In July 2004, we visited Paris.
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The primary reason was to see a special display at the Louvre, "Paris in 1400". This statue was at the entrance to the exhibit.
|A folding table from 1480-1500. (256kb)
|Info on the table. (25kb)||A close up of the underside of the table. (298kb)|
|A carved column (from 1500). (192kb)
|Info on the column. (16kb)|
|???. (218kb)||Another shot.
|Info on ???. (38kb)|
|A cool stained glass from 1230
showing a lap harp. (250kb)
Is this evidence for a steel guitar?
|Info on the stained glass. (32kb)||A 15th century beam from
|Info on the beam. (28kb)||A spiral column, centre piece of
a spiral staircase.
|Info on the spiral column. (48kb)|
|Part of an altarpiece. (222kb)||Part of an altarpiece, showing
Saint Martin cutting his cloak to share with the beggar. (206kb)
|Part of an altarpiece showing the consecration of Saint Martin. (279kb)|
|Part of an altarpiece. (288kb)||Part of an altarpiece showing the death of Saint Martin. (332kb)||Info on the altarpiece. (52kb)
|Ivory cover of a book from
Venice, from around the end of the 11th century or beginning of the 12th
|Info on the ivory book binding. (50kb)||A stone corbel. (144kb)|
|Two different moulds for casting. (181kb)||Weights of a quarter pound, a
pound, 1/8 pound, and half pound.
|A brooch with a lion/chimera on it. (141kb)|
|Info on the lion brooch. (17kb)
|A tapestry showing wine making. (201kb)
|A wooden comb (with mirrors) from 1500. (222kb)|
|Info on the first comb (with
|Another wooden comb. (176kb)||Info on the 2nd comb. (14kb)|
|Two seals, from 1400 and 1333. (201kb)||Some really cool candlesticks,
with an info card on these three and the next three. (161kb)
|The next three candlesticks. (146kb)|
|A clasp from the beginning of
the 13th century (172kb)
|The end of really cool 14th
|A shot showing more of the 14th century belt, including the buckle. (185kb)|
|A shot of the top/middle of the first 14th century belt. (125kb)||An angled shot of the first belt. (173kb)||An info sign on the two belts
saying they are from the first half of the 14th century. (25kb)
|A shot of the 2nd 14th century belt. (192kb)||A picture of two more belts,
from the 15th century, and 14th-15th century. (156kb)
|A carved mirror case from the 1st half of the 14th century. (195kb)|
|A misericord, with a keg on a wheelbarrow. (126kb)||Another cool misericord showing a keg being tapped. (182kb)||A 1410-1420 illumination of God
thd Father, from the breviary of Gérard de Montaign. (281kb)
|A really neat door knocker. (181kb)||Info on the door knocker.
|A pig face bascinet. (187kb)|
|Info sign on the bascinet. (11kb)
|A chain shirt. (252kb)||A really neat 14th century dagger, and three sword pommels. (151kb)|
After leaving the Cluny, we stopped the Design Museum to see the couple of neat things they had.
|A chest. (155kb)
|A 14th century stool. (159kb)||A bed. (240kb)|
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