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St John the Evangelist and the poison chalice, oil on canvas.
A carved ivory okimono of a fisherman carrying a basket and feeding a crane and its young, signed, and with seal mark, 29cm.
Sato Koju was a member of the Tokyo Carver's Association and was probably a student of Ishikawa Komei (1852-1913).
with acanthus and scoll carved arms, raised on similarly carved cabriole supports, joined by carved aprons, bearing 'IT' stamped initials to the rear legs
Provenance: The Liddell family of Ravensworth Castle, Tyne and Wear
The graduated brilliant cut diamonds in coronet claw mounts, to a plain shank
awarded posthumously for carrying an important message from Crete to Alexandria whilst serving the the RAF in 1943, this medal was accompanied by its certificate and explanatory letter and two press photographs of the award ceremony. The flight of 'Princess 42 W.D.593' is listed by the PDSA as one of the finest performances of pigeons in war service, the flight was a staggering 500 miles mostly over water. This lot came directly from the family of the trainer
Specification: 7,300cc 6-cylinders in-line single overhead valve 40/50HP rated motor; four-speed manual gearbox with live rear-axle; leaf-sprung suspension fore and aft; four-wheel servo-assisted mechanical brakes.
Colour Scheme: Maroon coachwork with black wings and burgundy leather interior; black double-duck hood and weather equipment; nickel-plated lamps and fittings.
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