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Amati Violin

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Amati Violin

Made c.1566 by Andrea Amati, this is one of the oldest violins in the world. A rare survivor from the earliest period of violin making, it is of outstanding international historical interest.

Ocean, Natasha Daintry

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Ceramics, Ocean, 2009, Natasha Daintry (1966-)

Installation of 1000 porcelain pots. Purchased jointly with Touchstones Rochdale, Gallery Oldham, Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Nottingham City Museum with assistance from the Contemporary Art Society, the Art Fund and Friends of Tullie House.

Earthernware Tile, De Morgan, Rose and Foliage

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Earthernware Tile, De Morgan, Rose and Foliage

Earthenware tile designed by William De Morgan (1839-1917), one of a set of four

Bedford Daisies, De Morgan Tile

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Earthernware Tile, De Morgan, Bedford Daisies

Earthenware tile designed by William De Morgan (1839-1917)

Hanoverian Medal

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Hanoverian Medal, Georgian

This Hanoverian medal depicts Jacobite rebels being hanged after the defeat of the 1745 rebellion. This vivid imagery of men swinging from roped nooses sends a powerful message.

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Coin, Medieval, Edward I (1272-1307), London

This coin is minted in London and dates to the end of Edward I’s reign (1272 to 1307) or slightly after, possibly around 1310.