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A VICTORIA N CAST-IRON BULL'S HEAD SALVAGED FROM THE CALEDONIAN MARKET
A VICTORIA N CAST-IRON BULL'S HEAD SALVAGED FROM THE CALEDONIAN MARKET

CIRCA 1855

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A VICTORIA N CAST-IRON BULL'S HEAD SALVAGED FROM THE CALEDONIAN MARKET
CIRCA 1855
Cast in deep relief
15 in. (38 cm.) high

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Lot Essay

This head was one of several bull's heads that adorned columns around the perimeter railings of the Caledonian market, formerly the Metropolitan cattle market. First opened by Prince Albert in 1855, it ceased trading in 1963.
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