K4474N Victorian (1889 - 1899) Edition of The Sunday at Home
Victorian (1889 - 1899) Edition of The Sunday at Home ($75)
Published by the Religious Tract Society, London 1899
Pictorial hard cover, 812 pages, 200 mm x 175 mm
Sunday entertainment in the 19th century. Illustrated in colour or on toned paper.
Sold - K4102N Victorian (1850s - 1960s) Parian ware jug
Victorian (1850s - 1960s) Parian ware jug ($45)
Parian ware is fine grained hard paste porcelain, usually unglazed, resembling marble in appearance. Often an imitation of marble figures. Popular in the 1850s - 1860s.
K4065N Victorian sailing ships (boat) pulley of wood
Victorian sailing ships (boat) pulley of wood ($35)
From an abandoned Smokey Town mining site.
During the gold rush, many sailors, including my great grandfather, abandoned ship at Melbourne for the mines. This would have come with a smart sailor.
Sold - K4021N 1840s - 1850s German biscuit porcelain figurines of young man and lady
1840s - 1850s German biscuit porcelain figurines of young man and lady ($200 each or $350 pair)
Unknown German maker
Biscuit porcelain (bisque) is unglazed and traditionally used as the medium for the very best work with no glaze to hide imperfections.
Sold - K4002N Late Victorian (1890s) Gentleman's armchair
Late Victorian (1890s) Gentleman's armchair ($135)
With turned legs and porcelain castors
Back H: 980mm, Seat H: 500mm, W: 680mm, D: 860mm
Reupholstered in early 2000 with a Sanderson linen.
Sold - K3374N 1850s - 1860s American steeple clock
1850s - 1860s American steeple clock ($210)
In working order.
Please note: This Seth Thomas clock has been restored. The case and the milk glass painted panel are original, the movement has been replaced.
H: 480mm, W: 250mm