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Current Auction Catalogue:  The Emporium: The Bennett-Levy Auction, together with other Estate properties: Saturday 25th January 2020 at 11am

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Lot 1

A lepidoptery panel, c. 1900, framed (glass lacking). Overall 71cm by 55cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A lepidoptery panel, c. 1900, framed (glass lacking). Overall 71cm by 55cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 2

A handsome Chinese blue and white porcelain jar, late 19th century, of baluster form, painted with prunus, with pierced carved wooden cover and stand. Overall 47cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400
A handsome Chinese blue and white porcelain jar, late 19th century, of baluster form, painted with prunus, with pierced carved wooden cover and stand. Overall 47cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400

Lot 3

A Japanese bronze hand held mirror, c. 1900, cast to the reverse with cranes amidst pine trees. 33cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A Japanese bronze hand held mirror, c. 1900, cast to the reverse with cranes amidst pine trees. 33cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 4

A 19th century mahogany cased collection of geological specimens, labelled in three lift-out trays, the case with paper label for W. Edwards, Cabinet Maker, No. 13 Earl Street, Westminster. Case 9cm by 25cm by 15cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A 19th century mahogany cased collection of geological specimens, labelled in three lift-out trays, the case with paper label for W. Edwards, Cabinet Maker, No. 13 Earl Street, Westminster. Case 9cm by 25cm by 15cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 5

A pair of 19th century polychrome painted cast iron door stops, Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnnie. Taller 26cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-200
A pair of 19th century polychrome painted cast iron door stops, Tam O

Lot 6

A pair of 19th century Chinese gilt-brass candlesticks each modelled as a crane standing on the back of a turtle, with lotus-cast detachable drip pans. Height 34cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400
A pair of 19th century Chinese gilt-brass candlesticks each modelled as a crane standing on the back of a turtle, with lotus-cast detachable drip pans. Height 34cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400

Lot 7

A pair of Chinese large enamel and gilt-painted iron models of Buddhist lion dogs, each modelled seated on its haunches, a paw resting on a brocade ball. Height 27cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £400-600
A pair of Chinese large enamel and gilt-painted iron models of Buddhist lion dogs, each modelled seated on its haunches, a paw resting on a brocade ball. Height 27cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £400-600

Lot 8

A pair of large Chinese Shiwan style pottery figures of bearded sages, early 20th century (losses/damage). 42cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A pair of large Chinese Shiwan style pottery figures of bearded sages, early 20th century (losses/damage). 42cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 9

A 19th century cast iron Mr Punch and Toby door stop, modelled in characteristic pose. Height 33cm Provenance: Michael Bennett Levy, £80-120
A 19th century cast iron Mr Punch and Toby door stop, modelled in characteristic pose. Height 33cm Provenance: Michael Bennett Levy, £80-120

Lot 10

A collection of small glass pharmacy jars, 19th century and later, most with cork stoppers and original paper labels includiung "Robertson Chemist, The Atholl Pharmacy, Pitlochry, POISON", "A.N. Beck & Son, Stoke Newington High St., London, Potassium Permangonate, Cadmium Metal, Copper Metal, Manganese Dioxide" etc. Average bottle size 8cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80
A collection of small glass pharmacy jars, 19th century and later, most with cork stoppers and original paper labels includiung "Robertson Chemist, The Atholl Pharmacy, Pitlochry, POISON", "A.N. Beck & Son, Stoke Newington High St., London, Potassium Permangonate, Cadmium Metal, Copper Metal, Manganese Dioxide" etc. Average bottle size 8cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80

Lot 11

A group of nine clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, each with red and gilt label, including "Aqua Camphorae", "Pulv:Areca:Nuc:" and "Ext: Ergotae Liq" (9). Average height 20cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90
A group of nine clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, each with red and gilt label, including "Aqua Camphorae", "Pulv:Areca:Nuc:" and "Ext: Ergotae Liq" (9). Average height 20cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90

Lot 12

A set of four clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, each with blue and gilt label including "Amylum" and "Pot. Nitras". (4) 17cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A set of four clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, each with blue and gilt label including "Amylum" and "Pot. Nitras". (4) 17cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 13

A collection of blue and green glass pharmacy jars, late 19th century and later, of varying shapes and sizes, some with paper labels including "Hedley E. Dwelly, Acton Lane, Harlesden, Bicarbonate of Soda", "Mackenzie & Co., Forrest Rd., Edinburgh Fehlings Solution and Pure Glycerine" etc (13) Tallest 28cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A collection of blue and green glass pharmacy jars, late 19th century and later, of varying shapes and sizes, some with paper labels including "Hedley E. Dwelly, Acton Lane, Harlesden, Bicarbonate of Soda", "Mackenzie & Co., Forrest Rd., Edinburgh Fehlings Solution and Pure Glycerine" etc (13) Tallest 28cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 14

A collection of clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, various shapes and sizes, some with paper labels including "W. Robertson, The Atholl Pharmacy, Pitlochry, Rectified Benzine" and "Mackenzie & Co., Forrest Rd., Edinburgh, Powdered Boracic Acid" (15) Tallest 24cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A collection of clear glass pharmacy jars, c. 1900, various shapes and sizes, some with paper labels including "W. Robertson, The Atholl Pharmacy, Pitlochry, Rectified Benzine" and "Mackenzie & Co., Forrest Rd., Edinburgh, Powdered Boracic Acid" (15) Tallest 24cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 15

A large collection of clear and coloured glass and stoneware pharmacy and other jars, some with stoppers, various sizes and shapes. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-100
A large collection of clear and coloured glass and stoneware pharmacy and other jars, some with stoppers, various sizes and shapes. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-100

Lot 16

A group of laboratory glass including a triple chamber condenser, other condensers, bell jar etc (9) First 49cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A group of laboratory glass including a triple chamber condenser, other condensers, bell jar etc (9) First 49cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 17

A group of laboratory glass including condensers and two thermometers (6). Longest 43cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A group of laboratory glass including condensers and two thermometers (6). Longest 43cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 18

A group of eight laboratory glass measures, all single-lipped, most with scales. (8) Tallest 18cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A group of eight laboratory glass measures, all single-lipped, most with scales. (8) Tallest 18cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 19

A quantity of laboratory glass test tubes, some in wooden stands Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A quantity of laboratory glass test tubes, some in wooden stands Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 20

A box of laboratory glass including two beaker measures, condensers etc Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A box of laboratory glass including two beaker measures, condensers etc Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 21

An articulated horse's skeletal foot, fitted with wire, mounted on a wooden stand. Foot 20cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
An articulated horse

Lot 22

A late 19th century rose metal mounted malacca cane, the domed handle with an unmarked monogrammed cap and with unmarked band; together with a long knopped stick with carved thistle handle. (2) 87cm and 133cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A late 19th century rose metal mounted malacca cane, the domed handle with an unmarked monogrammed cap and with unmarked band; together with a long knopped stick with carved thistle handle. (2) 87cm and 133cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 23

A late 19th century French sword stick, the handle cast as the bust of a gentleman, the blade stamped "M.X France" within a faux bamboo stick; together with a a shepherd's crook walking stick, the horn handle carved with a thistle, mounted with souvenir badges. (2) 93.5cm and 82cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A late 19th century French sword stick, the handle cast as the bust of a gentleman, the blade stamped "M.X France" within a faux bamboo stick; together with a a shepherd

Lot 24

A late 19th century sword stick with stag horn handle, the blade engraved "Toledo"; together with a sword stick of similar date, with hook handle, and two white metal collars and push button release, the blade engraved "France". (2) 84cm and 91cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A late 19th century sword stick with stag horn handle, the blade engraved "Toledo"; together with a sword stick of similar date, with hook handle, and two white metal collars and push button release, the blade engraved "France". (2) 84cm and 91cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 25

A mid-20th century galvanised metal and canvas scratch-built model of a biplane, with skis, revolving propellor and cord operated rudder. Length 54cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400
A mid-20th century galvanised metal and canvas scratch-built model of a biplane, with skis, revolving propellor and cord operated rudder. Length 54cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400

Lot 26

A large early 20th century German plaster model of a prize winning cow, a Rotbunte Hollander (Friesian), painted, modelled standing on an integral base bearing a plaque inscribed with the history of the beast and the modeller, G. Luthardt, dated 1913 (a/f). Length 50cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400
A large early 20th century German plaster model of a prize winning cow, a Rotbunte Hollander (Friesian), painted, modelled standing on an integral base bearing a plaque inscribed with the history of the beast and the modeller, G. Luthardt, dated 1913 (a/f). Length 50cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-400

Lot 27

A 19th century flax or hemp comb carding tool, on a pine board, dated 1833 and further incised with initials. 80cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A 19th century flax or hemp comb carding tool, on a pine board, dated 1833 and further incised with initials. 80cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 28

A set of three late 19th century German bisque porcelain novelty tobacco jars modelled as the heads of black boys. Largest 13cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A set of three late 19th century German bisque porcelain novelty tobacco jars modelled as the heads of black boys. Largest 13cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 29

A small 19th century brass preserve pan. Diameter 19.5cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-30
A small 19th century brass preserve pan. Diameter 19.5cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-30

Lot 30

Taxidermy: James Gardner, Oxford Street, London (taxidermist), a rare late Victorian cased pair of snowy owls (Bubo Scandiacus), c. 1880/90, the larger modelled perched on an outcrop, the smaller a branch, in an ebonised glazed case bearing taxidermist's label verso, "Natural History Depot, James Gardner....426 Oxford St..." etc. 76cm by 81cm by 26cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £800-1200
Taxidermy: James Gardner, Oxford Street, London (taxidermist), a rare late Victorian cased pair of snowy owls (Bubo Scandiacus), c. 1880/90, the larger modelled perched on an outcrop, the smaller a branch, in an ebonised glazed case bearing taxidermist

Lot 31

A 19th century silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, key wind fusee movement in a (later) case hallmarked for Birmingham 1890. Diameter of dial 42mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A 19th century silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, key wind fusee movement in a (later) case hallmarked for Birmingham 1890. Diameter of dial 42mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 32

A late 19th century Continental silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with roman numerals and two subidiary seconds and half hour dials, button wind movement (lacking glass). Dial 40mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A late 19th century Continental silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with roman numerals and two subidiary seconds and half hour dials, button wind movement (lacking glass). Dial 40mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 33

A mid-19th century silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, key wind movement with cylinder escapement, signed Sam Archer, Kirby St., London, the case hallmarked for London 1842. Dial 39mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80
A mid-19th century silver cased open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, key wind movement with cylinder escapement, signed Sam Archer, Kirby St., London, the case hallmarked for London 1842. Dial 39mm.  Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80

Lot 34

A late 19th century silver-cased open face pocket watch, the two part white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the three quarter plate lever fusee movement signed A.H. Drinkwater, Coventry, the case hallmarked for Chester 1896 and the inner case engraved "Andrew Milner, Fochabers, 1903". Dial 44mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90
A late 19th century silver-cased open face pocket watch, the two part white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the three quarter plate lever fusee movement signed A.H. Drinkwater, Coventry, the case hallmarked for Chester 1896 and the inner case engraved "Andrew Milner, Fochabers, 1903". Dial 44mm.  Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90

Lot 35

A small 19th century silver-cased verge open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the signed key wind chain driven fusee movement within a case hallmarked for London 1842. Dial 33mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A small 19th century silver-cased verge open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the signed key wind chain driven fusee movement within a case hallmarked for London 1842. Dial 33mm.  Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 36

A Swiss open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, signed F.E. Roskopf Patent, Geneve, the inside cover engraved "Marque de Controle", the dust cover stamped with Paris Exhibition 1900 plate, in unmarked white metal. Dial 42mm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
A Swiss open face pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, signed F.E. Roskopf Patent, Geneve, the inside cover engraved "Marque de Controle", the dust cover stamped with Paris Exhibition 1900 plate, in unmarked white metal. Dial 42mm.  Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 37

A large and striking Black Forest oak wall clock barometer, late 19th century, the dial with enamelled Roman numeral panels above a thermometer and barometer dial all within a case elaborately carved with acorn crest, flowers scrolls and griffins, eight day striking movement (lacking key). Height 110cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500
A large and striking Black Forest oak wall clock barometer, late 19th century, the dial with enamelled Roman numeral panels above a thermometer and barometer dial all within a case elaborately carved with acorn crest, flowers scrolls and griffins, eight day striking movement (lacking key). Height 110cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500

Lot 38

A patinated cast metal novelty nutcracker in the form of a Newfoundland dog, c. 1900, in a bronze patina, with tail lever. Length 30cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A patinated cast metal novelty nutcracker in the form of a Newfoundland dog, c. 1900, in a bronze patina, with tail lever. Length 30cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 39

A patinated cast metal novelty nutcracker in the form of a Newfoundland dog, c. 1900, with tail lever bearing patent number. Length 32cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A patinated cast metal novelty nutcracker in the form of a Newfoundland dog, c. 1900,  with tail lever bearing patent number. Length 32cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 40

An early 20th century stick telephone with bakelite mouthpiece. 31cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90
An early 20th century stick telephone with bakelite mouthpiece. 31cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £70-90

Lot 41

A GPO 300 black bakelite telephone bearing label for Phoenix Telephone and Electric Works, London. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A GPO 300 black bakelite telephone bearing label for Phoenix Telephone and Electric Works, London. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70

Lot 42

A vintage cased travelling electro-therapy machine. Case 11.5cm by 34cm by 25cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A vintage cased travelling electro-therapy machine. Case 11.5cm by 34cm by 25cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 43

Three 19th century American patented cast iron turntable apple peelers, two by Goodell & Co., New Hampshire, one Lockey & Howland, each with table clamp. (3) Largest 32cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £120-180
Three 19th century American patented cast iron turntable apple peelers, two by Goodell & Co., New Hampshire, one Lockey & Howland, each with table clamp. (3) Largest 32cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £120-180

Lot 44

Three 19th century American patented cast iron turntable apple peelers,one by Goodell & Co., New Hampshire, one The Reading Hardware Co., the third Scott Manufacturing Co., each with table clamp. (3) Largest 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £120-180
Three 19th century American patented cast iron turntable apple peelers,one by Goodell & Co., New Hampshire, one The Reading Hardware Co., the third Scott Manufacturing Co., each with table clamp. (3) Largest 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £120-180

Lot 45

Two white metal "Pulsocons" or blood circulators, c. 1900, each crank driven vibrator with wooden handle, one labelled "Dr. Macaura's Blood Circulator", the other "Pulsocon", each with patent no. (2) 32cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
Two white metal "Pulsocons" or blood circulators, c. 1900, each crank driven vibrator with wooden handle, one labelled "Dr. Macaura

Lot 46

An Edwardian brass pivoting coffee percolator, with domed cover enclosing grounds container, moving on a hooped arm over a base fitted with a burner. Height 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40
An Edwardian brass pivoting coffee percolator, with domed cover enclosing grounds container, moving on a hooped arm over a base fitted with a burner. Height 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40

Lot 47

Three early 20th century electro-therapy/electric shock machines: one Eveready, "The Congress" in a fitted mahogany case; the second German, hand-held in white metal in a travelling case; the third with batteries in a fitted mahogany case. (3) Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
Three early 20th century electro-therapy/electric shock machines: one Eveready, "The Congress" in a fitted mahogany case; the second German, hand-held in white metal in a travelling case; the third with batteries in a fitted mahogany case. (3) Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 48

Three Robertson Wytelite carbon filament light bulbs, c. 1920, each half frosted; together with an Osram gas-filled bulb of similar date. (4) First c. 10.5cm diameter. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60
Three Robertson Wytelite carbon filament light bulbs, c. 1920, each half frosted; together with an Osram gas-filled bulb of similar date. (4) First c. 10.5cm diameter. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £40-60

Lot 49

A pair of Philips 1000w single coil light bulbs. 31cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A pair of Philips 1000w single coil light bulbs. 31cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 50

A rare giant gas-filled light bulb, stamped indistinctly to the glass, suspended in a wooden crate with stencilled marks, "Mazda 240v-5000w, Gas Filled, S/2". Dimensions of crate 48cm by 36cm square. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A rare giant gas-filled light bulb, stamped indistinctly to the glass, suspended in a wooden crate with stencilled marks, "Mazda 240v-5000w, Gas Filled, S/2". Dimensions of crate 48cm by 36cm square. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150

Lot 51

A group of eight early 20th century glass thermometers, mostly Peter Stevenson (Edinburgh) but also Reeves & Co. (8) Longest 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £25-35
A group of eight early 20th century glass thermometers, mostly Peter Stevenson (Edinburgh) but also Reeves & Co. (8) Longest 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £25-35

Lot 52

A group of four electro-therapy machines, late 19th/early 20th century comprising: a Patho-Neurometer of Wigelsworth, cased; the second a Tensfeldt apparatus, cased; the third cased with glass accessories; the fourth, Overbeck's Rejuvenator, cased with accessories. (4) First 6.5cm by 23cm by 10cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A group of four electro-therapy machines, late 19th/early 20th century comprising: a Patho-Neurometer of Wigelsworth, cased; the second a Tensfeldt apparatus, cased; the third cased with glass accessories; the fourth, Overbeck

Lot 53

A 19th century steel mechanical peeler, with table clamp; together with a beech-cased set of laboratory slides (2) First 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40
A 19th century steel mechanical peeler, with table clamp; together with a beech-cased set of laboratory slides (2) First 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40

Lot 54

A late 19th century child's iron hoop and stick. Diameter 50cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £50-70
A late 19th century child

Lot 55

A German rosewood zither, late 19th century, bearing paper label for G. Tiefenbrunner, Munich, cased with ivory handled brush, string tightener etc. Length 50cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A German rosewood zither, late 19th century, bearing paper label for G. Tiefenbrunner, Munich, cased with ivory handled brush, string tightener etc. Length 50cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150

Lot 56

A group of four early 20th century electro-therapy machines comprising: a Franken-Pohl, cased with accessories; second, a small oak-cased machine; third, an Everay High Frequency, cased with glass accessories; and fourth a Roger's Vitalator, cased with accessories. (4) First 10cm by 28cm by 15cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A group of four early 20th century electro-therapy machines comprising: a Franken-Pohl, cased with accessories; second, a small oak-cased machine; third, an Everay High Frequency, cased with glass accessories; and fourth a Roger

Lot 57

A Bulle electro-magnetic 800 day clock, the silvered dial signed Pinchin Johnson, under a glass dome, on a mahogany base. Height 27cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A Bulle electro-magnetic 800 day clock, the silvered dial signed Pinchin Johnson, under a glass dome, on a mahogany base. Height 27cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 58

A Poole electric mantel clock, early 20th century, the white enamel signed dial with Arabic numerals, on a bakelite base under a glass dome. Height 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A Poole electric mantel clock, early 20th century, the white enamel signed dial with Arabic numerals, on a bakelite base under a glass dome. Height 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150

Lot 59

IBM International, an oak cased electric master clock, in the Art Deco taste, with glazed door. 150cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-400
IBM International, an oak cased electric master clock, in the Art Deco taste, with glazed door. 150cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-400

Lot 60

A Kodascope EE projector, cased, with Helios bulb. Case 14cm by 52cm by 29cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A Kodascope EE projector, cased, with Helios bulb. Case 14cm by 52cm by 29cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 61

A late 19th century brass fireplace rotisserie, engraved "80 Salter & Co.", bearing label for Sibbald & Son Edinburgh. Length 44cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-30
A late 19th century brass fireplace rotisserie, engraved "80 Salter & Co.", bearing label for Sibbald & Son Edinburgh. Length 44cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-30

Lot 62

Two late 19th century brass fireplace rotisseries ,the first engraved "30 Salter", bearing plaque for John Finlay & Co., Renfield St. Glasgow, the second unmarked. (2) First 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40
Two late 19th century brass fireplace rotisseries ,the first engraved "30 Salter", bearing plaque for John Finlay & Co., Renfield St. Glasgow, the second unmarked. (2) First 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-40

Lot 63

A Haller 400 day Anniversary clock, with floral painted dial under a glass dome. 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-40
A Haller 400 day Anniversary clock, with floral painted dial under a glass dome. 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £20-40

Lot 64

A cased set of surgeon's instruments, fitted with fold-out tray, c. 1890 (incomplete), together with a group of medical and other instruments. Case 8cm by 42cm by 23cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-200
A cased set of surgeon

Lot 65

A late 19th century brass gas street lamp lighter's acetylene torch with gas tap key, on an oak handle. 72.5cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A late 19th century brass gas street lamp lighter

Lot 66

A late 19th century brass gas street lamp lighter's acetylene torch with gas tap key, on a pine handle. 72cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A late 19th century brass gas street lamp lighter

Lot 67

A George III mahogany cased longcase clock, the silvered dial signed Edward Greenhill St. Albans in the arch within a conforming hood, with brass finials and fluted 3/4 columns, the trunk with arched door, eight day movement. 215cm, £300-500
A George III mahogany cased longcase clock, the silvered dial signed Edward Greenhill St. Albans in the arch within a conforming hood, with brass finials and fluted 3/4 columns, the trunk with arched door, eight day movement. 215cm, £300-500

Lot 68

A 20th century brass Congreve rolling ball clock, of characteristic form, the four pillar frame with spire finials, and with fusee movement and tilting rack, unmarked, with key, in a glass case (a/f). Height of clock 41cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A 20th century brass Congreve rolling ball clock, of characteristic form, the four pillar frame with spire finials, and with fusee movement and tilting rack, unmarked, with key, in a glass case (a/f). Height of clock 41cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 69

An early 20th century Bulle electric, gilt-metal mounted, burr walnut wall clock, the gilt dial with Arabic numerals with Bulle brand and further signed A. Pradello, Figeac, the case with bevelled glazed pendulum window and with gilt-metal shell surmount and decorative ribbon-tied swag. 60cm by 27cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
An early 20th century Bulle electric, gilt-metal mounted, burr walnut wall clock, the gilt dial with Arabic numerals with Bulle brand and further signed A. Pradello, Figeac, the case with bevelled glazed pendulum window and with gilt-metal shell surmount and decorative ribbon-tied swag. 60cm by 27cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 70

An American oak cased 25c coin-operated Fairground or Arcade game, the Love Tester, the cast metal crest with copper finish over a glazed case with illuminated scale, the coin slot with maker's mark, Monarch Product Sales Corp, Covington, KY, raised on cast metal cabriole legs with copper finish. Height 222cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £800-1200
An American oak cased 25c coin-operated Fairground or Arcade game, the Love Tester, the cast metal crest with copper finish over a glazed case with illuminated scale, the coin slot with maker

Lot 71

An autographed photograph of Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), dated London 1906; together with a caricature of Caruso, pen and ink, indistinctly signed. (2) First 13.5cm by 8cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
An autographed photograph of Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), dated London 1906; together with a caricature of Caruso, pen and ink, indistinctly signed. (2) First 13.5cm by 8cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 72

Historic Opera Interest: a group of autographed photographs of early opera stars comprising: two of Gabriella Pareto (1889-1973), both signed and one further inscribed and dated New York 1922; Felia Litvinne (1860-1936), signed and inscribed; Titta Ruffo (1877-1953), signed; Mary Garden (1874-1967), signed and with explanatory inscription; Emma Albani (1847-1930), signed together with another portrait photograph of similar date (unsigned); Leonid Sobinov (1872-1934), unsigned; Giuseppi Anselmi (1876-1929), signed, inscribed and dated "Petersbourg" 1906; and Maria Barrientos (1884-1946), portrayed in a role with Hipolito Lazaro, signed, inscribed and dated New York 1918, together with two further unsigned portrait photographs of Barrientos. (12). Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
Historic Opera Interest: a group of autographed photographs of early opera stars comprising: two of Gabriella Pareto (1889-1973), both signed and one further inscribed and dated New York 1922; Felia Litvinne (1860-1936), signed and inscribed; Titta Ruffo (1877-1953), signed; Mary Garden (1874-1967), signed and with explanatory inscription; Emma Albani (1847-1930), signed together with another portrait photograph of similar date (unsigned); Leonid Sobinov (1872-1934), unsigned; Giuseppi Anselmi (1876-1929), signed, inscribed and dated "Petersbourg" 1906; and Maria Barrientos (1884-1946), portrayed in a role with Hipolito Lazaro, signed, inscribed and dated New York 1918, together with two further unsigned portrait photographs of Barrientos. (12). Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150

Lot 73

A group of three autographed photographs of opera stars from pre- and post-Revolutionary Russia, each signed, one further inscribed and dated 1927; together with a mid-19th century coloured engraving, probably Baxter or Le Blond, of Jenny Lind in her role as the Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti). (4). Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A group of three autographed photographs of opera stars from pre- and post-Revolutionary Russia, each signed, one further inscribed and dated 1927; together with a mid-19th century coloured engraving, probably Baxter or Le Blond, of Jenny Lind in her role as the Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti). (4). Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 74

An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a lady drummer wearing a feathered hat; together with another, modelled as a boy on a bicycle being chased by a charging bull, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 102cm by 57cm and 45cm by 63cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a lady drummer wearing a feathered hat; together with another, modelled as a boy on a bicycle being chased by a charging bull, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 102cm by 57cm and 45cm by 63cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 75

A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, early 20th century, modelled as an irate wife in bed shaking her fist at her abashed returning husband, with pulley, bellows and other mechanisms . 91cm by 101cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, early 20th century, modelled as an irate wife in bed shaking her fist at her abashed returning husband, with pulley, bellows and other mechanisms . 91cm by 101cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 76

An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, early 20th century, modelled as a water mill, its door opening to a blacksmith at his forge, with original mechanism and bell; together with another, modelled as an organ grinder with his monkey, with original pulley and mechanism. (2) 62cm by 50cm and 103cm by 70cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, early 20th century, modelled as a water mill, its door opening to a blacksmith at his forge, with original mechanism and bell; together with another, modelled as an organ grinder with his monkey, with original pulley and mechanism. (2) 62cm by 50cm and 103cm by 70cm.  Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 77

A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a girl tethered to a post by a dog kennel being taunted by two youths, with original pulley, bellows and other mechanisms. 91cm by 101cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a girl tethered to a post by a dog kennel being taunted by two youths, with original pulley, bellows and other mechanisms. 91cm by 101cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 78

An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a tiger being hunted by a man with a spear in a loincloth; together with another, modelled as a huntsman in 17th century costume blowing a horn and carrying a lantern, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 48cm by 49cm and 96cm by 51cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a tiger being hunted by a man with a spear in a loincloth; together with another, modelled as a huntsman in 17th century costume blowing a horn and carrying a lantern, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 48cm by 49cm and 96cm by 51cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 79

An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a circus girl in a blue dress, her head being devoured by a lion; together with another, modelled as a man spanking a naughty boy, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 79cm by 64cm and 60cm by 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
An Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a circus girl in a blue dress, her head being devoured by a lion; together with another, modelled as a man spanking a naughty boy, each with original pulley and other mechanisms. (2) 79cm by 64cm and 60cm by 37cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 80

A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900 modelled as a baker standing by a windmill, the wheel being operated by two horned devils, with original pulley and other mechanisms. 97cm by 70cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-250
A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900 modelled as a baker standing by a windmill, the wheel being operated by two horned devils, with original pulley and other mechanisms.  97cm by 70cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-250

Lot 81

A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a terrified devil on an anvil in a blacksmith's workshop, being tortured by two smiths and their assistant, with original pulley, bell, horns and other mechanisms. 92cm by 102cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A large Austrian or German polychrome painted sheet iron fairground shooting gallery target, c. 1900, modelled as a terrified devil on an anvil in a blacksmith

Lot 82

A George III parcel gilt walnut fretwork mirror, the distressed mirror plate within a moulded gilt slip, the crest with stylised leaf. 80cm by 43cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A George III parcel gilt walnut fretwork mirror, the distressed mirror plate within a moulded gilt slip, the crest with stylised leaf. 80cm by 43cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 83

A Dutch blue and white transfer printed stoneware lavatory bowl, "Deresidentie", c. 1880/1900. Height c. 45cm, depth 43cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300
A Dutch blue and white transfer printed stoneware lavatory bowl, "Deresidentie", c. 1880/1900. Height c. 45cm, depth 43cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £200-300

Lot 84

An early 20th century elm swivelling office chair, with tablet back over turned spindles, raised on four downswept legs. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80
An early 20th century elm swivelling office chair, with tablet back over turned spindles, raised on four downswept legs. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £60-80

Lot 85

A pair of ash spar back kitchen chairs, c. 1900. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A pair of ash spar back kitchen chairs, c. 1900. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 86

A striking Victorian oil lamp, the columnar base in copper and brass with a Corinthian capital over a stepped base, part glazed enclosing teddy bear cut-outs, with a cut-glass reservoir, funnel and (later) etched shade. Excluding shade 56cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150
A striking Victorian oil lamp, the columnar base in copper and brass with a Corinthian capital over a stepped base, part glazed enclosing teddy bear cut-outs, with a cut-glass reservoir, funnel and (later) etched shade. Excluding shade 56cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £100-150

Lot 87

A Victorian brass columnar oil lamp, spirally fluted on a stepped circular base with faceted glass reservoir, funnel and (associated) frosted glass shade. Excluding shade 42cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120
A Victorian brass columnar oil lamp, spirally fluted on a stepped circular base with faceted glass reservoir, funnel and (associated) frosted glass shade. Excluding shade 42cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £80-120

Lot 88

A striking gilt-iron base or mount, late 19th century, of domed circular form, finely cast in relief with acanthus leaves and scrolls. 11cm by 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-200
A striking gilt-iron base or mount, late 19th century, of domed circular form, finely cast in relief with acanthus leaves and scrolls. 11cm by 34cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £150-200

Lot 89

A vintage green painted set of apothecary drawers, each with turned pull and brass label frame. 86cm by 152cm 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500
A vintage green painted set of apothecary drawers, each with turned pull and brass label frame. 86cm by 152cm 30cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500

Lot 90

A late 19th century green painted four door cabinet, each pair of panelled doors with a wooden pull, and with shelved interior. 92cm by 201cm by 52cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500
A late 19th century green painted four door cabinet, each pair of panelled doors with a wooden pull, and with shelved interior. 92cm by 201cm by 52cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500

Lot 91

A glazed mahogany haberdasher's cabinet, c. 1900, of six drawers, each compartmented. 93cm by 71cm by 38cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £300-500
A glazed mahogany haberdasher

Lot 92

A late 19th century green-painted four door floor-standing cabinet, with adjustable shelved interior, with an associated arrangement of pigeon holes affixed to the top; together with a green painted pigeon hole cabinet; and a further unpainted pigeon hole cabinet. (3) First 166cm by 207cm by 28cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £400-600
A late 19th century green-painted four door floor-standing cabinet, with adjustable shelved interior, with an associated  arrangement of pigeon holes affixed to the top; together with a green painted pigeon hole cabinet; and a further unpainted pigeon hole cabinet. (3) First 166cm by 207cm by 28cm. Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £400-600

Lot 93

A group of fifteen 19th century green glass bottles, each later filled with water and red wax sealed, one bearing paper label "Bourbon.. Brandy..Established since 1821 40% ALC/VOL". (15) 28.5cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50
A group of fifteen 19th century green glass bottles, each later filled with water and red wax sealed, one bearing paper label "Bourbon.. Brandy..Established since 1821 40% ALC/VOL". (15)  28.5cm Provenance: Michael Bennett-Levy, £30-50

Lot 94

A Challon mahogany cased baby grand piano. Length 129cm, £100-200
A Challon mahogany cased baby grand piano. Length 129cm, £100-200

Lot 95

A set of three large white metal and ribbed glass industrial style hanging lights. Length excluding chain 62cm, £100-150
A set of three large white metal and ribbed glass industrial style hanging lights. Length excluding chain 62cm, £100-150

Lot 96

A Terry Herbert style tall anglepoise lamp. c. 100cm, £30-50
A Terry Herbert style tall anglepoise lamp. c. 100cm, £30-50

Lot 97

A vintage Tri-ang painted wooden doll's house. 42cm by 48cm, £20-30
A vintage Tri-ang painted wooden doll

Lot 98

A vintage Danish teak tile-inset dining table, the rectangular top with floral design tiles, extending, on a trestle base. Extended 72cm by 207cm by 89cm, £50-70
A vintage Danish teak tile-inset dining table, the rectangular top with floral design tiles, extending, on a trestle base. Extended 72cm by 207cm by 89cm, £50-70

Lot 99

A Dutch Delft dish, the well and rim painted with Chinese pavilions in a bright cobalt blue, unmarked. Diameter 29.5cm, £40-60
A Dutch Delft dish, the well and rim painted with Chinese pavilions in a bright cobalt blue, unmarked. Diameter 29.5cm, £40-60

Lot 100

An 18th century Delft blue and white vase, of faceted baluster form, painted with the figure of a peasant in a landscape, within a moulded Rococo cartouche (lacking cover). 26.5cm, £40-60
An 18th century Delft blue and white vase, of faceted baluster form, painted with the figure of a peasant in a landscape, within a moulded Rococo cartouche (lacking cover). 26.5cm, £40-60

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