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Champagne bottle caps.

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 [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Design, Industrial, Material, Metal|Comments Off on Champagne bottle caps.

Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work.

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 [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|16th century, 17th century, Baroque, Design, Metal|Comments Off on Brass door knocker. Italian foundry work.

Hand forged knive from India.

Hand forged knive from India. 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 [...]

By | March 1st, 2014|90s, Crafts, India, Kitchen Tool, Knife, Metal|Comments Off on Hand forged knive from India.

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 [...]

By | December 29th, 2013|50s, 60s, 70s, Crafts, Design, Kitchen Tool, Knife, Material, Metal, Wrought iron|Comments Off on Cooking knives, Solingen Germany