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19th century beautiful set of 3 green roemer drinking glasses.
Lovely set of 19th century roemer type drinking glasses in green colour.
With spiral stems having raspberry prunts, and threaded footed bases, and rounded bowls.
Rough pontil mark to base.
A beautiful and unusual set of glasses in very good condition, without damage.
Size-6 inches high by 3.25 diameter base by 2.75 inch diameter bowl.
Additional imperfect matching glass available separately to make a set of 4 if desired. See listing.
Ref: 0710
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19th century beautifully carved ivory Chinese figure of a man.
19th century beautifully carved ivory Chinese bearded figure of a man, having excellent colour and the lovely patina that only comes with age. He is Lu Tung-pin also known as Lu Dong-Bin, the leader of the 8 immortals of Taoist Chinese legend.
The costume is nicely draped, and he holds a magic sword in his hand.
There are the usual age hairlines present.
Size-6.75 inches high by 1 5/8 inches diameter.
Great colour, well carved, and in very good condition.
Please see complementary figure of a Chinese woman, Ho Hsien-Ku, also known as He XianGu, listed separately. She was rescued from a demon by Lu Tung-pin by using his magic sword. He then brought her into the group of immortals.

Ref: 5214
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19th century beautifully carved ivory Chinese figure of a woman.
19th century beautifully carved ivory Chinese figure of a woman, having excellent colour and the lovely patina that only comes with age. She is Ho Hsien-Ku, also known as He Xian-Gu one of only two women among the eight immortals of Taoist Chinese mythology, and wears a lotus blossom on her head. She was brought into the group of immortals when rescued from a demon by Lu Tung-pin using his magic sword.
The costume is nicely robed, and there is great detail to the figure including the flowers and leaves.
Size-8 inches high by 1 5/8 inches diameter.
Great colour, well carved, and in very good condition.
Please see complementary figure of the Chinese man, Lu Tung-pin also known as Lu DongBin, referred to above, and listed separately.

Ref: 5215
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19th century bespoke hanging cabinet from Furze Hill Place, the home of the explorer Henry Morton Stanley.
19th century bespoke solid mahogany hanging cabinet from Furze Hill Place, the home of the famous Victorian explorer, Sir Henry Morton Stanley. He is most often remembered for finding the lost explorer Dr. Livingstone in Africa, and saying the words "Dr. Livingstone I presume?"
With panelled and dovetailed construction, boxwood stringing, fluted brass trim, and original lock and key, this was built to hold special tools. Now, although still suitable for that purpose, it would be equally good for spoons, pipes, etc.
Size 22 inches wide by 31 inches high by 3.25 inches deep.
This is a rare historical piece, and an excellent talking point.
Ref: 0390
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19th century carved and painted Chinoiserie oriental lacquered stool.
19th century Chinoiserie oriental carved painted and lacquered large stool with drop in damask covered seat. Wonderful and unusual stool, suitable for in front of the fire, extra seating, or as a coffee table.
A very unusual, substantial and decorative piece, in very good condition.
Size-71 inches long by 22 inches wide, by 10 inches high.
Ref: 0976
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19th century carved and turned boxwood and ebony chess set in mahogany slide top box.
19th century Victorian boxwood and ebony carved and turned chess set in the original mahogany slide top box.
Of large size and very good weight, this is a lovely style set, which will complement any chess board or games table.
Size of king-3 5/8 inches high by 1 5/8 inches wide.
In very good condition overall, with black king missing top of finial.
An impressive, beautifully turned antique chess set, which would be wonderful to own or to give as a gift.
It is a great experience to play with an antique set.
Ref: 5629
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19th century cast brass French inkstand with flowing foliate design and pen rests.
19th century lovely French inkstand made in cast brass, and with all over flowing foliate design. It comprises a central inkwell with original porcelain liner, and curving rests for 4 pens or pencils if desired. It is raised on four leaf feet.
With impressed marks to underside, G.L. No. 3, depose.
Beautifully modelled, this is a wonderful piece for desk or table.
With one very old repair to original porcelain liner inner edge, this is in very good condition.
A very elegant and functional piece.
Ref: 0803
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19th century charming original etching of St. Ives Cornwall.
19th century very charming original etching of St. Ives, Cornwall, titled and signed in pencil by the artist, Florence M Leicester. It is an iconic village waterfront scene of the most famous town in Cornwall, complete with ancient granite guay, cobbled streets, fisherman's cottages, boats, and a person watching the water, perhaps waiting for a fisherman to return from the sea.
Size-12.5 inches by 16.5 inches overall. Opening size 6.25 inches by 8.5 inches.
Weight for shipping-1.10 kilos.
Very well executed and mounted in the original black wood glazed frame, with replaced mount. With framing label by F J Salisbury of Tooting Road London to the reverse.
In very good condition.
One of 3 original etchings available by this artist.
It would make a lovely memento of England and look lovely hung in a group or individually.
Ref: 5909
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19th century Continental wonderful pale solid oak fancifully carved cupboard.
From a house in Spain, a 19th century Continental solid oak carved cupboard in a pale colour to go with any decor. Beautifully and fancifully carved with lion's masks, cherubs, male figure, leafy foliate designs, fishscales and geometric patterns.
The cupboard separates into two pieces for transport, and the top and bottom sections enclose one shelf each. There is also a drawer in the bottom section.
Will look lovely in any room. The cupboard is equally at home enclosing books, kitchen or dining room items, bathroom towels and supplies, or in a bedroom for folded clothing.
Size-41 inches wide by 19.5 inches deep by 65.5 inches high.
A lovely and useful cupboard with beautiful colour and patination. Both a practical piece and an excellent talking point.
In very good condition.
Ref: 5350
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19th century copper brass and turned wood hot water bedwarmer or warming pan.
19th century unusual copper brass and turned wood bedwarmer or warming pan. This is heated with hot water.
The wood handle unscrews where the brass connects to the copper. This reveals an inner stopper that opens and allows hot water to be poured into the copper receptacle.
Size- 41 inches long by 11.5 inches diameter.
Lovely as a decorative piece.
Good condition with some dents to pan.
Ref: 4439
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