Comb with secular scenes, France 1490 – 1500. The comb, which has floral terminals, has on one side a scene of a man and seated woman preparing to play “kick foot” in a tilt yard as spectators watch from behind the railing.[1800×1580]

Comb with secular scenes, France 1490 – 1500. The comb, which has floral terminals, has on one side a scene of a man and seated woman preparing to play “kick foot” in a tilt yard as spectators watch from behind… Continue Reading

Pair of crupper pendants (63 cm, 1,4 kg each), Tibet 14th–15th cc. Made of delicately chiseled and pierced iron covered in a thin layer of gold. Crupper pendants would hang from the straps behind the saddle on either side of a horse[2870×4000]

Pair of crupper pendants (63 cm, 1,4 kg each), Tibet 14th–15th cc. Made of delicately chiseled and pierced iron covered in a thin layer of gold. Crupper pendants would hang from the straps behind the saddle on either side of… Continue Reading

I found something that seems like a fossil incased in marble. Need help identifying. Found in the visayan islands of the phillipens and found near a mountain side.

I found something that seems like a fossil incased in marble. Need help identifying. Found in the visayan islands of the phillipens and found near a mountain side.

Albarello drug jar to store syrup of French lavender which was used to treat disorders of the brain and nerves, including paralysis, epilepsy, spasms, tremors and pain, Italian, c. 1600-1800. A portrait of Roman military hero Horatius Publius Cocles is on the side. [2832×4256]

Albarello drug jar to store syrup of French lavender which was used to treat disorders of the brain and nerves, including paralysis, epilepsy, spasms, tremors and pain, Italian, c. 1600-1800. A portrait of Roman military hero Horatius Publius Cocles is… Continue Reading

Floating Drydock YFD-6 (center section) under tow in the Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, circa 1945. To permit passage through the canal locks, Navy SeaBees turned YFD-6’s center section on its side. Add’l info in comments. [926 × 743]

Floating Drydock YFD-6 (center section) under tow in the Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, circa 1945. To permit passage through the canal locks, Navy SeaBees turned YFD-6’s center section on its side. Add’l info in comments. [926 × 743]

So AT&T started flagging our neighborhood and digging up our lawns unannounced to lay cables despite most of us not even being customers, and for days they’ve just been dumping their trash on the side of our road. Imagine if private citizens did something like this with their garbage.

So AT&T started flagging our neighborhood and digging up our lawns unannounced to lay cables despite most of us not even being customers, and for days they’ve just been dumping their trash on the side of our road. Imagine if… Continue Reading

“I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side.”

“I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side.”

A vanitas tableau in wax, with one side resembling Queen Elizabeth I and the other, a skull swarming with insects and reptiles (18th century)[640×848]

A vanitas tableau in wax, with one side resembling Queen Elizabeth I and the other, a skull swarming with insects and reptiles (18th century)[640×848]

(OC) The Lexington’s Fried Chicken on Cornbread with a salted caramel honey habanero drizzle and slaw garnish, side of Mac & Cheese and pulled Jackfruit.

(OC) The Lexington’s Fried Chicken on Cornbread with a salted caramel honey habanero drizzle and slaw garnish, side of Mac & Cheese and pulled Jackfruit.

Belgian flag used to represent the division between the two side of the country, the Flemish region voting extreme-right/right represented in black(color of fascism) and the Walloon region voting left/socialist, represented in red(color of socialism). [Source in the comments]

Belgian flag used to represent the division between the two side of the country, the Flemish region voting extreme-right/right represented in black(color of fascism) and the Walloon region voting left/socialist, represented in red(color of socialism). [Source in the comments]