Fine Louis Philippe Gilt Bronze Mounted Square Oak Inkstand
Having a large Baccarat type crystal inkwell with hinged sunburst lid and pinecone finial, bearing a bronze plaque with the engraved inscription "Presented to H.A.L. Vernon, Esq. on Attaining His 21st Birthday Sep 3rd, 1889 By the Servants of Hilton Park". French circa 1889
Height: 9" Width: 10 1/2" Depth: 10 1/2" Henry Arthur Leveson Vernon, Hilton Park, Wolverhampton is listed in the Harrow School Register of 1882.
Height: 9" Width: 10 1/4" Depth: 10 1/4"
Fine Pair Table Globes
by Cary of London,
Fine Pair of Table Globes by Cary of London, each having a vertical brass engraved meridian ring held perpendicular to a horizontal wooden ring applied with zodiac scales, labled “Made & Sold by G. & J. Cary, 86, St. James’s Street, London, March 15, 1821” The Celestial “J. & W. Cary, Strand, January 11, 1816.”
Height: 24 1/2” Diame ter:16 1/2”
William Kent Period Carved Pine Pedestal
William Kent Period Carved Pine Pedestal with a rectangular top above a top register with applied drapery carving to front and sides; the front carved with large pendant acanthus leaf above fish scales, each side with scroll and trailing bell flowers above fish scales, on a rectangular plinth with ribbon and flower head carving. English circa 1740
Height: 48 1/2” Width: 14 1/2” D epth: 10 3/4”
Pair George III Period Serpentine Mahogany Knife Boxes
Fine Pair of George III Period Serpentine Mahogany Knife Boxes, with checkered stringing and original brass handles and elaborate mounts on brass ball and claw feet, the hinged top opening to interiors fitted for silver knives and spoons and inlaid with a polar star in ebony and box wood with further checkered inlay. English circa 1770
Height Open: 24” Width: 9” Depth: 10 1/4”
A nearly identical model is illustrated figure 4, page 275, volume 2, “The Dictionary of English Furniture,” ed. 1954, by Ralph Edwards.
Fine Set of Twelve Chinese export Enameled Plates
Fine Set of Twelve Chinese Export Enameled Porcelain Famille Rose Plates, each with a central peony with sprays of foliage and flowers in pinks, red, yellow, blue, green and turquoise on an undulating cafe-au-lait border. Chinese circa 1750
Diameter: 8 5/8”
Irish peat bucket
Large Irish Georgian Brass Banded Mahogany Peat Bucket, of dense Cuban mahogany, the ribbed tapering body with reeded brass upper and lower collars and finely wrought hinged brass shaped hoop handle with heavy T-form brass fittings, circa 1790-1800
Height: 173/4” Top Diameter: 11” Bottom Diameter: 9 3/4”