Very rare, old and exceptionally hand carved figurine of a conquistador with morion*, maby not full finished .
heavy red / brown hardwood (2kg) . originating from a Spanish monastery - region Extremadura
Dramatic age-old cracks on the left - also on the left side crumbled wood-weed careful removed and stabilized
Completely treated with beeswax to feed the dry wood . aprox 1680
* A morion is a type of open helmet originally from the Kingdom of Castile (Spain), used from the middle 16th to early 17th centuries, usually
having a flat brim and a crest from front to back. Its introduction was contemporaneous with the exploration of North, Central and South America.
Explorers such as Hernando de Soto and Coronado may have supplied them to their foot soldiers in the 1540s.
Authentic part of a pillar-capital from a church date of 1670
Saved from destruction, stabilized, restored and gilded
in its original gloruis state according to the old hand painting
technique with real goldpowder and a binding varnish . own atelier
38 x 20 x 18cm
High value . price to be agreed.
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Authentic showroomdisplay of a Jaguar dealer . early 1950
Plaster statue . restored . strengthened . stabilised and bronzed by hand in his original state . 30x 35cm
€ 225- included a rare full color folder with 6 iconic Jaguar modells (cover + 6 individual pages) 32 x 45cm
Victorian antique rosewood adjustable stereoscopic image viewer
Created and hand made made by the Scotsman David Brewster
Company in 1870
Hand-held device, much admired by Queen Victoria when they were
demonstrated at the Great Exhibition of 1851
Superbe condition . 11 x 18 x 12cm
Brewster Stereoscope . hand-held device
Stereo viewer without adjustments
Mahogany . very good condition . 11 x 17 x 18cm
Very rare device to read / project microfilm through an ajustable mirror
Manufacturer and year of construction not known
Interested parties may make an acceptable offer . Please use the contact page
Bonaparte memorial china made by J.B. Capellemans - Aime W. Smith & C° Brussels . aprox 1850
Very good condition . black printing . 7 x 12cm . 2 pieces
Signed 33 x 53cm