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19th century bronze sculpture of Marcus Aurelius on carved white marble plinth, circa 1820
A fine early 19th century bronze sculpture of Marcus Aurelius on carved white marble plinth. Dimensions: Height with base 39 cm; Height minus base 58 cm; Width 34 cm; Weight: 20kg 
Fine Famille Verte Rouleau Vase, 1700
Kangxi period, circa 1700. A famille verte rouleau vase vividly enamelled with two large panels depicting scenes from literature within green key borders all reserved on a green ground with scrolling flower-heads and mythical beasts, the shoulder with a cell diaper ground reserved with four panels of dragons, elephants, Buddhist lions and phoenix, the neck with two landscape panels, the base with lotus petals. 


A very finely woven late 19th century Persian "Haji Jalili" Persian Carpet
Medium/Materials: Hand knotted woollen pile Dimensions: 419cm x 339cm
Gold Purse Form Musical Box, 1810
A fine rare gold and enamel box by Jean-George Remond in the form of a purse containing a musical movement. Small slide to start the 19 tooth musical movement by Piguet and Meylan. Wound through the base with a male key. The faces of the box engine turned to simulate figured silk bordered chased oak leaves and black champleve enamel.


Sir Joshua Reynolds - Mrs. Letitia Sparrow, 1766
Portrait of Mrs. Letitia Sparrow (née Popham) 1746-1838 painted in 1766. In original carved and gilded wood frame. Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. 1723 Plympton - 1792 London. The sitter is painted half-length, in a trompe l'oeil oval, wearing a blue gown trimmed with ermine over a chemise with a lace collar. Reynolds' pocket books record five appointments in May 1766 for sittings with Mrs. Sparrow for this portrait.
A ruby cabochon emerald and diamond jabot pin
A ruby cabochon emerald and diamond jabot pin of the 1920/30 set in platinum and signed KOCH, the fine19th century German jewellers primarily known for the manufacturing of fine diamond tiaras for the royal families of Europe.


A Very Early and Rare American Silver Half-pint Mug
A Very Early and Rare American Silver Half-pint Mug, New York c. 1755 Made by Huguenot silversmith Daniel Christian Fueter. Daniel Christian Fueter born in Berne, Switzerland in 1720, worked as a goldsmith until 1749, when he took part in a conspiracy of Samuel Henzi to overthrow the aristocratic regime, where he was caught and condemned to death, but managed to escape to London.
James Calver, Diss. A Good Black Lacquer Tavern Clock With A Particularly Interesting Movement
The white dial, some 28" in diameter overall, has Roman hour and Arabic minute numerals. There are brass spade hands with the minute counter balanced. Immediately below the dial is the maker' s signature with 'ears' on either side. The trunk door, made of oak like most of the rest of the case, has raised gilt decoration laid on a black ground, which features birds, people and trees; it is surrounded by gilt and silver lines.


Pair of Mahogany Gillows Writing Tables, 1824
A rare pair of early 19th Century mahogany Library Writing Tables having beaded edge and rectangular tops above beaded friezes containing concealed drawers. The tables raised on ornately turned and reeded column end supports supported on beaded plinths with 'melon' feet enclosing concealed castors. For similar design see Gillows sketch book dated 1824.
Small Chinese pale green crackle-glazed bottle, 1700


Netsuke of a Monkey, 1840 - 1860


Gold and Enamel Quarter Repeater, 1790
Father Time Heals Grief, 1760


Girl and Cat, 1850


Chinese Porcelain minyao, famille rose, fencai bowl
James Abbott McNeill Whistler - The Winged Hat


Copper Tsuba, 1820 - 1830


Edith Hume - Watching for the return of the ships on the beach at Katwijk
Noah's-Ark, 1918


Philippe Rousseau - Still Life with Peaches and mixed flowers


Edward Pritchett - Venice, 1828 - 1864
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