This chair dated about 1812 is a council chair of carved and gilded pine and beechwood, covered in red velvet with gold trimmings and fitted with a cushion and valance. Backs shaped like Roman chariots.” It is taken from the throne room at Buckingham Palace in London.
This is brilliant a billhead of Robert Wilson – Linen Manufacturers & Drapers of 33 North Bridge Street, Edinburgh dated 1826 with hand written receipt for payment made of £3.18 shillings.Has a Watermark date of 1826. Beautiful Copperplate Engraving.
Here we have a Cut Glass Decanter from the Recency era, it’s story is unknown so who it’s owner was during this time isn’t known but we can imagine they were quite well off and I think it could have been used to store Brandy.
‘The Forme of Cury’ is one of the oldest known instructive cookery manuscripts in the English Language. It is believed to have been written at the end of the fourteenth century by the master-cooks of Richard II (1377 – 1399). The manuscript is in the form of a scroll made of vellum – a kind … More The Forme of Cury – Recipe for Black Mang
Here we see a picture from France in the 1920s showing a French Flapper girl sitting on her car, I think she is looking pretty fed up maybe she has had a fight with the other girl sitting in the car!
Love this one taken in Berlin in the 1920s it shows two flapper girls outside a car from the look of one of their legs they are getting in!
Here we have a small selection of male fashion from the 1920s, I think they would have to look pretty dapper to catch the eye of a flapper girl!
D A Viking penny with an image of Thor’s hammer with a “Hand of God” resting on top on the reverse, and a drawn bow and arrow (possibly a misrepresentation of a ship) on the front. Cast out of silver. Made in 920 at the mint of Regnald, the Norse king at York. Currently held … More Norse Penny
Norse rune ring from the 8th -10th century found in Cumbria, England. The inscription is most likely a religious prayer or magical charm.
A 10th century Thor’s Hammer (Mjölnir) from Odeshog, Sweden. These pendants were widely used as religious amulets during the Norse era, with wearers hoping to invoke the favour of the thunder and fertility god Thor.