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.
THE Goldsmiths of the middle ages appear to have especially delighted in the construction of quaint decorations for the table.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
An enamelled alms bowl with fleurs-de-lys and arabesque ornaments. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. 13th century.
Afghan Filpa Carpet. The carpet illustrated is a particularly line specimen of great age, with a warmth of color that stimulates the eye, and a luxusness of pile that suggests repose.
Indian Art. Paintings and Niellos. The richness and harmony of the Oriental style. Ornaments on a bow, dagger, sheath of a sword, weapons.