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Asian Special – Fine Japanese Antiques

This stunning cabinet is known as a Shodana, and is seen here being used as intended – it’s a ‘curio cabinet’, to store your precious objects in. What makes this example so interesting is the architectural element – the central portion contains two three-shelf corner partitions, the lower one having four sliding screen doors -…

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Fresh Stock – Artworks, Georgian Furniture, Silver, Glass & more!

Our latest Fresh Stock on Moorabool.com includes a terrific variety of fine items – including some Sterling Silver rarities, usable Whiskey & Wine glasses, and a scattering of jewellery. Lots more in the pipeline, as October draws to a close it will soon be November – and that’s almost Christmas! We will have a sensational…

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The Death of Nelson

Death of Nelson Staffordshire Figure

Trafalgar, 1805:It was a tragedy of heroic proportions: the battle with the French was won, but the admiral responsible, Nelson, was dead. While the event happened in 1805, it still had the imagination of the public 40 years later, when the Staffordshire figure illustrated here was made to dramatically illustrate the event. In the words…

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