Prehistoric spiral carving, Cornwall, England. Labyrinths and mazes have a history that can be traced back over 4000 years. The earliest examples are found carved on rocks in various parts of the world. Labyrinths have been a potent symbol in many cultures for thousands of years but mazes are of more recent origin, evolving from the earlier labyrinths around five hundred years ago
Beautiful cigarette case made of silver. Designed and made by the French silversmith Charles Murat who worked in Paris around 1897. Beautifully decorated with Lily of the valley flowers. Inside with vermeil. Various silver marks, i.a. the crab, and CM for Charles Murat. In addition, the reference déposé. Condition: - fine, beautiful original condition. Dimensions: - 8 x 6 x 1 cm. Shipment: - registered, insured, and properly packaged.
Garths | Lot 405 FULL-STOCK OCTAGONAL BARREL PERCUSSION KENTUCKY RIFLE. American, curly maple. Approximately .36 cal. Full length, engraved patchbox, set triggers, and "SJ" signed barrel, 54"l. overall. Barrel 38"l.
Martius Aprilis - A. Sadeler after P. Bril - Landscape with a wooded valley in which foresters are cutting wood and gardeners planting out plants, on the right a country mansion; above in the sky are two signs of the zodiac; after Bril. c.1615 Engraving