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

Box containing a pottery vessel, two calcite vases, a pumice stone, an ivory comb, a shallow bronze cosmetic-dish, a pair of leather sandals, three fibre jar-lids, a reed double kohl-pot with application stick and an ivory pin. Tomb of Ani, Egypt (Thebes), 18th dynasty. 1550 to 1298 BC. [828×960]

Box containing a pottery vessel, two calcite vases, a pumice stone, an ivory comb, a shallow bronze cosmetic-dish, a pair of leather sandals, three fibre jar-lids, a reed double kohl-pot with application stick and an ivory pin. Tomb of Ani,… Continue Reading