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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
GBP
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There are 501 lots within this auction
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A bronze figure of a seated greyhound with 'collar', 21cm long
110 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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An early 19th century French bronze and gilt desk clock in the form of a boy seated on a large dog
1,000 GBP
500 - 800 GBP
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A Continental miniature bronze figure of a violinist with top hat, 8cm high on marble plinth
0 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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A Victorian rosewood 'X' frame dressing stool, with needlework upholstered seat, 47cm wide
140 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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A pair of 19th century French pressed bronzed metal plaques depicting figures in a formal garden and
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A Victorian oak and brass mounted vestibule letterbox with hinged lid and rack, 35.5cm wide x 40cm
0 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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A French bronze head and shoulders bust of a boy with peaked cap signed M Martin, 19cm high
80 GBP
70 - 120 GBP
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A pair of Art Nouveau style footed opaque glass bookends in the form of fantail pigeons, 15.5cm
80 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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A group of five contemporary African carved stone sculptures, mainly head studies, with
0 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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An early 16th century English carved oak plaque depicting monks, one head missing, 31cm high
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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A 19th Century Tibetan seated Buddha, cast copper with engraved decoration, the Buddha holding a
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A carved wooden paddle possibly from Solomon Islands, with scratch work decoration, 178cm long
240 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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An 16th/17th Century bronze mortar, with latin inscription and banded figural heads to the body,
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A 17th century bronze ink well, dolphin surmount by a sea titan holding a shell, gilt bronze to
850 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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An antique Italian solid bronze cast of a prowling lion, solid cast with base, 11cm long
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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An early Scottish Aquamanile bronze kettle, with a lipped spout and tripod legs, 18cm high
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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A antique French/Italian school bronze figure of a seated cupid, 21cm high
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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A late 17th/early 18th Century bronze cauldron, possibly German, with handles and horizontal
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A early English carved limestone figure of a saint, carved halo with hand together in robes, 68cm
380 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Emile Bouquet after Giovanni Antonio Bazzi The Ecstacy of St Catherine of Siena, extensively
100 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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A Papua New Guinea Massim Triobriand islands feasting bowl, wood with carved decoration and white
0 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A Bembe maternity figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, wood with carved braided hair, scarification
120 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A 19th Century Binocular/Monocular microscope by Smith, Beck and Beck, with original wooden case and
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A Henry Bessemer copper alloy medal, awarded to Charles Howard Sidebotham July, 1894. Together
70 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A Chinese multi-coloured pictorial rug decorated eight horses within a pastel blue border, 166 x
0 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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A mid 19th century mahogany and brass bound campaign travelling box, the fully fitted interior
180 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A 19th century French gilt bronze and champlêvé enamel easel dressing table mirror, the shaped
240 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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A pair of late 19th century Arts & Crafts copper and brass vases, of heavy gauge, each of baluster
60 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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A late Victorian brass novelty bar top gas fuelled cigar lighter, modelled as a figure of a man,
60 GBP
60 - 90 GBP
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A late 19th Century brass mounted oak stationery box, embossed with stylised sinuous foliage, and
85 GBP
70 - 90 GBP
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A 19th century gilt bronze figure, of a classical robed male with a flute, standing upon opaque blue
70 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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A 19th century brass adjustable book stand, the folding ends with classical arched decoration,
0 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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A Kasak polychrome rug with six central hooked medallions within a multiple border, 253 x 156cm
260 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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After Joseph-Pierre Chinard (French, 1756-1813), Bust of Madame Recamier, 37cm high
380 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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George IV 1821, Coronation coin with laureate head, the reverse depicting the King Enthroned,
70 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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A group of five Indonesian carved wooden figures tallest 58cm
40 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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A 19th century French alabaster mantel clock with visible escapement, gilt cherub on a swing
160 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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A framed colour photograph of Princess Anne, signed to the mount below, in lacquered brass frame
240 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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Jean-Bertrand Andriell: A part set of early 19th century bronzed lead Napoleonic medallions, circa
0 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A brass cased carriage timepiece, the dial with Roman numerals and inscribed 'St James, London'
60 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A late 17th century brass lantern clock, the applied silvered roman chapter ring with trident half
2,400 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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A Chinese vase and cover of baluster form painted with herons and flowering foliage on a deep blue
130 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A pair of Sylvac Algiers vases of square section tapering form, each decorated an oriental beauty
0 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A needlework sampler worked by Emma Barclay woven with alphabet, numerals and prose, dated 'Caboots,
55 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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After Salvador Dali Venus de Milo with drawers, bronze sculpture on veined marble base, 39cm high
220 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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An old spelter oil lamp cast with early 20th century soldiers apprehending native islanders in an
0 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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William Evans of Eton (1798-1877) Stick figures dancing, pen and inks, inscribed 'W Evans' on
160 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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English School 'Tesselated pavement at Aldborough (sic) - Sept. 13 1799', pen, ink and grey
65 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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An unusual 19th century folio sheet applied with a collection of humorous gravestone epitaphs hand-
50 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A green glass walking cane of spiral moulded form filled with seed specimens, 85cm long overall
20 GBP
20 - 30 GBP
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A pair of Samson plates of circular fluted form decorated with oriental pheasants and insects in
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A pair of 19th century mallett shaped glass decanters and stoppers, 26cm high; a cut glass
90 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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After the Antique, a composition head of a woman on plinth, 29cm high
85 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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After Sir Alfred Munnings - The Start, Newmarket 1951, 46 x 66cm, framed
90 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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A George III mahogany, crossbanded and inlaid secretaire bookcase, raised on bracket feet, 110cm x
0 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Gibbs (The Hon. Vicary) The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland. St Catherine's Press,
110 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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Fox-Davies (Arthur Charles) 'A Complete Guide to Heraldry'. Jack, London. n/d c.1900. Lib. binding
130 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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Wilkinson (Sir J Gardner) 'The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians'. New Ed. Revised by
170 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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An 18th century manuscript Pharmacopaeia Pauperum or Hospital Dispensatory. 21 sides written in
800 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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