Category: 18th century

Folk art layette pincushion, United States, 17…

Folk art layette pincushion, United States, 1766.

Indian Tulwar and Afghan Khyber Knife, 19th Ce…

Indian Tulwar and Afghan Khyber Knife, 19th Century

An 18th or 19th century Indian tulwar, robust hilt and blade of double-fullered European form, 68cm long. Together with an Afghan Khyber knife of typical form, but with faulty hilt, the t-section blade being 60cm long.

A nice side-by-side comparison of the two sword types. Tulwars had a quite a range on blade types, but still a nice representative example of a tulwar and a typical blade width. 

Indian Tulwar, 18th-19th Century An 18th or 1…

Indian Tulwar, 18th-19th Century

An 18th or 19th century Indian tulwar sword with silver koftgari decoration to the hilt. Curved blade of good quality construction, 29 inches (74cm) long, with ‘eyelash’ engraving.

18th Century Cooking — Peach Preserves

18th Century Cooking — Peach Preserves

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18th century cooking— One of the earlies…

18th century cooking— One of the earliest apple pie recipes

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Indian Tulwar with Wootz Blade, 18th CenturyTh…

Indian Tulwar with Wootz Blade, 18th Century

This very nice example of a wootz steel Indian tulwar, most probably made in the 18th century.  The blade is in the style of a shamshir, and the sabre was confiscated from Indian soldiers fleeing to Nepal after the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

18th Century Cooking —Lobscouse

18th Century Cooking —Lobscouse

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18th Century Cooking —Cod with egg sauce

18th Century Cooking —Cod with egg sauce

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Baskethilt Broadsword Guard Design & Use…

Baskethilt Broadsword Guard Design & Use – With Jay Maas

18th Century Cooking — Pickled Eggs

18th Century Cooking — Pickled Eggs

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