A hardwood toy trunk,
c.1950-55, carved with a frieze to the front depicting boys holding a beach ball, digging with spades, fighting, playing football and riding a bike, flanked with angels to the corners, and centred with a cartouche carved with an 'R', the top edge carved with locomotives, the base inscribed: 'To my beloved son Richard, who is depicted in all the groups (aged 6) and on the plaque (aged 4 months and 18 months) J S Cooke 1950-55',
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Auction: Design, Tue, 12th Jul 2022
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