vikinginireland

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a norse settlement, c 900-1000  ·  Farmer. Gave up the raiding and settled in Ireland. Likes time travel.
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Tile with 'Lajvardina' Glaze Object Name:Star-shaped tile Date:second half 13th–14th century Geography:Attributed to Iran Medium:Stonepaste; molded, overglaze painted, and gilded (lajvardina) Dimensions:H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Tile with 'Lajvardina' Glaze Object Name:Star-shaped tile Date:second half 13th–14th century Geography:Attributed to Iran Medium:Stonepaste; molded, overglaze painted, and gilded (lajvardina) Dimensions:H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

"This rare and curious piece struck at Kilkenny in 1578 has been already described in the second volume of the "Transactions of the Kilkenny Archæological Society," page 171." From Catalogue of Leaden and Pewter Tokens Issued in Ireland Aquilla Smith The Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society New Series, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1858), pp. 215-221 #ireland

"This rare and curious piece struck at Kilkenny in 1578 has been already described in the second volume of the "Transactions of the Kilkenny Archæological Society," page 171." From Catalogue of Leaden and Pewter Tokens Issued in Ireland Aquilla Smith The Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society New Series, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1858), pp. 215-221 #ireland

Glass Inkwell and Cover   1st century,  Eastern Mediterranean or Italy  Physical Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Glass Inkwell and Cover 1st century, Eastern Mediterranean or Italy Physical Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Azulejos-Manises-siglo-XV-131446262_1.jpg (640×480)

Azulejos-Manises-siglo-XV-131446262_1.jpg (640×480)

Manises s.XV

Manises s.XV

Figure 6: Orvieto, end of the fifteenth century.  Paris, museum of the Louvre, Dpt.  Of Objects of art, inv.  7393

Figure Orvieto, end of the fifteenth century. Paris, museum of the Louvre, Dpt. Of Objects of art, inv.

Plate from Manises (earthenware)  Intended for the aristocracy, earthenware workshops Manises (Valencia, Spain) is one of the most beautiful in terms of European ceramics in the eleventh century.

Plate from Manises (earthenware) Intended for the aristocracy, earthenware workshops Manises (Valencia, Spain) is one of the most beautiful in terms of European ceramics in the eleventh century.

Pharmacy Jar  Date: 1435–75 Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 11 11/16 x 5 5/8 in. (29.7 x 14.3 cm)

Pharmacy Jar Date: Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 11 x 5 in. x cm) Classification: Ceramics

Pharmacy Jar  Date: 1435–75 Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 11 11/16 x 5 5/8 in. (29.7 x 14.3 cm)

Pharmacy Jar Date: Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 11 x 5 in. x cm) Classification: Ceramics

Fitzwilliam Museum - circa 1200-1300 - Late Medieval, lead-glazed earthenware Orvieto's ewer, painted underglaze in black and green with horizontal lobed leaves.

Fitzwilliam Museum - circa - Late Medieval, lead-glazed earthenware Orvieto's ewer, painted underglaze in black and green with horizontal lobed leaves.

Pharmacy Jar Date: 1400–1450 Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish. Overall: 12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (31.8 x 14 cm)

Pharmacy Jar Date: Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 12 x 5 in. x 14 cm)