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The Oxford Library Sale
Live
Venue address
Bocardo House
24A St Michael's Street
Oxford
OX1 2EB
United Kingdom
The Oxford Library Sale

Including Works of Art, Antique Furniture, Rugs and Antiquarian & Modern Books

Auction dates
Sep 22, 2021 11:00 AM BST
Lots: 1 - 531
Viewing dates
Sep 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM BST
Sep 20, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Sep 21, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Auction currency
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Buyer's premium
30 % (inc. Sales tax)
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There are 499 lots within this auction
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A set of six George III mahogany dining chairs each with an 'X' frame back, studded and
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300 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III mahogany secretaire chest, the secretaire drawer enclosing open shelving and above
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III mahogany bureau, the fall enclosing an arrangement of pigeon holes, short and long
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An Edwardian oval mahogany tea tray inlaid with paterae, fan medallion and ribbon tied festoons of
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III mahogany butler's tray with raised gallery and pierced carrying handles on 'X' frame
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of Victorian mahogany fold over top card tables, the tops inlaid with scrolling and flowering
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500 - 700 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III serpentine fronted mahogany chest, the top with a narrow crossband above four graduated
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An early Victorian mahogany reading table, the rectangular hinged top with rounded corners and
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300 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Victorian mahogany pedestal desk, the top with morocco leather inset above one long and eight
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200 - 300 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Continental elm bonheur du jour, the raised back with a balustrade gallery above
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200 - 300 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George IV rectangular mahogany library table, the top with rounded ends above two frieze drawers
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300 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th century opaline glass oil lamp, of baluster form, transfer decorated with a portrait
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th century French oak wall clock, the alabaster dial with applied gilt metal and enamel
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A French mahogany veneered narrow chest, of four drawers, with marble top, on shaped legs, 42cm
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50 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Beswick figure of the racehorse Arkle, with Jockey Pat Taaffe up, on oval wooden plinth base, 31cm
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30 - 50 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century marble bust of a young girl, with curled hair, 28cm high, on ebonised socle base
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of Staffordshire pottery figures, of Garibaldi & Napier, each standing beside a grey horse,
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40 - 50 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Bing & Grondahl Eneret parian figure, of Ganymede with Jupiter as an eagle, on
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50 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of 19th century blue glazed porcelain busts, of babies, on gilt heightened socle bases,
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50 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading After Fernando de Luca, a bronze figure of a winged cherub holding a dolphin and companion figure of
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A William IV mahogany games and work table, the rectangular hinged top opening to reveal inlaid
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80 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th century brass two division magazine rack, with oak base and brass tripod splay legs,
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50 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III mahogany secretaire, with fitted interior and panelled as two drawers, with two further
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A vintage enamel For Sale sign, for E.J. Brooks & Son, Oxford, 56 x 43cm
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50 - 70 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Victorian style white painted metal jardiniere of shaped form cast with scrolling and flowering
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40 - 60 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of early 19th century simulated rosewood parlour chairs, the crestings with scroll and
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century mahogany banjo wheel barometer with a swan neck pediment above hygrometer dial,
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40 - 60 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A George III oak longcase clock, the hood with caddy top and turned pillars, the brass dial with
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300 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An early 20th century extending 'D' end dining table, of narrow proportions extending via a handle
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200 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of Continental pottery tulip vases of waisted square section pedestal form, each with three
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60 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Continental school (19th century) Two pipe smokers in a tavern interior, watercolour, 16 x 12.5cm;
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40 - 60 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Indian school A group of figures by a waterfall before a building, watercolour with body-colour
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Indian school Figures meeting around a raised dais, watercolour and body-colour, within gilt
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A mahogany cased barograph, by Short & Mason, London, 35cm wide
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th century French brass carriage clock, with circular enamel dial above a subsidiary
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150 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading English School (19th century) - a miniature portrait of a young lady, with long blond hair and white
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80 - 120 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th Century Japanese pottery part tea service, painted and gilt decorated with insects,
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30 - 40 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Anglo Indian Colonial hardwood tea caddy, with Vizagapatan style incised ivory wide
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300 - 500 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th century Sorrento ware oval tray, inlaid and stained with a group of musicians within a
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Ottoman hardwood and white metal inlaid octagonal occasional table, the top, turned
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of early 20th century naval officer's epaulettes, together with gilt faced sword belt, the
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century clock automaton picture, depicting a group of figures including a milkmaid and cow
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400 - 600 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century clock automaton picture, depicting a group of figures at a garden table, with distant
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An early 19th century mahogany stick barometer, of plain form with arched top, having ivory inset
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of early 19th century Irish mould blown triple ring neck decanters and stoppers, by the
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250 - 350 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century French commemorative glass tumbler, of heavy moulded form, inset with a gold foil and
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th Century glass large beaker, painted in black with a coach and four in a continuous landscape,
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A set of six 18th Century style ale glasses with air twist single knop stems, one with chips, 17cm
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100 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An 18th century wine or cordial glass, the bowl etched with fruiting vine, on plain tapering stem
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150 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An 18th century ale glass, with flared bell shaped bowl, on plain stem and folded foot, 16.5cm high;
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of mid 19th century amber and cranberry overlaid cut glass decanters and stoppers, with
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60 - 80 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A collection of glassware, to include a 19th century ale glass with faceted sides, a matched set
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50 - 100 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 17th century and later Continental miniature table cabinet, the pair of doors, top and sides all
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500 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century French Kingwood veneered and inlaid miniature commode chest of three drawers, on
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150 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century French figured walnut and ebony strung chest, of four long drawers, on bun feet, 90cm
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50 - 100 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Stereograph viewer by Underwood & Underwood, together with a large quantity of photo stereoview
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30 - 50 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An English Medieval Stone Grotesque Fragmentary head, carved weathered limestone mounted on a
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th Century Japanese panel, bird seated on a branch image made from carved ivory inlay and a blue
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200 - 300 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of 16th Century German or south Netherlandish brass candlesticks, turned columns on ball feet
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1,800 - 2,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An Art Deco white onyx rectangular box, the sprung gilt metal hinge stamped 'Betjemann's Patent, No.
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30 - 50 GBP