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

vgjunk:

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vgjunk:

Bionic Commando, NES.

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hismarmorealcalm:

Charles Marville (1813–1879)  Ange en plomb repoussé  Sainte-Chapelle  Geoffroy-Dechaume statuaire en 1856

hismarmorealcalm:

Charles Marville (1813–1879)  Ange en plomb repoussé  Sainte-Chapelle  Geoffroy-Dechaume statuaire en 1856

leseanthomas:

 Space Dandy "Slow and Steady wins the Race, Baby" Key animation from American animator Ben Li

Key Animated in Flash. Clean-up/Model Check/ on paper. 

Gallery here: http://gutsandeffort.blogspot.fr/2014/07/blog-post.html