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Comb | Adcock, Henry | V&A Explore The Collections
Silver comb, cast in imitation of cut steel, maker's mark of Henry Adcock, England, Birmingham hallmarks for 1809-1810
Love stuff like this-- a compact with the Prince of Wales feather motif in diamonds-- part of a 6 piece " handbag suite" including comb holder, lipstick holder, notebook, and pill box all by Van Cleef , all applied with personal ciphers meaning something to the couple and all inscribed inside The Duchess of Windsor.
AN 18TH CENTURY PRINCE OF WALES FEATHER BROOCH. The three rose-cut diamond feathers to the diamond-set floral branches and diamond bow, set en tremblant, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1780, 13.1 cm. high.
A late 19th century Yorkshire Hussars diamond and - Feb 13, 2014 | Fellows in United Kingdom
A late 19th century Yorkshire Hussars gold and silver diamond and enamel regimental brooch. Designed as a white ename... on Feb 13, 2014
Stalking the Belle Époque
A parrot once resided in a pretty gilded cage Sarcastic was his temper and uncertain was his age He knew that two canaries had apartments overhead Who’d only very recently been wed. He kept an eye on all that they were doing, An interfering parrot in a nasty frame of mind… And vowed he’d stop their billing and their cooing, Which really was exceedingly unkind, Exceedingly unkind. In April of 1896, The Geisha premiered at Daly’s Theatre in London. The two-act musical comedy (considered…
William Kent (1684-1748) - Royal Barge
The Royal Barge is a clinker-built open rowing boat. The prow, stern and rail are carved and gilded with the royal coat of arms and Prince of Wales feathers among riotous sea-creatures, swags and Vitruvian scrolls. The State House, surmounted by a crown, is fitted with upholstered seating, carpet and painted ceiling. The barge is accompanied by 24 oars.The Royal barge was built in 1732 for Frederick, Prince of Wales by the shipwright John Hall to a design by the architect William Kent. The…
Hepplewhite Combined Straight Lines and Bold Curves
This article discusses the characteristics of the Hepplewhite furniture design style, comparing it to other styles, and notes the limited information avai...
Teacup and saucer
Florizel design teacup and saucer from the 1940s; in cream (Wallbody) with purple Prince of Wales feathers design tied by turquoise bow, turquoise band around inside of cup and saucer, gold edged. Excellent condition. Teacup height: 6cm; width 10cm plus handle. Saucer: 14.5cm diameter. Currently available to purchase from the Museum of Royal Worcester's online shop. #RoyalWorcester #BoneChina #Porcelain #Ceramics #ChristmasGifts
Though this a Tweflth Cake by Ivan Day, it is how I imagine the culinary related Bride Cake in the novel, though of course the Tester Bed (painted differently) would replace the Prince of Wales feathers. How beautiful is that?
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