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Inkstand

Decorated with a scrapwork design (perfectly fitting angular shapes), this is typical of items produced by Grant's Marble Manufactory into the early 20th Century....

Thermometer

Thermometers were commonly made from Devon marbles. This example also includes malachite, a bright green stone which was imported....

Platter

This platter was made for Queen Victoria, after the Prince Consort visited Woodley's Marble Works, St Marychurch, Torquay, in 1852. The platter shows the wide array of colours available and...

Picture

This picture was probably made to show off the skills of the marble workers. It is highly realistic and shows much detail making it easily recognizable as Babbacombe Bay....

Inkstand

This is the sort of item commonly made in Devon using the local stones. The polished surface makes it possible to see the fossil corals in some of the inlaid...

Paperweight

Inlaid paperweights like this may have been made by apprentices who were learning the skills needed to create more complex items....

Table top

This table top shows many different varieties of Devon stone. The radial design is typical for tables made in Devon....

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