Interior of Notre-Dame du Raincy [1000×668] by Auguste Perret. Entire walls of stained glass are enabled by modern techniques to create the finest Notre-Dame left in Paris.

Interior of Notre-Dame du Raincy [1000×668] by Auguste Perret. Entire walls of stained glass are enabled by modern techniques to create the finest Notre-Dame left in Paris.

An english Georgian fob seal used to seal letters, kept on a silver chain usually with a pocket watch, the base is cut glass and this one imprints the dove returning from the ark with an olive branch and the words “love & peace” [1200x900ish]

An english Georgian fob seal used to seal letters, kept on a silver chain usually with a pocket watch, the base is cut glass and this one imprints the dove returning from the ark with an olive branch and the… Continue Reading

Ivory spectacle case with a carved skeleton grim reaper with a scythe which is also being held by a doctor (who is also holding a pair of spectacles), a baby in a cradle, and a hour glass, European, c. 1500. [3750×2868]

Ivory spectacle case with a carved skeleton grim reaper with a scythe which is also being held by a doctor (who is also holding a pair of spectacles), a baby in a cradle, and a hour glass, European, c. 1500.… Continue Reading

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste. Currenty located in Valencia Museum. [564×571]

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste.… Continue Reading