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An Exceptionally Rare Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask

An Exceptionally Rare and large Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask. Woven with a lattice of stylised floral sprigs on which alight pairs of crested birds. Some piecing slight wear and repairs. Italy Circa.1560. 208cms by 254cms. Ex. Mayorcas Collection. A smaller piece from the same panel is on display at The Victoria & Albert […]

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16th.Century Carved Limewood Madonna Franconia Follower Of Tilman Riemenschneider

Follower of Tilman Riemenschneider (circa 1460-1531). German, Franconia. Carved limewood Madonna Circa 1520. 116.5 cms high. Provenance: Erbgraf zu Erbach. Schloss Erbach, Baden Wurtenburg, Germany. And by descent. Tilman Riemenschneider was a German sculptor and woodcarver active in Wurzburg from 1483. He was one of the most prolific and versatile sculptors of the transition period […]

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Early 17th.Century Italian Carved Ivory Figure “Lucretia”

Early 17th.Century Carved Ivory Figure Depicting Lucretia Probably North Italian Circa 1600. 10cms high excluding base 19.5 cms overall.

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17th Century or Earlier Carved Boxwood Panel Depicting The Tree of Jesse

Carved boxwood panel depicting The Tree of Jesse, the ancestors of Christ. The Madonna and Christ Child Enthroned. European 17th Century or earlier. 6 cms by 4 cms.  

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‘Bollock’ Dagger from battlefield of Towton. With provenance. Wars of the Roses.

A common soldier’s piece which is steeped in history. From the battle of Towton (the most bloody battle ever fought on English soil), fought Easter 1461. This ‘bollock’ dagger was found in Cock Beck – the place where so many of the Lancastrian forces of Henry VI died after fleeing the victorious Yorkists. 25.5 cm […]

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17th Century Italian Lead Fountain Mask or Gargoyle in the form of a Wolf

An Early 17th. Century Italian Lead Fountain Mask or Gargoyle in the form of a Wolf. 28 by 23 cms. Weighs 11 kg. Some old repair to lower right. £P.O.A.

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Large 16th-17th.Century German Steel Lock Nuremberg

A Large Late 16th or Early 17th.Century German Steel Lock etched with Grotesques probably Nuremberg Circa 1600. 33.5 by 27.5cms mounted on a perspex display stand. £P.O.A.

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Northern Italian Renaissance Flask (Circa 1480) with a Sgraffito Portrait of a Fashionable Young Man

Very rare Renaissance sgraffito flask. The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, has a number of fragmentary sgraffitti portraits from similar pieces (some on their website), but not a relatively complete piece, like the flask. Circa 1480 North Italian. Height, including spout: 20.5 cm

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Large and Very Rare Late 15th to Early Sixteenth-Century Red Brick Showing the Tudor Arms.

The Tudor rose surmounted by the crown would only appear on royal buildings. This being such a large and piece, It may well have originally been set into one of the long gone palaces, such a Greenwich or Nonsuch. It has not been possible to find such an impressive example of the Tudor Rose in […]

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