In the past people were not afraid of a game. Before the use of plastic, many dice were made in bone. These bone dice have a point circle decoration. This way of applying dots was already in use by the Greeks and the Romans. Numerous archaeological finds show us that the technique was also used in the Middle Ages and in more recent times.
The amphora was used as a storage container for liquids or bulk goods in, for example, Roman times. This amphora in our collection, which bears resemblance to specimens from Roman times, boasts a long pottery tradition. They are made in Tunisia, where amphorae were already made in Roman times (Roman province of Byzacena).
Beautiful as garden decoration, but also beautiful as a decorative object or flower vase in the interior.
Recreate the famous Arc de Triomphe from Paris in wood. The construction of the triumphal arch started in 1806 under Napoleon. Now it is a memorial in memory of the First World War. The Arc de Triomphe is based on ancient Roman triumphal arches.
Earrings inspired by the Greco-Roman world. Based on coins of Alexander the Great (4th century BC) depicting the goddess Athena on the obverse and Nike on the reverse. Athena was the goddess of wisdom, but also of war and peace. Nike was the Greek goddess of victory.
The first records of tea imported into Europe from the Far East date to the second half of the 16th century. When the consumption of exotic drinks became widespread, a clear relationship arose with adapted containers, such as porcelain. The decorations were created in an interaction between the demand in the area of consumption and the producers in Asia. In this way, consumers ultimately formed their own ‘fictional’ image of Chinese culture. This product shows such a hybrid image of ‘Chinese’ representations.