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Auction House:
McKenzies Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
*** A Chinese fine carved ivory chess set with playing board mid 20th century the set is ivory and coloured ivory the back playing pieces are carved as matched pairs the pawns are individually carved depicting figures on horseback, mythical lions and various other auspicious animals King height 11.2 cm ***
*** A WMF (German) silver plate double inkwell stand, in the rococo style with inkwell covers and winged figure between two mythical winged figures, marked 'O', the WMF code for extra thick silver plating. ***
*** A modern design chess set by Fritz Steller c.1967. Glazed stoneware. King height 23.5 cm. Provenance: Acquired from the artist's Studio circa 1967/68. Born 1941, Fritz Steller is a native of Dresden, Germany He studied at Birmingham school of Art, taught in Kidderminster and then established square one design Studio in Stratford-upon-Avon.… ***
*** A Victorian ivory chess set by Jaques London, staunton design, 32 pieces, turned ivory, one half, stained red, signed Jaques London, diamond Reg. Mark 1849, with the chess Players text book by H. Staunton, published 1849, Jaques London. Height (King) 8.5 cm ***
*** Victorian sterling silver ink stand, by James Dixon & Sons Sheffield 1879, decorated with Greek key band border, acanthus leaf, corners, with central ink well and double nib/stamp, boxes on raised bun feet. Height 20.5 cm, total weight 1335grams ***
*** 9ct yellow gold engine turned decoration Art Deco style cigarette case London assay marks weight 95 grams ***
*** Sterling silver 'Rococo Style' photo frame by a and J Zimmerman, Birmingham 1900. Height 35 cm. Width 29 cm ***
*** A boulle desk set, late 19th century with original ink bottles, dipping pen stamp and nib box length: 35 cm; width 24 cm;. Height 11 cm ***
*** Sterling silver two bottle desk inkstand with stamp/pen nibs box by Elkington & Co, Birmingham 1906. Length 32 cm. Width 24 cm (weight 1055 grams) without bottles ***
*** Art Deco gold cigarette case, c. 1930's, Birmingham, weight 104 grams, 9ct yellow gold, 8.4 x 8.4 cm ***
*** A boxed, gilt silver six piece sewing kit in an engraved, ornate style with natural and a few (likely replacement) round cabochon cut turquoise. Most likely, late 18th century, of Northern European or Russian origin. This lot comes with fragments of a note found in the box, which approximately says: 'Queen Anne's Needle --- This Needlecase Which Belonged to Queen Ann --------- Daughter, Maud --- Who Was a Child --- It to Me. Maud Cortes?… ***
*** A Continental silver, gold, tortoiseshell and mother of pearl, pictorial snuff box c.1690, the top decorated with mosaic scene depicting a mythical horse and figurative subjects. Height 1.3 cm. Width 8 cm. Depth 6 cm ***
*** A South Australian, sterling silver and ruby, tobacco box by J.M. Wendt, circa 1910 the top encrusted with engraved and ruby set monogram stamped: WENDT with lion and Crown mark diameter 8 cm, weight: 94gms ***
*** A Gordon Holdsworth (1885-1965) Arts & Crafts, 11th Battalion AIF, lidded tobacco jar, c.1914 - 1919, active Bridgetown, with hammered gumnuts and gum leaves decoration around upper jar rim the lid of the jar has an enamelled 11th Battalion AIF colour plaque, set inside a silver and rope-twist silver mount. Height 9 cm, diameter 8.5 cm ***
*** A carved horn Archers ring with silk needlework case engraved with Chinese character marks. Diameter 3.4mm; height 2.9 cm ***
*** WMF Art Nouveau figural inkwell early 20th century, silvered metal depicting maiden with book with glass ink bottle insert. Height 19 cm ***