The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.
A mediaeval mirror case. The subject is a favorite one with mediaeval artists, and is known as “The Assault of the Castle of Love.”
Ebony cabinet in the style of Louis Seize. Prize medal for great excellence of design and workmanship in decorative furniture 1862.
Enameled Jewels with rubies, emeralds, pearls of the 16th century. Hippocamp, Sea-horse with with rubies and emeralds. Death’s Head in white enamel, on gold.
Royal Persian. 15th century. THIS is probably as near perfection as the woolen carpet of the East has ever come.
The Swedish farmhouse, the so-called Ryggastuga, is a small, simple dwelling house with a grass roof. Interior and household goods.
Indo-Persian Rug of the catalogue of oriental rugs in the collection of James Franklin Ballard.
The carpet illustrated is an exceptionally beautiful fabric from the Adraskand valley, dating back to the eighteenth century.