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A fine Victorian mahogany and boxwood strung eight drawer table cabinet containing numerous labelled items of natural history, polished agates, minerals and fossils, shells and corals, botanical specimens: ‘a gulf weed 1882’ contained in a glass phial of sea water, tribal artefacts ‘an Australian aboriginal letter’, antiquities and collected curiosities. Many objects with interesting handwritten ink labels including: ‘Carib chisels – implements of shell – stone hammer ….. from Cava via Barbados [Sic] now 250 ft above sea level’ and ‘A piece of a bandage of Egyptian Linen unwound from the arm of a mummy at Thebes on the Nile, February 1867. Between two and three thousand years old. C Wallace’
Second half of the 19th Century
Size: 59.5 cm high, 48 cm wide, 32.5 cm deep – 23½ ins high, 19 ins wide, 12¾ ins deep
|Height||59.50 cm||(23.43 inches)|
|Width||48.00 cm||(18.90 inches)|
|Depth||32.50 cm||(12.80 inches)|