A 19th Century Model of St Albans Cathedral.
English circa 1850.
An architectural card model of the medieval cathedral on an ebonised pine base. Later mahogany casing.
Attributed: John Bellamy (1808-1893).
Provenance: Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A. (1880-1964). Professor Richardson lived at Cavendish House, St Albans, where he served as architectural advisor to the diocese of St Albans.
Dimensions: 15cm (6") high; 38cm (15") wide; 22cm (8.5") deep.
A Rare 17th Century Lock and Key.
English circa 1660.
The blacksmith made ironwork set within a one piece oak block, the single sliding bolt held in place by a decorative pierced plate, plain rectangular
inset lock-plate to the reverse. Original bow key.
Dimensions: 47cm (18.5") high; 24cm (9.5") wide; 5cm (2") deep.