Antiques of strategic importance
The materials feature more than 800 antiquities brought from Europe by truck. The scheme would not stand without the evaluators of the Ministry of Culture, but it worked for eight…

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The magic charm of ancient weapons
There are people who simply can not resist the magical charm of ancient weapons. They usually form a whole collection of antique blades or pistols. But do not forget that…

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The security of your collection
If you often visit various sites or forums that are devoted to collecting, you probably have come across more than once information on how to protect your collection from all…

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A cane and its elegant image. What was the prop?

How would you recommend holding hands while walking if they are not busy with anything? At the seams? Inconveniently! Swing? Firstly, I am not in the ranks, and secondly, I am a woman. In your pockets? It’s somehow very hooligan … Fold on the chest? And if you lose your balance? The problem, as the hero of one film says … I would walk with a cane, live in France at the end of the 18th century – it was there that they appeared as a fashionable women’s accessory. According to Casanova, canes, rather reeds – so thin and graceful they were – served as a support for fashionistas who wore 6-inch heels (recall: inch = 2.54 cm). And if you now demand these fancy wands from fashion, you need to wear hats with feathers or a veil, fan yourself with a fan, put on wide multi-tiered skirts …

I say: problem! Logically speaking, a man needs a cane for support – it means that it is assumed that the person is, to put it mildly, middle-aged. But the paradox is that it was the young people who considered the cane a mandatory element of their appearance. She seemed to be announcing to others that her master was moving from youths to grooms. And another moment: the publication of such equipment was equivalent to the first visit … a brothel. Wow – a symbol of adulthood! No matter how you joke, but by the reed, it turns out that social status was determined. Nobles, for example, didn’t go outside without a cane. Continue reading

Antiques of strategic importance
The materials feature more than 800 antiquities brought from Europe by truck. The scheme would not stand without the evaluators of the Ministry of Culture, but it worked for eight…

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Antiques of strategic importance
The materials feature more than 800 antiquities brought from Europe by truck. The scheme would not stand without the evaluators of the Ministry of Culture, but it worked for eight…

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Antique chinese vases
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