Wells Special Collectors' Auction

Saturday December 2nd


10.30 a.m.

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November 15th Auction Catalogue Text Below

1 Merrythought plush hobby horse 15-20
2 Gilt ribbon framed round convex wall mirror
3 Brass hanging ship's lantern 20-40
4 18th century bureau bookcase with latter carved grapevine and lion decoration 300-500
5 17th century oak court cupboard/chest on stand with panelled top, four drawers below on carved bulbous stand with stretchered base 500-800
6 Ebonised framed miniature oriental folding screen of cork carvings, four panels 15-30
7 Unframed oil on board shore scene, signed WM.Norris 20-40
8 Wall hanging Agincourt 1415 scene with raised relief 20.25" x 12 25-30
9 Vintage concertina coat hanging rack 15-20
10 Fabric art frog picture in glazed case 20-30
11 Early 20th century child's pram 20-40
12 Cast iron travelling trunk 10-20
13 Pair of vintage metal outdoor lamps 20-40
14 Vintage leather travel case 20-40
15 Late 19th/early 20th century cast iron industrial pulley plus one other 30-50
16 Interior designer arrangement of vintage printing blocks for wall mounting 44"w x 23.25 60-80
17 Vintage red ground rug 48" x 72 30-50
18 Cased Wilcox & Gibbs sewing machine 20-40
19 Early 20th century cast iron child's bed frame 10-20
20 Pair of convex security mirrors 20-30
21 Cased early 20th century brass chemist scales 20-40
22 Mid 20th century advertising cigar cabinet 15-30
23 Pair of wrought iron banded brewery barrels 20-30
24 Group of Optimus brass blowtorches 20-40
25 Group of brass stair rods 30-40
26 Two heavy brass table lamps 40-60
27 Parliament past and present book by Arnold Wright and Philip Smith 15-20
28 Group of effects including Wedgewood Jasperware jardinere and flatware 15-30
29 Group of vintage advertising tins and products 15-30
30 Military shelf ashtray, advertising items and pewter tankard 15-20
31 Pair twin handled pottery urns 15-30
32 1795 Pair of coloured engravings by W.R.Bigg of family scenes 30-60
33 c1940's Royal Doulton Thistledown H4943 dinner service; six dinner, six tea plates, six bowls, two platters plus sauce boat and tray 40-60
34 Pair of vintage brass pumps 15-20
35 Victorian Mahogany workbox, miniatures, cosh etc. 20-30
36 Royal Stafford fruit and wine themed tableware, design name Coquette 30-50
37 Boxed Wade Whimsies, silver plated tray and sugar shakers plus figurines etc 20-30
38 Ceramic bucket plus pottery and other effects 15-20
39 Large shelf of effects mainly ceramics and metalware 20-40
40 Framed watercolour of Chew Valley Lake by Lavelle 20-30
41 Framed signed winter scenic picture 15-20
42 Figurines, Masons glazed green and blue Imari plate plus other ceramics 15-20
43 Shelf of effects including vases, boxed set of cut glass wine glasses and Royal Worchester Chantilly cake plate etc 20-40
44 Spode Chinese Rose tableware 30-50
45 Brass pestle & mortar, Guyanese figures, bird handled serving set etc 20-40
46 Framed antique picture of 19th century town life 10-20
47 Shelf of effects including vases, trumpets, Royal Crown Darby cased dish 15-20
48 Shelf of ceramics including Limoges lidded pot and oriental vases 15-30
49 Framed hand coloured sporting engraving dated 1839 of the first steeple chase 25-30
50 Oil on canvas portrait, still life plus limited edition town scene 30-40
51 Three framed scenic watercolours 25-30
52 Framed original contempory chalk drawing of a Welsh slate quarry signed Mollie Richards 23.25" x 27 20-40
53 Kiddycraft wooden Noah's ark and handmade wooden children's toy train engine 15-20
54 Oriental export bowl, cup and saucers, cheese dish, book etc. 30-40
55 Shelf incl. Old Foley James Kent Eastern Glory ginger jar and cover, Pratts vase, glass candlesticks, figurines etc 20-40
56 Clock for restoration, fire fender and communion case 15-20
57 Heavy period brass table lamp 28" high 30-40
58 Antique style overmantel bevelled mirror 23.5" x 36.75 20-40
59 Pair of 19th century brass trivet pot stands 15-20
60 Pair of Carltonware pig bookends 20-30
61 Vintage pressure cooker 10-20
62 Framed watercolour of a woodland river scene signed John.T.Wells 25-30
63 c1950's chrome ceiling lampshade of three pink shell scallops joined together 13.5" dia 20-40
64 Early 20th century wall mirror plus glazed picture frame 20-30
65 Group of mixed pictures 15-20
66 Framed Victorian watercolour shore scene
67 Victorian gilt framed Middle Eastern camel shore scene watercolour 40-60
68 Fabric collage commemorating Mayflower landing 15-20
69 Pair of trio modern gold coloured framed ceiling lights with frosted white glass handkerchief shades 20-40
70 1930's chiming mantel clock, gwo 20-30
71 Victorian and later rose decorated ceramics and vine decorated pottery vase 25-30
72 Silver plated soup tureen, dome cover and egg coddler 20-40
73 Pair of 19th century brass candlesticks 20-30
74 Modern wall mirror plus three other pictures 15-20
75 Vintage Picolo radiogram 20-30
76 Philco Bakelite radiogram one/0/two 20-40
78 Group of kitchenalia including mincer and scales 10-20
79 Royal Worcester Dunrobin dinner service incl. Sauceboat and tray, bowls, various sizes of plates, covered tureens, coffee cans and platters 100-150
80 c1900 Glastonbury round wall clock by Gillmore 250-350
81 c1920's oak cased Grandfather's clock with commemorative plaque from the Liberal Party for a secretary's dedicated service, with three weights 50-100
82 Oriental coffee set
83 Small quantity of Mason's Regency 15-20
84 Group of vintage advertising tins
85 Blanc de Chine oriental figure plus two others 30-40
86 Boxed Franz Amazon china group 15-20
87 Pair of early 20th century ebonised elephants 20-40
88 Mason's blue Mandalay teapot and table lamp, repair to teapot lid 15-20
89 Spode Thrush, Worcester shell holder and Coalport the Umbrella House 20-30
90 Group of Victorian and later cut glass salts 10-20
91 Henry Allcock tureen, pestle & mortar plus flatware 20-30
92 Burlington Ware blue and white willow dinner plates and side plates 20-30
93 Group of mixed games and cards 10-15
94 Oak tripod table 15-20
95 Tiffany style table lamp with twin multicoloured shades 40-60
96 Tiffany style table lamp with bell shaped multicoloured shade 40-60
97 Pair of decorative glass vases trumpet style in bronze floral bases 15-30
98 Framed print of an Edwardian family group at play in the garden 15-20
99 Quantity of royal Copenhagen tableware including plates, cup and saucers plus bowls, 889 30-40
100 Doulton Burslem jug, figurine 'My Love' HN2339 and character jug Long John Silver 20-40
101 Goerz plate camera with spare plates plus cased Ensign Greyhound camera 20-40
102 A group of crested ware including Willow Art and Ilfracombe monkey 15-20
103 Three Spanish figurines 20-30
104 Denby Greenwheat items 20-30
105 Victorian china, Copenhagen dish etc. 15-20
106 Retro Ercol rocking chair 30-50
107 19th century carved oak hall chair with solid seat 30-40
108 Victorian walnut inlaid workbox on stand with original interior 150-250
109 Tall open pine bookcase 30-40
110 19th century Elm spindleback Windsor arm chair 100-150
111 American stained bobbin framed rocking chair 40-80
112 Georgian Mahogany gentlemen's pot cupboard 30-50
113 A 10ft vintage curtain pole with rings and supports 20-40
114 Four drawer chest with serpentine front 28.75" wide 40-60
115 Dutch 18th century and later carved oak coffer with side carrying handles and inner candle box 57.5" w x 25h x 29d 250-300
116 c1900 inlaid satinwood nursing chair with curved back in ivory upholstery 30-40
117 c1900 Vizagapatam Islamic mosaic inlaid workbox 50-80
118 Twin handled brass banded brewery tray 22.5" in length 20-40
119 c1900 tub back chair with olive green velour button upholstery 50-80
120 c1900 ladies desk with breakfront shelving above and leather inset top with additional shelving at the rear atop the desk 60-100
121 Dutch solid walnut cylinder desk with large drawout desk top and original fitted interior. Twin cupboard's below and three small drawers above 500-800
122 Victorian brass oil lamp with cranberry glass fluted shade and frosted pink glass reservoir 50-80
123 French vintage guillotine style kitchen cutter
124 Early 20th century black lacquered oriental two door cabinet with gilt and red decoration 100-150
125 Victorian bronzed statuette converted into a lamp with marble and slate base 40-80
126 Arthur Price canteen of cutlery 40-60
127 Group of brass stair rods 30-40
128 c1900 side table on porcelain castors with single drawer 30-50
129 HMV record player with built in speakers model RC121 Mk II 20-40
130 Carved oak extending dining table with galleried stretchered base 50.75"w x 30h x 39d plus two leaves, each 16" wide 150-200
131 Losol Ware jug & bowl 20-40
132 Large brass fireside trivet stand 16.75" wide 30-60
133 Oak dropleaf dining table 20-30
134 Four piece Edwardian jug and bowl set decorated with pink and purple flowers on a black/white background 20-30
135 Small pine cabinet 20-40
136 18th century oak mule chest 150-250
137 Oak sideboard with carved overmantle shelf 50-80
138 Pair of Art & Crafts high spindleback chairs with rush seats 20-40
139 Scenic pencil sketch plus prints etc. 10-20
140 Late 19th/early 20th century oak drop front bureau 50-80
141 Two Australian blackwood occasional tables 30-40
142 c1900 three tier mahogany cake stand 15-20
143 Early 20th century dropleaf dining table 30-60
144 Pair of framed local engraved scenes 30-40
145 Gilt framed Lowry style embroidered scene 20-30
146 Early 20th century silver plated punch bowl with twin lion ringed handles 40-60
147 Quantity of mixed stamps, both loose and in albums 30-50
148 Georgian hall chair with carved splat and tapestry seat 30-40
149 Australian Federation wooden side cabinet with blue tiled top 30-40
150 Two framed ltd ed. Mandy Shepherd pictures; Shire horse and squirrel 30-40
151 Pair of Tasmanian oak pair of small occasional tables 25-30
152 Oak court cupboard 20-40
153 Pair of inlaid mahogany cane seated hall chairs 20-40
154 Victorian tilt-top dining table 100-150
155 Two pairs of rush back conservatory/dining chairs 40-80
156 Folding oak double sided round topped table; occasional table and green baize 20-40
157 Pair Georgian ladderback dining/ hall chairs with grey leather seats 30-50
158 Pair of Edwardian his and hers lounge chairs
159 Set of six ladderback rush dining chairs 80-120
160 Vintage doll's house with front and rear openings 20-40
161 c1900 mahogany cupboard with satinwood inlay 30-40
162 Victorian mahogany breakfront sideboard with drawer above and two cupboards either side 30-40
163 Pair of inlaid mahogany hall chairs 20-30
164 1.90 x 1.40 red ground Zieglar rug 60-100
165 1.90 x 1.40 Blue ground Keshan rug 60-80
166 Victorian mahogany secretaire chest 100-150
167 Tiffany style lead lined stained glass ceiling light, trio of bulbs 15" dia 30-50
168 Late 18th century oak dresser top with cupboards either side and plate rack 50-80
169 19th century carved oak coffer 200-300
170 2.80 X 2.00 Red ground Keshan carpet 100-120
171 Linenfold dresser with central glazed section 80-120
172 Tall narrow open oak bookcase 20-40
173 18th century gateleg dining table 150-250
174 19th century open armchair 20-40
175 Lloyd Loom style green/gold painted laundry holder with glass top 22" high 15-20
176 20th century oak open bookcase 30-50
177 Victorian tea table 30-40
178 Nest of three graduated tables and standard lamp with cream shade 25-30
179 Georgian mahogany dining table 60-100
180 Tall oriental Satsuma panelled vase, 2ft high 100-150
182 c1900 Gledhill - Brooks time recorder clock 100-150
183 Early 20th century walnut astralglazed display cabinet 30-40
184 Mahogany torchiere stand 20-30
185 Set of Georgian style six dining chairs with tapestry covered seat pads 50-80
186 Two items of nursery wicker; a seat and twin seated settee with storage 20-30
187 20th century three seater settee with carved wooden frame 100-150
188 Late Victorian oak partner's desk 300-400
189 Twin handled chrome vintage serving tray inset with South American butterfly wings 30-40
190 Dark stained mahogany D end side table 20-40
191 Antique red ground hand made rug 60-80
192 Early 20th century open armchair with carved splat and tapering front legs 30-40
193 Interesting collection of 19th and 20th century on books, antiques and fine art 30-50
194 L'Academie Françoise, 6th ed., 2 vols, Dictionnaire to English 1835 30-40
195 Quantity of fishing books, tackle guides and other paper ephemera regarding fly and trout fishing 30-50
196 Group of military books and pamphlets 15-30
197 Watch and clock maker dictionaries and guides from 1300 to the 20th century 40-60
198 Old and New London by Walter Thornbury c1895 by Cassell & Com 20-30
200 Large Gerald A Cains signed contemporary oil painting on board of an urban industrial scene 53.25" x 29.5 150-200
202 Framed watercolour of Lyme Regis old square 20-40
203 Gilt framed signed contemporary lithograph of the south Devon coast 20-30
204 Three shelves of mainly period topography and biography books, mainly UK 50-80
205 Tropical birds book of colour plates plus two books on collecting model tin figures 15-20
206 Large collection of mixed guides, brochures and other ephemera, mostly prior to 1950 20-40
207 Early 20th century mahogany Pembroke table 38.25"w x 27.5h x 24d 40-60
208 Georgian mahogany tilt square top table 60-80
209 Set of four Victorian mahogany balloon back dining chairs with green velour seats 60-80
211 Framed signed laser cut silhouette of the Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon 60-80
212 Framed 1707 map of Carte del Egypte dela Nubie del 'Abissinie 150-200
213 Quantity of mixed stamps, both loose and in albums 30-50
214 Pair of Victorian John Derbyshire miniature amber glass freeblown jelly moulds, 4.75" in length 20-40
215 Pair of Victorian John Derbyshire miniature blue glass freeblown jelly moulds, 4.75" in length 20-40
216 Pair Victorian John Derbyshire clear glass freeblown jelly moulds 50-70
217 Victorian John Derbyshire clear glass freeblown jelly mould 30-40
218 Pair of Doulton limited edition Armada character jugs, Elizabeth and Philip 20-40
219 Freeblown, pale green glass footed bowl centre piece 20-40
220 Victorian decanter plus modern heavy cut glass decanter, both with stoppers 30-40
221 Victorian Royal Worcester tea service, bamboo handled Imari floral gilt decorate 120-140
222 Victorian John Derbyshire clear glass Punch and Judy freeblown jelly moulds 60-80
223 Victorian hand blown Cranberry glass dressing table set comprising perfume bottle and pair of posy vases with gilt and enamel decoration 60-80
224 Pair of heavy glass decanters with stoppers 20-30
225 Large unframed oil painting on board of a young boy advertising cigarettes 40-60
226 Alvar Aalto designer free form art glass vase 50-80
227 A set of six retro port glasses plus royal commemorative cooking dish 15-20
228 Quantity of cut glass plus silvered glass bonbon dish 20-30
229 Cut glass group of biscuit barrel and vases
230 Pair of Chinese export chinoiserie baluster vases 8.5" high 30-50
231 Early 20th century GWR railway lamp 80-120
232 Keswick Art & Craft pewter vase 7" high 30-50
233 Gilt framed Victorian crystoleum of a family wedding 11.5 x 13.75 20-40
234 Maling lustre vine and butterfly bowl plus one other 20-40
235 Pair 20th century green marbled hand blown glass lamps with matching mushroom shades 21" high 100-200
236 19th century brass articulated table lamp 50-80
237 Lladro nun with a pair of choir boys around organ 150-200
238 Victorian gilt and floral salad bowl and matching servers 25-30
239 19th century Staffordshire flatback figure of Rob Roy 30-40
240 Art deco Royal Cauldron jug, 11" high 30-40
241 Pair Edwardian tennis players 20-30
242 Victorian Masons ironstone chamber pot 30-40
243 Cased complete wooden chess set (32) 20-30
244 Staffordshire gentleman figurine 'gin/water' 20-30
245 Two treen bowls, one with hand carved and coloured Dutch countryside scene of a boy and a girl 20-40
246 Jointed 19th century German doll, impressed 126, in period clothing
247 Anniversary dome clock 20-30
248 Vintage school bell 10-20
249 Melba Ware character jug 'Shylock' 20-30
250 Melba Ware character jug 'Punch' 20-30
251 Melba Ware character jug 'Shylock' 20-30
252 Collection of early 20th century postcards featuring stage actors, many signed 30-50
253 Soccer bubble gum card album, FA Cup 1872-1972 coin medallion album plus cigarette card albums and boxing personalities by Churchman's
254 19th century British railway lamp, BRW 40-60
255 Two c1900 and later albums of postcards; mainly London and surrounding areas plus continental and greeting cards 50-80
256 Nutmeg grater 20-40
257 WWII military equipment, helmet, flask, kit 20-40
258 Two stamp albums of Commonwealth stamps 20-40
259 Group of antique clockworks 20-40
260 Fabric art woodland mushroom picture in glazed case 20-30
261 Carved ebonised elephant's head wall hanging 30-50
262 Brass postal scales and weights 15-30
263 Antique fly terrets (horse brass swingers) on wooden base 20-30
264 Brass cribbage game 20-30
265 19th century Friendly Society brass finial 20-30
266 Cased field glasses 10-15
267 Victorian brass compass 20-40
268 1914-18 silver medal B.Z 1021 H.T Sillman A.B R.N.V.R plus buttons, badges and Gumbers WM GE 1633544 25-30
269 Cased pierced sandalwood and burgundy ribbon fan 20-40
270 Vintage reclamation sundial 30-40
271 c1900 solid glass cylindrical ruler in cobalt blue glass capped at both ends with brass octagonal ends 30-50
272 Small group of lead soldiers and other lead toys 20-30
273 Treen auctioneer gavel 20-40
274 Military plaque 10-20
275 Islamic knife, brass knife holder plus one other 30-40
276 Retro Philips H.F.Quartz electronic wall clock 10-20
277 Replica of the German museum Universal Equatorial Sundial mechanism 15-20
278 Vintage treen roulette wheel game and dice, 7" dia 30-40
279 Small oval silver hallmarked photo frame, framed photo and small oil scene on canvas 20-30
280 Two girl's Edwardian dresses 20-30
281 Vintage reclamation sundial 25-30
282 WWI Union Jack flag 20-40
283 Quantity of effects incl. Flatware and napkin rings etc 30-40
284 A Milbro Spinnell green two piece fly rod in original cover case 30-50
285 Early 20th century pair of embroidered silk panels featuring flowers and exotic birds 40-60
286 Badges, advertising Everite pencil, Mrs Beetons cook book etc 15-30
287 Early 20th century copper canister with hinged lid of biblical relief, impressed Elkington Mason below 6.75" dia 60-100
288 Group of treen and bone page turners incl. Kynoch Ltd turner 20-30
289 Interior designer arrangement of vintage printing blocks for wall mounting 32.75"w x 14.5 50-70
290 Two bottles of Chateau Meyney 1970 Prievre des Couleys vintage wine 30-50
291 Lily German flatback model figure, hand painted on both sides 20-30
292 1914 'New Boys' military recruit German flatback model figure set, hand painted on both sides (7) 20-40
293 German flatback model Middle Ages battle figure set, hand painted on both sides 30-40
294 Collection of World coins, mainly French and American 30-50
295 Tribal art spear launcher 60-80
296 Vintage costume jewellery items, chains and parts 20-40
297 Group of mainly period and retro costume jewellery incl. Silver walnut pill box, beads, brooches 30-40
298 Cased five piece WA Birmingham silver maker dressing table set 80-140
299 c1900 Vizagapatam carved rosewood jewellery box with fretwork panels and cabriole legs 50-80
300 c1900 blue and white candleholder Wells Cathedral panel 3" square, lid repaired 20-40
301 Lowendenkmal Luzern lion glass paperweight on pierced stand 15-30
302 19th century enamelled pill box, af, plus Limoges pill box 20-40
303 Royal Worcester figurine The Parakeet 3087 modelled by F.G. Doughty 40-80
304 Late 18th century Chinese blue and white bowl 50-80
305 Doulton Merlin 1979 Whyte & Mackay advertising bird of prey decanter 20-40
306 Under the Greenwood tree Robin Hood Doulton angular teapot 40-60
307 Wade limited edition dog and owner figurine "Welcome Home" modelled by Ken Homes on wooden display plinth 20-30
308 Carlton Ware lustre bowl 15-30
309 1902 commemorative Frisbys advertising plate 10.25" dia 20-40
310 Model Beswick racing horse and jockey, number 21 150-200
311 Victorian mahogany cased cutlery box containing dinner and table matching sets of forks 25-30
312 Silver hallmarked pepper pot plus two modern perfume bottles 20-40
313 Set of three white metal decanter labels with silver chains 20-30
314 Bow decorated twin silver hallmarked photo frame plus gilt metal frame 20-40
315 Set of six silver hallmarked teaspoons John Osment 1823, Exeter, 75g 20-30
316 Set of silver handled knives and forks, six place settings 30-40
317 Small silver hallmarked picture frame 20-30
318 Silver hallmarked picture frame 30-50
319 Reclamation garden sundial 15-30
320 Silver hallmarked sugar bowl on hoof feet 50-70
321 Art & Crafts hand painted wall plate, Isabel Carystal 13" dia 80-100
322 Two silver rimmed dressing table pots, one silver rim made by Benjamin Cartwright of London, 1906 15-30
323 Group of bracelets 30-40
324 14ct rose gold ladies Liga self winding watch with rolled gold bracelet 30-60
325 Cased Lotus pearl necklace with silver clasp plus boxed retro bracelet 20-40
326 Antiquarian leather bound book Method for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetic 1760, James Dobson 40-60
327 Two Kruger South African coins plus George VI East African shilling 15-30
328 Islamic and oriental coins and counters 15-30
329 Cased Meershaum figured pipe 30-50
330 Fancy gold banded ring, unmarked 2.2g 30-40
331 Two 9ct gold signet rings 3.6g 30-40
332 Silver charm bracelet 20-30
333 Collection of British and former Commonwealth/Empire bronze coins 15-30
334 Cased 9ct gold cross and chain 25-30
335 Victorian tortoiseshell card case with original interior 30-40
336 Large silver foliate decorated nurse's belt buckle, unmarked 20-30
337 9ct gold ladies dress ring with central ruby surrounded by heavy diamond set shoulders 3.1g 40-80
338 9ct gold and diamond/other set dress rings 40-60
339 French brass carriage clock made by Saint Luxanne 60-80
340 Group of vintage buckles 20-40
341 Quantity of effects incl. clock pendulums, silver clothes brush etc 20-30
342 Silver cross and chain plus vintage wristwatch, working 20-30
343 Gentlemen's wristwatch etc 15-20
344 Cased 19th century brass carriage clock 80-120
345 Quantity of vintage costume jewellery with beaded/sequinned jewellery box 40-80
346 Quantity of silver British coins 40-60
347 Silver hallmarked thimble, pair Dorcas thimbles and scissors 15-20
x Five trinket boxes 20-40
348 Cased Rotary ladies wristwatch with bracelet strap 40-60
349 Pair 9ct gold sapphire set flower earrings 30-40
350 Silver hallmarked ladies compact, heavily embossed with foliate decoration with original interior 30-60

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