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Book Description
The egg fitted with twin alabaster handles rotating a spindle revealing a woodcut view of ‘Chatsworth Bridge’ and ‘Hot Baths Buxton’, another panel has a selection of crystals, stones and dried plant specimens, all viewed through a glass monocular lens. Stow Fair in Lincolnshire wsa inaugurated in 1233 and continues to this day as a horse fair where such souvenirs as peep eggs were often sold and inscribed.
Author [CHATSWORTH & BUXTON].
Date [c. 1850]
Binding Opaque alabaster cylindrical egg-shaped body on a waisted stem, with ‘[P]resent from Stow Fair’ and hand-painted decorations, rubbed and dust-soiled, with early neat repair to base.
Condition The viewer is approximate height 128 mm and 72 mm in diameter;

Price: £285.00

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