12 September 2000
A pair of late 19th Century etched glass shipping company doors
the mahogany doors each with frosted glass panels acid etched with nautical motifes including a Dutch Booijer, various flags and pennants [Stars and Stripes; Red Star? Line amongst others], anchor, propeller, grommets, steam/sail passenger-cargo vessel and life rings, each -- 285 x 75cm. hinges, lock and lock plate, sprung catch (2)
It is understood these doors came from a shipping agents premises in Antwerp.
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