This definitive little Victorian country style armchair is beautifully made and solid. Not to be confused with lesser examples that one comes across.
The strong and clear hallmarks are for London 1887 with makers initials CG
A truly lovely little piece.
‘The Law Parliamentary and City Courts committee’
This interesting piece of London history is a most attractive silver plated table centrepiece in the form of an entwined fruiting tree with trailing vines on a spreading multi lobed foot.
The inscription reads ‘Presented By the Law Parliamentary and City Courts Committee to Their Respected Chairman Thomas Parkersen F.S.A DECR 1865’
Another section bears an armorial crest with Latin inscription Sapere Aude (Dare to be wise Dare to know)
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This finely worked piece is most probably silver but in the absence of any marks we will call it white metal.
The glazed frame case has a catch to open it. This is by repute a gift from the present Queen of Bahrain.
A most decorative piece.
A really grand piece of sensible size. I have seen similar in palaces and stately Homes usually they are enormous.
On a stepped triform base with three lions wearing Roman Helmets. The Corinthian column is surrounded by acanthus leaves and there is a decorated column with a circular finial supporting three elaborate branches terminating in three eagles standing on spheres with outstretched wings.
This beautiful piece was made around 1865 in fine condition but in need of a jolly good clean
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This is from one of Norfolk’s fine old Halls where it has been for many years.
I know very little about these, save to say that the family tended to have only
the best examples in their large collection.
It bears a shield, collection of dots? and initials
It looks as though the wirework has been replaced on the grip. In my humble opinion a nice historic piece.
This fabulous solid gold locket is most wearable, Plain in with great character. You will notice two dents and tiny nick to the locket, adding to the charm and history of the piece all caused by the trauma of the sinking that fateful night. The font of the locket would have been finished off with an inset design once the ship had reached its destination. One can only now imagine the type detailing this locket was destined to have, enamelling with a singular elegant semi-precious stone perhaps?
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This fabulous solid gold locket is most wearable, Plain in design depicting four holes
where detailing once was. If you look closely you will discover its original design as it remarkably remains in ghost form!
A superb unique gift for a lover of historical and shipwreck recovery items.
I will include a certificate of authenticity upon purchase and a print out of the General Abbatucci’s story.
Total length 4cm
Abbatucci Italian Shipwreck Recovered Cargo c1869
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