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Three Parian ware busts, 19th century, a pair of Copeland busts, one of the poet, John Milton, after the model by Matthew Noble, one of William Shakespeare, after Raphaelle Monti, both with Ceramic and Crystal Palace Art Union impressed marks, 36 cm high,
Minton Majolica rams head decorated jardiniere with under plate having a tapered body decorated in relief with floral & fruit swags on a spirally fluted turquoise ground, the top edge with an egg & dart pattern in blue, yellow gold & white, the bottom edge
An Elkington & Co. electrotype casket, Birmingham c.1854 copy of the original made by French silversmith Alexandre Gueyton for the great Exhibition in London, 1851. The process of electroyping was a Victorian phenomenon and product of nineteenth century in
A fine French gilt bronze mounted and ivory inlaid vitrine cabinet, by Gabriel Viardot, Paris, circa 1880, signed, 180 cm high, 92 cm wide, 44 cm deep, Reference, For a similar example see Sotheby's, 19th and 20th century Furniture and Decorations, Belle E
An impressive Japanese lacquer and mother of pearl inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, of rectangular form with an arrangement of sliding panels, drawers and doors with brass mounts and lock plates, all finely inlaid in mother-of-pearl with exotic birds amongst
An exceptional Australian Colonial full cedar pedestal sideboard, with carving by John Fletcher, Sydney, late 1840s, the rectangular top with cross-banded edge supporting a broad scrolled backboard with applied carved acanthus scrolls, over a beautifully d
Green wooden refrigerator trolley advertising fish fingers and Kraft chedder exhibited in 'The Great Exhibition' 1983-84, Museum of Victoria curated by Murray Walker; and two others, trolley 93 cm high x 77 cm wide x 31 cm deep (3)
A Victorian electrotype silver plate Great Exhibition Inkstand by Elkington & Co 1859, by Elkington & Co 1859, originally made for the 1851 London Exhibition designed by John Leighton (1822-1912) designer and illustrator, with centre globe inkwell surround
An important 1867 great Exhibition Louis XVI style lacquer and ormolu-mounted satinwood, amaranth and parquetry meuble a hauteur d'appui, by Louis Auguste Alfred Beurdeley, Paris, the shaped green marble top with multi-layered edge above a central frieze d
A Chamberlains Worcester part dessert service, English, circa 1840, with wide duck egg blue borders ad gilt, comprising: 23 plates 23 cm four serving plates 27 cm and a pierced pedestal serving bowl 19 cm high, pattern number 3395 Provenance: Whitesides fa
Crystal Palace, 1851, a combination ivory letter opener/ page turner and page marker. Ascrimshaw image of the palace and below action fgures of people, horse drawn carriages, families and people on horseback Also marked 'The Great Exhibition Hyde Park'. Re
The James Lumsden birdseye huon pine exhibition centre table, circa 1850, the top of this extraordinary table exhibits a star veneer pattern in 12 sections inside a wide cross banding of tightly figured birdseye huon pine, the top edge is also banded as is
A sterling silver castle top card case of shaped rectangular form, the cover with a view of the great Exhibition, in high relief, flanked by engine turned decoration, the reverse bearing an engraved central cartouche, Birmingham 1850, maker David Pettifer
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