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De Wonderlyke Reizen van Fernando Mendez Pinto / メンデス・ピント「東洋遍歴記」  #Book

De Wonderlyke Reizen van Fernando Mendez Pinto / メンデス・ピント「東洋遍歴記」 #Book

Revelation 5:1-3 "And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon."

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Beautiful Brown Velvet Bound Book with Decorative Hinges. i'd like a whole shelf full of these!

Portrait of a young woman with her dog, 18th century by Henri-Nicolas van Gorp (1756-1819)

Portrait of a young woman with her dog, century, Henri-Nicolas van Gorp

"Sewing case        American, Late 18th century         USA  Dimensions      48.7 x 7 x 3 cm (19 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)  Medium or Technique      Silk brocade, wool felt, and silk tape" MFA.

"Sewing case American, Late century USA Dimensions x 7 x 3 cm x 2 x 1 in.) Medium or Technique Silk brocade, wool felt, and silk tape" MFA.

Dorothy Mercier. Printseller and Stationer. At the Golden Ball [1760-64]  Such early glimpses of shop interiors as part of an 18th-century

Printseller and Stationer. At the Golden Ball Such early glimpses of shop interiors as part of an

Pin cushion, American, 18th century   Dimensions 15.5 x 9 x 5.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)  Medium or Technique      Silk satin covered cardboard, silk embroidery, gold-colored spangles, metalic woven trim, block printed paper lining, and metal pins. MFA Boston.

Century American Embroidered Pincushion/Sewing Box ~ A Cardboard Box with Sliding Drawers at each end, attached Pincushion on top of Box covered with White Satin (now yellowed & stained) & embroidered in Silk Threads . Museum of Fine Art, Boston .

Antiques.com | Classifieds| Antiques » Antique Porcelain & Pottery » Vintage Porcelain & Pottery For Sale Catalog 6

How to Identify Fake Antiques is a good article highlighting some tips you should know in order to make sure what you are buying is the real deal. Have you ever bought an antique item only to find out it was a fake?

Bodkin (Needle) Case with Tape Measure. c. 1770. Made in England, Europe. Enamel on copper with hand-painted decoration and traces of gilt decoration; metal mounts; silk tape  Height (excluding crank): 3 11/16 inches (9.4 cm). 1975-140-75a,b  The Richard P. Rosenau Collection, 1975. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Bodkin (Needle) Case with Tape Measure

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