This swivel chair is No.240 from a dining room of the White Star ocean liner RMS Olympic, sister ship to the RMS Titanic. In carved mahogany, swivelling on cast iron legs. With fabric seat cushion. A rare collectors item.
A very rare, steam engine related, enamel advertising sign.
Made for Schniffer & Co, Argenintian agents for Ransomes products, and featuring a particularly handsome cental picture, depicting of a portable steam enigne and thresher in operation. Surrounding engravings of Ransomes products including various types of portable engines, a traction engine and a stationary engine.