Yes that is unfortunately quite normal. But in a way it helps to keep them around for the future.
They are late 19th century and the first...
I was told this is a mask from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Does anyone as a different idea?
Back from vacation I just took a short saturday walk to the local market and found a four volumes French dictionary.
Big and heavy they weight...
This technique and material can be traced to before the beginning of the Roman empire and is still very popular today.
I've bought this framed Oracle turtle shell today on market. :)
Can anyone read Chinese?
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Circulated coins of the world (mostly Scandinavia and western Europe)
11€ per Kilo.
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Looks like a sculpture by the french artist Theodore Doriot (late 1800's). Although I've never seen the signature exactly like that one. But the...
It is a photo of a painting that is part of the Philadelphia museum permanent exhibit....
I think this one is exactly the same and therefor this is not an antique.......
Thank you Susan that was a great help.
The burner is no mine yet but I'm considering to get it ;)
I found this burner for sale recently, but this is really out of my comfort zone.
I really like it. Does any one have an Idea about the age and...
Well I've always been a fan for many years so last year I thought I'de give it a shot and It went well in my point of view.
I have one old one also :) and I'm always looking for more ;)
Her are a couple things I've done myself during the past year.
Scrimshaw on pieces of Whale teeth.
Hope you enjoy :)
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It looks like H. Hagen to me.
There is a Signature but I don't remember the name.
Tomorrow I will post it. (but I've googled it with no results)
Thank you :)
The canvas unfortunately is very tynn so I believe stretching is too dangerous if not performed by professionals. :(
The stand as...
Here are some items that I'm considering for various reasons to let go from my gathering.
If anyone has interests in any of them please let me...
I've bought some time ago 100+ year old painting of Henrik Ibsen mounted on an antique stand.
Although it is an amateurs work I like it very much...
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