A 19th century Chinese wucai glazed gu shaped vase. The rim edged in brown enamel and decorated beneath with precious objects between underglaze blue bands. Honorific Ming Dynasty Chenghua period reign mark in underglaze blue, 24cm.
A 17th century Chinese wucai sleeve vase on pierced and carved hardwood stand. Well decorated with archaic vases and vessels of different forms containing peonies, prunus blossom, feathers and pomegranates, porcelain 36cm (2).
Seven Years' War; ten 18th century brass overcoat buttons. Each with a painted ivory miniature forming a tableau of General James Wolfe on the plains of Abraham at Quebec in 1759, including equestrian and maritime scenes. One button shows the death of General Wolfe after the painting by Benjamin West 1771. Each 36mm diameter (10).
A ladies Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust stainless steel bi metal bracelet watch. With diamond and ruby set bezel, satin gilt dial, having centre seconds and magnified date display. With screw down crown and case back, cal. 2030. With box and papers, 26mm wide.
A very fine Royal Crown Derby twin handled pedestal vase and cover by Desire Leroy. Ground in gros bleu, with raised gilt cartouches containing enamelled flowers, the front panel signed Leroy. Raised on a spreading plinth, ground in green, superbly gilded and jewelled. Printed marks, date code for 1904, 21.5cm (2).
A large 19th century Chinese famille vert arrow vase. Decorated with rocks, prunus blossom and birds. Unmarked, 54cm.
A large George V mahogany longcase clock with glazed trunk. With gilt arch top dial signed Edward Ewen, Dumfries. Having silvered chapter ring with applied Arabic numeral markers, with subsidiary seconds and subsidiaries for strike / silent and chime selector. Housing an 8 day three train movement striking on seven gongs with Westminster, Whittington and St Michael chimes, 2m 25cm high.
A fine Royal Crown Derby soup plate from the Judge E. H. Gary service. Painted by Albert Gregory with panels of flowers framed within elaborately moulded gilt borders incorporating a G. monogram by George Darlington on gros bleu and turquoise grounds. Signed by both artists, printed mark in gilt with Royal Warrant, Tiffany & Co. stamp, gilt footrim and impressed Derby, date code for 1911, 24.25cm wide.
A 19th century French rosewood sleigh bed upholstered in deep buttoned and damascened gold silk. Banded in satinwood and with ormolu mounts. With a single bowed side and raised on scroll supports, 2m 23cm x 1m 47cm.
A fine Royal Crown Derby dessert plate from the Judge E. H. Gary service. Painted by Albert Gregory with panels of flowers framed within elaborately moulded gilt borders incorporating a G. monogram by George Darlington on gros bleu and turquoise grounds. Signed by both artists, printed mark in gilt with Royal Warrant, Tiffany & Co. stamp, gilt footrim and impressed Derby, date code for 1909, 20.75cm wide.
Franz Xaver Wolf (Austrian 1896-1989), gilt framed oil on panel. Library interior with a Cardinal seated by a desk reading with a globe and books by his side, 48cm x 37cm.
An Edwardian diamond starburst brooch pendant with removable crescent shaped pin. Set with 49 brilliant cut diamonds, the principal stone approximately 0.4ct, 3cm wide.
A Spode dog bowl printed in underglaze blue with the Jumping Boy pattern. Printed and impressed marks c.1820, 21.5cm wide.
A Georgian figured walnut and oyster veneered bureau. Crossbanded, with fitted interior, oak lined drawers and raised on bracket feet, 84.5cm wide, 51cm deep, 1m 5cm high.
A 19th century Chinese square baluster vase with twin mask handles moulded below the shoulders. Painted in coloured enamels, the front and the rear depict a two storey pagoda with noble figures and attendants housed within, the sides with figures in a garden landscape, 39cm.
A 19th century Chinese rouleau vase. Decorated in famille vert enamels with a continuing landscape depicting a lady and gent on horseback with attendants with willow trees and brooding clouds under a diaper border and a further river landscape scene, 45cm.
A Chippendale style mahogany camel back upholstered three seat settee. With reeded acanthus cresting rail with shell motif, having blind fret carving and raised on carved paw feet c.1900-20, 2m 16cm wide.
A George II mahogany bachelors chest. Incorporating a brushing slide and with four graduated drawers raised on ogee bracket feet, 76cm wide, 46.5cm deep, 77cm high.
A Brameld bucket shaped breakfast cup with figure 7 handle commissioned by the Dundee & Hull Steam Packet Company. Printed in sage green to depict the Forfarshire Steamer and with the hop pattern border, c.1834 7.5cm. Notes; On 5th September 1838 Forfarshire left Hull, bound for Dundee. At 4 o' clock the following day the ship ran aground. All but 9 perished who were rescued by Grace Darling and her father; the lighthouse keeper, in what became the most romantic sea rescue of the Victorian era. The condition of this example leads us to believe that the cup was recovered from the wreckage of the ship, cf. Rockingham 1745-1842, Alwyn & Angela Cox p. 170-71.