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Curated Collections

We’re pleased to announce a new way of browsing our vast stock on moorabool.com: Curated Collections. These small groups of complimentary items will illustrate an idea, such as a maker, period or technique. Or even just a group of pieces that go well together – as we say, they ‘speak the same language’…. Children’s Mugs…

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A Quality Deskset

Engraved & Gilt Desk Set, Mosley London c.1860

Within this embossed velvet box lies a supreme quality desk-set. Engraved & Gilt Desk Set, attributed to Mosley, London, c.1860 Of superior quality, this set is made to impress. From the shape of the letter-opener and the detail of the engraving, it was ‘exotic’, reflecting the riches of the Eastern cultures – it would not…

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Victorian gold mounted opal stickpin, late 19th century

Victorian Opal stickpin, mounted on a shaped gallery & long pin. Unmarked, but probably Australian 9ct gold, the opal a fine coloured specimen, circa 1895 “Hold on” USA patent 13009 to the stick-pin holder, opal aprox. 12x8mm, stick mount 7.5cm signs of age, stone good

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