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A Painted Victorian Cast Iron Rain Hopper£180
A Painted Victorian Cast Iron Rain Hopper.£180
A Victorian cast-iron boot-scraper,£135
A Victorian cast-iron boot-scraper,the lyre-shaped blade centrally mounted in a rectangular drip-tray with canted corners,£135
A series of cast-iron Aesthetic Movement staircase spindles£130 each
A series of cast-iron Aesthetic Movement staircase spindles
Each surmounted by angled decorative fixing leading to shaft above domed and squared tapered panel, containing stylized flowers, butterflies and symmetrical scrolls,
Registration mark: 15 November 1872',
Twenty available.£130 each
Magnus von Wright started out as a taxidermist in the 1820's, he stuffed birds for Societas pro Flora et Fauna Fennica, the oldest scientific society in Finland, and in 1845, became taxidermist a the university's zoological museum.
Von Wright; though a skilful taxidermist, his reputation like that of his two brothers, Wilhelm and Ferdinand, rests on his skill as a zoological illustrator. The first edition of Svenska fåglar, efter naturen och på sten ritade, appeared between 1828 and 1837 and in 1859 he published the first handbook on Finnish birds.
These chromolithographs are from the second edition Svenska fåglar, efter naturen och på sten ritade, published c1920 and printed by A. Bortzells, Stockholm.'Loxia Pytyopsittacus'.
Boar HuntOriginal 18th century copper-engravings of a Boars hunted by hounds, featuring hand-colour.
A George II mahogany kneehole desk,
A George II mahogany kneehole desk,the moulded top above an arrangement of eight drawers surrounding recessed cupboard.
A large and impressive continental giltwood mirror,
A large and impressive continental giltwood mirror,the frame carved in deep relief with scrolling acanthus. Can be hung portrait or landscape.