lovely pair of antique Victorian Bisque figurines of a woman and
man. The figurines are made of heavy bisque porcelain and are well
modeled with excellent attention to detail and have hand painted
features. The woman is holding a pug dog which was a fashion
statement in victorian times for court/ opera appearances.The man is
holding a bottle in his right hand, his left hand has a hole ...
A very old and interesting looking Italian book (I THINK, BY B. GAMBA), as my Italian is pretty crap. It is called CONCIONI ELOGI LETTERE FAMILIARI Del Card. GUIIDO BENTIVOGLIO. And looks like it was printed in Venice, in 1826. It has been signed on the first page inside cover by someone who owned it, (The initials are either NTC or MTC and the sir name looks like DEAU)... and dated MILANO 1827. ...