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Paul Beau Book Ends
Paul Beau

A characteristic feature of Beau's works is the combination of metals of contrasting colours
These pair of book ends are made of ormolu mounted hammered patinated bronze and copper
Each with the mask of Medusa flanked by two wings in her curling hair on radiate background
Stamped Paul Beau & Co. Montreal, within a circle
Circa 1915-1920
14.5 cm x 11.2 cm
Height 12 cm
Paul Beau (Montreal 1871-1949) was the leading member of the Canadian Arts & Crafts movement.

SKU: b99

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US$ 1,500.00

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Ungaretti Lesage Engraving Book
Lesage

Artist book
Seven double pages combining text poems from Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970) and illustrations by Marie-Paule Lesage
Each etching / wood block is signed with Marie-Paule Lesage initials and dated '94
Printed on paper BFK Rives, 1994
Edition 14/25
In a deluxe presentation box
Paper 35 x 25 cm
Box 38.8 x 28 cm

SKU: bk1

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US$ 1,500.00

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Turner Engraving Book
Turner

The Turner Gallery: a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Engravings from the Works of the Late J.M. W. Turner, R.A.
New York, D. Appleton and company, 1879-1880
Two volumes with 120 engraved plates and descriptive text
Original dark brown embossed leather a little rubbed at edges
Overall in very good condition to excellent
39.5 cm x 28 cm (15.5" x 11")

SKU: bk2

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US$ 1,500.00

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dii8-Beam Balance

20th Century Swiss Brass and Wood Beam Balance
Pull out drawer with assorted weights
Stamped F. Scholls Genève and (Swiss cross) G.1 1903
31.7 x 22.5 cm. (12.5" x 8" 7/8)

SKU: Dii8

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US$ 200.00

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Paillard 19th century Cylinder Music Box
Paillard

Paillard 19th century cylinder music box with 6 melodies .
28 cm (11") long cylinder
Winding crank on the left side of the case; zither and tune indicator; switches on the right
Lid with rosewood floral inlays; inner glass dust cover; the case has two cast ornate handles
The bronze badge inside says «1881 Longue Marche Patented 1879»
Paillard stamp underneath the case with black ink
Cabinet: 96.5 cm (38") wide; 40.6 (16") deep; 11" high
Music box: 91.5 cm (36") wide; 36.2 cm (14" 1/4) deep

SKU: mu2

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US$ 7,000.00

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dii5-Marine chronometer
Bröcking

A German marine chronometer by the famous maker Willem Brocking.
In flame mahogany case.
With inset brass blank cartouche plaque to the top in the form of an escutcheon.
With applied bone plaque to the front signed W. BRÖCKING/Hamburg/1030
Early 20th century (repaired in 1944 & 1951)
Box: 19 x 18 x 18 cm (7" 1/2 x 7" 1/16 x 7" 1/16)

SKU: Dii5

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US$ 5,000.00

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dii6-Pocket Barometer
Short & Mason

A gilded brass pocket barometer marked Certified n° 16. Compensated for temperature,
Short & Mason Tycos London Made in England
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Revolving (edge rotating front bezel) altimeter scale, divided 0 to 8,000 feet .
Condition: some discoloration on the rotating inner dial.
1920s
Diameter: (1 15/16")

SKU: Dii6

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US$ 600.00

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dii2-Barometer

A rosewood barometer.
Dial variously inscribed.
Height: 52 cm (20" 1/2)

SKU: Dii2

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US$ 400.00

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Ocarina Musical Instrument 19th Vienna

A terracotta ocarina with black paint and gold accent;
11 finger holes, 2 key-covered holes and mouth tube projecting out from the body with a cracked ivory embouchure;
marked C8 on side of mouthpiece; some letters in gold still visible (indication of notes?);
oval stamp with H. FIENN OCARINA and double undecipherable stamp with a visible date 1877.
Vienna, Austria.
The ocarina is a musical wind instrument resembling a small goose without head thus the name derived from Italian meaning little goose.
The classical shape as known today was created by Giuseppe Donati in 1853.
Length: 18.2 cm

SKU: mu1

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US$ 400.00

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