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Auction preview

We are currently researching and cataloguing our next auction but here is a preview of select lots from our Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction to be held on Wednesday 28th of February 2018

A fine 17th/18th Century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn Libation Cup in the form of a magnolia.  The deeply hollowed bowl carved with petals, the exterior carved with magnolia buds, leaves and branches with a stylised dragon holding a stamen in his mouth with an open branch base from which twin gnarled branches form the handles 80mm high x 140mm wide x 84mm deep, 151 grams. See "The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China" by Jan Chapman p 165 fig. 206.

820 A fine 17th/18th Century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn Libation Cup in the form of a magnolia. The deeply hollowed bowl carved with petals, the exterior carved with magnolia buds, leaves and branches with a stylised dragon holding a stamen in his mouth with an open branch base from which twin gnarled branches form the handles 80mm high x 140mm wide x 84mm deep, 151 grams. See "The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China" by Jan Chapman p 165 fig. 206.

£15000-20000
A fine 17th/18th Century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn Libation Cup, the deep hollowed bowl in the form of a lingzhi ( sacred fungus ).  The body carved with two Chi dragons, one with a lingzhi in its mouth, the exterior carved with bamboo canes and leaves with an open branch base from which two lingzhi with elongated stems form the handles 82mm high x 161mm wide x 95mm deep, 246 grams.  See 'The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China' by jan Chapman p. 165 fig. 204.

830 A fine 17th/18th Century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn Libation Cup, the deep hollowed bowl in the form of a lingzhi ( sacred fungus ). The body carved with two Chi dragons, one with a lingzhi in its mouth, the exterior carved with bamboo canes and leaves with an open branch base from which two lingzhi with elongated stems form the handles 82mm high x 161mm wide x 95mm deep, 246 grams. See 'The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China' by jan Chapman p. 165 fig. 204.

£15000-20000
TIFFANY.  A Tiffany Studios bronze table lamp, the green linen fold glass and bronze shade stamped  "Tiffany Studios New York 1937, pat appl'd for", the bronze base with narrow stem stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 612" 40cm high, the shade 24cm x 12cm

190 TIFFANY. A Tiffany Studios bronze table lamp, the green linen fold glass and bronze shade stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 1937, pat appl'd for", the bronze base with narrow stem stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 612" 40cm high, the shade 24cm x 12cm

£4000-6000
Minton Majolica modelled by Paul Comolera.  A good Majolica stick stand depicting a deer standing beside a tree trunk applied with acorns and leaves, the rustic base with ferns impressed (model number) 2077, impressed P Comolera, 84cm high

10 Minton Majolica modelled by Paul Comolera. A good Majolica stick stand depicting a deer standing beside a tree trunk applied with acorns and leaves, the rustic base with ferns impressed (model number) 2077, impressed P Comolera, 84cm high

£2000-3000
An extensive Victorian silver set of fiddle and shell pattern cutlery comprising 10 tea spoons, 11 dessert spoons, 11 serving spoons, 4 sauce ladles, 1 gravy ladle, 1 fish slice, 1 butter knife, 11 dessert forks and 17 dinner forks, London 1827, the teaspoons London 1828, with chased armorial, maker Richard Britton, 4412 grams

470 An extensive Victorian silver set of fiddle and shell pattern cutlery comprising 10 tea spoons, 11 dessert spoons, 11 serving spoons, 4 sauce ladles, 1 gravy ladle, 1 fish slice, 1 butter knife, 11 dessert forks and 17 dinner forks, London 1827, the teaspoons London 1828, with chased armorial, maker Richard Britton, 4412 grams

£1600-1800
Paul Storr, a George IV silver coffee jug with gadroon rim and tapered body, having S scroll fruitwood handle, London 1822, maker Paul Storr, gross 762 grams, 20cm high

480 Paul Storr, a George IV silver coffee jug with gadroon rim and tapered body, having S scroll fruitwood handle, London 1822, maker Paul Storr, gross 762 grams, 20cm high

£600-800
Of Royal Interest, a matched pair of H.M. Queen Victoria's hand stitched black and white silk stockings, the white tops with royal cypher and numbered 4 and 11, circa 1870, 78cm long, 14cm wide

181 Of Royal Interest, a matched pair of H.M. Queen Victoria's hand stitched black and white silk stockings, the white tops with royal cypher and numbered 4 and 11, circa 1870, 78cm long, 14cm wide

£200-400
Japy Freres.  A 19th Century French 8 day striking mantel clock with silvered dial and Arabic numerals, contained in a gilt metal case surmounted by a figure of a child with serpent, raised on bracket feet 34cm h x 21cm w x 21cm d

831 Japy Freres. A 19th Century French 8 day striking mantel clock with silvered dial and Arabic numerals, contained in a gilt metal case surmounted by a figure of a child with serpent, raised on bracket feet 34cm h x 21cm w x 21cm d

£200-300

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Denhams is a family run auction house specialising in fine art and antiques based in Horsham, West Sussex.

We hold two public auctions fortnightly, one for Fine Art and Antiques and the other for Vintage items and Interiors . Amongst the antiques we regularly sell include Paintings, Carpets, Furniture, Ceramics, Silverware, Toys, Stamps, Jewellery, Clocks, Watches and any other collectables we are presented with.

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