, each signed J.F. Canham 1913 and each in an ebonised frame together with a pair of cast brass easel fra...

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A Cartier woven silk opera glass case co

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A Cartier woven silk opera glass case containing a pair of Emil Busch, Rathenow opera glasses.

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A box of souvenir booklets, sugar manufa

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A box of souvenir booklets, sugar manufacture related publications and other ephemera.

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Two watercolours of Egyptian coastal sce

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Two watercolours of Egyptian coastal scenes, indistinctly signed.

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A Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm equestrian bron

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A Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm equestrian bronze. Prince Charles playing polo, signed Boehm, Edition No. 15 of 25, maximum height 41cm.

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An 18th century (1794) copy of "Divine S

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An 18th century (1794) copy of "Divine Songs For The Use Of Children" by J. Watts together with two prayer books and two portrait Ambrotypes.

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Three Second World War medals with origi

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Three Second World War medals with original slip in postal box addressed to C.W. Anderson, Esq., 119 Hookfield, Epsom, Surrey. Together with a few...

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A brass Art Nouveau cream scoop, a toast

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A brass Art Nouveau cream scoop, a toasting fork and two other pieces.

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An Art Deco cast metal model of a bird i

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An Art Deco cast metal model of a bird in flight above a wave, lacks marble base. Wingspan 59.5cm.

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A Coalbrookdale cast iron stick stand, c

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A Coalbrookdale cast iron stick stand, cast mark to the shaped drip pan.

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A pair of unusual brass candlesticks in Tudor style, the domed bases cast with stylized cats and

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A pair of unusual brass candlesticks in Tudor style, the domed bases cast with stylized cats and birds. Height 14.5cm. Condition Report: decorati...

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