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Renaissance travel suitcase from Flanders

Travel suitcase 1475 Renaissance travel suitcase from Flanders. Medieval craftsmanship from the late Middle Ages. A travel suitcase from Flanders in the Renaissance period in the 15th century. The case has extremely artfully, hand forged fittings and ornaments. The piece of furniture is on display in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|15th century, Antique, Crafts, Design, Furniture, Historic, Medieval, Ornament, Wrought iron|Comments Off on Renaissance travel suitcase from Flanders

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

Farmers cleaver. Manufactured in 19th century.

Old farmers cleaver Antique Farmers cleaver. Bohemian Forest, Manufactured about 1850. Another tool i have found at the old bavarian farm. This cleaver was used to beat the big beets into small pieces. This was then used as animal feed for the winter. The handle of the tool is not seen here. It [...]

By | December 28th, 2013|19th century, Crafts, Farmers Tool, Metal, Structure, Texture, Tools, Wrought iron|Comments Off on Farmers cleaver. Manufactured in 19th century.

Balustrade wrought iron. Italy c.1650

Balustrade, wrought iron 1650 Balustrade wrought iron. Italy c.1650 Said to be from Knowle House, Wiltshire. This may have been made for ecclesiastical use, perhaps to surround a tomb or to seal off a chapel. It probably comes from the Tyrol region in North Italy, near the border, since the flattened foliage and [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|Antique, Crafts, Decoration, Design, Ornament, Wrought iron|Comments Off on Balustrade wrought iron. Italy c.1650