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[Eleven silk place mats, each with a hand-painted portrait of a cricketer from the collection of the MCC.]
[Eleven silk place mats, each with a hand-painted portrait of a cricketer from the collection of the MCC.]
[n.d., c.1893.]
Eleven silk mats, 170mm (6¾") in diameter, plus fringe. Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
The cricketers are: A.G. Steel (Lancashire), J.R. Mason (Kent), W.G. Grace (Gloucestershire & London County), C.B. Fry (Sussex & Hampshire), Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (Yorkshire), O.G. Radcliffe (bowler for Gloucestershire & Somerset), A.E. Stoddart (Middlesex), W.W. Read (Surrey), A.C. McLaren (Lancashire), F.S. Jackson (Yorkshire) and G. MacGregor (wicket keeper for Middlesex). All but Radcliffe also played for England. These mats were Lot 636 in the MCC sale in 1987 and were purchased by Michael Pearce for £605, who had them restored by a V&A specialist and framed. The MCC paddle and subsequent paperwork are included.
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[Oriel College] The Oxford Almanack For the Year of Our Lord God MDCCXXVI
[Oriel College] The Oxford Almanack For the Year of Our Lord God MDCCXXVI being Bisextile or Leap Year.
G Vertue sculp.
[n.d., c.1734.]
Etching with engraving, PRINTED ON SILK. Printed area 500 x 440mm (19¾ x 17¼"), with wide margins. Framed. Unexamined out of frame. Damage to right borders.
A view of Oriel College with the Robinson building, erected in 1720 and the Carter building, 1729. In the left foreground Adam de Brome, chancellor of Durham and founder of Oriel, receives the charter from Edward II; on the right a chancellor and bishops, including Bishop Robinson and Provost George Carter, examine a charter. In the roundels above the image are Queen Anne delivering a grant of Prebend to Bishop Robinson in 1712; to right, an allegory of the Treaty of Utrecht, negotiated by Robinson in 1713.
[Ref: 41666]   £950.00  
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[Silk sample.] Exposition Industrielle Suisse.
[Silk sample.] Exposition Industrielle Suisse. Metiers à Rubans de Fréderic Wahl mécanicien à Bâle.
1867. F. Weber.
Machine-made illustrated silk sample. 135 x 95mm (5¼ x 3¾").
A souvenir of the Swiss Industrian Exposition, with the Swiss flag, a scene of an alpine lake and roses.
[Ref: 36486]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair of embroideries of the Sons of Tipu Sultan] Tippoo Saibs Two Sons taking leave of Their Mother
[Pair of embroideries of the Sons of Tipu Sultan] Tippoo Saibs Two Sons taking leave of Their Mother Previous to their being deliver'd up to Lord Cornwallis, as Hostages at the Termination of the War in the East Indies in 1792. [&] Tippoo Saib's Two Sons deliver'd up to Lord Cornwallis As Hostages, after he had so Gloriously Conquered that Proud Sultan at Seringapatam, the Capital of the Mysore Country, in the East Indies, in 1792.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Two silk embroideries on stretchers, titled in old ink mss on the linen base. Each 380 x 280mm (15 x 11"), in contemporary frames. The ink titles faded.
Unique pair of embroideries based on the mezzotints with the same titles published by Robert Sayer in 1792.
See 54648
[Ref: 54288]   £1,800.00   view all images for this item
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M. 70 [Five Chinese warriors.]
M. 70 [Five Chinese warriors.]
Working Mens Educational Union, King William Street, Trafalgar Square, London. [n.d., c.1860.]
Colour lithograph on linen, 980 x 1240mm (38½ x 48¾"). A few signs of wear as is usual with these items.
Five Chinese warriors in a war camp. The Working Mens Educational Union was a philanthropic society founded in 1853 to provide education to the working classes. This sheet would have been used in their lectures, held in various locations. They were printed on linen to avoid paper duty. Considering its purpose the colour is still surprisingly vivid, with the linen still strong.
Exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1952.
[Ref: 6394]   £950.00  
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254. [The Sphinx & Pyramids.]
254. [The Sphinx & Pyramids.]
Religious Tract Society. 66 Paternoster Row and 65 St Paul's Churchyard. [n.d., c.1860.]
Colour lithograph on linen, 980 x 1240mm. A few signs of wear as is usual with these items.
With Bedouins at prayer under the Sphinx.
Exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1952.
[Ref: 6412]   £650.00  
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