art-of-swords:

Katar Dagger

  • Dated: 17th–18th century
  • Place of Origin: Thanjavur
  • Culture: South Indian, Thanjavur
  • Medium: steel

An odd, yet very beautiful variation of a Katar dagger with an European blade.

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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wistandfeck:

Victorian, plique-a-jour butterfly brooch set with diamonds, sapphires and rubies, a tiny work of art emitting its own light.
Available on eBay.

wistandfeck:

Victorian, plique-a-jour butterfly brooch set with diamonds, sapphires and rubies, a tiny work of art emitting its own light.

Available on eBay.

ancientart:

Bracelets from ancient Iran.

The first one is from the Achaemenid period (550-330 BCE), and made of silver. The remaining bronze bracelets are from western Iran, and date to 1000-650 BCE.

Courtesy of the LACMA, via their online collectionsM.88.79M.76.97.288, & M.76.97.285.

peashooter85:

Late 18th century flintlock tomahawk pistol.

(Source: invaluable.com, via joeleneybeaney)

pimpingweapons:

Ivory and gold hilted dagger with silver scabbard, South India, early 18th century.

pimpingweapons:

Ivory and gold hilted dagger with silver scabbard, South India, early 18th century.

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antonkutovoi:

Armor of some famous people of Sengoku Jidai.Part 2.
Naoe Kanetsugu, Honda Tadakatsu, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Todo Takatora, Sanada Nobuyuki, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Fukushima Masanori, Maeda Keiji, Katakura Kagetsuna (Kojurou), Ishida Mitsunari.

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hideback:

Majestic Theatre, San Francisco, 1906
The sumptuous, domed Majestic Theatre stood at 1281 Market Street, near City Hall. It was devastated in the 1906 Earthquake, and the ruins were demolished soon thereafter.

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Majestic Theatre, San Francisco, 1906

The sumptuous, domed Majestic Theatre stood at 1281 Market Street, near City Hall. It was devastated in the 1906 Earthquake, and the ruins were demolished soon thereafter.