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Antique silver pomander Low Countries. An antique silver pomander, of spherical form on domed foot, divided into six segments released by a turning top, the exterior depicting dense foliage and flowers, the interior engraved with hatched floral motifs, each segment numbered and with slide-off cover (one later replacement). The Low Countries, circa 1640

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1970's Collectable / Antique Children's Roller Skates

1970s roller skates .. we all had a pair of these in our road! I would only ever wear one.....scared of falling over!

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Buttons and embroidery detail of gentleman's sleeved waistcoat, ca.1745, of ivory satin embroidered with silk and silver threads, lined with ivory ribbed silk and fustian. The cuffs of the associated cioat have been added to the waistcoat

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; formed as single and double pronged hairpins, four earpick-hairpins, one formed as a pagoda containing a seated figure, the others with foliate designs, insects and birds | Qing Dynasty | 2'800£ ~ sold (May '15)

A Victorian metal, enamel and diamond brooch in the form of a bee, symbol of productive industry. (The Canterbury Auction Galleries)

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Purse. England, ca. 1680 Silk, decorated w/ metal thread, with metal mount. Victoria and Albert Museum.

These prints were bought from an antique dealer in Camden Passage and paired with Venetian frames....Full details on Modern Country Style blog: Swedish/French Style Victorian House Tour