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Microscope Microscope

Marshall's microscope, walnut body and brass stand, with the royal coat of arms embossed on leather, late 17th century

Radiogram Radiogram

Radiogram made by Radio Gramophone Development Co., Bridgenorth, England

Scent bottle case Scent bottle case

Scent bottle case of walnut split along its length, and hinged, both parts lined with red silk and mounted in gilt metal, made to contain three octagonal straight-sided glass bottles with stoppers and a gilt metal funnel, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: French, 1838 - 1900

Toilet service Toilet service

Travelling chest of oak veneered with walnut and fitted with gilt copper alloy mounts, from the Lennoxlove toilet service, owned by Frances Teresa Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox: French, Paris, completed 1672 - 1674

Naperian rod / case Naperian rod / case

Replica set of Naperian Rods, twice the original size, consisting of ten boxwood rods and a walnut slip case with a sliding lid, made by David Secret, Suffolk, for Harriet Wynter Ltd, London, 1991

Sound projector Sound projector

Cell-o-phone Duo-Trac sound projector, early tape recorder, in a walnut veneered floor standing cabinet, by British Ozaphone Ltd, c. 1938, accompanied by three dozen tapes

Box Box

Rectangular box of walnut wood with convex lid, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and brass with floral designs, insects and medallions: probably Dutch, c. 1700

Box Box

Circular box of maple or birch burr lined inside with tortoise-shell, with a view entitled 'Ruine d'Italie' carved in low relief on lid: French, early 19th century

Figure group Figure group

Group representing the Virgin, Child, St Anne or one of the midwives mentioned in the Apochrypha, St Joseph and angels in the stable at Bethlehem, in carved walnut with traces of painting and gilding, part of a larger altarpiece: South Netherlandish, about 1470

Bureau Bureau

Fall-front bureau with four legs, of walnut and sycamore, part of the Cumbrae range designed by Neil Morris and manufactured by Morris of Glasgow, 1949

Tea bowl Tea bowl

Circular tea bowl of turned walnut with sheet silver lining and rim and border around foot, decorated with bands of granulation on foot border: Tibet, early 20th century

Tea bowl Tea bowl

Circular tea bowl of turned walnut with sheet silver lining and rim and border around foot, decorated with band of repousse Z-motifs on foot border: Tibet, early 20th century

Table Table

Table constucted from slabs of veneered timber on a plinth with an indented tiger's-eye stone top, the form of the table describes an S shape with a central vertical slab running through it: British, London, designed by Scottish modernist architect Thomas Smith Tait for his London House, 1925 - 1930

Quaich Quaich

Three-lugged quaich of walnut with silver mounting, the body of feathered stave construction and bound with split willow withies: Scottish, possibly Inverness, Possibly Alexander Fraser, c. 1680

Espingole Espingole

Royal Navy sea service espingole (mounted blunderbuss), c. 1815

Reute ophthalmotrope Reute ophthalmotrope

Reute ophthalmotrope, model of the movements of the eyes in response to muscles, brass and wood, used at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, maker unknown, late 19th century

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