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Miniature / medallion Miniature / medallion

One of a group of items from the Westlake Trotter Collection - a miniature of Andrew Lumisden, paste medallion by James Tassie, inscribed and dated Andrew Lumisden Esquire, Tassie F. 1784

Bead Bead

Bead, from Cloister Seat, Udny, Aberdeenshire

Brooch Brooch

Circular, flat topped gold brooch with beaded rim, with glass panel containing hair, engraved on reverse: English, dated 26 January 1904

Figure Figure

Figure of Buddha in brass, reclining in the parinirvana attitude, with a headband of mirror glass and coloured pastes: South-Eastern Asia, Myanmar

Fan Fan

Folding fan with carved and pierced mother-of-pearl sticks and guards, and single leaf painted with a scene of gods and goddesses seated at a table, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740 - 1750

Knife Knife

Knife with steel blade and handle, composed of sections of ivory, ebony and amber, decorated with pastes imitating garnets and sapphires: Italian, Venice, 16th century

Knife Knife

Knife with steel blade and handle, composed of sections of ivory, ebony and amber, decorated with pastes imitating garnets and sapphires: Italian, Venice, 16th century

Knife Knife

Knife with steel blade and handle, composed of sections of ivory, ebony and amber, decorated with pastes imitating garnets and sapphires: Italian, Venice, 16th century

Snuffbox Snuffbox

Silver snuff box with gilt interior, mother-of-pearl panel from Guandong, China, in lid and inscription commemorating Captain William Wilkinson, a former East India Company sea officer, who commanded a frigate in the Chilean fleet of Admiral Lord Cochrane, by silversmith John Crichton, Scotland, 1859

Finger ring Finger ring

Gold gem set ring; the central emerald cut garnet or ruby (?) in collet setting; the shoulders with scroll openwork, the collets set with old cut diamonds or paste, with reeded gold shank; the reverse with circular glazed locket, containing woven panel of hair

Finger ring Finger ring

A rose gold cameo and diamond (or paste ?) set ring with accompanying box; the oval hard-stone cameo depicting a male bust (James VIII?) in profile set in a border of old cut diamonds; the reverse set with glazed locket containing a lock of hair, with the initials ‘IR’ ‘VIII’ surmounted by a crown

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