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Villa Rosemarine - Croatia

Enjoying an idyllic location on the Dalmatian Coast, Villa Rosemarine is a luxurious 6 bedroom villa with elegant interiors, fragrant Mediterranean gardens, and topnotch facilities that range from highly-trained staff to private boat and bikes available for rent. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, rooms are graciously decorated in warm, sunny colors while the sleek bathrooms have Philippe Starck fittings. In terms of leisure, the villa offers three entertainment rooms appointed with plasma satellite TV/DVD, a tennis table, and a couple of charming terraces ideal for sunbathing.

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art-of-swords:

Cinquedea Short Sword

  • Dated: first quarter of the 16th Century
  • Place of Origin: North Italy
  • Measurements: overall length 54.4 cm

The cinquedea has a short, triangular, double-edged blade, with four grooves at the base - three at the centre and two toward the tip. The first two segments of the blade are finely engraved and gilt with effigy of knight on horseback under arches and between floral motifs, on both sides. The typical quillon with the arms bent toward the bottom and a small tip at the quillon-block is engraved and gilt with floral motifs.

The sword has a curved pommel engraved with floral motifs, the gilt bands feature inscriptions "AVXILIVM A SUPER" on a side, and "PRAEBENT VICTORIA" on the other. The bone grip has scales decorated with four filigree rosettes. A similar example can be seen in “Waffen im Schweizerischen Landesmuseum Griffwaffen I” by Hugo Schneider (page 56, N. 74).

Source: Copyright © 2014 Czerny’s International Auction House S.R.L.

art-of-swords:

Kindjal Dagger

  • Dating: circa 1800
  • Culture: Caucasian
  • Measurements: overall length 55 cm

The dagger has a wide, straight, double-edged blade with deep, asymmetrical grooves, featuring golden decorations for the first part of the blade. At the forte there’s cartouche with inscriptions. The dagger has the typical grip with wooden grip scales featuring gold-inlaid iron mounts.

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