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E17587 An unusual, early 19th century, steel and brass, betel nut cutter, probably of Asian origin. Size: 35.5cm. (14") long by 11.2cm. (4 3/8") wide. This is quite large in size for a betel nut cutter as they are often only about half of this length. It is very well made and also very elaborate. The steel handles have engraved geometric designs and they are also inlaid with brass. The cutter has two stylised birds to the top and the blade is also engraved with geometric designs. The piece is in excellent condition. Although known as betel nut cutters they were actually for cutting the areca nut. This was chewed with betel leaf for their effect as a mild stimulant. £225. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
E17646  A very small sized, 19th century grape knife. The steel blade is engraved with a crown above the letter 'B'. There is no manufacturers mark. Date: c.1860. Size: 15.2cm. (6") long. This piece is simple in form, with a curved steel blade, a brass collar and a turned beechwood handle. Most examples are much larger and this is almost small enough to have been made for a child or lady to use. It is in excellent condition. £49. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16980 A pair of silver plated hatelet skewers with classical design to the end. Unmarked. Date: c.1880. Size: Each one is 24.7cm. (9 3/4") long. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat or desserts when taking them to the table. These are good quality examples and they are all in very good condition. We are selling these as a pair but if you look very closely you will notice just a very slight difference in the centre of the design. £89. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16979 A set of three silver plated hatelet skewers. The designs on the ends of these skewers have hanging game on one side and hanging fish on the other. Unmarked. Date: c.1880. Although the designs are the same the skewers are all slightly different lengths, ranging from 22.9cm. (9") to 24cm. (9 1/2") long. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat or fish when taking it to the table. These are good quality examples and they are all in very good condition. £115. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16978 A set of five silver plated hatelet skewers with classical design to the end. Unmarked. Date: c.1880. Although the designs are the same the skewers are all slightly different lengths, ranging from 22.2cm. (8 3/4") to 25.4cm. (10") long. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat or desserts when taking them to the table. These are good quality examples and they are all in very good condition. £225. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16977 A silver plated hatelet skewer with a classical design of a shell and foliage to the end. Unmarked. Date: c.1880. Size: 23.2cm. (9 1/8") long. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat or desserts when taking them to the table. It is in condition. £49. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16809 A 19th century, portrait silhouette of a young gentleman. Date: c.1840. Size including the frame: 14cm. (5 1/2") by 12.4cm. (4 7/8"). This silhouette is cut from a dark paper which is applied to the paler background. The protrait is then highlighted with gilding. The reverse of the portrait is marked ' RICHARD GRAINGER' 'AGED 20 1840' There is some further writing which reads 'Born 1820 Died 188*'. This is partly obscurred, and there is also a rather worn mark of the framer. The silhouette is in its' original frame which has brass fittings and the piece is in very good condition. £135. U.S.A.
+£10.
Western
Europe
+£5.
D16858 A steel milliners iron with a turned wooden handle. Marked, to the wooden handle 'A RUNACRES 78 SOUTHWARK ST. S.E'. I have tried to find out when this company were at this London address but can find no trace of them. Date: c.1890. Size: 32.5cm. (12 3/4") long. This is a most unusual shaped iron and it was possibly used by a milliner for ironing the rims of hats. It is well made and it is in excellent condition. £72. U.S.A.
+£15.
Western
Europe
+£5.
B15139 A pair of small, ebonised frames with brass inlay. Unmarked. Date: c.1930. Size: Each frame is 14.8cm. (5 7/8") long by 12.4cm. (4 7/8") wide by 2.5cm. (1") deep. The apertures, into which the framed items would display are 8.2cm. (3 1/4") long by 5.3cm. (2 1/8") wide. These frames have a very traditional design, in brass, which is inlaid into the ebonised wood. They have leather backing and they have the ability to either be hung or to stand. They are both in very good condition. £72. U.S.A.
+£15.
Western
Europe
+£5.
C16249 A French childs chair with a wicker seat. Unmarked. Date: c.1880. Size: 66cm. (26") high by 38cm. (15") across and 36cm. (14 1/8") deep. This chair would probably suit a child of between two and four years of age. It is quite simple in form and probably country made. It has shaped splats in the back but the arms and stretchers are plain and there is just a small amount of turning to the front legs. It is in excellent condition and it is very sturdy. £135. On
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