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Auction House:
Vickers & Hoad Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
*** Impressive pair of old African ivory elephant tusks, weighting approx 20 Kgs each. Approx 159 cm & 152 cm long (2) Imported with the current vendors family pre CITES. ***
*** A important and rare north Indian pesh kabz of late 18th century date and of Museum quality, approx 44 cm overall with 31 cm blade. The blade of finest watered steel is of very pronounced T section with the back being 13mm in width at the base, the whole of the back being finely chiselled with interlaced foliage and arabesques to highest standard, as is the forte on both faces. The upper face of the exposed tang is also 13mm in width and has chiselling en suite.… ***
*** Trophy bull moose head ***
*** Large African ivory tusk, 90 cm long, 18 cm girth ***
*** Taxidermy zebra head, approx 83 cm high, 40 cm wide, 80 cm deep ***
*** Pair of old African elephant ivory tusks. Length 91 cm each ***
*** Taxidermy elk head, approx 160 cm high, 110 cm wide, 100 cm deep ***
*** Antique Bengal tiger rug, van Ingen Mysore India (original skull), approx 280 cm long, 210 cm wide ***
*** Rare set of 21 antique French blue glass apothecary bottles, with original painted tin covers, various labels (21) height 28.5 cm ***
*** Fine antique French gilt bronze aneroid barometer by Mon Loiseau Boucart 35 Quai de Hoiloge Paris ***
*** Early 20th century Leopard pelt, on Regimental red felt backing, most likely for a Raj Officer, label is removed but for Van Ingen & Van ingen, approx 192 cm long ***
*** Rare and fine taxidermy dome of birds, attributed to James Gardner London. Height 62 cm ***
*** Rare set of twenty five French porcelain chemist bottles, approx 24 cm high (25) ***
*** African zebra shoulder mount head ***
*** Exceptional Turkish bichaq with scabbard of 19th century date. 35 cm overall with 22 cm single edged blade of traditional form with finely grooved back, floral engraving on one face with a short Arabic inscription. Silver mounted hilt with usual ivory grip scales with ivory mounted tweezers in the pommel as is correct. Heavy silver scabbard with highest quality embossed decoration incorporating a townscape, mythical animals in combat, stand of arms, etc. Complete with original elaborate silver chains. ***
*** Lioness skull, mounted on shield board, Ex Des Barnes collection approx 25 cm x 20 cm x 27 cm. See photograph, taken 1960's ***