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Nikki Bell Ben Langlands

The British Museum

1987

British

Pitcher

c. 1773

British

Candlestick

1715-1735

British

"Brighton Buns" travellers' candlestick

c. 1780

British

Ariadne reclining on a panther

19th century

British

Candlestick

c. 1765

British

Candlestick

c. 1765

British

Candlestick

c. 1750

British

Candlestick

c. 1750

British

Candlestick

c. 1810

British

Candlestick

c. 1810

British

Candlestick

c. 1810
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