Keep your clothes organised and creasefree with this attractive set of 3 padded hangers, embroidered with lavender springs, a particular favourite of the Victorians. The cushioned design is ideal for delicate items.
Over 8,000 lifesize terracotta warriors were buried with Qin Shin Huang, first Emperor of China in 210209 B.C. Intended to guard over him in the afterlife, they were discovered in 1974.
Handsome brass calendar paperweight, based on originals, shows the day of the week for any date over a 50 year span from 20162065.
Striking photo frame reminiscent of objects dart created by Johan Victor Aarne (18631934) for the House of Faberge.
Jolly ceramic mug with illustration by Sir John Tenniel (1820 1914) and quotations from Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland; "She generally gave herself very good advice (though she seldom followed it)" .
The art of bonsai originated in China, then travelling to Japan; carved gemstone decorations emulating these miniature trees became popular in both China and for export to the West in the 19th century. Amethyst gemstone ornament with metal trunk and branches,...
Tapestry reproducing the 6th tapestry in the Lady and the Unicorn series, "À mon seul désir", woven c.1500. The meaning of the tapestry is thought, variously, to represent love, understanding or the renunciation of sin.
Tapestry cushion reproducing the 6th tapestry in the Lady and the Unicorn series, "À mon seul désir", woven c.1500. The meaning of the tapestry is thought, variously, to represent love, understanding or the renunciation of sin.
Reproducing an original casting of a bronze head from a statue found in Satala of a local goddess Anahita in the guise of Aphrodite, 200100 B.C., held in the British Museum.
Handsome armillary sphere showing the Earth surrounded by rings which represent the circles of the heavens. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the sphere was widely used in scientific debates about the relative merits of the competing central Earth and Sun...
Originating in Ancient Greece to demonstrate how the universe revolves around the Earth, further advances were made by Tycho Brahe (15461601). Handcast iron. 12" x 10½" x 9". Requires simple assembly.