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art-of-swords:

Hunting Sword

  • Maker: Emanuel Pioté (Austrian, Vienna 1781–1865)
  • Decorator: Jacob H. Köchert (Austrian, Vienna 1795–1868)
  • Dated: circa 1825
  • Culture: Austrian, Vienna
  • Medium: steel, gold, enamel, agate, wood, leather
  • Measurements: overall lenght 26 15/16 inches (68.5 cm)
  • Inscription: (engraved on face of blade) Vivat / Carolus 6 / Imperator / et Rex Boh. / 1723 (with Austrian double-headed eagle crowned); (around upper rim of locket) Piote & Kochert / Jouilliers de la Cour / à Vienne
  • Marking: Arms: (top of hilt) Hoyos Sprinzenstein; (on chape), Imperial arms of Austri

This richly decorated sword was made for one of the counts Hoyos-Sprinzenstein. His enameled coat of arms surmounts the lion-headed pommel. The scabbard locket is inscribed “Pioté et Köchert,” the leading Viennese jewelers of the nineteenth century.

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

gunsblades:

COLORFUL REVOLVER.

daaaaaaaaaaaannnng
if sonic the hedgehog used a gun this would be it dang

gunsblades:

COLORFUL REVOLVER.

daaaaaaaaaaaannnng

if sonic the hedgehog used a gun this would be it dang

presenting my new favorite dude… the ghost hunter from ocarina of time!
this shady guy hangs around on a creaky old bed with a bunch of liquor bottles on the floor, buying poes from folks (“folks” being just link, because let’s be real, ain’t nobody else doing any-damn-thing in hyrule)
he’s really weird and i like him a whole lot. what’s his deal? nobody knows. 

presenting my new favorite dude… the ghost hunter from ocarina of time!

this shady guy hangs around on a creaky old bed with a bunch of liquor bottles on the floor, buying poes from folks (“folks” being just link, because let’s be real, ain’t nobody else doing any-damn-thing in hyrule)

he’s really weird and i like him a whole lot. what’s his deal? nobody knows. 

gregabbott:

Mindless Happiness
Available at Society6.
© Greg Abbott Created (YMD) 2014-03-21.

gregabbott:

Mindless Happiness

Available at Society6.

© Greg Abbott
Created (YMD) 2014-03-21.

artissimo:

the man bat encounter by reynan sanchezEXOTIQUE 6: The World’s Most Beautiful CG Characters

artissimo:

the man bat encounter by reynan sanchez

EXOTIQUE 6: The World’s Most Beautiful CG Characters

brakken:

conquer yourself

brakken:

conquer yourself

mymodernmet:

The Abyss Table is a stunning coffee table that mimics the depths of the ocean with stacked layers of wood and glass. Made by London-based furniture design company Duffy London, the limited-edition piece comes with the hefty price tag of £5,800 (nearly $10,000).

[long, low whistle]

greggorysshocktheater:

Basil Gogos portrait of Vincent as Professor Henry Jarrod in House Of Wax (1953)

greggorysshocktheater:

Basil Gogos portrait of Vincent as Professor Henry Jarrod in House Of Wax (1953)