The Davenport Collection
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Wooden card design plate – a gift from Frank Lane

This was a gift from Frank Lane (magician & family friend) to John Davenport in 1968. John thinks that Frank said that the bowl came from Formosa. This is an example of ‘pipitis’, the condition which leads to the collection of items covered in emblems, such as cards, beloved of many magicians.

Item Details

Size Diameter 345mm
Date Mid 20th century
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Ref no N208