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JEWELRY Fashion of Ancient Gauls & Celts - COLOR Antiqe Print A. RACINET

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!!! NOTE !!! if the image(s) in the description shows a broken image icon(s), right click on the icon(s) and open in new tab to see the larger image(s). Jewelry of Ancient Gauls and Celts Another Quality Print from Martin2001 Type of print: Lithograph - Superb Quality Original Antique Print Year of printing: 1888 Artist - Engraver - Publisher: Albert Racinet - n/a - Imp. Firmin Didot. Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair. Overall dimensions of print: including blank margins: 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. 1 inch = 2,54 cm Type of paper: Thick - Heavier to Medium heavy, matte finish - Slightly heavier - Thin. Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures. Notes: 1. Green 'border' around the print in the photo is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. 2. See shipping, returns, terminology, etc. at the bottom of page. Description of the subject depicted in the print: THE GAULS AND THE CELTS - THE ANCIENT BRITISH - filled the entire ancient world with the sound of their weapons, until once victorious they proved unable to develop an organized sense of nationality. As a result, they lapsed into a state of military decadence two or three centuries before the birth of Christ. Their military leaders carried splendid weapons and had magnificent horses and chariots. Over a tunic embroidered with flowerets of gold, a chief would wear a gilded cuirass or a shiny coat of iron mail - a Gallic invention. This was beautiful but ineffective, and in 58 BC the Gauls were conquered by Julius Caesar. Figs. 1,3,28 and 34. Objects make of bronze, 8 and 16. Bronze necklace, very finely engraved, 7. Bronze clasp, 9,20 and 29. Bronze ornaments, sometimes used as ear-rings, 26. Bronze bracelet, finely engraved, 30. Another bracelet of much simpler design, 17 and 32. Bronze clasps, engraved, 4,5,6 and 22. Fibula made of bronze with enamel embellishments, 2. Bronze fibula, similar design to previous. Widely used, especially one of the larger size, 12. bronze buckle, engraved, Merovignian era, 13 and 14. Silver buckles, engraved, with a clasp used for attachment to leather, 10, 11. Ring and fibula, 15. Bronze clasp, engraved, 18. Engraved bronze fibula, Merovignian period, 19. Sword belt buckle, bronze, 27. Bronze fibula, 31. Merovignian period fibula, ornamented bronze, 35. bronze buckle, engraved, 21. Grand buckle with engraved plate, decorated with precious stones, 24. Bronze buckle with encrustation, 25. Eagle shaped jewelry, bronze with encrustation, 23,25. 19th century embroidery from brittany, made in Pont-l'Abbe. Martin2001 Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy ! Any print purchased from us may be returned for any reason for a full refund including all postage. Shipping: Worldwide. We gladly combine multiple purchases into one package. Terminology: to learn more about antique prints and their terminology. "Inch to cm" conversion: to see our handy "inch to cm" conversion table. Our other listings: to see our other antique prints. Notes: --- findracinetcostume findfashion findgb Powered by Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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