Mother of Pearl (SADAF) Mosaic Inlaid Arabesque Art, Middle Eastern.Syrian .Late Ottoman empire.Early 19th century. Pieces are unique that can create a magical atmosphere to any space in your home.
The art of inlaying mother of pearl is hard and time consuming. They take dried walnut pieces and are cut to a rough shape of desired object. Then, they are carved by a skilled artisan, creating complicated patterns . Small pieces are cut to form together various shapes -rings, stars, ornaments, mother of pearl is very thin, very fragile and brittle, and not flexible, and that many parts of the furniture need to be slightly curved, which makes it necessary to profile the mother of pearl in a third dimension, on top of the complicated flat shapes! Then the pieces are glued in place, creating a perfectly uniform, flat surface, flush with the walnut base that holds them. When all the pieces have been mounted together, and finally create a single piece of furniture, they are finished with high quality varnishes, Read more
A soft drink is a drink that typically contains carbonated water, a sweetener and a natural or artificial flavoring. The sweetener may be sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, sugar substitutes or some combination of these. Combined with trade secret recipe, and you got a timeless formula hard to resist. These popular beverages captured many loyal costumers not only by the amazing rich taste, but also by design. Check out some of history Popular beverage antique can desings
I am pleased to offer this Antique 1925 Arcade Cast Iron Mack Tank Truck! This fantastic early Arcade piece is a large gasoline tanker truck and comes complete with the original nickel driver! The passenger door is marked "MACK" and each side of the tank is marked "GASOLINE" in the rear. These truck is a single seam cast, and comes with 6 antique white rubber tires (do not look to be original, however do look to be old). The truck is marked by Arcade MFG on the interior of the truck cab.
This antique Arcade Mack Tank Truck is in good condition for its age, showing some moderate loss to the original paint, and some moderate scratching from age. There is very light oxidation present on the areas of paint wear. The tires are slightly disfigured, and cause difficulty for the truck when moving on its own. However it roll on the tires if manually moved. Measures approx. 13-14" L x 4-1/2" W x 4-3/4" H
The Hampton Nautical Griffith Astro Antique Copper Telescope 45 inch with view finder is mounted on a wooden tripod. This telescope is a beautifully functioning nautical masterpiece, that produces up to 12x magnification. Focusing is accomplished by adjusting the eyepiece ring on the telescope tube. This telescope adds a shine to any room it enters. A removable brass cap, connected by a chain, protects the objective lens.The wooden tripod stand features smooth, polished and round legs, each with solid brass fittings and a screw release to let you adjust the height. A antique copper chain holds the three wooden legs together so the telescope can maintain its position. Dimensions: 45 inch High x 15 inch Wide x 18 inch Long 12X Magnification Polished antique copper finish telescope body Glass optics for a clear view (not plastic lenses) Fully functional telescope focuses and magnifies Sturdy wooden tripod supports telescope when viewing.