Category: italian

Italian Sword and Helmet of a Senior Cavalry O…

Italian Sword and Helmet of a Senior Cavalry Officer, Late 19th Century

Kingdom of Italy, Sabre adapted in 1873, with wide, slightly curved, single-and false-edged blade, with a small fuller that doubles in the last third, first part engraved with Savoy eagle, trophies and floral motifs on a dark ground, tang marked ‘DITTA SARDI E. E FIGLIO TORINO’; iron hilt with guard with bands, long cap, checkered at the base and smooth, ebony grip. Nickel-plated scabbard with two suspension rings. Complete with clutches and sword-knot.The helmet with smooth, iron skull, brass crest, carved with floral motifs in bass-relief on the sides, a lion’s head in the front part, a crowned monogram ‘U’ at he medallions base; black fur (small parts missing) with iron cross in the center, brass border, leather chin-strap covered with scales decorated in bass-relief, a cockade on the left side. Internal part in leather and cloth. length 98 cm.

victoriansword: Italian fencing sabres, gaunt…

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Italian fencing sabres, gauntlets, and masks, circa 1900.

victoriansword: Pile-O-Cutlasses

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Pile-O-Cutlasses

Italian Military Sabres (After 1871) – Innov…

Italian Military Sabres (After 1871) – Innovation of Design

The 1833 Model Sword ‘Albertina’

The 1833 Model Sword ‘Albertina’: undefined

White cyclamen simply being itself. . . . . . …

White cyclamen simply being itself.
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#whiteflowers #cyclamen #italian #beyourself #simple
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victoriansword: A Gilt Brass-Hilted Europea…

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A Gilt Brass-Hilted European Officer’s Sword, 18th Century

Hilt probably French, early 18th century, blade Italian, 16th century [I doubt it]. Straight 36 inch blade of stiff hexagonal section with 8 inch fuller marked on both sides Frederico Pichinino; side flats etched with scrollwork and panoplies on a gilt ground; heavy ricasso etched with strapwork. Gilt brass baskethilt comprising quillon block flaring to the ricasso, the sides with fleur-de-lys finials; thumb ring; straight quillons swelling at the tips; elaborate basket form of gracefully scrolling branches, the front branches apparently forming the letter M; knucklebow attached to the ovoid pommel with a screw. Grip bound with robust, plaited gilt brass wire. 

Not British or Victorian, but whatever!

Voremmo. We would like. . . . . . #vorremmo #…

Voremmo. We would like.
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#vorremmo #flowers #cyclamen #volterra #wewouldlike #italian (at Volterra, Italy)
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Medusa cameo by Luigi Saulini, Italy, circa 18…

Medusa cameo by Luigi Saulini, Italy, circa 1860–70. 

(Via the Met.)

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Il consiglio alla vendetta” (Vengeance is Sworn) painted by Francesco Hayez in 1851.