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Good results from our auction of Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction held on Wednesday 7th of November 2018

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A good George III silver presentation punch bowl, inscribed "A gift from John Wallis and Company to Captain Peter Shields on account of his ship being the first vessel repaired in their new dry dock South Shields January 22nd 1787" the reverse engraved with a galleon, Newcastle 1786, maker John Langlands I and John Robertson I, 1400 grams, 29cm  - Robert, Thomas and John Wallis defied the ship building grant given to Newcastle by Henry I to have the monopoly on ship repairs and when they set up their shipyard the unfortunate Alderman sent with a posse of officers to forcibly hinder the work was treated to an involuntary bath in the river

465 A good George III silver presentation punch bowl, inscribed "A gift from John Wallis and Company to Captain Peter Shields on account of his ship being the first vessel repaired in their new dry dock South Shields January 22nd 1787" the reverse engraved with a galleon, Newcastle 1786, maker John Langlands I and John Robertson I, 1400 grams, 29cm - Robert, Thomas and John Wallis defied the ship building grant given to Newcastle by Henry I to have the monopoly on ship repairs and when they set up their shipyard the unfortunate Alderman sent with a posse of officers to forcibly hinder the work was treated to an involuntary bath in the river

SOLD £4500
A Chinese carved Celadon jade belt hook in the form of a dragon and it's baby 14cm

745 A Chinese carved Celadon jade belt hook in the form of a dragon and it's baby 14cm

SOLD £4000
An 18ct yellow gold ruby and diamond line bracelet, the diamonds approx. 0.72ct the rubies approx. 10.3ct, 17cm

622 An 18ct yellow gold ruby and diamond line bracelet, the diamonds approx. 0.72ct the rubies approx. 10.3ct, 17cm

SOLD £1850
An 18ct white gold oval tanzanite and diamond cluster ring, the centre stone approx. 2.54ct surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds approx. 1.24ct size N

560 An 18ct white gold oval tanzanite and diamond cluster ring, the centre stone approx. 2.54ct surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds approx. 1.24ct size N

SOLD £1800
A 70cl limited edition bottle of Louis XIII De Remy Martin Grande Champagne Cognac celebrating the year 2000 and contained in a Baccarat glass bottle, complete with certificate, box and outer box sleeve

373 A 70cl limited edition bottle of Louis XIII De Remy Martin Grande Champagne Cognac celebrating the year 2000 and contained in a Baccarat glass bottle, complete with certificate, box and outer box sleeve

SOLD £1700
13 Corgi model cars - 200 Ford Consort saloon, 201 Austin Cambridge, 202 Morris Cowley, 204 Rover 90, 205 Riley Pathfinder, 206 Hillman Husky, 207 Standard Vanguard 3, 208 Jaguar 2.4l, 210 Citroen DS 19, 30 MGA Sports, 303 Mercedes Benz 300SL, 404M a Bedford Dormobile

255 13 Corgi model cars - 200 Ford Consort saloon, 201 Austin Cambridge, 202 Morris Cowley, 204 Rover 90, 205 Riley Pathfinder, 206 Hillman Husky, 207 Standard Vanguard 3, 208 Jaguar 2.4l, 210 Citroen DS 19, 30 MGA Sports, 303 Mercedes Benz 300SL, 404M a Bedford Dormobile

SOLD £1300
A late 19th Century Meissen group of a gentleman, lady, 2 children and 2 putti around a rock, the gentleman holding a violin and a decanter, the lady holding a cup and sheet music, 1 of the putti sitting astride a goat and the children playing a musical instrument, raised on a Rococo base with underglazed mark 35cm

1 A late 19th Century Meissen group of a gentleman, lady, 2 children and 2 putti around a rock, the gentleman holding a violin and a decanter, the lady holding a cup and sheet music, 1 of the putti sitting astride a goat and the children playing a musical instrument, raised on a Rococo base with underglazed mark 35cm

SOLD £1300
8 Dinky Toys model cars 121 Cadillac Tourer, 156 Rover 75, 159 Morris Oxford, 161 Austin Somerset, 164 Vauxhall Cresta, 171 Hudson Commander Sedan, 172 a Studebaker land cruiser, 344 estate car (Plymouth)

257 8 Dinky Toys model cars 121 Cadillac Tourer, 156 Rover 75, 159 Morris Oxford, 161 Austin Somerset, 164 Vauxhall Cresta, 171 Hudson Commander Sedan, 172 a Studebaker land cruiser, 344 estate car (Plymouth)

SOLD £940
A Chinese Celadon jade carving of 2 lion cubs 5.5cm

746 A Chinese Celadon jade carving of 2 lion cubs 5.5cm

SOLD £840
7 Dinky Toys model cars - 108 MG Midget, 109 Austin Healey, 110 Aston Martin, 111 Triumph TR2, 154 Hillman Minx saloon, 158 Riley saloon and 162 Ford Zephyr, all boxed

253 7 Dinky Toys model cars - 108 MG Midget, 109 Austin Healey, 110 Aston Martin, 111 Triumph TR2, 154 Hillman Minx saloon, 158 Riley saloon and 162 Ford Zephyr, all boxed

SOLD £680
A carved jade figure of 2 monkeys holding a fruit 3.5cm

753 A carved jade figure of 2 monkeys holding a fruit 3.5cm

SOLD £650
A carved jade pendant in the form of 2 standing gentleman 6cm diam.

750 A carved jade pendant in the form of 2 standing gentleman 6cm diam.

SOLD £580
A cylindrical Adam style gilt metal hall lantern with swag decoration and bevelled glass panels to the sides 68cm h x 27 diam.

337 A cylindrical Adam style gilt metal hall lantern with swag decoration and bevelled glass panels to the sides 68cm h x 27 diam.

SOLD £500
A 9ct yellow gold Albert with 2 clasps, 48 grams

574 A 9ct yellow gold Albert with 2 clasps, 48 grams

SOLD £500
A Victorian camphor military chest with brass counter sunk handles, fitted 2 short and 3 long drawers (in 2 sections) 94cm h x 91cm w x 49cm d

894 A Victorian camphor military chest with brass counter sunk handles, fitted 2 short and 3 long drawers (in 2 sections) 94cm h x 91cm w x 49cm d

SOLD £480
A 9ct yellow gold half hunter pocket watch the dial inscribed Robertson London with seconds at 6 o'clock, contained in a 49mm case

575 A 9ct yellow gold half hunter pocket watch the dial inscribed Robertson London with seconds at 6 o'clock, contained in a 49mm case

SOLD £450
A 19th Century carved Cantonese ivory card case depicting figures before pavilions amongst flowering trees 11cm x 7cm x 1.5cm

742 A 19th Century carved Cantonese ivory card case depicting figures before pavilions amongst flowering trees 11cm x 7cm x 1.5cm

SOLD £420
An early 20th Century famille rose opium pipe with copper mounts 50cm, a red ground ditto with stylised flowers and copper mounts 48cm, an earthenware opium pipe with copper mounts 53cm and 2 opium pipe stems, together with a famille rose base decorated with figures and metal mounts 19cm

138 An early 20th Century famille rose opium pipe with copper mounts 50cm, a red ground ditto with stylised flowers and copper mounts 48cm, an earthenware opium pipe with copper mounts 53cm and 2 opium pipe stems, together with a famille rose base decorated with figures and metal mounts 19cm

SOLD £420
A 19th Century Samoan wooden bilateral-toothed war club fa'alaufa'i  (fa'a, like; lau, leaf; fa'i, banana) 73cm long. Differing from a talavalu by the bevelled nifo (teeth) as opposed to the spaced tala.

321 A 19th Century Samoan wooden bilateral-toothed war club fa'alaufa'i (fa'a, like; lau, leaf; fa'i, banana) 73cm long. Differing from a talavalu by the bevelled nifo (teeth) as opposed to the spaced tala.

SOLD £400
A Continental silver necklace by Hans Hansen 138 grams

546 A Continental silver necklace by Hans Hansen 138 grams

SOLD £400
A pair of Peruvian silver 3 branch candelabra 854 grams, 23cm

496 A pair of Peruvian silver 3 branch candelabra 854 grams, 23cm

SOLD £400
A Victorian carved Swiss walnut trinket box, the hinged lid decorated a reclining boy with 3 pugs raised on tassel supports, marked "Jakob Abplanalp Gold Medaille Geneva 1896" 17cm h x 28cm x 20cm . Jakob (also know as Jacob) Abplanalp (1860-1930) from Brienz (Black Forest) was a renowned carver known for highly technical carved reliefs.  Exhibitions of his and others work in the late 19th Century brought Brienz wood carving to international fame. Abplanalp's famous relief of a Rose and Butterfly won the Chicago World's Fair Gold Medal and the Geneva Festival Gold Medal in 1896 of which this appears to be the presentation box.

383 A Victorian carved Swiss walnut trinket box, the hinged lid decorated a reclining boy with 3 pugs raised on tassel supports, marked "Jakob Abplanalp Gold Medaille Geneva 1896" 17cm h x 28cm x 20cm . Jakob (also know as Jacob) Abplanalp (1860-1930) from Brienz (Black Forest) was a renowned carver known for highly technical carved reliefs. Exhibitions of his and others work in the late 19th Century brought Brienz wood carving to international fame. Abplanalp's famous relief of a Rose and Butterfly won the Chicago World's Fair Gold Medal and the Geneva Festival Gold Medal in 1896 of which this appears to be the presentation box.

SOLD £380
An 1887 Jubilee £2 coin

651 An 1887 Jubilee £2 coin

SOLD £380
Nachet et Fils, a French 19th Century single pillar student's microscope marked Nachet et Fils Rue Serpente 16 Paris contained in an associated mahogany case marked Millikin and Lawley

350 Nachet et Fils, a French 19th Century single pillar student's microscope marked Nachet et Fils Rue Serpente 16 Paris contained in an associated mahogany case marked Millikin and Lawley

SOLD £340
A Queens South Africa medal to Lieut. Culloden Rowan Imp Yeo (privately engraved) with Cape Colony Orange Free State, Transvaal South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 bars

726 A Queens South Africa medal to Lieut. Culloden Rowan Imp Yeo (privately engraved) with Cape Colony Orange Free State, Transvaal South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 bars

SOLD £300
A Victorian oval mahogany extending dining table with moulded edge and 2 extra leaves, raised on turned supports 72cm h x 117cm w x 118cm l x 228cm with extra leaves

1005 A Victorian oval mahogany extending dining table with moulded edge and 2 extra leaves, raised on turned supports 72cm h x 117cm w x 118cm l x 228cm with extra leaves

SOLD £280
An 18th century Chinese blue and white plate decorated with flowers and numbered by hand

128 An 18th century Chinese blue and white plate decorated with flowers and numbered by hand

SOLD £260
A 1912 sovereign in a pierced 9ct, 9 gram mount

577 A 1912 sovereign in a pierced 9ct, 9 gram mount

SOLD £250
A half sovereign 1887

543 A half sovereign 1887

SOLD £205