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Brucciani collection of Artist's plaster plaques in the marine Range hand-crafted plaster plaques from the original casting made from the 19th century workshop of D. Brucciani & Co, selected from the British Museum's collections of moulds a set of 8: crab,

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a river village scene, entitled 'Waikato River'. 5 cm x 17 cm

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a village lake scene, entitled 'Tongariro, Lake Taupo'. 17 cm x 17 cm

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a bush scene, entitled 'Scene of the Wanganui'. 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm

A small colonial New Zealand painted shell, attributed to John Philemon Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with volcanic scene and entitled 'Mud Volcano, Waiotapo'. 7.5 cm x 8.5 cm

John Phileman Backhouse, oyster shell painted with scene of Maori hill fortification, village, Waka and bush entitled 'Maori Pah' with initials J P E 22 cm height

Pair Early Carved Shell Cameo Plaques. Relief scenes of Last Supper and the Resurrection. Decorative pierced borders. Length 15 cm

Hand Painted Oyster Shell, (Style of Backhouse) depicting The Pink Terraces Length 21.5 cm

A large painting on shell of Whakarewarewa, possibly by Backhouse (unsigned)

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