A niche de chien for the the Queen's dog to keep snug and warm on a cold rainy day. It was made by Claude Sené. - from Marie Antoinette’s village, "the Hameau", near Petit Trianon. via Carla Goodnoh

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (b.1755-d.16 October 1793 by guillotine, age 37) and two of her children (detail) by Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun - the Queen's daughter Marie Thérèse Charlotte of France, was the only member of the family to survive the French Revolution.

Anne Boleyn's Clock - A silver gilt clock given to Anne Boleyn by Henry VIII, her falcon emblem can just be glimpsed on the side shield. Anne's apartments would have contained many very expensive ornaments like this.

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