Even our more up-market local-ish auction house have their moments of amusement ...
An unusual silver plated four branch epergne on hairy paw feet, lack glass bowls.
Two boxes of early 20th century British made, medical, chemist and surgical instruments, some military, including dental elevators, atropine injection, First Field dressing, various tube and glass ointments, circa 1945, etc.
An unusual yellow metal coiled snake, with blue cabochon eyes and a gold quartz ring.
[A species new to science?]
An early 20th century Chinese embroidered silk rope [sic], cream ground with embroidered floral vase arrangements, blue sleeve and neck trimming.
A 'Milliners Joy', German 1870s, tucks combs dressed as Millers ... (one lacks right leg), a grotto diorama of small houses, a windmill and farm animals, painted and carved wood, including horses, deer, dog and cat ... (loose small parts, windmill needs two blades repaired, sits in old wooden box with no front).
[Yes, it's a box of toot!]
An old North-West Persian runner, with co-joined complex medallions ...
[Pity his cleft stick isn't included!]
A 19th century Chinese hardwood carving of an athlete with glass eyes.
[How do we know the original athlete model had glass eyes?]
A 19th century unusual brass syringe with ivory nipple.
A modern concrete statue of David (weathered).
And for the pedants amongst you, I spotted "a candelabra" and "a pair of candelabrums".