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Maritime Auction

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821): A lock of Napoleon's hair in a Gilt Oval Locket
        on a Crimson Ribbon, together with a Gilt and Enamel Legion d'Honneur and Manuscript
        Provenance, dated July 12th 1818 (MA20/343) offered in our Maritime Auction starting
        on 19th October 2021 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Brian Goodison-Blanks previews the Autumn 2021 Maritime Sale, which includes an important collection of British Antarctic 'Terra Nova' Expedition 1910-1913 archive material of Leading Shipwright Francis Davies, RN.

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be sponsoring an evening with
        Paul Atterbury as part of the Exeter Literary Festival. The talk is at Exeter Library
        on 5th November 2021 and starts at 7:30pm. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be sponsoring an evening with Paul Atterbury as part of the Exeter Literary Festival at Exeter Library on 5th November 2021 at 7:30pm. His talk is entitled: Behind the Scenes at The Antiques Roadshow.
A rectangular Georg Jensen brooch (design number 251) depeciting a pair of dolphins
        designed by Arno Malinowski. Georg Jensen jewellery often crops up in 20th Century and Contemporary Jewellery auctions with pieces by such designers as Arno Malinowski, Bent Gabrielsen, Henning Koppel and Vivianna Torun Bulow-Hube frequently being seen.
Kenidjack (SS04/36) - oil on canvas, sold for £2,200. Daniel Goddard writes about Michael Snow (1930-2012), an artist born in Manchester, who moved to St Ives in the 1950s.
A Wemyss pottery cat with its European counterpart. Nic Saintey provides a brief history of a Scottish Pottery with a strong Devon connection.

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