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746 - Cesare Provaggi - Feeding the swans, watercolour

Silver Pin (fibula) with snail Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D. DIMENSIONS Length (max.): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)


Renaissance Gemstone Ring

RENAISSANCE GEMSTONE RING Western Europe, late 16th centuryGold, amethyst and enamel

Childrens shoe (one of a pair) Italian 16C. @ Museum of Fine Art in Boston. 2nd pair , similar to the other one but dated earlier.

I've pinned this before, and I still love it. The Mother’s Hand. 1966, by Antanas Sutkus.

from Map Collection

Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus, 1490–1557

Map by Olaus Magnus, Swedish historian, Archbishop of Uppsala. Carta Marina: et Descriptio septemtrionalium terrarum ac mirabilium rerum in eis contentarum, diligentissime elaborata Anno Domini 1539. This map of Northern Europe, showing Sea Unicorns, gained acclaim as the most accurate of its era.


At the Folger, a 200-Year Survey of the Sea

A woman’s 'memorial poesy ring' from 1592, made of gold and rock crystal. On the ring’s inner surface is inscribed, 'The cruel seas, remember, took him in November.'

Drawstring bag English, late 16th–early 17th century Overall (without tassels and cord): 13.3 x 13 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Silk satin embroidered with silk, gold metallic threads, metal purl, and seed pearls Braided silk and metallic cords and tassels CLASSIFICATION Costumes ACCESSION NUMBER 43.1079 Museum of Boston (Elizabethan Age)

Gold Mask - DA.700 Circa: 13 th Century AD to 16 th Century AD Dimensions: 6.5" (16.5cm) high Collection: Asian Art Medium: Gold Condition: Fine

Vintage colour wheels and color cards from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries