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Cabinet of Curiosities JUNE 8—13, 2019


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front cover Lot 301 EGYPTIAN BASALT HEAD OF A HEALING STATUE, LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 7TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.

front inside cover Lot 348

FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE MODEL OF A GRYPHON, C.1900

back inside cover Lot 425 NEWTON’S NEW AND IMPROVED SIX INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

back cover Lot 386 TEOTIHUACAN STONE MASK, VALLEY OF MEXICO, CLASSIC PERIOD, 450-650 A.D.

specialist sculpture, decorations, clocks & lighting Sean Quinn sq@waddingtons.ca

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This auction is subject to the Conditions of Sale printed in the back of this catalogue.

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Egyptian Basalt Head of a Healing Statue, Late Period-Ptolemaic Period, 7th-2nd century B.C. the skull densely covered in registers of hieroglyphics and with a figure of Horus at the back, height 5.1 in — 13 cm

Egyptian Basalt Fragment of a Priest of Horus Healing Statue, Late PeriodPtolemaic Period, 7th-2nd century B.C. the toes of the le! foot of the figure on a base densely covered with hieroglyphic inscriptions naming a priest of Horus and Amun, 4.1 x 7.9 x 6 in — 10.5 x 20 x 15.2 cm

Egyptian Quartzite Sunk Relief Fragment, Dynasty XXVI, Reign of Apries, 589-570 B.C. the royal titulary Horus name for Apries, wAH-ib ('enduring of mind') with three deeply incised hieroglyphs: a falcon, a wah (swab), and an ib (vessel), 7.9 x 9.1 x 1.75 in — 20 x 23 x 4.4 cm

$3,500—5,000

$3,500—5,000

Literature: h"ps://pharaoh.se/pharaoh/Apries $3,500—5,000

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Egyptian Limestone Statue!e of Isis Nursing Harpocrates (Horus), Ptolemaic Period, 332–30 B.C. the goddess modelled seated with throne headdress and tripartite wig, the child naked with single lock of hair on the right side of his head, height 5.5 in — 14 cm

Egyptian Limestone Shabti for a Man, Late Dynasty XVIII , c.1330 B.C. modelled with Osrid beard, wearing Wesekh and tripartite wig, with arms folded over the chest, carrying pick and hoe, the lower body with incised five horizontal and one vertical registers of hieroglyphics, height 6.6 in — 16.8 cm

Egyptian Bronze Oxyrhynchus Fish Amulet, Late Dynastic Period, 715-332 B.C. modelled with characteristic long, turned down snout, crowned with uraeus, horns and sun disc, with suspension loop behind, mounted on rectangular base with hieroglyphs under the nose and square mounting pegs, now mounted on oak base, bronze length 5 in — 12.7 cm

Literature: h"ps://www.metmuseum. org/art/collection/search/548310 Note: Images of Isis as a nursing mother were believed to provide protection to women and children. $1,000—1,500

$500—700

$500—700


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Egyptian Alabaster Vessel, Late Period, 664–332 B.C. of squat form with rounded base and closing rim to flared lip, diameter 5.4 in —13.8 cm

Egyptian Blue Glazed Faience Amulet of a Lion Headed Goddess, Third Intermediate Period, 1100-600 B.C. possibly Sakmmet, Bastet or Wadjet depicted seated on openwork throne, on later ebonized base, figure height 2.1 in —5.4 cm; 4 in — 10.2 cm

Reproduction Egyptian Blue Glazed Faience Amulet Group, mid 20th century the god Thoth represented as an Ibis facing Maat, each piece mounted on the ebonized wooden base, 3 x 3.5 in — 7.6 x 8.9 cm

$100—150

$100—150

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Graeco-Egyptian Limestone Head of a Goat, Ptolomaic Period, 330-200 B.C. probably Naukratis, length 3 in — 7.6 cm

Canosan Po!ery Volute Krater, Apulia, Late 4th-Early 3rd century B.C. height 16 in — 40.6 cm

Campanian Black Ware Olpe, 4th-3rd century B.C. height 4.1 in — 10.5 cm

$200—300

$1,000—1,500

$200—300

$300—500


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Apulian Red Figure Po!ery Oinochoe, 4th century B.C. height 8.75 in — 22.2 cm

Apulian Red Figure Po!ery Lekanis, 4th-3rd century B.C. height 3.8 in — 9.7 cm

Apulian Red Figure Po!ery Lekanis, 4th-3rd century B.C. height 3.5 in — 8.8 cm

$800—1,200

$200—300

$200—300

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Apulian Red Figure Po!ery Lekanis, 4th-3rd century B.C. height 3.27 in — 8.3 cm

Apulian Red Figure Po!ery Lekanis, 4th-3rd century B.C. height 3.9 in — 10 cm

Roman Glass Candlestick Unguentarium, 1st-2nd century A.D. height 7.3 in — 18.6 cm

$200—300

$200—300

$150—250


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Roman Green Glass Jug, 1st-3rd century A.D. lip to shoulder trail handle, height 4.55 in— 11.6 cm

Two Pieces Roman Glass, 1st-2nd century A.D. comprising a jar with pinched decoration to base and a small vial, jar height 2.5 in —6.3 cm

Group of Roman Bronze Implements and Coins, 100-400 A.D. mounted and framed, 9 x 11 in — 22.9 x 27.9 cm

$100—150

$200—300

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $100—150

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Luristan Bronze 'Master of Animals' Standard, Western Iran, 8th-7th century B.C. the sceptre cast in two pieces, the finial with two figures, one atop the other, each flanked by leonine or avian creatures, length 17.25 in — 43.8 cm

Two Luristan Bronze Daggers, Western Iran, 1200-1000 B.C. longest length 13 in — 33 cm

Three Luristan Bronze Artefacts, Western Iran, c.1200-800 B.C. including a cuff bracelet, and two animal figure cloak pins, length 8.5 in — 21.6 cm

$800—1,200

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $300—400

$100—150


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Two Small Luristan Bronze Pendant Bells, Western Iran, 10th-7th century B. C. a small cage bell on an acrylic base, together with an earlier cup bell with double horse head yoke, height 1.5 in —3.8 cm

Sasanian Silver Libation Bowl, 500-700 A.D. diameter 5 in — 12.7 cm

Late Bronze Age Bronze Socket Axe Head, 800-600 B.C. length 4.4 in — 11.2 cm

$600—800

$100—150

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SIGNED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS NIKOLAEVICH OF RUSSIA, 1925 albumin print, signed, and dated at Choigny, France, mounted on linen card stock

Sergey Lvovich Levitsky (1819-1898) EMPEROR ALEXANDER III OF RUSSIA, 1883 cabinet card photograph with Levitsky & Sons studio impressed mark, dated and numbered 64 verso, 6.25 x 4 in — 15.9 x 10.2 cm

Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890 the inlaid oval well with central doubleheaded eagle Russian State Emblem, centred by Volhynian coats of arms and perimeter Cyrillic inscription "To Their Imperial Majesties from the Volyn Nobility', the rim relief carved with cyphers of Alexander III and Maria Feodorovna and coats of arms of the 12 Volyn Uyezd cities amongst floral and wheat sprays, all flanked by winged cherubs and Celtic knot carved handles, 22.4 x 32.3 in — 57 x 82 cm

Provenance: Phoenix Galleries, N.Y., N.Y. Literature: h!ps://www.harvardartmuseums. org/art/304296 See website for full catalogue details $100—150

overall 10.25 x 8 in — 26 x 20.3 cm; 7 x 5 in— 17.8 x 12.7 cm Literature: From 1923 until 1928 the exiled Grand Duke and his wife Princess Anastasia of Montenegro took up residence in a small castle at Choigny, about 20 miles north-east of Paris, where this photograph was taken. $300—500

$500—700

$5,000—7,000


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Large Russian Orthodox Menological Icon, early 19th century the central descent into Hell and crucifixion panel surrounded by the 12 feasts days and 12 months, each divided into four registers, the perimeter with 45 depictions of the Mother of God and with figures of St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Luke and St. John in the corners, all surmounted by the Holy Trinity, 20.75 x 16.75 in — 52.7 x 42.5 cm

Russian Orthodox Mother of God Joy To Those Who Sorrow Icon, early 19th century the lower margin with bo!om inscribed with prayer, 14 x 12 in — 35.6 x 30.5 cm

Pair of Russian Icon Panels, 19th century the first depicting St. John and St. Catharine, the second St. George and St. Barbara, 19.3 x 9 in — 49 x 22.9 cm

$500—700

$300—400

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Mostly Russian Ecclesiastical Bronze Group, 19th century including a Russian Virgin of Mercy travelling icon, a feast day triptych icon, a Holy Family triptych icon, a triptych fragment, a large Eastern Othodox crucifix and a Spanish Caravaca cross, tallest height 15.25 in — 38.7 cm

Two Russian Enamel Miniature Icons, 19th century each in silver gilt bezel pendant frame, the first depicting St. Mitrophan of Voronezh, the second St. Tikhon of Vadonsk, larger 1.75 x 1.5 in — 4.4 x 3.8 cm

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX GILT AND ENAMELLED BRONZE QUADRIPTYCH TRAVELLIING ICON, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY each of the four hinged panels divided into 5 sections, each with engraved Cyrillic title and depicting a scene from the life of Christ

$2,000—3,000

$300—400

$100—150

open width 16.3 in — 41.5 cm; 7.1 x 4.5 in —18 x 11.4 cm $200—300


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Russian Orthodox Mother of God Joy of All Who Sorrow Pilgrimage Icon, 19th century under silver oklad with impressed marks, 4.5 x 3.75 in — 11.4 x 9.5 cm

Russian Orthodox Mother of God Joy of All Who Sorrow Pilgrimage Icon, St. Petersburg, 19th century 6.9 x 5.5 in — 17.5 x 14 cm

Russain Orthodox Our Lady of Kazan Icon, 19th century 12 x 9.5 in — 30.5 x 24.1 cm

$100—150

$100—150

$300—500

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Russian Orthodox Icon of Our Lady of Kazan, mid 19th century under gilt oklad, 9 x 7 in — 22.9 x 17.8 cm

Russian Orthodox Icon of Christ Pantocrator, mid 19th century depicted with orb and scepter, under a silver gilt oklad, 10.75 x 8.7 in — 27.3 x 22 cm

Byzantine School Miniature Icon of the Madonna and Child, mid 20th century gouache on oval panel in ivory veneered frame, 4.8 x 4.5 in — 12.2 x 11.5 cm

$100—150

$200—300

$100—150


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A!er Evgeni Alexandrovich Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) COSSACK RIFLEMAN ON HORSEBACK patinated bronze signed in Cryillics in the mould and with Chopin foundry mark, height 11.4 in — 29 cm

Russian School Cast Iron Bronze Group, 'Fisherman's Farewell', 1906 with Kaslinsky foundry mark, height 10.25 in — 26 cm

Albert Moritz Wolff (German, 1854– 1923) THE COSSACK’S FAREWELL KIIS patinated bronze, signed, height 10.2 in —25.8 cm

$400—600

$2,000—3,000

$800—1,200

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North German Gothic Bronze Lion Form Aquamanile, 15th century modelled standing, with spout in mouth, and tail as handle, 4.25 x 5.5 in — 10.8 x 14 cm

Patinated Bronze Model of an Eagle on a Carved Stone Plinth, early 20th century modelled with wings spread on cairn form base, wingspan width 10.5 in — 26.7 cm

French Patinated Bronze Model of a Gryphon, c.1900 modelled flying off the fluted column on stepped base, height 23.4 in — 59.5 cm

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto Literature: O von Falk & Mayer, 'Romanishe Leuchter und Geffasse Giessgefasse der Gotik', Berlin, 1935, reprinted 1983 $1,000—1,500

$300—400

$1,500—2,500


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Grand Tour Bronze Figure of Mercury, a!er Giambologna, 20th century on ebonized plinth, height 15.25 in — 38.7 cm

Qajar Polychromed Lacquer Papier Maché Vanity Box, 18th century the hinged door painted with two women, a child and ducks in a landscape se!ing opening to mirror, with turquoise inset pull-handled drawer fi!ed with dresser set including a horn comb, steel and ivory implements, a honing stone and a balance scale, 9.8 x 6.8 in — 25 x 17.3 cm

Turkish O"oman Brass Belt Buckle, 19th century each disc cast with relief pa!ern of scrolling arabesques, width 9 in — 22.9 cm

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $200—300

$100—150

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $2,000—3,000

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Turkish Tinned Copper Ewer, 19th century height 15 in — 38.1 cm

Qu'ran Manuscript, 19th century in embossed and stitched Moroccan leather case, 7 x 5.5 in — 17.8 x 14 cm

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto

Provenance: By repute: Recovered a"er the Ba!le of Omdurman, Sept. 2nd 1898

Indo-Persian Silver Inlaid Bidri Covered Bo"le Vase, Bidar, India, 18th/19th century the zinc-copper alloy body inlaid with pa!erns of stylized fruit, shields and trailing vines, height 13 in — 33 cm

$100—150

$150—300

$100—150


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Three Persian Miniature Paintings on Ivory Panels, 19th early 20th century including ba!le, hunt and dance scenes, 2.5 x 3.9 in — 6.4 x 9.8 cm

Three Indian Company School Miniatures on Ivory, Delhi, mid 19th century including portraits of Muhammed Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, and a view of Akbar’s Tomb set in two carved ebony easel frames with silver bezels, larger frame 4.5 x 5.3 in — 11.4 x 13.5 cm

North Indian Ivory Chess Set, early-mid 20th century in carved ebony ivory inlaid board case

$100—150

$1,000—1,500

$300—400

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North Indian Bronze Model of Nandi, 18th century 2.75 x 3 in — 7 x 7.6 cm

South Indian Bronze Horse Form Vahana, 18th/19th century the deity's mount modelled standing, saddled and with lotus form headdress, height 10 in — 25.5 cm

Indian Carved Ivory Reduction of The Lion Capital of Ashoka, early-mid 20th century on step turned rosewood base, height 4.75 in — 12.1 cm

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto

$100—150

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $100—150

$150—250


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Indian Basalt Model of a Column Monument, 19th/early 20th century on stepped base, in three sections turned and relief carved with elephants, peacocks, lions, cobras and figures, height 21.5 in — 54.6 cm

Ladakh Gorget, Jammu and Kashmir, India, mid 20th century with coral, amber, bronze and onyx pavé beadwork, agate and turquoise cabochons bezel set in silver, and cowrie shells, width 9.75 in — 24.8 cm

Indian Mughal Style Carved Rock Crystal Khanjar Dagger Hilt, 19th/20th century with lion head pommel and stone and silver wire overlay, height 6 in — 15.2 cm

$800—1,200

$150—250

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $200—300

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Indian Turned and Engraved Gilt Bronze Hooka Base, 18th century height 4.25 in — 10.8 cm

South Indian Bronze Thookkuvilakku Hanging Oil Lamp, 19th century or earlier drop height 26 in — 66 cm

Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Terra Co!a Tomb Figure Model of a Horse Head, 206 BC–220 AD height 6.1 in — 15.5 cm

$100—150

$300—400

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $300—400


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Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Terra Co!a Tomb Figure of a Rooster, 206 BC–220 AD height 3.9 in — 10 cm

Chinese Painted Po!ery A!endant Tomb Figure, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 height 9.6 in — 24.5 cm

Chinese Warring States Period Bronze Dou, 4th-2nd century B.C. the lid with band of geometric decoration, on a footed base flanked by loop handles with feline masks and terminating in vertical tabs, height 9.1 in —23 cm

$100—150

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto Blue! & Sons, London (label verso) $200—300

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $800—1,200

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CHINESE CARVED IVORY CHESS SET, MID 20TH CENTURY board-cased

Large Chinese Bronze Figure of General Guan Yu, 20th century modelled standing in elaborate armour with guandao, height 15 in — 38.1 cm

Chinese Ming Dynasty Style Gilt Bronze Figure of Kui Xing, early 20th century height 7.5 in — 19.1 cm

$200—300

$100—150

king height 3.7 in — 9.4 cm; 14.75 x 14.75 in — 37.5 x 37.5 cm $200—300


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Chinese Pewter Terrestrial Globe Form Tobacco Canister, early 20th century opening to removable liner with geographical features named in Chinese characters, height 7.25 in — 18.4 cm

Japanese Lacquer Apothecary Case, 19th century with cherry tree decoration, opening to an interior fi!ed with numerous cut glass bo!les, above two side drawers fi!ed with a beaker, a mortar and pestle and six small lacquer boxes, 7.75 x 7.5 x 6.25 in —19.7 x 19.1 x 15.9 cm

Pair of Japanese Teak Geta Sandals, c.1900 each with mother-of-pearl and wire inlay, length 10 in — 25.5 cm

$80—120

$200—300

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $100—150

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Pair of Japanese Geta Sandals, c.1900 each clad in repoussée worked silvered copper, length 9.4 in — 24 cm

Japanese Meiji Period Carved Ivory Okimono Model of a Hermaphrodite Pig, c.1900 signed ຂ ઊ (Shozan), length 4 in — 10.2 cm

Three Ethiopian Coptic Pierced Bronze Hand Crosses, 19th/early 20th century length 15 in — 38.1 cm

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $100—150

$200—300

$100—150


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Ethiopian Rhinoceros Hide Shield, 19th century with embossed pa!ern and thickly rolled rim, diameter 21.5 in — 54.6 cm

Collection of Ashanti Gold Weighing Accessories, 19th/early 20th century including 11 weights, a scale, a box and a spoon, together with two books: Ashanti Goldweights by Eric de Kolb and Goldweights from Ghana by Bridgi!e Menzel (text in English and German)

Small Benin Bronze Head of a Warrior, 19th century now mounted on rosewood plinth, overall height 10.25 in — 26 cm

$200—300

$100—150

$100—150

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Dogon Bronze Model of a Warrior on Horseback, Mali, 19th/early 20t now mounted on ebonized base, bronze length 3.3 in — 8.5 cm

Western Sudanian Tuareg Arm Dagger, 19th century with iron spade form pommel, in ornate leather scabbard, height 12 in — 30.5 cm

Polynesian Elephant Tusk Totem, 19th century height 17 in — 43.2 cm

$100—150

$80—120

$300—400


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Pair of Inca Keros, 15th-early 16th century each ceremonial drinking vessel with finely incised and painted decoration, height 8.25 in — 21 cm

Teotihuacan Stone Mask, Valley of Mexico, Classic Period, 450-650 A.D. originally with inlaid eyes and teeth, with suspension holes at the temples, 8.5 x 6.5 in — 21.6 x 16.5 cm

Taino Parrot Form Ceremonial Stone Axe Scepter Head, 1200-1500 A.D. length 9.4 in — 24 cm

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto

$1,000—1,500

$500—700

Literature: h!ps://www.metmuseum. org/art/collection/search/316839 $600—800

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Maya-Tikal Po!ery Figure of a Corn Diety, Classic Period, 300-500 A.D. the god modelled dancing in elaborate costume and headdress with maize scepter, now mounted on geode slice base, figural height 8 in — 20.3 cm

Carchi-Narino Po!ery Jug, 800-1200 A.D. height 11 in — 27.9 cm

Eastern Nahua Po!ery Deity Effigy Censer (Xantil), 1200-1521 A.D. height 10.8 in — 27.5 cm

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto

$300—400

$300—400

$300—500


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Jalisco Po!ery Figural Vessel, 250-100 B.C. in the form of a seated woman, with painted decoration, height 12 in — 30.5 cm

Colima Po!ery Dog Form Vessel, Protoclassic Period, 100 B.C.-250 A.D. modelled with swollen belly and tail spout, 6.7 x 10.6 in — 17 x 27 cm

Zapotec Polychromed Po!ery Urn Mask Fragment, Monte Alban, Early Classic Period, 300-600 A.D.

$300—400

$200—300

$300—500

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Brass Patent Model of W. Norris & R. King's Improved Anchor, mid 19th century 12.75 x 12 x 7.5 in — 32.4 x 30.5 x 19.1 cm

Polish Brass Surveyor's Wye Level, G. Gerlach, Varsovie (Warsaw), c.1920 serial number 15690, signed on the frame, length 18.25 in — 46.4 cm

Black Lacquer Surveyor's Wye Level, early 20th century length 11.75 in — 29.8 cm

$500—700

$200—300

$100—200


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American Brass Wye Level, Keuffel & Esser, N.Y., c.1891 serial no. 12400, length 15.12 in — 38.4 cm

Surveyor's Brass Simpson's Protractor S.P. Cohen, Glasgow, 19th century in fi!ed mahogany case inscribed J.C. Sherry, (Moncton, N.B.), case 2.25 x 21.7 x 9.25 in — 5.7 x 55.1 x 23.5 cm

French Brass Marine Navigation One Arm Course Protractor, Lerebour's à Paris, 19th century mahogany cased and signed, case length 17 in — 43.2 cm

$200—300

$200—300

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Large Marine Navigation Lacquered Brass Parallel Rolling Rule, The Hughes Owens Co. Ltd., 19th century model 1845, in mahogany case inscribed C.S. Slocum, St. John, N.B. in pencil, case length 25.75 in — 65.4 cm

Marine Navigation Lacquered Brass Station Pointer, W. Gardam & Sons, N. Y., 19th century in fi!ed mahogany case, 4.75 x 20.75 x 11.5 in — 12.1 x 52.7 x 29.2 cm

Marine Navigation Lacquered Brass Parallel Rolling Rule, Newton & Son, Camborne, Cornwall, 19th century mahogany cased and monogrammed A. M., length 19.25 in — 48.9 cm

$300—500

$100—150

$200—300

$100—150


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Jaeger Le Coultre ‘Atmos’ Clock, c.1966 caliber 528-8, serial no. 216385, with white chapter ring dial having gilt Arabic numerals at the quarters and indices in between, in a glass panelled gilt metal case with presentation engraving to base, height 9.25 in — 23.5 cm

Questar Catadrioptric Apochromatic Telescope, 1965 leather cased with accessories and booklets, case height 16 in — 40.6 cm

French Lacquered Brass Celestial Telescope on Tripod, E. Vion, Paris for Selsi Optics, early 20th century fi!ed in mahogany case with two solar eyepieces and sun shade, tube length 60 in — 152.4 cm

$500—700

$300—400

$400—600

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Early Victorian Lacquered Brass Martin Type Drum Microscope, Carpenter & Westley, London, c.1840 signed on the tube, in mahogany case fi!ed with a full complement of accessories, case 3.25 x 10.5 x 5.25 in —8.3 x 26.7 x 13.3 cm

French Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope, Nachet et Fils, Paris, 19th century signed on the arm, with mechanical stage, in a fi!ed mahogany case with accessories, 11 x 7 x 5.25 in — 27.9 x 17.8 x 13.3 cm

Edwardian Lacquered Brass Petrographic Microscope, early 20th century having Nicol prism polarizer under rotating stage with vernier, in mahogany case with three additional objectives, case height 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

$400—600

$200—300

Provenance: Base engraved University of Toronto $100—200


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Leitz Wetzlar Compound Microscope, c.1935 serial no. 314833, black lacquer, with sliding stage and sub stage condenser, cased, with numerous accessories including a veritcal illuminator, polarizers and a dissecting microscope by Watson of London, case 13.5 x 7.5 x 9 in — 34.3 x 19.1 x 22.9 cm

Jules Richard ‘Verascope’ Stereoscopic Camera and ‘Unis’ Stereoscope, c.1910 camera serial no. 45183, together with numerous slides, viewer height 18.5 in —47 cm

Dendritic Mineral Crystalline Dresser Box, 20th centuruy opening to a grey veined white marble lined interior, 1.75 x 5.25 x 4.75 in — 4.4 x 13.3 x 12.1 cm

$500—700

$200—300

$200—300

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Red Feldspar Stone Dresser Box, 20th century opening to a marble lined interior, 1.5 x 6 x 4.1 in — 3.8 x 15.2 x 10.5 cm

Brown Mineral Box Dresser Box, 20th century 1.25 x 7 x 4.4 in — 3.2 x 17.8 x 11.2 cm

Malachite Mineral Dresser Box, 20th century opening to a black baize lined interior, 1.5 x 8.30 x 5.3 in — 3.8 x 21.1 x 13.5 cm

$150—250

$100—150

$100—150


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Lapis Lazuli Mineral Dresser Box, 20th century opening to a black baize lined interiror, 1.5 x 6 x 4.2 in — 3.8 x 15.2 x 10.6 cm

Three Pieces Petrified Wood, Late Triassic Period tallest height 6 in — 15.2 cm

Large Two Piece Opalized Ammonite, Jurassic or Cretacious Period assembled length 11.25 in — 28.6 cm

$100—150

$100—150

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Septarian Nodule sliced and polished, diameter 8 in — 20.3 cm

Taxidermied Turtle with Scrimshawed Shell Depicting a Harbour Lighthouse, Titled 'Whaler Turtle, Salem, 1862' mounted on mahogany plank

Boar's Jawbone Scrimshaw Decorated with a Brigantine Ship, Titled 'Boar -1850' width 9.5 in — 24.1 cm

$100—150

$200—300

$100—150

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto Note: This mass formed between 50 to 70 million years ago. As the ocean receded, balls of dead sea life and mud dried and cracked. As decomposed shells seeped down into the cracks in the mud balls, calcite crystals formed. The outer thin walls of calcite then transformed into aragonite. Septarians are composed of Calcite (yellow centres), Aragonite (brown lines), and the outer grey rock is Limestone. $100—150


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Juvenile Elephant Jawbone, early 20th century length 13 in — 33 cm

Early VIctorian Turned Mahogany Library Magnifying Glass on Stand, early 19th century with adjustable height, median height 15 in — 38.1 cm

German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Ludwig T. Müller, Augsburg, mid 18th century signed on the underside LTM with city names and their latitudes, the dial of octagonal form with engraved scrolling leaf border, hinged hour ring, pin gnomon, adjustable latitude arc and inset compass with cardinal directions, contained within a fi!ed leather covered card case with blue silk lining and brass hok, 8 x 8.5 in — 20.3 x 21.6 cm

$150—250

$300—400

$1,000—1,500

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German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century signed on the underside, with city names and their latitudes, the dial of octagonal form with engraved scrolling leaf border, hinged hour ring, pin gnomon, adjustable latitude arc and inset compass with cardinal directions, 2.25 x 2.4 in — 5.7 x 6 cm

George III 2 3/4 Inch Terrestrial Pocket Globe on Stand, Nicholas Lane, dated 1776 with a cartouche printed 'A New Globe of the Earth by N. Lane', dated outside the cartouche, on turned mahogany base, height 5 in — 12.7 cm, diameter 2.75 in — 7 cm

Newton's New and Improved Six Inch Terrestrial Globe, early 19th century on turned rosewood stand to tripartite base with bun feet, height 10.4 in — 26.4 cm, diameter 6 in — 15.2 cm

$600—800

$800—1,200

$500—700


426

427

428

The Franklin Improved Celestial Globe, Miriam & Moore, Troy, New Jersey set in brass meridian ring on turned walnut table top stand with months and signs of the zodiac on the horizon ring

Joslin's Six Inch Terrestrial GlobeFinger Orrery, Gilman Joslin, Boston, 1860 with brass meridian and on mechanical gilt cast iron base, height 9 in — 22.9 cm, diameter 6 in — 15.2 cm

$800—1,200

$500—700

Roman Gold Nero Aureus c.54-68A.D. obverse: Laureate head right "NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS" reverse: Jupiter throned le!, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. "IVPPITER CVSTOS", diameter 0.7 in — 1.8 cm, 7.27 grams

429

430

431

Atocha Shipwreck Spanish SIlver 8Reale Coin, 1622 cob struck in Potosi, Bolivia under the reign of Philip III, diameter 1.4 in — 3.5 cm, 2.1 oz. — 65 grams

Two Dutch Cased Silver Medals to G. Brender à Brandis, 1785 and 1802 each in turned and threaded boxwood box, medal diameter 2.9 in — 7.4 cm; 1.3 in— 3.2 cm

Victorian Rose Gold Watch Fob, 19th century the oval glass intaglio seal of a Roman Emperor's head profile on swan's neck suspension, height 1.2 in — 3 cm

$200—300

$150—250

$100—150

$2,000—3,000


432

433

434

Italian Shell Cameo Brooch a!er Guido Reni's L'Aurora, 19th century in silver gilt frame, width 3.7 in — 9.5 cm

Rose Quartz and Turquoise Bird Form Servant Call Bu"on, Nicholas Haydon, New York, 19th/early 20th century on paw footed gilt metal base with impressed maker's mark, 2 x 3.5 x 2.3 in —5.1 x 8.9 x 5.8 cm

Scrimshawed Ivory Snooker Cue Ball Inscribed 'The Charlo"e Rhodes, Off Krakatoa, East of Java, by John R. Kirkman, Liverpool, 1870' depicting a fully rigged three masted schooner with red dyed sails off the coast of the volcano, with Victorian silver threepence coin (1855-1870) set into the base, diameter 2.1 in — 5.3 cm

$100—150

Provenance: Collection of the late Mrs. L.H. Condé, Toronto Ward-Price Auction of the Estate of Lady Virginia (Norton Copping) Kemp, Castle Frank, Toronto, 1957, Lot 44

$300—400

$100—150

435

436

437

French 'Prisoner of War' Miniature Turned Bone Drum with Dominoes and Dice, 19th/early 20th century height 1.4 in — 3.5 cm

Carved Ivory Reduction of the Nefertiti Bust, early-mid 20th century on ebonized wood base, height 5 in — 12.7 cm

Swiss Carved Ivory Model of the Lion of Lucerne, 19th century length 3 in — 7.6 cm

$200—300

$100—150

$100—150


438

439

440

French Carved Ivory Cross, Dieppe, mid 19th century height 3.75 in — 9.5 cm

Equestrian Glass Match Box, early 20th century the hinged top with gouache on paper scene of mounted jockeys at the racetrack, and with match strikes inside, 1.75 x 2.5 x 175 in — 4.4 x 6.4 x 444.5 cm

Dutch or German Ivory Snuff Box, mid 18th century the rectangular lid relief carved with humourous scene of a courting friar, 0.6 x 3.3 x 2.4 in — 1.5 x 8.5 x 6 cm

$200—300

$80—120

$100—150

441

442

443

French Chinoiserie Pressed Tortoiseshell Snuff Box, 19th century round, with monogram GD to lid, diameter 3.6 in — 9.2 cm

Regency Tortoiseshell and Pink Gold Snuff Box, early 19th century with plait carved and pique work top, 2.5 x 1.73 in — 6.4 x 4.4 cm

Exhibited: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto

$200—300

Edwardian Tortoiseshell Mounted Silver Gilt Snuff Box, Asprey of London, 1907 the hinged lid with silver and abalone Orientalist figural inlay, impressed Birmingham and retailer's marks, 0.6 x 3.1 x 2.4 in — 1.5 x 8 x 6 cm

$100—150

$200—300


444

445

446

Victorian Silver Gilt Mounted Tortoiseshell Oval Box, 1892 the hinged lid with inset portrait miniature of a young gentleman in Georgian a!ire, 1.8 x 3.6 x 2.75 in — 4.6 x 9.1 x 7 cm

Napoleon III Carnet de Bal (Dance Card), c.1870 the gilt metal and bone inlaid lacquer cover with glazed gaouche on panel of Napoleon's Column at Place Vendôme, Paris, complete with pencil, 3.7 x 2.4 in —9.5 x 6 cm

Italian Lapis Lazuli Panelled Gilt Metal Dresser Box, 19th century 2 x 3.4 x 2.1 in — 5 x 8.7 x 5.3 cm

$200—300

$100—150

$150—250

447

448

449

Spanish Gilt Bronze Cross, Leitao & Irmao, Lisbon, Portugal easel cased, case height 5.70 in — 14.5 cm

French Pierce Carved and Parcel Gilt Abalone and Painted Silk Fan, mid 18th century length 8.4 in — 21.3 cm

George III Rolled Paper Filigree Tea Caddy, late 18th century of hexagonal form with gilt highlights and inset stipple engraved figural oval panels, 5 x 6.3 x 3.25 in — 12.7 x 16 x 8.3 cm

$100—150

$100—150

$100—150


450

451

452

Spanish Colonial Silver Inlaid Tortoiseshell Casket, c.1690 the domed, hinged lid with central bird with twig motif surrounded by a pa!ern of fleure!es and lobed crescents, raised on turned ivory feet, 4.9 x 6.3 x 4.3 in —12.5 x 16 x 11 cm

Portrait Miniature of Madame Malitrau, early-mid 19th century unsigned gouache on oval ivory panel, titled in pencil, verso, in paste and pearl set silver bezel frame with hanging bale in leather covered easel case signed Walter Downey, Harrogate, overall closed 5.75 x 4.75 in — 14.6 x 12.1 cm

English School Wax Relief Portrait of a Gentleman in a Toga, mid 19th century in the manner of John Flaxman, in coeval frame, 6.4 x 5.4 in — 16.3 x 13.7 cm

$800—1,200

$100—150

$200—300

453

454

455

Portrait Miniature of Major-General William Roy F.R.S., F.S.A., F.R.S.E. (Sco!ish, 1746-1790) gouache on unsigned oval ivory panel, framed, panel 3.75 x 3 in — 9.5 x 7.6 cm; 8.75 x 7.5 in — 22.2 x 19.1 cm

French Polychromed Wax Relief Portrait of Josephine Bonaparte, mid 19th century modelled 1/2 length in profile, in oval giltwood frame, height 4.7 in — 11.9 cm

Italian School Miniature Allegory of Napoleon's Victory at Marengo, mid 19th century gouache on oval ivory panel in gilt metal frame, 4.6 x 3.8 in — 11.6 x 9.6 cm

$100—150

$100—150

Provenance: Lorenz and Irene Biricz Collection, Toronto Literature: h!ps://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/William_Roy $800—1,200


456

457

458

Portrait Miniature of Napoleon I, a!er Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet, mid 20th century gouache on oval ivory panel in ivory and burl walnut veneered frame, 5.6 x 5.1 in —14.2 x 13 cm

Lt. William A. Stewart, Three Rivers Regiment, WWII Medal Group and Archive, 1943-45 37 x 23 in — 94 x 58.4 cm

French Bronze and Marble Sundial Cannon or Noonday Gun, early 20th century the marble base with etched sundial mounted with gnomon, aritculated lens bracket and model working cannon, 12.26 x 9.8 x 9.8 in — 31.1 x 25 x 25 cm

$300—400

$100—150

Note: A sundial cannon, sundial gun, noon cannon or meridian cannon, also noonday gun, is a device consisting of a sundial incorporating a cannon with a fuse lit by the rays of the sun through an overhead lens, causing the cannon to fire at noon when properly oriented along a northsouth axis. $500—700

459

460

461

Painted Wooden Model of a Cannon, mid 20th century 7 x 12.5 x 7 in — 17.8 x 31.8 x 17.8 cm

Shrapnel Cannon Ball, 19th century inert sample, hollow studded with hobnails and with brass plug, diameter 4.8 in — 12.2 cm

Tudric Pewter Golfer's Mug by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co., early 20th century with impressed maker's marks including Glossoid Co., Made in England, Tudric, 066, the glazed bo!om etched 'AYC Golf Circle' (Alexandra Yacht Club, Toronto), height 4.3 in — 11 cm

$80—120

$100—150

$80—120


462

463

464

Edwardian Silver Plate Golfer's Desk Stand, early 20th century with twin golf ball form ink pots, and club form supports 7.6, 7.6 x 7.25 x 4.8 in — 19.3 x 18.4 x 12.2 cm

Edwardian Golf Club form Silver and Horn Mounted Malacca Cane, London, 1912 length 36 in — 91.4 cm

Two Continental Silver Niello Cane Handles, c.1900 the smaller with gold damascening, longest length 4.1 in — 10.5 cm

$100—150

$200—300

465

466

467

German Silver Walking Stick Handle, c.1890 modelled with four bearded faces, impressed marks, silver height 2 in — 5.1 cm

Heidelberg Style Armorial Carved Ivory Cane Handle, 1883 the pistol 'Ziegenhainer' grip with elaborate coat of arms having quartered crest including a bear centered by a monogram, wine press, crossed swords and an Imperial Eagle, height 6.9 in — 17.5 cm

Gentleman's Umbrella with Carved Bone Dog Versus Wolf Form Handle, 19th century and later length 33.5 in — 85.1 cm

$300—500

$100—150

$100—150

$100—150

Provenance: Lorenz and Irene Biricz Collection, Toronto


468

469

470

Georgian Walrus Ivory Mounted Malacca Walking Stick, c.1780 the well worn grip carved with a grotesque horned mask, height 34 in —86.4 cm

Georgian Gold Handled Malacca Walking Stick, London, 1782 monogrammed 'TP', length 43.5 in — 110.5 cm

Sco!ish Type Basket Hilted Sword Presentation Dress Sword, J.R. Gaunt and Son, London and Birmingham, 1930 engraved to Capt. H.A. Moyer of the Scots Fusiliers of Canada, North Waterloo Regiment, and dated on the acid etch decorated blade, in leather scabbard, height 41 in — 104.1 cm

$200—300

$100—150

$200—300

471

472

473

French Napoleonic Hussar Officer's Sword, late18th/early 18th century the clip point, fullered, half blued blade with gilt decoration on a steel hilt with wire wrapped ribbed leather grip in leather scabbard

Continental Infantry Officer's Sword, early 19th century the slightly curved fullered blade with figural decoration on a plain brass stirrup hilt with wire wrapped ribbed leather grip, in leather scabbard with belt clip, length 35 in — 88.9 cm

Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century the 25 inch barrel with inlaid silver kiritake-kurusu kamon (bamboo cross crest) and dragon decoration, on signed oak full stock, length 38.5 in — 97.8 cm

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto $150—300

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto $100—150

$400—600


474

475

476

Irish Percussion Cap Pistol, Thomas James Boyd, Limerick, c.1830 signed on the octagonal five inch barrel, with full length mahogany stock, diameter 10 in — 25.4 cm

French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century converted from flintlock, signed on the lock plate with gold damascened octagonal to round barrel with impressed monogram AC and original ram rod in full walnut stock with ornate silver wire inlay, length 8.25 in — 21 cm

Belgian Percussion Cap Target Pistol, c.1830 signed indistinctly (Delitero?) on the lock plate, with eight inch swamped Damascus steel octagonal barrel in mahogany full stock with checkered grip, length 13.7 in— 34.8 cm

$100—150

Note: The present lot may have been made for export to the Turkish market.

$200—300

$200—300

477

478

479

Belgian Percussion Cap Target Pistol, c.1830 length 13.25 in — 34.8 cm

Royal Navy Webley & Sco! No. 2 Mark I 'Very' Flare Gun, 1918 serial 34792, with broad arrow mark of the British Government, length 8.25 in —21 cm

Javanese Kris Dagger, 19th century the wavy pamor blade in a repoussé worked brass scabbard, with a carved ivory gem set parrot form grip, length 16 in — 40.6 cm

$100—150

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto

$150—200

$200—300


480

481

482

Two Javanese Kris Daggers, 19th/early 20th century longest height 17.5 in — 44.5 cm

Persian O!oman Enamelled and Gilt Presentation Jambiya Dagger, mid 19th century length 16 in — 40.6 cm

Indo-Persian Silver Damascened Tulwar, early 19th century in leather scabbard, length 31.5 in — 80 cm

Provenance: Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto

$200—300

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $80—120

$1,000—1,500

483

484

485

Three Ecclesiastical Items, 19th and 20th centuries including a patinated bronze Christ figure on verde antique base, a carved and painted bone crucifix figure, and a grand tour micromosaic souvenir of Rome cross, bronze figure height 8.3 in — 21 cm

Spanish Colonial Santos Figure of the Madonna, 18th/19th century carved, gessoed, polychromed and parcel gilt wood, height 14 in — 35.6 cm

Three Spanish Colonial Santos Figures of the Madonna, 18th/19th century each carved, gessoed, polychromed and parcel gilt wood, tallest height 11.4 in — 29 cm

$200—300

$200—300

$200—300


486

487

488

Spanish Colonial Santos Figure of the Sedes Sapientiae Madonna and Child, 18th/19th century carved, gessoed, polychromed and parcel gilt wood, the Virgin modelled seated with Christ on her knee, height 9.75 in —24.8 cm

Four Spanish Colonial Santos Figures, 18th/19th century each carved, gessoed, polychromed and parcel gilt wood, tallest height 14 in —35.6 cm

Two Spanish Colonial Santos Figures, 18th/19th century each carved wood, the first a polychromed Christ, the second of the Madonna and Child, tallest height 12.25 in— 31.1 cm

$200—300

$200—300

$200—300

489

490

491

North Spanish Alabaster Figure of the Virgin, 17th century or earlier missing the Child, on associated base, height 8.5 in — 21.7 cm

George III Indenture, 1771 38 x 43.75 in — 96.5 x 111.1 cm

Austrian Medieval Parchment Indenture, 1303 wri#en in middle high German (mi#elhochdeutsche) with red wax Great Seal of Vienna, framed, 14 x 16.9 in — 35.6 x 43 cm

Provenance: Bookplate: William Adair, Esq. Bookplate: Robert Sha!o, Esq., Benwell (High Sheriff of Newcastle, 1717) Literature: h#ps://brill. com/view/journals/qua/43/1/articlep61_4.xml?lang=en $200—300

$80—120

Provenance: St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna (exarchives) See website for full catalogue details $200—300


492

492A

493

Austrian Medieval Parchment Indenture, 1366 wri!en in high middle German (mi!elhochdeutsch) with marquis shaped red wax seal of Abbo! Johannes of Melk Abbey, framed, 14 x 15.75 in — 35.6 x 40 cm

French Book of HOurs Illuminated Vellum Leaf, Circle of French Book of the Coëtivy Master, Paris, c.1460 each side with 13 lines of Latin script wri!en in brown ink in fine Gothic bookhand, within margin including historiated figural roundels and tracery work of acanthus sprays, strawberries and roses with liquid gold highlights and and fruit trees, in double glazed frame, sight 6.5 x 5.25 in — 16.5 x 13.3 cm; 14 x 12 in — 35.6 x 30.5 cm

Rev. William Harness (1790-1869) THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE 8 volumes, 8vo., half calf marbleized boards, printed and sold by J.F. Dove, St. John's Square, 1830, 8.75 x 5.75 in — 22.2 x 14.6 cm

Provenance: St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna (exarchives) $200—300

$150—250

$1,000—1,500

494

495

496

Thomas Arnold, D.D. HISTORY OF ROME 3 vols., 8vo., in full tooled calf boards, replaced leather spines, printed by Gilbert and Rivington for T. Fellows et al, 1857, 8.75 x 6 in — 22.2 x 15.2 cm

William Shakespeare THE NATIONAL SHAKESPEARE 3 vols., folio, illustrated, in green pressed and tooled linen boards with crest, published by William MacKenzie, London, c.1890, 16.25 x 10.5 in — 41.3 x 26.7 cm

Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) DE MONARCHIA HISPANICA 32mo., illustrated title page, coeval full vellum boards printed by Ludovico Elzevier, Amsterdam, 1653, 4.6 x 2.75 in —11.8 x 7 cm

$100—200

$200—300

$300—500


497

498

499

Baron Dominique Vivant Denon (1747 -1825) VOYAGE DANS LA BASSE ET LA HAUTE ÉGYPTE, 1802 folio, first edition, 109 engraved plates, including some large folded and tipped in, large map, in red calf boards with marble end papers, 19.75 x 12.25 in — 50.2 x 31.1 cm

Joannis Georgii Graevii THESAURUS ANTIQUITATUM ET HISTORIARUM ITALIAE 45 volumes, folio, each with half titles, engraved title and illustrated red and black title pages, latin text, profusely illustrated throughout with tipped in fold out maps, town plans, architectural, archaeological and figural engravings, etc. in full calf boards with ribbed and titled spines, published by Pieter van der Aa, Leiden, 1704-1725, 16 x 10 in — 40.6 x 25.4 cm

Joanne Georgio Grævio THESAURUS GRÆCARUM ANTIQUITATUM AND THESAURUS ANITIQUITATUM ROMANARUM 31 vols., folio, half title and engraved full title pages, latin text, illustrated throughout, in full calf boards with ribbed and titled spines, published by Giovanni Baptistæ Pasquali, Venice, 1732-1738, 17.7 x 12.6 in — 45 x 32 cm

Note: The current lot is the plate only volume of Denon's highly important two volume set, widely considered to be the foundation of modern Egyptology. $500—700

Provenance: Bookplate: William Adair, Esq. Bookplate: Robert Shafto, Esq., Benwell (High Sheriff of Newcastle, 1717)

Provenance: Bookplate: William Adair, Esq. Bookplate: Robert Sha!o, Esq., Benwell (High Sheriff of Newcastle, 1717) $3,000—4,000

$4,000—5,000

500

501

502

South Pacific Fern Album, New Zealand Section, folio, containing glued in botanical specimens of fern fronds collected throughout the islands, in tooled leather boards, published by J. Twomey, Melbourne, 18.75 x 13.5 in — 47.6 x 34.3 cm

Adam Shor! (1859-1931) and Arthur Doughty (1860-1936) CANADA AND ITS PROVINCES, 1913/14 23 volumes, 4to., printed by T. & A. Constable, Edinburg University Press for Publisher’s Association of Canada Limited, Toronto, full green Moroccan tooled leather boards with tooled coats of arms, author’s edition, numbered 5/875,

Spartan of Canada Model 154B 'Bluebird' Radio, c.1935 designed in 1935 by Walter Dorwin Teague [1883-1960], height 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

$100—150

$100—150

$1,000—1,500


503

504

505

Art Deco Gilt Bronze Scarf Dancer Car Mascot, a!er Lorenzl, c.1925 unsigned, height 6.3 in — 16 cm

Pair of English Brass Tavern Candlesticks, early 19th century each mounted with articulated bell and pull chain, height 12.2 in — 31 cm

American Painted Cast Iron 'Watch Dog Safe' Still Bank, c.1900 height 5.9 in — 15 cm

$100—150

$300—400

$200—300

506

507

508

Swiss Black Forest Carved Lindenwood Bear Form Liqueur Decanter, early 20th century height 9.75 in — 24.8 cm

Pair of Norwegian 'Viking' Drinking Horns, Stavanger, early 20th century each with nielloed animal engraved nickel silver mounts, length 12 in — 30.5 cm

$350—500

$100—150

Victorian Double Sailor's Valentine, Barbados, West Indies, 19th century the hinged octagonal glazed mahogany case with crab, shell work heart, and mo!o ‘Think of Me’, open width 19.25 in —48.9 cm $700—900


509

510

511

Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Pug Form Inkwell, 19th century impressed 'Geschutz' (copyrighted), height 3.5 in — 9 cm

French Cut Glass Newel Post Finial, 19th century height 6.75 in — 17.1 cm

Continental Green Glazed Terra Co!a Figural Antefix, 19th century height 13 in — 33 cm

$200—300

$100—150

513

514

515

Gilt Bronze Model of a Panther, 20th century length 6.75 in — 17.1 cm

Specimen Mineral and Shell Inlaid Terrestrial Globe on Brass Stand, 20th century height 24.25 in — 61.6 cm

Central American Terraco!a Death Mask, early 20th century height 6.3 in — 16 cm

$150—250

$80—120

$150—250

$80—120


516

517

518

Two Gentlemen’s Hats, early-mid 20th century comprising a top hat and a bowler

Dutch or English Shipwreck Salvage Port Bo!le, 18th century height 9.75 in — 24.8 cm

$100—150

$50—80

Portuguese Body or Box Stirrup, 17th/18th century of wooden and pierced brass construction, length 7.25 in — 18.4 cm Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $80—120

519

520

521

Two Dutch Brass Tobacco Boxes, mid 18th century larger 4 x 4.75 x 2.75 in — 10.2 x 12.1 x 7 cm

Austrian Patinated Bronze Model of a North American Bison, early 20th century impressed 'Austria', length 5 in — 12.7 cm

Pair of Universe 'Mariner' 7x35 Binocular Field Glasses, c.1960 leather cased, height 6.25 in — 15.9 cm

$100—150

$100—150

$80—120


522

523

524

Pair of Bushnell 20x60 Binocular Field Glasses, c.1965 leather cased, height 10 in — 25.4 cm

American WWII Era Bathythermograph, (Thermarine Recorder) Wallace & Tiernan, Belleville, New Jersey, mid 20th century serial no. WP41187, length 31.25 in — 79.4 cm

WWI 'Trench Art' Painted Artillery Shell Bank, 1916 with dated brass presentation shield inscribed to Isabel Margaret Davidson, height 12 in — 30.5 cm

Note: The present lot is also known as a Thermarine Recorder, which is an instrument used to record water temperature vs. depth. This information was used to improve sonar accuracy aboard submarines which is affected by thermoclines (colder layers of water) that distort the sonar's 'pinging'; this, in turn, improved torpedo accuracy.

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto

$100—150

$100—150

$100—150

525

526

527

Anscomatic Automatic Slide Projector, c.1958 model JN-26, serial 34401, 9 x 13.5 x 10 in— 22.9 x 34.3 x 25.4 cm

Kalart 'Craig' 16mm Film Editing Machine, c.1955 model KE-16, serial no. A58153, cased 8.5 x 14.5 x 8.5 in — 21.6 x 36.8 x 21.6 cm

$80—120

$100—150

Group of Games and Games Compendiums, early 20th century comprising a large compendium and a miniature travelling chess set by John Jaques of London, a further Play-A-Way compendium and a oak cased set of dominoes, with 'Mitchell's Guide to the Game of Chess', largest 3.3 x 19.5 x 10.25 in — 8.4 x 49.5 x 26 cm $200—300


528

529

530

Victorian Dental Surgery Kit, J. Roger's & Sons, Sheffield, 19th century with ivory handles, cased, 1.2 x 7.5 x 4.1 in— 3 x 19 x 10.5 cm

Group of Five Bronzed Metal Mortars and Pestles, mid 20th century tallest mortar height 4.5 in — 11.4 cm

Archaic Granite Oval Mortar with mask terminals, 2.6 x 5.2 x 3.6 in — 6.5 x 13.2 x 9.1 cm

$50—100

$80—120

531

532

533

Two French Porcelain Apothecary Jars, 19th century height 7.75 in — 19.7 cm

Two Porcelain Apothecary Jars, by Blair, U.S.A., mid 20th century height 11.5 in — 29.2 cm

$80—120

$50—100

Group of Ten Pharmaceutical Glass Graduated Beakers and Vials, 19th/early 20th century height 8.75 in — 22.2 cm

$200—300

$200—300


534

535

536

Group of Five Pharmaceutical Store Display Models, mid 20th century height 8.5 in — 21.6 cm

Emperor Haile Selassie Silver Presentation Ashtray, Cooper Bros. & Sons, London, 1957 the bowl engraved with the Ethiopian regent's monogram, the rim with impressed marks, diameter 4 in — 10.2 cm

Andrew Wi!en, a.k.a. "Zephyr" (American, b.1961) PAIR OF EAR DROPS each leather backed black lacquer with gilt graffiti decoration, including signature, height 2.6 in — 6.5 cm

$100—150

$500—700

537

538

539

William S. Burroughs Signed 'Shotgun Art' Target, late 20th century famed under glass, 8.3 x 8.3 in — 21.2 x 21.2 cm

Autographed Portrait Photograph of Igor Sekorsky (1889-1972, Jan. 30, 1970 dedicated to John Buchanan, signed and dated in the lower margin, frame 17.75 x 15 in — 45.1 x 38.1 cm

Archive of Five Le!ers Signed Mother Teresa, 1965 including five typed le"ers on elephant watermarked le"erhead, signed, three airmail envelopes, a photograph of 'Baby Louisa', and three additional related proof le"ers

$100—150

$200—300

$100—150

The present lot comprises correspondence relating to the sponsorship of 'Baby Louisa' in the care of St. Vincent's Home for Foundlings and Orphans in Agra India, where the Saint was Mother Superior. The letters are dated July, August, October, November and December. Mother Teresa notes that the absence of a September update was the result of "abnormal conditions created here in India due to aggression by Pakistan', a reference to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. $800—1,200


540

541

542

Archive of Material Relating to Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, mid 20th century including a signed le!er on Glenn Miller RKO Building le!erhead, autographs, publicity photographs, newspaper clippings LP albums and boxed record sets, 12.6 x 12.6 in — 32 x 32 cm

American Celebrity Trading Card Vending Machine, A.B.T. Mfg. Co., Chicago, c.1936 complete with approximately 200 cards of 'movie stars' of the early 1950's including Elizabeth Taylor, Dale Evans, Deborah Kerr, Jane Russell, Maureen O'Hara, Be!e Davis, Rex Harrison, James Mason, Gary Cooper, Errol Flynn, Kirk Douglas, Gregory Peck, etc., 13.25 x 7 x 11.25 in — 33.7 x 17.8 x 28.6 cm

Superman DC 'Action Comics' No. 87, August, 1945 with gag cover by Wayne Boring and interior art by Ira Yarbrough and Mort Meskin, 10.25 x 7.25 in — 26 x 18.4 cm

$200—300

$300—400

Provenance: Collection of David Darcy, Toronto $300—400

543

544

545

Superman DC 'Detective Comics' No. 92, October, 1944 Batman cover by Dick Sprang, interior art by Sprang, Howard Sherman, and George Roussos, 10.25 x 7.25 in — 26 x 18.4 cm

Fawce! Publications Whiz Comics 'Captain Marvel' No. 17, May 16, 1941 with cover art by C.C. Beck with interior by Beck, Pete Costanza, and Mac Raboy, 10.5 x 7.5 in — 26.7 x 19.1 cm

Twelve WWII Era Canadian Comics, 1943-44 including, four 'Whiz', three 'Active', four 'Captain Marvel' and a 'Captain America' Comics, 10.75 x 7.75 in — 27.3 x 19.7 cm

$300—400

$50—100

$80—120


546

547

548

Four Canadian F. E. Howard Publications 'Super Comics', 1943-44 vol. 2, nos. 1, 2, 4 and 5, featuring 'The Shield' in 'Canadian' costume, and Archie characters, 10.25 x 7.75 in — 26 x 19.7 cm; 11 x 8 in — 27.9 x 20.3 cm

Fi!een Canadian WWII Era Comics, 1943-44 including Maple Leaf Publishing, Vancouver, 'Lucky Comics' vol. 2, nos. 5 and 9, 'Rocket Comics, vol. 2, nos. 6 and 7, 'Be!er Comics' vol. 2, no. 10, and Bell Features and Publishing Co., Toronto, 'The Funny Comics with Dizzy Don' (3), 'Dime Comics', nos. 14 and 16, 'Joke Comics', nos. 12 and 13, True Picture Magazine, no. 27 (Parents, 1943) Red Ryder Comics, (Dell, 1949) Triumph Comics, By Adrian Dingle, no. 18 (Bell), 10 x 7.5 in — 25.4 x 19.1 cm

Five Canadian Educational Projects Inc., 'Canadian Heroes' Comics, 1943 -45 vol. 2, no. 6, vol. 3 nos. 2 and 5, vol. 4 no. 3, and vol. 5 no. 1, 10.3 x 7 in — 26.2 x 17.8 cm

$100—200

$100—150

549

550

Fi!een Anglo-American Publishing Co. Ltd., Comics, Toronto, 1944 including 'The Three Aces' (4), 'Spy Smasher' (3), 'Robin Hood' (3), 'Grand Slam' (5),

Eighteen American WWII Era Comics, 1943-45 10 x 7.25 in — 25.4 x 18.4 cm See website for full catalogue details

$100—150 $100—150

$100—150


Buying at Waddington’s All lots will be offered and sold subject to the Conditions of Sale which appear in this catalogue as well as any Glossary and posted or oral announcement. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by those Conditions and Glossary, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (buyer), Waddington’s™ and the consignor (seller) of the lot. Descriptions or photographs of lots are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the Conditions of Sale.

condition of lots

All of the items are to be considered, unless otherwise noted in the description or condition report, in good condition. The definition of “good” when used in reference to condition, describes an object as having had no major damage or repair but as with the nature of the material, may show minor surface wear, discolouration etc., which indicates the acceptable wear that the piece may acquire with age. If you are particular about minor flaws, you should examine the pieces in person or have our staff answer any questions before bidding. Sizes are approximate. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to inquire as to the condition of a lot before bidding. Condition reports are available upon request by phone, fax, email or in person. You are advised to make any requests well in advance of the sale. Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition.

buyers premium

A premium of 20% of the successful bid price of each lot. A charge of 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) is applicable on the hammer price and buyer’s premium, except for purchases exported from Canada. In the case where purchases are shipped out of the province of Ontario, the HST or GST is charged based on the tax status of that province.

payment

Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (CDN clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank draft, electronic transfer (fee applies), VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). ALL PRICES IN CANADIAN FUNDS

Selling at Waddington’s bidding

The Auctioneer may also execute bids on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve. The reserve is the confidential minimum price the seller is willing to accept for his or her property, below which it will not be sold.

shipping

waddington’s commission rates Items selling for $7,501 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,500 15% Items selling for $251 to $2,500 20%

The Auctioneers will not undertake packing or shipping. The purchaser must designate and arrange for the services of an independent shipper and be responsible for all shipping, insurance expenses and any necessary export permits that may apply. The Auctioneers will, upon request, provide names of professional packers and shippers but will not be held responsible for the service or have any liability for providing this information. Reliable preauction estimates of shipping costs of lots offered in this sale may be obtained from:

Items selling for $250 or less 25%

PakShip

*There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item

Envoy 416-299-3367 / 416-299-9750 ph@envoy.ca / www.envoypackandship.com

A 1% insurance charge, based on the hammer price of the property, will be applied to all accounts.

905-470-6874 / 905-470-6875 / 416-293-8225 taurus@pakship.ca / www.pakship.ca

removal of purchases

Purchases must be paid for within 48 hours of the date of the sale, and removed from premises within 10 days of the date of sale (see Conditions of Sale, conditions 8 to 15). Clients are advised that packing and/or handling of purchased lots by our employees or agents is undertaken solely as a courtesy for the convenience of clients.

cites

Restrictions exist regarding the import and export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). This includes but is not limited to items made of or containing bone (whalebone etc.), ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and any other animal part and is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before bidding on pieces made of or containing these restricted items. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to inquire about and obtain the proper permits for artwork purchased that may contain restricted materials, if such permit can be obtained. Please contact the department for further assistance. Failure to obtain necessary import/ export permits will not void any sale. All Narwhal Tusks must have a Marine Harvest Number or a Marine and Mammal Transport number to be sold at Waddington’s. For more information please visit: www.cites.org

*There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item canadian art department commission rates Items selling for $7,501 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,500 15% Items selling for $2,500 or less 20%

insurance

auction advice

For auction advice on paintings, drawings, prints, jewellery, and various forms of decorative arts and other collectibles, please feel free to contact us via email or telephone. We are pleased to review emails containing photographs and information on your pieces in order to provide auction estimates for you to consider. For collections with a variety of objects, please contact our Appraisals and Consignments department (consignments@waddingtons. ca). For department-specific inquiries, please contact the specialist and/or department directly. All contact information can be found at www.waddingtons.ca. Our offices are located in Toronto and Vancouver, but our specialists occasionally travel to major Canadian cities to meet with prospective consignors. To receive more information on Valuation Days across Canada or to arrange an appointment, please contact our Toronto office (416-504-9100). Please note that property typically arrives at Waddington’s at least three months before the sale in order to allow our specialists time to research, catalogue, photograph and promote the items. Consignors will receive a contract to sign, setting forth terms and fees for our services.


Conditions of Sale 1. All lots are sold “AS IS”. Any description issued by the auctioneer of an article to be sold is subject to variation to be posted or announced verbally in the auction room prior to the time of sale. While the auctioneer has endeavoured not to mislead in the description issued, and the utmost care is taken to ensure the correct cataloguing of each item, such descriptions are purely statements of opinion and are not intended to constitute a representation to the prospective purchasers and no warranty of the correctness of such description is made. An opportunity for inspection of each article is offered prior to the time of sale. No sale will be set aside on account of lack of correspondence of the article with its description or its reproduction, if any, whether colour or black & white. Some lots are of an age and/or nature which preclude their being in pristine condition and some catalogue descriptions make reference to damage and/or restoration. The lack of such a reference does not imply that a lot is free from defects nor does any reference to certain defects imply the absence of others. Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition. It is the responsibility of prospective purchasers to inspect or have inspected each lot upon which they wish to bid, relying upon their own advisers, and to bid accordingly. 2. Each lot sold is subject to a 20% buyers premium as part of the purchase price. 3. Unless exempted by law, the buyer is required to pay Harmonized Sales Tax on the total purchase price including the buyer’s premium. For international buyers, taxes are not applicable when purchases are shipped out of country. Items shipped out of Ontario, the buyer is required to pay taxes as per the tax status of that province, whether it HST or GST (Goods and Services Tax).

6. Each lot may be subject to an unpublished reserve which may be changed at any time by agreement between the auctioneer and the consignor. The auctioneer may bid, or direct an employee to bid, on behalf of the consignor as agreed between them. In addition, the auctioneer may accept and submit absentee and telephone bids, to be executed by an employee of the auctioneer, pursuant to the instructions of prospective purchasers not in attendance at the sale. 7. The highest bidder accepted by the auctioneer for any lot shall be the buyer and such buyer shall forthwith assume full risk and responsibility for the lot and must comply with such other Conditions of Sale as may be applicable. If any dispute should arise between bidders the auctioneer shall have the absolute discretion to designate the buyer or, at his option, to withdraw any disputed lot from the sale, or to re-offer it at the same or a subsequent sale. The auctioneer’s decision in all cases shall be final. 8. Immediately after the purchase of a lot, the buyer shall pay or undertake to the satisfaction of the auctioneer with respect to payment of the whole or any part of the purchase price requested by the auctioneer, failing which the auctioneer in his sole discretion may cancel the sale, with or without re-offering the item for sale. 9. The buyer shall pay for all lots within 48 hours from the date of the sale, after which a late charge of 2% per month on the total invoice may be incurred or the auctioneer, in his sole discretion, may cancel the sale. The buyer shall not become the owner of the lot until paid for in full. Items must be removed within 10 days from the date of sale, after which storage charges may be incurred.

4. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot from sale at any time, to divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at his sole discretion, all without notice.

10. Each lot purchased, unless the sale is cancelled as above, shall be held by the auctioneer at his premises or at a public warehouse at the sole risk of the buyer until fully paid for and taken away.

5. The auctioneer has the right to refuse any bid and to advance the bidding at his absolute discretion. The auctioneer reserves the right not to accept and not to reject any bid. Without limitation, any bid which is not commensurate with the value of the article offered, or which is merely a nominal or fractional advance over the previous bid may not be recognized.

11. Notwithstanding condition no. 1, if the buyer, prior to removal of a lot, makes arrangements satisfactory to the auctioneer for the inspection of such lot by a fully qualified person acceptable to the auctioneer to determine the genuineness or authenticity of the lot, to be carried out promptly following the sale of the lot, and if, but only if, within a period of 14

days following the sale a written opinion of such person is presented to the auctioneer to the effect that the lot is not genuine or authentic, accompanied by a written request by the buyer for rescission of the sale, then the sale of the lot will be rescinded and the sale price refunded to the buyer. 12. Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank draft, electronic transfer (fee applies), and VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). 13. In the event of failure to pay for or remove articles within the aforementioned time limit, the auctioneer, without limitation of the rights of the consignor and the auctioneer against the buyer, may resell any of the articles affected, and in such case the original buyer shall be responsible to the auctioneer and the consignor for: (a) any deficiency in price between the resale amount and the amount to have been paid by the original buyer; (b) any reasonable charge by the auctioneer for the storage of such articles until payment and removal by the subsequent buyer; and (c) the amount of commission which the auctioneer would have earned had payment been made in full by the original buyer. 14. It is the responsibility of the buyer to make all arrangements for insuring, packing and removing the property purchased and any assistance by the auctioneer or his servants, agents or contractors, in packing or removal shall be rendered as a courtesy and without any liability to them. 15. The auctioneer acts solely as agent for the consignor and makes no representation as to any attribute of, title to, or restriction affecting the articles consigned for sale. Without limitation, the buyer understands that any item bought may be affected by the provisions of the Cultural Property Export Act (Canada). 16. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse admission to the sale or to refuse to recognize any or all bids from any particular person or persons at any auction.


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Cabinet of Curiosities Online Auction | Jun. 8 - 13, 2019  

JUNE 8–13, 2019

Cabinet of Curiosities Online Auction | Jun. 8 - 13, 2019  

JUNE 8–13, 2019