production of prehistoric, CELTIQUE, ROMAN, GREEK, PERSIAN AND medieval furniture and tools

We are happy to offer the items in other sizes, wood types and finishes, upholstery and covering materials as required.


Divan -
a taste of roman luxury

TYPE VINDONISSA

  • two frames, supported on turned legs with integral wooden threads
  • forming an open, "airy" construction
  • fully dismantleable
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overall dimensions: 224 x 124 cm
the upholstered seat is at a height of 60 cm
curved headrest in wood
with headroll and two cushions
offered in beech or cherry
oiled and waxed
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Single-/Double
bed

TYPE VINDONISSA

  • two simple, dismantleable frames, supported on turned leags with integral wooden threads
  • the elegant "airy" construction is thus held together with no use of metal
  • very robust
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bed platform height:
50 cm
mattress size: 200 x 160 cm
suits all mattress types
anti-allergy mattress available on request
oiled an waxed
offered in beech or cherry
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Roman Divan

TYPE SIMPELVELD

  • with two steeply rising slightly curved sides
  • connected by a back board with three fillings and two ornamental grooves
  • four turned feet
  • faceplate with two ornamental grooves running underneath the lying area
  • represented in a roman sarcophagus
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200 cm x 90 cm, 89 cm high,
seat height 35 cm
the narrow sides are covered with linen, slightly upholstered
futon like mattress, covered with linen,
two cushions made of linen and filled with feathers
the support of the mattress is made either of manila rope or a slatted frame, steamed beech
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Roman bed
Scimpodium

TYPE VITUDURUM

  • rectangular frame, stiffened by two crossbars
  • each foot carries a decoration of two radial eye-patterns
  • leg of bed from Oberwinterthur (Vitudurum)
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200 cm x 120 cm, 20 cm high
futon like mattress, covered with linen, filled with feathers or wool
two cushions made of linen and filled with feathers
the support of the mattress is made either of crossed linen rope or a slatted frame
maple
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Kline -
Bed of the Greeks
and Celts



offered in oak or beech
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Small celtic table


60 cm x 35 cm
25 cm high
table top 28 mm thick
maple
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Monopodium -
small table
(roman)


48 cm in diameter
40 cm high
tabletop: 4 cm thick
offered in beech or cherry
oiled and waxed
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Large table
(roman)


100 cm in diameter
80 cm high
tabletop: 6 cm thick
offered in beech or cherry
oiled and waxed
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Roman and medieval table

120 cm x 70 cm
70 cm high
top 3 cm thick
threngthened with hardwood slats
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Small table
with Lionheads
(roman Sidetable)

  • small round table with three carved lionheads and lionfeet
  • belonged to the divan and was used through the roman empire
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45 cm in diameter
60 cm high
maple wood, cherry or walnut
oiled and waxed
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Roman and Medieval chest

  • softwood with leather hinges
  • fastening with a leather flap over a wooden peg
  • profile strip at bottom
  • two handles of hemp rope
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100 cm x 50 cm
50 cm high
softwood
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Bronze Age stool

  • two sides and one seat
  • mortised
  • with two simple wooden clamps
  • hand planed
  • already known from neolithic times
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Oak
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Simple table
or work bench of roman or medieval times


215 cm x 35 cm x 6 cm
ca. 85 cm high
maple, beech or oak
planed by hand
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Klismo -
Chair

  • with arched seatback and elegant curved legs
  • seat with cushion upon a lattice of leather strapwork
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overall height: 90 cm
seat height: 45 cm
offered in beech or walnut
oiled and waxed
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Folding chair
with armrest

FALDISTERIUM


opened up 68 cm wide
77 cm high
rails 2,7 cm in cross-section
oak, maple, beech
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Folding chair
with armrest
and removable backrest

FALDISTERIUM


opened 72 cm wide
95 cm high
rails 2,7 cm in cross-section
oak, maple, beech
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Roman folding stool with turned ends

SELLA
CASTRENSIS

  • four turned ends of the upper crossbars
  • with four tassels if requested
  • 10 rails form the legs and the seat
  • four crossbars hold the ends at the feet and the seat
  • brass or iron fittings
  • from hellenistic times to the middle ages
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opened 49 cm high
seat 48 cm x 31 cm
rails 2,7 cm in cross-section
seat made of wood, leather or ruby-coloured thick cloth
oak, maple, alder
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Roman folding stool

SELLA
CASTRENSIS

  • 20 rails form the legs and the seat
  • two crossbars form the feet
  • brass or iron fittings
  • with four tassels if requested
  • from hellenistic times to the middle ages
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opened 49 cm high
seat 48 cm x 31 cm
rails 2,7 cm in cross-section
seat made of wood
oak, maple, alder
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Diphroi -
Stool


35 cm wide
25 cm high
offered in beech or cherry
oiled and waxed
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Stave Chair


100 cm high
45 cm seat hight
60 cm diameter
offered in pine or beech
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Throne with
Stool

Hellenistic

  • Prototype: marble, royal tombs of Vergina
  • maple, carved palmettes, volutes, stars, gold-plated
  • red patterns, leather cushion
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Throne with
Stool

  • carried by turned legs with lion paws, metal decoration
  • backrest upholstered with leather and a seat made of leather
  • together with a footrest it was reserved for the kings of the kings
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offered in ashwood or walnut
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Brazier
(roman)

  • dismantleable, freestanding wrought-iron tripod
  • with removable bowl
  • designed for fires, but also usable as water basin
  • barbecue grill also offered on request
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height: 100 cm
diameter: 50 cm
barbecue grill also offered on request
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Sunshade -
old persian shade


diameter: 150 cm
covered with silk
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Roman rocking cradle

CUNABULA
TYPE HERCULANEUM

  • two curved rockers
  • four corner upright hold three sets of rails, which run all
    around the cradle
  • six slats support the mattress
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83 cm x 50 cm
49 cm high
futon like mattress, covered with linen, filled with wool
oak or alder
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Models, wooden vessels and wooden implements

All sorts of turned and coopered prehistoric, antique and medieval plates and dishes, implements, handles, wooden tools etc.


Model of a neolithic couch

  • Xaghra Circle on Gozo/Malta
    copper-age idol made of chalk with three persons sitting on a couch
  • in cooperation with Dr. Simon Stoddart, University of Cambridge (GB), article is in print
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model made of balsa wood
model scale 2:1 (illustrator Stephen Ashley)
figurines from Xaghra, Gozo/Malta
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Iron-age vessel

pear, maple, ash
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Iron-age vessel

  • Staffelsee, Bavaria
    from a grave of Hallstatt age
  • intricately turned wooden vessel with profile that reminds of greek Ionian craftsmen
  • excellently turned with a loose profiled ring at the foot
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diameter 13 cm
5,5 cm high
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Roman wooden plate

Herculaneum
diameter 20 cm
2,5 cm high
maple, beech
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Stave vessel

  • small vessel
  • 10 trapezoidal staves
  • softwood
  • chamfered bottom
  • bound with two willow hoops
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softwood
pitched
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Vessel cuppula

about 0.8 l content
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Spoon holder

  • medieval vessel
  • dated 1470 – Regensburg
  • in top view triangular
  • carved
  • with turned handle
  • three openings for holding spoons
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Roman wood lathe

TORNUS

  • functioning reconstruction scale 1:1
  • reconstructed according the technical standard of roman metal working around 1 st century AD
  • shows the high technical level of the roman craft
  • a big flywheel with leather belt is driven by hand with a crank and produces an continuous drive, the leather belt ensures the transmission of power to the drive shaft
  • the work piece sits between two spindles
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oak and beech
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Roman
sun umbrella

 

  • covering made of silk
  • colours come in petrol, turquoise, pink, goldenyellow and others
  • made of ash with turned tip
  • turned handle
  • ready for use

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Diameter: 100 cm
long: 80 cm
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Roman
exercise sword

RUDIUS - GLADIUS

total length: 66 cm
length of blade: ca. 49 cm
blade width: 5-6 cm
blade thickness: 2-3 cm

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Double axe

 

total length ca. 47 cm
axeblade 18 cm broad
axeblade 24 cm high

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