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Japanese Iron Okimono Hornet Brooch

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While searching around on Google looking for more information regarding another of our items for sale i came across something else i instantly recognised as one of those things in our collection that i had previously been unable to find any information on. What i found on Google was a Samurai’s Meadate in the shape of a giant Japanese hornet …

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The Anatomy of a Candelabra

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I have a fascination with the anatomies of objects. All things old and new are a composite of parts and those parts have names which are occasionally linked to an interesting history or story. I also have a fascination with the wording of objects, which in most cases usually comes down to Latin. And the candelabra is a good example …

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Japanese Iron Okimono Hornet Brooch

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While searching around on Google looking for more information regarding another of our items for sale i came across something else i instantly recognised as one of those things in our collection that i had previously been unable to find any information on. What i found on Google was a Samurai’s Meadate in the shape of a giant Japanese hornet …

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The Anatomy of a Candelabra

In All, Vintage Retro and Kitschby kode-store.co.ukLeave a Comment

I have a fascination with the anatomies of objects. All things old and new are a composite of parts and those parts have names which are occasionally linked to an interesting history or story. I also have a fascination with the wording of objects, which in most cases usually comes down to Latin. And the candelabra is a good example …

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