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Traditional design and embroidery - vintage shirt on Violiti
Traditional design and embroidery - vintage shirt on Violiti
The vintage embroidered shirt has become an interesting lot on the Violiti website. More than 90 bets were made on the product embroidered with beads. The hemp linen shirt was decorated with floral ornaments made in red and black colors. The embroidery...
26 July 2021, 22:56
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Centuries-old traditions in making silver: a set of Kubachi glasses sold on Violiti
Centuries-old traditions in making silver: a set of Kubachi glasses sold on Violiti
Kubachi silver has long been famous for its quality and beauty. It embodies the philosophy of the East, age-old mysteries, splendor and aristocracy. You can verify this with the example of lot, which was sold on Violity in mid-July. A set of glasses...
25 July 2021, 10:38
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The Republic of Haiti in the 1970s
The Republic of Haiti in the 1970s
Despite the difficult political situation, in the middle of the XX century, Haiti was an attractive country for tourists. Thanks to the World Exhibition, which was held in 1949, the Haitian government was able to attract the international community to...
23 July 2021, 23:54
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Chanzitta: The king of Pagan, who took care of his country
Chanzitta: The king of Pagan, who took care of his country
In 1030, Chanzitta, the third king of the medieval Buddhist state of Pagan, which was located on the territory of modern Myanmar, was born. At first, Chanzitta became famous as the leader of one of the Burmese tribes, and also opposed the rebellious Mon...
23 July 2021, 23:46
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Skinner Auctioneers sold the oldest bottle of whiskey for 137 thousand dollars
Skinner Auctioneers sold the oldest bottle of whiskey for 137 thousand dollars
The oldest bottle of Old Ingledew whiskey, which dates back to the XVIII century, was sold at the Skinner Auctioneers auction. The cost of the container with bourbon inside was 137 thousand dollars. The sale of the bottle became known in April of this...
23 July 2021, 23:32
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Romans and Barbarians: The Ludovisi sarcophagus
Romans and Barbarians: The Ludovisi sarcophagus
In the middle of the third century AD, a sarcophagus was created, which is known as Via Tiburtina Sarcophagus. It was discovered in 1621 near the Tiburtine Gate in Rome, and since for some time the artifact was kept in the collection of Cardinal...
23 July 2021, 23:21
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Frescoed tombs were found in the eastern part of China
Frescoed tombs were found in the eastern part of China
In the east of China, 12 tombs from the time of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) were discovered. The graves are located in Jinan, in Shandong Province. Judging by the inscriptions in the tomb, representatives of the Guo family who lived in the late Yuan...
23 July 2021, 23:08
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National Museum of Art of Catalonia: Gothic art
National Museum of Art of Catalonia: Gothic art
Medieval Gothic is a bright period in European art and in the art of Catalonia in particular. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia has two rooms where works created in the artistic style that replaced Romanesque art are displayed. In the first hall...
23 July 2021, 22:49
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Ducat of St. Wenceslas - a reflection of the history of the Middle Ages in the numismatics of the interwar period
Ducat of St. Wenceslas - a reflection of the history of the Middle Ages in the numismatics of the interwar period
In our last story, an interesting 18th century coin minted in South America was presented. But the 20th century also boasts numismatic rarities. One of these is the Czechoslovakian ducat in honor of St. Wenceslas. Vaclav is revered by Czechs (both...
24 July 2021, 10:00
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The depth of the spiritual content and the perfection of artistic forms - the icon
The depth of the spiritual content and the perfection of artistic forms - the icon "Resurrection of Christ"
The icon "The Resurrection of Christ" rightfully belongs to the masterpieces of icon painting. Therefore, it is not surprising that the lot sold caught the attention of Violiti users. The icon "The Resurrection of Christ" is distinguished by the depth...
23 July 2021, 22:49
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