A Fine Silver Dental Mirror

Lot 1 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

hallmarked Sheffield 1853, maker's mark W&KN (?) silver mirror frame on pivoted silver mount, silver ferrule, mather of pearl handle, 11.9cm

Sold for £25    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Surgical instruments, A Neurosurgery Set by Laundy

Lot 2 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

French, c.1840, comprising a Hay's saw, trephine with two detachable saws and ivory handle, an elevator and a scalpel, in velvet-lined fitted ... read more

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A Collection of Surgical and Other Instruments

Lot 3 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

19th century, all with ivory handles, two pairs of sprung forceps with teeth, by Ferguson and Savigny & Co., a stitch threader by Ferguson, an ... read more

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An Unusually Large 'Doctor's Lady'

Lot 4 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, in ivory, well modelled with traditional hairstyle and loose carved bangle, on original hardwood stand, ... read more

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Medical, a Memento Mori Didactic Pointer

Lot 5 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

late 19th century, a brass telescopic pointer with carved antler human skull finial, 31.5cm extended, 16.3cm closed,

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Ear Trumpets ,A Pair of Miniature Gilt Auricles by Rein

Lot 6 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1870, in gilt brass with ivory ear pieces, each hand engraved 'J R F C Rein & Son sole inventors and makers 108 Strand London, in ... read more

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A Silver-Plated Ear Trumpet by Rein

Lot 7 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1850, plaque reads 'F C Rein Inventor 108 Strand London, in electroplate, decorative grille, ivory earpiece, 7.7cm high [CITES] Note: This ... read more

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A Sonor Style Telescopic Ear Trumpet

Lot 8 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

French, c.1900-1930, in faux mother-of-pearl and with decoative gilt brass grille, with ivory earpiece, 13.5cm -19.5cm extended, [CITES] Note: This ... read more

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A Large Ear Trumpet by Down Bros

Lot 9 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, signed  'Down Bro Makers London' in silver plate with decorative grille and ivory earpiece 14.7cm high [CITES] Note: This lot ... read more

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A Small Silver-Plated Ear Trumpet

Lot 10 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1900, unsigned, London dome type, decorative grille and ivory earpiece, 7.7cm high [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ... read more

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A Rare Black Mourning Ear Trumpet

Lot 11 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1850, covered in black fabric (on brass?) and lace with silk ties, ivory earpiece, 32cm long [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ... read more

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A Silver-Plated Ear Trumpet by Rein

Lot 12 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1850, plaque reads 'F C Rein Inventor 108 Strand London, in electroplate, decorative grille, ivory earpiece, 14.5cm high [CITES] Note: ... read more

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Ear Trumpet, A Silver Auricle by Lindsey

Lot 13 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c. 1880, bespoke aid for the left ear, engraved 'Lindsay 32 Ludgate Hill', unmarked silver with ivory earpiece, in shaped, fitted Morocco ... read more

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A Telescopic Mourning Ear Trumpet

Lot 14 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, good quality black leather covered inside and out, probably on brass, with ivory earpiece, excellent condition, 32.5cm extended ... read more

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Wright’s Improved Ear Trumpet by Baugh

Lot 15 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1835, in gilt brass, applied plaque reads 'Wright's Improved, Baugh Fecit Successor to S Shepherd 199 Strand, and numbered 237, ivory ... read more

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An Ear Trumpet by Hawksley

Lot 16 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1900, in silver plate with beaded rim, , applied plaque ' Hawksley 351 Oxford Street' ivory earpice, 11cm high, in later Hawksley card ... read more

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Two Ear Trumpets

Lot 17 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c. 1850-1890, one in brass, plaque reads 'F C Rein Inventor 108 Strand London', originally with copper wash finish, grille missing, ivory ... read more

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A Highly Decorative Rein Grand Opera Dome Ear Trumpet

Lot 18 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, in silver plate with profuse engraving over the entire trumpet, lower circumference of the dome engraved ‘F C Rein and Son ... read more

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A Highly Decorative Rein Opera Dome Ear Trumpet

Lot 19 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, in silver plate with profuse engraving over the entire trumpet, lower circumference of the dome engraved ‘F C Rein and Son ... read more

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An Ear Trumpet by Hawksley

Lot 20 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

English, c.1900-1900, in EPNS, plate worn except for decorative grille, plaque ' Hawksley 357 Oxford Street London' ivory earpiece, height 12.3cm ... read more

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A Collection of 19th Century Surgical Instruments

Lot 21 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

an unplated carbon steel sheilded cautery, c.1850, signed Offord, the sprung steel shield detachable, ivory handle, 26cm; a cased set of six ... read more

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A Fine Pocket Set of Veterinary Instruments

Lot 22 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

French, c.1880, by A Druesne, Lille, in gilt embossed leather case, instuments in steel with ivory handles, including hoof knives, fleam, folding ... read more

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Mid-Twentieth Century Negretti & Zambra Marine Barometer Thermometer

Lot 23 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

from the Air Ministry Meteorological Office, 89 cm L in original travel case

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Two Brass Pantrographs with Ivory Wheels

Lot 23A (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

one by Abraham & Co. Liverpool and the other by Stanley, both in mahogany cases (2) [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot be ... read more

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Six Sets of Drawing Instruments

Lot 23B (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

by various makers, together with a large collection of loose ivory-handled instruments [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot ... read more

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An Edwardian Pocket Aneroid Barometer

Lot 24 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

by E.G. Wood of Queen St. London, presented in bull's blood Moroccan leather case, 4.7 cm dia.

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A Late 19th Century Collection of Boxwood Platonic Solids

Lot 25 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

in geometric shapes produced by Polytechnisches Albeits-Institut of Darmstadt, presented in fruitwood box with original labels (a lot)

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 26 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of butterflies including Onrnithoptera Priamus, Papilio Ganesa, Argynnis Childreni, Danaus Plexippus, Ornithoptera Brookiana ... read more

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 27 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of butterflies including Ornithoptera Urvillianus [male and female], Nymphalis Aniopta, Papilio Philoxenus Termessue, Kallima ... read more

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 28 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of butterflies including Morpho Didius, Gonepterix Menippe, Argema Mittrei, Athletes Ethra, Attacus Atlas, and more (2)

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 29 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of moths including silk moths Antheraea Yamamai, plus Dictyoploca Japonica, and Caligula Boisduvali, including larva, pupa and ... read more

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 30 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of moths including Attacus Edwardsi, Samia Cercropia, Brahmaea Japonica, Acherontia Atropus [Deaths-Head Moth], Heramis ... read more

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 31 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of silk moths including Antheraea Pernyi, Caligula Eucalypti, Actias Selene and more including stages of matamorphosis (2)

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 32 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of moths to include Cocinocera Hercules and Tropaea Luna [pupa and moths], plus a number of unlabelled specimins (2)

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 33 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

three cased collection of unlabelled moth specemins including pupa and ovum (3)

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Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 34 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

three cased collections of unlabelled butterfly specemins (3)

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Lepidoptera and Coleoptera Interest

Lot 35 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

an unglazed case of silk moths, locusts, stick insects, and praying mantis [all unlabelled], plus a small glazed case containing Antheraea Mylitta ... read more

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Coleoptera Interest

Lot 36 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of beetles including Acrocinus Longimanus [Harlequin Beetle], Allomyrina Dichotamus, Goliathus Giganteus, Cladoganthus Giraffa, ... read more

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Coleoptera Interest

Lot 37 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

two cased collections of beetles including Callipogon Barbatus, Batocera Wallacei, Chalcusoma Atlas, Megasoma Elephas [Elephant Beetle], Rynchophorus ... read more

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Coleoptera Interest

Lot 38 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

three cased collections of mainly unlabelled beetles including Heliocopris Dominus, Cerambycid, Rhinoceros Beetles, and more (3)

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Coleoptera Interest

Lot 39 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

four cased collections of British beetles including, Cockchafers, Devils Coach Horse Beetle, Stag Beetles, Black Burying Beetle, and more (4)

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Coleoptera, Cicadeodea and Phasmatodea Interest

Lot 40 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

three cased specimin sets of stick insects, lucusts, cicada and beetles, mostly unlabelled but including Schistocerca Gregaria, Brochytrydes ... read more

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Coleoptera, Cicadeodea, Aracnid and Phasmatodea Interest

Lot 41 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

three cased specimin collections containing Stick Insects, Scorpions, Cicadas, Millipedes, etc. including Exstatosoma Tiaratum, Phillium Bioculatum, ... read more

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Coleoptera, Cicadeodea, and Lepidoptera Interest

Lot 42 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

a good collection of cased and boxed insect specemins includin Acrocinus Longimanus, Rhodinia Fugax [Butler Moth] in stages of metamorphosis, Stag ... read more

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Milne (A.A). Winnie-The-Pooh

Lot 43 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

1st edition, 1st impression, London: Methuen, 1926, cartographic endpapers and pastedowns, illustrations in-text, bookplate to verso of front blank, ... read more

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Potter (Beatrix) 1st Editions

Lot 44 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

The Tale of Flopsy Bunnies, pub. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. 1909, some tears to the spine, The Tale of Tom Kitten, pub. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. 1907, ... read more

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Gandhi (Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand, 1869-1948)

Lot 45 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

a signed copy of 'Gandhi' by Carl Heath, pub., George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1944, signed in both English and Gujarati and dated 9.4.45, 21.5 cm x 14 cm ... read more

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Thomas Sheraton

Lot 46 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book, In Four Parts, Third Edition, Printed by T. Bensley for W. Baynes 1802, 430pp +, 4to. Original ... read more

Estimated at £120 - £180 More details 6  

19th Century Machzor

Lot 47 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

prayer book for the Sukkot, Passover and Shavuot, pub. Vilnius 1865 and printed in Hebrew at the prestigious Rom family's printing house, with ... read more

Estimated at £80 - £100 More details 8  

Sex, by Madonna

Lot 48 (Fine Antiques & Works of Art, Thu, 26th May 2022)

first edition, 1992, numbered 0.067643, spiral bound with aluminium boards, large format profusely illustrated with sexually explicit photographs, ... read more

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