Lot 366: Sold for £2,000 hammer

Estimate £200-£300

A 19th Century framed and glazed presentation certificate from The Great Exhibition of 1851 presented to W.H.B & J Richardson, reads 'Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1851 - I Hereby certify that Her Majesty's Commissioners upon the Award of the Jurors have presented a Prize Medal to Messrs W.H.B & J Richardson for Cut Glass shown at the Exhibition', below a winged angel, 59cm x 43cm, framed. Provenance - William Haden Richardson and thence by descent.

Condition report
The original certificate shows some age related wear and tears to the outer margins and some slight discolouration however over all in good order.

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