Tag Archives: 18th century

Antique Saddle Engraving

Yet another mystery … I am trying to find the source of this engraving : At first I thought it might come from Diderot & d’Alembert’s Encyclopaedia, but it doesn’t. I have spent far too long looking for images of … Continue reading

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How did this spur end up here ?

This old spur came as part of a collection of rather more glamorous 18th Century examples Frankly I wondered why the previous collector had bothered to keep it. Yes, it was old, likely late 18th century, but not an unusual … Continue reading

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