my Website Here comes my RSS info http://ashbeysgalleries.co.za/ 2017-06-22T13:59:49+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 81 - A PAIR OF GILT AND GESSO MIRROR BACK SCONCES 2016-08-05T07:22:00+01:00 2016-08-05T07:22:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3675/81-a-pair-of-gilt-and-gesso-mirror-back-sconces0.html Electrified 307 - A LATE 19TH CENTURY CAPE BASSWOOD WRITING DESK 2016-07-28T12:26:00+01:00 2016-07-28T12:26:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3674/307-a-late-19th-century-cape-basswood-writing-desk0.html the moulded top above four short drawers wit turned handles, standing on four turned baluster legs, (AF). 76cm high, 150cm long, 100cm deep   1 - A CONTINENTAL SILVER OVAL TRAY 2016-07-27T13:24:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:24:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3673/1-a-continental-silver-oval-tray0.html the border embossed with flowers, shells, swags and scrolls, the plain well, 58 by 42.5cm, 1557g. 2 - A .800 STD SILVER TWIN-HANDLED TRAY 2016-07-27T13:23:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:23:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3672/2-a-800-std-silver-twin-handled-tray0.html of rectangular form with reeded rim, plain well, 53 by 30cm, 1436g. 3 - A SET OF TWENTY-FIVE .800 STD SILVER COASTERS 2016-07-27T13:22:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:22:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3671/3-a-set-of-twenty-five-800-std-silver-coasters0.html of circular form with fold-over reeded rims, seventeen small sized 11.5cm  (diameter), eight medium sized 10cm (diameter), 1269g, (25). 4 - NO LOT 2016-07-27T13:21:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:21:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3670/4-no-lot0.html 5 - A GEORGE III SILVER AND CUT-GLASS MUSTARD POT 2016-07-27T13:18:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:18:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3669/5-a-george-iii-silver-and-cut-glass-mustard-pot0.html LONDON 1802, CHARLES CHESTERMAN II hinged dome, top with urn finial, reeded rim and C-form reeded handle, 12cm (high).   6 - A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CREAM SPOONS 2016-07-27T13:17:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:17:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3668/6-a-pair-of-george-iii-silver-cream-spoons0.html EDINBURGH 1813, JOHN ZEIGLER fiddle pattern, engraved with initial “G”, 14.5cm (long), 44g. 7 - A GEORGE V SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL CIGARETTE BOX 2016-07-27T13:15:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:15:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3666/7-a-george-v-silver-and-tortoiseshell-cigarette-box0.html BIRMINGHAM 1926, S.B. S. LTD. of rectangular form, with engraved initials “R.E.D.”, interior cedarwood lined, 16 by 8.5 by 5.5cm.   8 - A CONTINENTAL .800 STD SILVER CUTLERY SET 2016-07-27T13:13:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:13:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3665/8-a-continental-800-std-silver-cutlery-set0.html comprising: 23 forks, 12 dinner knives, 12 dessert knives, 12 soup spoons, 12 dessert spoons, a basting spoon, a serving fork, a cake lifter and a pair  of horn handled salad servers, reeded pattern, 2253g (total weighable silver), 76 pieces in total.   9 - A GEORGE V SILVER SUGAR CASTOR 2016-07-27T13:12:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:12:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3664/9-a-george-v-silver-sugar-castor0.html CHESTER 1924, MAKERS MARKS INDECIPHERABLE removable pierced top with urn finial, plain body on a raised circular pedestal base, 18.5cm (high), 209g.   10 - A VICTORIAN SILVER TOP AND HOBNAIL GLASS PERFUME BOTTLE 2016-07-27T13:10:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:10:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3663/10-a-victorian-silver-top-and-hobnail-glass-perfume-bottle0.html BIRMINGHAM 1886, MAKERS MARKS INDECIPHERABLE              top embossed with scrolls and swags, with interior stopper, 13cm (high).              Together with a similar example, a smaller perfume bottle and a pin cushion bowl, (4).     11 - A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER FIGURAL MOUNTED CANDLE SCONCES 2016-07-27T13:08:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:08:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3662/11-a-pair-of-19th-century-french-silver-figural-mounted-candle-sconces0.html one depicting a male angel, the other a female angel, each angel holding a candlestick and kneeling on embossed scroll plinths, mounted on red velvet covered boards, bearing makers marks and Fleur-de-Lis,  39 by 22cm (each) 1046g, (2).   12 - A PAIR OF THREE-LIGHT SILVERPLATE CANDELABRA 2016-07-27T13:07:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:07:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3661/12-a-pair-of-three-light-silverplate-candelabra0.html embossed removable wax pans, the central stem embossed and terminating on a circular pedestal base, can be converted to a pair of candlesticks, 47cm (high), (2).   13 - A SILVERPLATE MEAT DOME 2016-07-27T13:06:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:06:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3660/13-a-silverplate-meat-dome0.html removable beaded handle, plain body engraved with initial “M”, on a  beaded and reeded rim, 22cm (high), 30cm (diameter). 14 - A SILVERPLATE TROWEL 2016-07-27T13:04:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:04:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3659/14-a-silverplate-trowel0.html with carved Bakelite handle, the trowel with engraved presentation, foliage and swags, 33cm (long). 15 - A SILVERPLATE AND ENGRAVED GLASS CLARET JUG 2016-07-27T13:03:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:03:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3658/15-a-silverplate-and-engraved-glass-claret-jug0.html silverplate hinged top, spout embossed with caryatid mask, rim engraved with foliage, the C-scroll handle embossed with foliage, the glass body engraved with ferns, on a raised circular base, 31cm (high).   20 - A LATE 17TH /EARLY 18TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNÉ VASE 2016-07-27T13:02:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:02:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3657/20-a-late-17th-early-18th-century-chinese-cloisonne-vase0.html decorated with bold contrasting yellow, blue and red colours in the style of the early Ming Dynasty, with gilt bronze bands at the foot and rim, minor enamel flaking above the foot rim, 18cm high. Note: See Lot 325, Bonhams: Fine Chinese Art Sale, 16 May 2013   21 - A LATE 19TH CENTURY DECORATIVE JAPANESE CHAMPLEVÉ VASE 2016-07-27T13:00:00+01:00 2016-07-27T13:00:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3656/21-a-late-19th-century-decorative-japanese-champleve-vase0.html finely enamelled with fans, phoenix, cranes and flower-heads, circa 1880, 16cm high 22 - A 19TH CENTURY LARGE INDIAN DECCANESE ENAMELED IRON FLASK 2016-07-27T12:58:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:58:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3655/22-a-19th-century-large-indian-deccanese-enameled-iron-flask0.html decorated with hunters and their tame tigers hunting antelope, probably originating from Hyderabad, shows some wear, 45cm high. 23 - AN ATTRACTIVE LARGE DECORATIVE NORTH AFRICAN TAGINE 2016-07-27T12:57:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:57:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3654/23-an-attractive-large-decorative-north-african-tagine0.html embellished with bands of decorative metal work over under-glaze blue and white designs and cabochon coral bosses, the large knop similarly decorated, 42cm diameter of bowl, 36cm high.   24 - A MASSIVE CAST BRONZE DECORATED HEAD OF A BUDDHA 2016-07-27T12:55:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:55:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3653/24-a-massive-cast-bronze-decorated-head-of-a-buddha0.html his line-incised eyes in meditation, the hair piled into a tightly-curled usnisha and with two long earlobes, 58cm high.   25 - A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO OF A FARMER AND HIS SON 2016-07-27T12:52:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:52:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3652/25-a-japanese-ivory-okimono-of-a-farmer-and-his-son0.html MEIJI PERIOD 1868-1912 the elderly man seated on a filled woven basket, a ko-bako tied to his waist and holding a pipe whilst pointing at his son who is by his side with  one foot raised on a tree stump, attribute lacking, repairs, incised and inlaid signature, 12cm high.   26 - A JAPANESE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO OF A MEDITATING BUDDHA 2016-07-27T12:51:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:51:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3651/26-a-japanese-carved-ivory-okimono-of-a-meditating-buddha0.html MEIJI PERIOD 1868-1912 seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with hands held in dhyanamudra dressed in long flowing robes and loose shawl, the rounded face with serene expression below, tight curls of hair surrounding the ushnisha, signed, 13cm high.   27 - FOUR JAPANESE CARVED IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE 2016-07-27T12:49:00+01:00 2016-07-27T12:49:00+01:00 /component/auctionfactory/viewbids/3650/27-four-japanese-carved-ivory-figural-netsuke0.html MEIJI 1868-1912 comprising: a child leaning on a wooden barrel whilst holding a mask to his face, signed, a child crouching beneath a straw hat, a kneeling fruit seller cutting a fruit on which a mouse perches, signed, and a child offering  a double-gourd to his father, signed, 3.5cm height of tallest, (4).