The sled the skater dating from around 1720. Preserved museum of carriages Versailles This wooden box painted with patterns and winter landscape is decorated with a sculpture of a chimera, and interior trim are triton. The silk velvet is green-yellow.
“My garden in Autumn and Winter” from The Garden Books by E.A. (Edward Augustus) Bowles. Binding designed by Katharine Cameron. T. C. & E. C., London, 1915
The sled of 1760 was initially the property of King William 1st. It is decorated by a sculpture of Diana, the goddess of the hunt. She is accompanied by dogs on the rocker. The set is painted in gold and polychrome. The interior is lined with yellow and red velvet Florentine.