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Lot 1

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19th Century scrimshaw pendant of a narwhal tusk section, the front incised with a ship on a rough sea, and the text THE HEART HAS HES THE MIND CAN, the reverse carved with the text THE SAILOR HAVE COME TO BE ? PEOPLE DEALING DIRECTLY AND DATE ? THE STARS CEASELES UNIVERSALM CTION PERSISTENT DRAIN TO THE LAND UBBER A TRIP ? THE WORLD ? CONVERS FABE? COUNT INTO A PE?SSION OF HOTELS... BUT TO THE SAILOR IT IS THE FULFILLMENT OF HIS LIFES WORK, with an anchor to the bottom, rope twisted white metal border, 4.5cm long and 3cm wide


Lot 2

Description

George III whalebone walking stick, circa 1800, the knobbed top above a ring turned tapering shaft, 83cm long


Lot 3

Sold For

£1000.00

Description

George III whalebone walking stick, circa 1800, the stick with a handle set with a tortoiseshell ring surround above the hatched and hatched designs interspersed with tortoiseshell panels above the narwhale style carved tapering shaft, 82cm long


Lot 4

Sold For

£240.00

Description

George III whale bone fid, circa 1800, with a tapering body to the point, 39cm long


Lot 5

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19th Century English toy rocking horse, circa 1870, dapple colour with a leather saddle raised on a plank base with spoke wheels and arched rockers, 79cm long, 60cm high


Lot 6

Sold For

£950.00

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19th Century woolwork sailor's picture, with a globe to centre surmounted by Britannia, flanked by six flags, the Union flag, two White Ensign flags, and two Royal Standards, above a resting sailor, further depicting two three-masted frigates with gun ports, one fully rigged, and two cutters on a calm sea, with two beadwork plaits to the top and bottom of the picture, housed in a glazed maple frame, the picture 66cm x 46cm


Lot 7

Sold For

£320.00

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Set of ten conchology hand coloured framed engravings, published by E. Donovan & Mels with Simpkin & Marshall, London 1822-1826, 17cm x 26cm (10)


Lot 8

Sold For

£300.00

Description

Set of three Victorian English Greengrocer shop display pickles, in red, pink and yellow, each with connecting hooks, the largest 22.5cm long, (3)


Lot 9

Description

English 19th Century full bodied weathervane, in the form of a� cockerel with a large plumage of feathers, 59cm long


Lot 10

Sold For

£320.00

Description

19th Century sailor's wool work type picture, worked in silks depicting a three-masted barque sailing ship, flying a signal flag, with the Union Jack flag the bottom left corner, and a further flag to the bottom right, housed in a glazed oak frame, the picture 29cm by 36cm