1810 Sarcophagus Shaped Inkstand, British. Inkstand is made in the shape of a sarcophagus. Ink pots and a tray for the quill. In Jane Austen’s time, young gentlemen went on their “Grand Tour’ to gain education and experience and they sent, or brought back, unique and decorative items to represent their travels. Often, these decorative items were copied by British manufacturers to sell for the home market. via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. mfa.org1810 Sarcophagus Inkstand With Inkpots and Quill As Used In Jane Austen's Lifetime. #JaneAusten #RegencyEra #AmWriting #Antiques books2read.com/SuziLoveWritingTools Click To Tweet
Want To Know More About Georgian Era Men’s Fashions? Try History Notes Book 2 By Suzi Love. Fashion Men 1700s Late. books2read.com:suziloveFashMen1700s
What was fashionable for men in the late 1700s? Extravagant colors and fabrics and outrageous styles. Take a look at their suits, hats, accessories and bedroom fashions. Strictly speaking, the Georgian Era might include all the years that a ‘King George’ ruled in England, but for the purposes of this book the ‘Georgian Era’ is primarily the late 1700s when mad King George III ruled. His son became Prince Regent in the early 1800s, therefore creating the years known as the Regency, and became George IV on the death of his father.
- The Georgian years officially ended with the death of King George IV in 1830.
- George I ruled 1714-1727
- George II ruled 1727-1760
- George III ruled 1760-1820
- George IV ruled 1820-1830
19th Century Late. Sterling Silver Five Piece Writing or Desk Set, Peru (under German Company). Hinged cut crystal inkwell with beveled edges, wheel cut starburst at base, wax seal with blank matrix, blotter, dip pen and letter opener. Each with guilloche enamel featuring yellow rose with lush green leaves on pale blue background, trimmed with a lighter shade of blue enamel. Dip pen with allover pale blue guilloche enamel, pen nib marked 14k Gold Plated.
19th Century Late. Sterling Silver Five Piece Writing or Desk Set, Peru. #Writing #Victorian #AntiquesTweet
1763 Shagreen Etui Or Necessaire, English. via Gould Antiques ~ gouldantiques.com
Definition Etui Or Necessaire: Small toiletry, writing, or sewing containers carried by ladies and gentlemen in vast castles or large manor houses so their essentials were always on hand. Also used when traveling, where space was always limited. Easily carried in a pocket, or bag or reticule, to use for personal grooming, sewing repairs e.g. ripped hem or missing button, to do embroidery or to write a letter.
Definition Shagreen: Type of rawhide, originally made from the back of a horse or a wild donkey. In the 18th century, the skin of a shark was used as well.
1763 Shagreen Etui Or Necessaire, English. #Georgian #Antiques #DecorativeTweet
1819 January ‘Laceing a Dandy.’ Dandy in underwear, laces of his corset pulled by two servants, left young black page, right French valet with high collar. Dandy, “Fore Gad ye wretches you’l never get my Stays tight enough go brute and call John James & Thomas, To help you take care you don’t Spoil by Breasts”. Published by: Thomas Tegg. Hand colored etching. Via British Museum, London, UK. britishmuseum.org (PD-Art)1819 January Caricature Of Dandy Being Laced Into His Corset By Two Servants. #Regency #Cartoon #Corset. https://books2read.com/SuziLoveCorsetBook17 Click To Tweet
1808 April Trio in Full and Half Dress in the Directoire and Empire period, or the Regency Era, and the times of Jane Austen. Two varieties of men’s pants, one knee breeches and one long pants worn inside high boots. Woman wearing pink pelisse over white walking gown. via Le Beau Monde, or Literary and Fashionable Magazine, London, U.K.1808 April Trio In Full and Half Dress in the Directoire and Empire period, or Regency Era. #JaneAusten #Regency #Fashion https://books2read.com/SuziLoveFashionWomen1805-1809 Click To Tweet
1756-1762 ca. Gold and Enamel Étui, French. Probably by Jean Ducrollay, 1756-62, Paris. via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A. metmuseum.org
Spencers Or Regency Jackets By Suzi Love. History Notes Book 4. What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Spencers, short jackets, or Regency jackets were very popular. Take a look at the jackets being worn by women in the early 1800s or the times of Jane Austen. books2read.com/suziloveSpencers
- Definition: Spencer – Short, bodice hugging, usually long sleeved, outer jacket. For warmth and for fashion.
- Definition Caroline Spencer: Worn during the Directoire and First Empire (1790-1815 C.E.). Spencer with pelerine cape that was made of white kerseymere and trimmed with light blue satin cut on bias.
What was fashionable for outer wear in early 1800s? Spencers, short jackets, Regency jackets. #Regency #Fashion #History. books2read.com/suziloveSpencersTweet
1820 Lapdesk, English. Exterior covered in metal with a lacquer finish and edged with stamped and gold lacquered brass strips. Interior veneered in kingwood with plush velvet writing surface. walpoleantiques.com1820 Metal Exterior Travel Lap Desk, English. #RegencyEra #Travel #BritishHistory. books2read.com/SuziLoveWritingTools Click To Tweet
1880 ca. Travelling Inkwell, English. Red Leather and Heart Shaped. via Ruby Lane Antiques. rubylane.com1880 ca. Red Leather Heart Travelling Inkwell, English. #Victorian #Travel #History. books2read.com/SuziLoveTravel Click To Tweet