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Auction House:Gibson's Auctioneers & ValuersNumber of lots recorded:495
Sale Title:The Spring Auction SeriesLots with images:495
Auction Location:MelbournePrices available:361
Date:26-Nov-2023
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A suite of Moser cut crystal 'Lady Hamilton' design stemware, Czechoslovakia, comprising 13 wine glasses, 11 liqueur glasses, 13 small tumblers and 12 large tumblers, each with facet cut decoration, 49 pieces with stencil marks to bases, the tumblers 10.5 cm high. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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An extensive Georg Jensen sterling silver 'Acorn pattern' flatware service, comprising 18 each dinner knives, dinner forks, butter knives, fish knives, fish forks, teaspoons, grapefruit forks, soup spoons, dessert spoons, cake forks, place card holders, twelve savoury picks, a pair of salad servers, a marrow scoop, a sauce ladle, two sugar shovels, a cheese plane, a pair of sugar tongs, a cheese knife, a cheese server, two cake knives, a bread knife and a cake server, including a pair of grape scissors in…
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A unique sterling silver and silver gilt eighteen light candelabra by Stuart Devlin, London, 1975, with pierced radiating filigree arms leading to candle sconces, raised on a hand beaten turned stem with radiating star base, crisply hallmarked, 56 cm high, 45 cm diameter, 3,600gms total weight. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A William IV sterling silver four piece tea service by Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater, London 1836/1837, comprising a teapot, hot water pot, creamer and sugar bowl, each of squat spherical form decorated with flowers and foliage in relief, on scroll feet, the teapot 24 cm high, total weight of silver 2531gms. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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An extensive Georgian sterling silver Old English pattern flatware service, London, various makers 1802-1829, comprising twelve each dinner forks, entree forks, bouillon or table spoons, dessert spoons, two sauce ladles, two basting spoons, a soup ladle together with twenty four pistol handled knives in two sizes, Sheffield, 1959, and assorted EPNS cake forks, the ladle 33 cm long, 2880gms silver, 1440gms, steel blade, sterling handle knives. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A matching William IV and Victorian sterling silver four piece tea service, London, 1835 and 1881, various makers including Edward, Edward Jnr, John & William Barnard, and; Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst, London 1881, comprising a melon shaped teapot and hot water pot, sugar basin and milk jug, each decorated with acanthus leaves in relief; the teapot bears a presentation inscription to Phillip Wray, 1836, crisply hallmarked underside, hot water pot 35 cm high, total weight of silver 2360gms. Provenance: The…
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A sterling silver twin handle tea tray, Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1962, of rectangular form, with shaped moulded border, hallmarked to tray, Walker & Hall marks verso, 60.5 cm x 27.5 cm, 2025gms. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A Russian .875 silver casket by Ie, St Petersburg 1874, with assayer's mark for Mathias Henrik Kipeleinen, of rectangular from with engraved scroll and strapwork, with an 84 zolotnik mark and date for 1874 the crest "Tout au Rien" (all or Nothing) to lid; hallmarked to base, 11 cm high, 14 cm wide, 9 cm deep, 550gms silver weight. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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Two sterling silver gilt Surprise eggs by Stuart Devlin, London, 1979 & 1980, one containing a turtle and flowers, the other containing a Jack-in-the-box, each a limited edition of 8/300; both hallmarked and in original cases, 7.5 cm high. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A set of twelve sterling silver and silver gilt champagne flutes by Stuart Devlin, London, 1973, the bowls with a lightly hammered finish, gilt washed to the interiors and raised on spiral bark effect stems and bases, hallmarked below rim, 20 cm high, each flute 256gms, 3072gms total silver weight. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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An Italian .800 silver six light candelabra by F.lli Peruzzi, Florence, 20th century, the baluster reeded stem issuing serpentine arms and sconces, raised on a circular base, 28.5 cm high, hallmarked to foot with standard, lozenge with rubbed 'Fascio', maker's marks, F.lli Peruzzi, underside, 28.5 cm high, 1145gms silver weight. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A George V sterling silver salver by G. Bryan & Co, Birmingham, 1932, of square form, with a moulded edge., 27 cm square, total weight of silver 760gms. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A Victorian sterling silver salver by Elkington & Co, London 1880, of circular form decorated with bright cut exotic birds amongst bamboo, 26 cm diameter, weight of silver 632gms. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A pair of hollow silver candlesticks, probably Northern European, of baluster form with embossed leafy borders and removable sconces, with indistinct maker's mark in script to foot and numeral '19', 32 cm high, 900gms silver weight. Provenance: The Estate of Paul Benjamin Phillip Krongold
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A 9 carat gold two handle presentation cup, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., Ltd, London 1927, the footed cup with flying handles, engraved T.H - E.H and 1886-1936, hallmarked below rim, retailer's mark for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd underside, with green velvet display stand, cup 9 cm high, 10 cm diameter bowl, 165gms gold weight
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A Georgian sterling silver chamberstick and snuffer, Thomas & James Creswick, Sheffield 1817 and 1818, the lobed tray with an applied gadroon and shell form border, a flying handle with anthemion thumbpiece and sconce with a removable dish, all elements hallmarked with inverted crown and date letter, 10.5 cm high, 16 cm diameter, 395gms silver weight
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The Empire collection, gold plated sterling silver stamp replicas, hallmark Replicas, London 1981, numbered 9260 from a limited edition of 10,000, hallmarked, with certificate of authenticity, jeweller's cloth, explanatory document and housed in a red leather hard case, gold and silver weight 470gms, the case 30 x 26 cm
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A refined neoclassical style Victorian sterling silver hot water ewer, Roberts & Briggs, Sheffield, 1860, of baluster form with a finely cast claw foot handle and mask head spout above panels with engraved scenes from classical mythology, with guilloche and lappet borders, hallmarked below rim, 35 cm high, silver weight 1080gms
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A Victorian silver mounted ostrich egg jewel casket, possibly by Stuart Clifford, London, circa 1880, red velvet lined, standing on ball feet, 12 cm high, 15 cm wide
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A part Victorian sterling silver tea set, William Hutton & Sons Ltd, London 1901, comprising a teapot and water pot without stand, both with fruitwood handles, and a sugar basin, all decorated with embossed rococo forms to the fluted bodies, kettle 27.5 cm high, 2075gms total silver weight
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A sterling silver waiter, Drummond & Co, London 1933, with a gadrooned rim and variously signed to the plate, including Norman Brookes, crisply hallmarked underside, 2.5 cm high, 21 cm diameter, 350gms
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A sterling silver equestrian theme cruet set, Elkington & Co, Birmingham 1904, together with a silver plate cigar cutter, comprising two riding boots serving as the salt pot and pepper shaker, a riding cap mustard pot, a crop and whip spoon and a small spoon, all mounted on a spur and horseshoe base, all components hallmarked, 9 cm high, 425gms
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A fine reticulated sterling silver centrepiece dish, James Dixon & Sons Ltd, Sheffield 1904, with an applied rococo style rim and leafy scroll feet, with Latin motto to the cartouche, 'Audentes Fortuna Juvet', fortune favours the brave, with a clear glass liner, 11.5 cm high, 31 cm wide, 23 cm deep, 1050gms silver weight
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A group of three silver wares, a goblet, tankard and a milk jug, various makers, Sheffield and Chester, 19th/20th century, a gilt washed goblet, a tankard with chased and repousse grapevine frieze, and a baluster shape milk jug with guilloche borders, all hallmarked, 18 cm high, goblet, 585gms silver weight
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A pair of sterling silver candlesticks, Henry Wilkinson & Co., Sheffield 1839, knopped weighted sticks on shaped square bases with anthemion motifs to the corners, one stick without dish, hallmarked to feet of both, 22.5 cm high, 955gms total weight
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Three Strombergshyttan cased glass vases in clear and amethyst colours, Swedish, with polished pontils, one with original black and silver foil label, 35 cm, 25.5 cm, and 21.5 cm high
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Two tantalus sets, early 20th century, each with oak cases, one holding three matching square ribbed decanters, the other holding two cut crystal decanters, both sets with keys, 31.5 cm high, 35 cm wide, 13.5 cm deep
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A Swedish glass paperweight and an Australian Art glass vase by Pauline Delaney, the clear paperweight by Strombergshytton featuring a suspended trapped bubble, signed Stromberg to the footrim, and a cased cobalt vase with coloured foil trails and splashes, engraved signature to base, the vase 16 cm high
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A Daum Nancy sky blue cameo vase on a mottled ground, circa 1925, signed to base with cross of Lorraine, 22 cm high
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A red Murano glass vase, mid 20th century, the flared vase on a citrus green base, with attached but indistinct foil label, probably for Murano glass, 28 cm high, note, an identical item is held in the collection of the Hamilton gallery, Victoria
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A pair of Charles and Ray Eames aluminium group chairs, stamped 681/82 938-006 and manufacturers stamp to base, 88 x 55 x 60 cm each. Provenance: Leonard Joel, spring auction, 2006, lot 644, Sir Andrew and lady Marsha Grimwade CBE collection, Melbourne
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A Clarice Cliff 'Alton' pattern Bizarre series vase, 1930s, the baluster vase shape 1515, decorated with brown and tan autumn leaves and vibrant orange red and blue flowers against a green and yellow landscape, black Newport pottery backstamp underside, 25.5 cm high
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A lamp by Barry Dixon for Arteriors, of globular form with ring lug handles and a high set looping feature to the rim, embellished with borders of overlapping leaves to the collar and foot, in a charcoal lustre glaze, 108 cm high, the shade 56 cm diameter
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A monumental swing arm industrial-style chrome lamp, mid 20th century, the adjustable arm with counterweight and a movable head supported on a cross base with casters, maximum height 225 cm, stem height 180 cm, length of arm 170 cm
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Gregory Bonasera 'Squid Lamp', circa 1991, in chromed cast metal and handblown glass, together with an issue of blueprint, magazine of architecture and design, June 1991, number 78 which features an article on the designer, 21 cm high, 50 cm wide, 35 cm deep
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A pair of hard paste Edme Samson of Paris figural candlesticks, later 19th century, in the style of Chelsea and bearing red anchor marks, the pastoral boy and girl in jaunty 18th century attire with open baskets and supported with flowering bocage above high set rococo bases, with candle sconces attached at the rear, 23 cm high, 23 cm wide, 10 cm deep
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A pair of French gilt brass pricket sticks, fabricated by Louis Bachelet, second half 19th century, of ecclesiastical Gothic inspiration with mark of L. Bachelet Paris to the foot of each, 32 cm to top of pricket
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A carved polychrome wood six branch chandelier, 19th/20th century, with a knopped column issuing serpentine arms with leafy embellishments and supporting sconces and electric candles, 75 cm drop
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A pair of painted tole ware lanterns, domed iron red lanterns with pierced borders, each of hexagonal form with gadrooned collars and tiered domes, the interior with a candle pricket, 71 cm high, 31 cm diameter
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A pair of painted tole ware lanterns, domed iron red lanterns with pierced borders, each of hexagonal form with gadrooned collars and tiered domes, the interior with a candle pricket, 71 cm high, 31 cm diameter
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A gilded and lacquered Chinoiserie tray, 19th century, the papier mache tray of serpentine profile, exquisitely decorated with figural narratives set in exotic garden and pavilion settings, enclosed by painted rope twist and elaborate floral borders in differing shades of gilt, 68 x 60 cm
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A pair of Italian maiolica vases with snake handles, 19th century, in the Renaissance revival manner of Cantagalli with classical mythological figures and antique armoured figures in landscape settings, brown painted cockerel marks underside, 43 cm high
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A wrought iron hanging lantern, early 20th century, with arching amber panes and applied scrolling motifs, the pierced dome with finial and bail, 80 cm high, 50 cm diameter approx.
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An Empire style English single fusee skeleton clock, 1870, with anchor escapement and silvered dial, a pair of lions on small pedestals on either side of the stepped base, with key and pendulum and presented under a glass dome, 38 cm high, 18 cm wide, 10 cm deep
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A cast bronze figure of an urchin boy, 'Mousse Sifleur', by Victor Szczeblewski, late 19th century, the whistling boy with legs apart, hands in pockets, engraved 'Mousse Sifleur' to the base and raised on a waisted marble plinth, 18 cm high
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A bronze model of a laughing boy, Juan Clara (1875-1948), Goldscheider foundry, early 20th century, marked a Goldscheider - Editeur-Paris, Vrai bronze, ale 54/1421 to reverse, 22 cm high, 14 cm wide, 11 cm deep
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A pair of Regency gilt bronze verde marble mounted candlesticks, circa 1810, with cast acanthus, scrolls and hoof feet on shaped triangular bases, 17.5 cm high
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Two hard paste porcelain figures, Europa and the bull, and Leda and the swan, probably Edme Samson of Paris, after Derby, large scale models in soft colours after the 1760s Derby figures and raised on rococo bases, gold quasi marks to reverse, 27.5 cm high
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A northwest Persian knotted pile runner, Heriz region, early 20th century, with a row of geometric floral star designs upon a brick red field enclosed by multiple borders, 438 cm x 110 cm
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An exceptional Turkoman, Beshir, knotted carpet, produced in the Bokhara region, Central Asia, third quarter of the nineteenth century, wool warp and weft, wool pile, the characteristic design in a colour palette dominated by a glowing madder-red, with a dark blue ground and smaller areas of ivory, dark brown and a light golden yellow, the field filled with a stylised version of the Iranian 'Herati' design, superimposed with five almost-circular medallions; one in each corner and one placed in the centre…
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A large red and cream hand knotted Indian wool runner, with lotus, palmette flowerheads and trellis style tendrils in cream colours upon a blood red field and enclosed by a cream border, 300 x 70 cm
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A large Indian hand knotted wool floral patterned hall runner, with flower heads, leafy arabesques in muted cream, olive and tan tones upon a maroon field, 320 x 75 cm
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A Kashan wool runner, south Western Iran, with three lozenge medallions in pale blue, navy and other colours upon a blood red field enclosed by an ornate border, 340 x 104 cm
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A northwest Persian knotted pile rug, Bakshaish region, early 20th century, with tribal tree of life designs in tan and cream colours upon a muted blue field, with geometric red tone spandrels enclosed by narrow geometric borders, 232 x 146 cm
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A west Persian knotted pile rug, Senneh region, early 20th century, of bold lozenge design with dense formal floral patterns in pink, red and tan colours upon a cream and ink blue field enclosed by geometric borders, 192 x 133 cm
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A Persian knotted pile runner, Tabriz region, 20th century, with 'Workshop signature', profusely decorated with flowers and vase arrangements in colours upon a navy field, with rust coloured spandrels and multiple floral borders, 414 x 97 cm
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A north Indian knotted pile medallion rug, 20th century, in tan, pink and blue colours featuring a profusion of floral motifs, formal fountains and wildlife upon a cream field, with spandrels and a broad border featuring scenic panels of animals and flora, 230 x 139 cm
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A large knotted pile silk carpet, Iran, 20th century, in pale green, rust, ecru and light blue colours, featuring mihrab shaped panels with vase motifs, enclosed within flower head tile and boteh borders, surrounded by a green floral main border on a cream ground, 269.5 x 182 cm
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A Persian rug, Senneh region, 20th century, of intricate tribal design in blue and cream tones upon a muted red field, with navy spandrels and enclosed by geometric crab style borders, 193 x 132 cm
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A Ghomsheh pattern rug, south central Iran, late 20th century, silk weave, of mihrab design with hanging lanterns and profusely decorated with a garden of paradise design in ochre, cream and red colours upon a navy field, enclosed by a floral embellished watermelon pink border, 157 x 103 cm
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