This was a 2007 Christmas gift from my mother and sister. It’s called “Upstairs – Downstairs” (Item #R1111014). It was made in 1999 by Rawcliffe Pewter and was designed by Missy Leigh.
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This was a gift from my mother and sister for Christmas 2006. It’s a Hallmark Keepsake Christmas ornament (#QXD6376). It depicts a scene from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl where Captain Jack Sparrow is being held in a jail cell. Pressing the button on the front of the ornament plays the music to “A Pirate’s Life for Me.” Here’s the text from the box:
As the Black Pearl descends upon Port Royal, its cannon fire blasts through a wall of the prison where condemned pirate Captain Jack Sparrow is held. Unfortunately, the hole does not extend far enough into Jack’s cell to allow his escape. The other prisoners lament Jack’s lack of luck as they flee. Desperate, Jack attempts to lure the four-legged jailer who holds the keys to his freedom. Will Jack manage to escape, or will he face the gallows in the morning and be hanged as a pirate? Well, Jack has escaped from desperate circumstances before, and he is, after all, Captain Jack Sparrow …
This was a 2007 birthday gift from my wife. It’s from one of my favorite architectural model makers Timothy Richards.
Dexter Gate is a familiar landmark to all Harvard graduates. On the face of its lintel is carved “enter to grow in wisdom” and on the reverse, “depart to serve mankind”. Harvard commissioned this bookend to commemorate the centenary of this landmark. Harvard University was established in 1636 and is one of America’s earliest educational institutions after being set up by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Weight: 1.6 kg – Dimensions: 7″w x 9.75″h x 2.5″d