hedendom:

Galdrakver (‘Little Book Of Magic’)

The ‘Little Book Of Magic’ is a seventeenth-century Icelandic manuscript, written on animal skin and containing magical staves, sigils, prayers, charms and related texts.

It is known to have once been owned by Icelandic Bishop Hannes Finnson who was alive from 1739 until 1796 and known for having a vast library containing many volumes of magic related texts and manuscripts.

Full manuscript here.

thedailydrawingproject:

United beards of America, 22th april 2014
by Olivier Flandrois + The daily drawing project 
40x40 cm

taishou-kun:

Kosen こせん, sake flask in the form of an Akita dog 秋田犬, decorative arts, 1930s

taishou-kun:

Kosen こせん, sake flask in the form of an Akita dog 秋田, decorative arts, 1930s