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Vintage Oriental Carved Wood Devils Ball

Vintage Oriental Carved Wood Devils Ball

I am calling this a Devil’s ball as the principal is the same but generally they are ball shaped, this one is elongated with an applied top and bottom, such a clever thing to create, so involved and easily messed up, the carver takes a single piece of wood and carves individual moving balls with the frame, there are at least 3 balls contained and the outside has a dragon scale type pattern. Thi...  read more

Code: 28512

12.00 GBP

Edwardian John Jaques Snap Cards.

Edwardian John Jaques Snap Cards.

The original Snap game hand coloured playing cards by John Jaques.
These cards from Jaques & Son c.1910 edition with square corners. Designed by John Tenniel (1820-1914), had joined the staff of Punch magazine in 1851 and contributed over 2000 cartoons. He also illustrated numerous books. His fantastic characters on the fast-paced game of Snap have captured the imaginations of children ...  read more

Code: 28501

22.00 GBP

Roman Coin Marcus Aurelius Mausaeus Carausius 286 – 293

Roman Coin Marcus Aurelius Mausaeus Carausius 286 – 293

Roman bronze coin of Marcus Aurelius Mausaeus Carausius.
He was an officer in the Roman military service who created a short-lived independent state in Britain. Born in Menapia, a district between the Scheldt and Meuse rivers (now in Belgium), Carausius was a Naval pilot by profession. He had won honour in the Roman war against the Bagaudae. About AD 285, Maximian, coruler with the empe...  read more

Code: 28498

Reserved

1934 5 Reichsmark Coin

1934 5 Reichsmark Coin

German .900 grade silver 5 Reichsmark 1934 with Berlin mint mark. First year anniversary coin of Nazi rule. Good condition, very nice detail on both sides, light scratching to surface, circulated.  read more

Code: 28495

Reserved

Victorian Brass Iron Trivet.

Victorian Brass Iron Trivet.

A lovely old Victorian solid brass Iron trivet, pierced with a design of a fox and tree. You would put your iron on the fire to heat before ironing your clothes, when iron was hot and not in used it would be put on the trivet, also used to cool down the iron. To think ever house had one. This one measures 8 inches long.  read more

Code: 28494

12.00 GBP

Art Deco Era Wooden Hand Painted Cigarette Box/Dispenser

Art Deco Era Wooden Hand Painted Cigarette Box/Dispenser

A lovely little box which has a little dogs head on the front, it is designed as a cigarette holder/dispenser, it has a sliding top lid, when opened a drawer comes out of the bottom and a cigarette would be picked up and placed in the dogs mouth, close the lid and everything goes back in place leaving the ciggy on offer. The box is made from a light soft wood and the top lid and the inner lid h...  read more

Code: 28493

12.00 GBP

Pair of 19thC Hand Painted Oriental Pictures

Pair of 19thC Hand Painted Oriental Pictures

A good pair of well executed 19th century pictures of Oriental figures, each character has been painted in water colours, cut from its paper and applied to the background giving it a raised feel, both are in very good condition one having a small round stain to the card, but well framed they will look fantastic; they each measure 6 x 4.25 inches.  read more

Code: 28490

24.00 GBP

Early 19th Century Hair Curling Tongs

Early 19th Century Hair Curling Tongs

Ever wondered how those Regency ladies got ringlets in their hair, well it was with a pair of these curing tongs. Made of a mild steel they are quite unrefined, they were heated by the fire of lamp and used to curl hair. Silver plated and decorated versions didn’t start appearing until Queen Victoria took up the practice in the 1840’s. this pair date around 1810-20. They come in very good condi...  read more

Code: 28488

10.00 GBP

Early 20th Century Advertising Cloths Brush.

Early 20th Century Advertising Cloths Brush.

An old natural bristle close brush, probably a free gift from Bradleys Taylors and Outfitters Chester. It measures 9.5 inches long and looks unused.  read more

Code: 28487

10.00 GBP

19th Century Brass Keg Tap.

19th Century Brass Keg Tap.

A heavy brass Keg tap marked Fiddian. It appears to be in good working order. Measuring 6 inches long.  read more

Code: 28486

10.00 GBP