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  • Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Our Lady of the Rosary) [Object]

    This large bulto was probably made for use by the Penitente Brotherhood. The hollow skirt of this figure is made of gessoed cloth laid over a wooden frame. This made...

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  • Racetrack Tout Trade Figure [Object]

    Possibly carved by Charles Parker Dowler of Providence, Rhode Island, this type of swaggering caricature was popular with tobacconists. In catalogues, this model was sometimes known as ‘The Dude’ –...

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  • Cigar Store Indian [Object]

    Wearing a headdress with lustrous ostrich feathers and a girdle with a scabbard, this fantasy figure of a Native American was carved by a master craftsman. Note the precise way...

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  • Two Women in an Interior [Object]

    Reverse glass painting in original Cantonese gilt and black lacquered frame. The women, elegantly dressed in embroidered robes, sit within a room whose apertures reveal trees and the distant shore...

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  • Northwest Coast Carving [Object]

    At some stage in its history, this top-heavy carved figure fell forward and snapped its arms. They were subsequently replaced. Unfortunately, the original position of the arms would have indicated...

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  • Geographia di Francesco Berlinghieri… [Object]

    ‘Modern’ maps of Spain, France, Italy and Palestine were included in this edition of Ptolemy, which was translated by Francesco Berlinghieri into Italian verse and produced in Florence in 1480. Contains...

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  • Green oval Shaker box [Object]

    Shaker boxes were produced in great numbers by Shaker communities and sold to visitors. A member of the Mount Lebanon society recorded the number of oval boxes his community made...

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  • Oval Shaker box [Object]

    Shaker boxes were produced in great numbers by Shaker communities and sold to visitors. A member of the Mount Lebanon society recorded the number of oval boxes his community made...

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  • General Sir Henry Clinton [Object]

    Sir Henry Clinton, British officer and diplomat, was born in Newfoundland and educated in Britain. He distinguished himself along with Generals William Howe and John Burgoyne at the Battle of...

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