Babur setting out with his army. Indian Grand Mogul, leading a campaign. War costumes of the 16th century.
Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet. THIS plate contains twenty-two examples of the ornamentation of hangings and stuffs, all of them remarkable for simplicity of design.
Eusebio Zuloaga, gunmaker to the Spanish monarchs, keeper of the Royal Armory in Madrid, and the most famous Spanish metalworker of the mid-nineteenth century.
The Ardabil carpet is a famous Iranian Persian carpet from the 16th century and at the same time the oldest carpet in the world with a specific year of manufacture.
Indian arts and crafts. Mughal Empire. Elephant Ankus. Indian dagger called Khuttar. Mongolian helmet from the 16th century.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Silk fabric. Background red pattern opposite. Large circles with elephants. The pattern is a Byzantine redesign of an originally Sassanid pattern.
A 16th century Persian Royal Garden Carpet. (Reputed to have been made for Shah Abbas the Great for Sefavi Palace.) Date 1587-1628
The Byzantine style of art. The Romanesque style. Marble mosaic work. Examples of flowing foliage. Ornamental forms of ancient Persepolis. Ornamentation of the Middle Ages.
This watch is said to have belonged to Madame du Barry. Pendulum clock gilded bronze. Model by Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (Paris 1719-1791). Louis XV era. Pavillon de Louveciennes