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A SORCERER'S MIRROR

Lot 1 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A SORCERER'S MIRROR, 19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated mirrored convex roundels, within a wooden frame, 19cm ... read more

Sold for £420 More details 1  

2 FACE MAN

Lot 2 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

2 FACE MAN, a large mid-20th century fairground-style, folk art, hand-painted canvas, with the title '2 FACE MAN ALIVE', 300 x 180cm

Sold for £320 More details 1  

A SMALL SORCERER'S MIRROR

Lot 3 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A SMALL SORCERER'S MIRROR, 19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated mirrored convex roundels and a mirror on the reverse, ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 1  

'SWING ALONG'

Lot 4 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

'SWING ALONG', 1963, original plexiglass pinball machine, the back glass from an American Gottlieb, Chicago pinball machine, artwork by Roy Parker, ... read more

Sold for £100 More details 1  

FAIRGROUND LAMPS

Lot 5 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

FAIRGROUND LAMPS, 1950s or 60s, two impressive brightly painted metal fairground lamps, 52cm high (2)

Sold for £400 More details 1  

FAIRGROUND HORSE

Lot 6 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

FAIRGROUND HORSE, early 20th century, a carved wooden and polychrome painted fairground carousel mount in the form of a prancing horse, 137cm long, ... read more

Sold for £300 More details 1  

'ABRACADABRA'

Lot 7 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

'ABRACADABRA', 1975, the original back glass from an American Gottlieb, Chicago pinball machine, artwork by Gordon Morison, 50 x 56cm

Sold for £220 More details 1  

MONKEY BAND

Lot 8 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

MONKEY BAND, ¨ modern, a well-presented taxidermy group of three monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) playing guitars, 60 x 57cm Annex B

Estimated at £2,000 - £2,500 More details 1  

GROWLER DOG

Lot 9 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

GROWLER DOG, early 20th century, a papier mâché growler dog, 48cm wide, 23cm deep, 36cm high

Sold for £780 More details 1  

A MAGIC LANTERN EXHIBITION POSTER

Lot 10 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A MAGIC LANTERN EXHIBITION POSTER, early 20th century, an American magic lantern exhibition small poster or hand bill, together with a ticket for the ... read more

Estimated at £80 - £120 More details 1  

ROYAL ACORN DAIRY

Lot 11 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

ROYAL ACORN DAIRY, late Victorian, an impressive and highly detailed taxidermy diorama, with two squirrels at the kitchen table baking and a hedgehog ... read more

Sold for £2,000 More details 1  

STOATS

Lot 12 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

STOATS, late Victorian, a detailed and well-presented John Cooper and Sons taxidermy diorama of two stoats, with one of the stoats killing a rabbit, ... read more

Estimated at £200 - £400 More details 1  

SQUIRRELS DRINKING

Lot 13 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

SQUIRRELS DRINKING, late Victorian, a taxidermy diorama of two squirrels drinking, 48 x 28cm

Sold for £200 More details 1  

A WOODEN CAROUSEL FIGHTING BULL early 20th century

Lot 14 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A WOODEN CAROUSEL FIGHTING BULL early 20th century, French, with carved ornamental saddle, sword and banderillas, 120cm long, 69cm high

Sold for £1,000 More details 1  

A FRENCH FAIRGROUND SWINGBOAT c.1930s

Lot 15 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A FRENCH FAIRGROUND SWINGBOAT c.1930s, painted wood with metal fittings, with 'S.S. France' painted on the side, 140cm long

Sold for £320 More details 1  

GIPSY HARRIET LEE

Lot 16 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

GIPSY HARRIET LEE, three painted wooden fairground sandwich boards relating to Harriet Lee, granddaughter of Nancy Lee, 'She told the future to ... read more

Sold for £350 More details 1  

A FAIRGROUND MIRROR

Lot 17 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A FAIRGROUND MIRROR, a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with wood surround, 68cm wide, 12cm deep, 193cm high

Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800 More details 1  

A FAIRGROUND MIRROR

Lot 18 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A FAIRGROUND MIRROR, a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with wood surround, 68cm wide, 12cm deep, 193cm high

Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800 More details 1  

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL

Lot 19 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL, of bow form, painted with a fairground scene, indistinctly signed, the back rail fitted with light fittings, 155cm wide, ... read more

Sold for £350 More details 1  

A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN-STYLE ART DECO FAIRGROUND PILLARS

Lot 20 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN-STYLE ART DECO FAIRGROUND PILLARS, c.1936, British, the carved wooden capitals made by Lakins, the fairground scenery-makers, open- ... read more

Estimated at £1,600 - £2,200 More details 1  

A CLOWN HEAD AND BOOTS late 20th century

Lot 21 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

A CLOWN HEAD AND BOOTS late 20th century, a large, fibreglass, brightly coloured, clown head mask and comedy green boots, head 40cm wide, 48cm high ... read more

Sold for £240 More details 1  

FOUR AMERICAN FAIRGROUND ANIMAL SCENERY PANELS

Lot 22 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

FOUR AMERICAN FAIRGROUND ANIMAL SCENERY PANELS, c.1950, possibly from the musical Carousel, painted wood in the form of an ostrich, turkey, pig and ... read more

Sold for £820 More details 1  

*HÉLÈNE DETROYAT (French

Lot 23 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

*HÉLÈNE DETROYAT (French, 1899-1951) A BEARDED LADY HOLDING AN OSTRICH FEATHER Signed and dated '32' l.l., oil on canvas 116.3 x 81.3cm Bearded ... read more

Sold for £1,300 More details 1  

THE MOST DARING DANGEROUS DANCE EVER PERFORMED

Lot 24 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

THE MOST DARING DANGEROUS DANCE EVER PERFORMED, a 1940s poster for the famous and sensational Marqueez and 'Her internationally famous Temptation ... read more

Sold for £100 More details 1  

SKULLS AND SKELETONS

Lot 25 (Out of the Ordinary, 12th February 2019)

SKULLS AND SKELETONS, a film prop relief wall panel with skulls and skeletal remains, foam and latex rubber on a wooden backing board, 122cm wide, ... read more

Sold for £320 More details 1