Japanese swords and militaria for sale by Anjin Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1910 item #1244117
Brandywine Militaria
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Attractive antique German stein. While these steins are obviously intended for beer, this one's motif is heavily promoting the wonders associated with beer. The main figure is identified as GAMBRINUS REX. King Gambrinus is likely a composite of a few historical personalities but over time has come to be the embodiment of the happiness associated with beer. This is a classical King Gambrinus pose; The portly yet strong and regal king holding uphis elaborate beer stein with a keg located nearby...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1107620
Brandywine Militaria
Very nice painting of Marie Antoinette. I am not well versed on the subject but I believe this is oil on ivory. The frame is just beautiful and measures just under 15x13 cm. The labels on the back "Made in Italy" and "Hand Painted" are typical of Italian exports I believe between 1910 and 1920 but the painting is likely older then that. I am not sure what the tape on the rear is holding together as the back stand, although a bit loose, does seem to be anchored...