Category: Metal

Chromed drain pipe

ventilation cover, 70s Germany, design

Chromed drain pipe

Chromed drain pipe.

Drain metal screen. Chromed drain pipe from the 70s Germany. Metal scrap. Or it is a ventilation cover.

Champagne bottle caps.

Champagne bottle caps, 3d shapes,

Champagne bottle caps.

Champagne bottle caps.

Champagne bottle caps. Wire closures of champagne bottles. They serve to fasten the cork of the bottle so that it is held in the bottle because of the high pressure. This pressure is produced by the fermentation in the bottle.

The locks have been transferred through flattening into 3d shapes.

Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work.

Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work. XVI-XVII century.

Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work. XVI-XVII century.

Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work. XVI-XVII century.

 Europa. Aldabon de bronce. Trabajo de fundicion italiana. Siglo XVI-XVII.

From the book: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.

Old cast iron parts of diverse origin and use.

Implements, Tools. food processor, meat grinder, company Solar.

Old cast iron parts

Old cast iron parts of diverse origin and use.

The big lever with wood handle was part of a food processor, a meat grinder, of the company Solar.

Bauhaus Desk fitting by Wilhelm Wagenfeld.

Bauhaus Desk fitting. Design by Wilhelm Wagenfeld.

Desk fitting by Wilhelm Wagenfeld.

Desk fitting by Wilhelm Wagenfeld 1929.

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Hand forged knive from India.

Hand forged knives from India. All-purpose knife.

Hand forged knive from India.

Hand forged knives from India. All-purpose knife.

Hand forged knive from India.

Hand forged knive from India.

This knife is very widespread in India. It is an all-purpose knife. You can chop with it, cut vegetables,  in order to climb palm trees and hunt down coconuts. It is said that the Bengal tiger shave the beard with it.

Cooking knives, Solingen Germany

Antique Cooking knives, Solingen Germany.

Cooking knives, Solingen Germany.

Antique Cooking knives, Solingen Germany.

Bunch of beautiful old types cooking knives.
The figure shows different forms of cooking knives from different eras of the 20th century.
The left blade is from the 1970s. Labeled with “Frauenlob”. The second knife from the left belongs to the 1960’s. The third from left was forged in the 1950s. This fourth from left, is a butcher knife from the 1940s. The knife first from right belongs to the beginning of 1900 or before and is hand-forged.