Saturday, December 12, 2015
7 antique awls gouges woodcarving leather- $44
FONDI- the ancient fundi. italy, appian way. portions of its polygonal or cyclopean walls. castle sadly dilapidated. pop 1871- 6632.
fundi was probably 1st a volscian town, 190 bc. full roman citizenship in Æmilian tribe. under augustus received a colony of veterans. barbarian invasions, more from saracens in 845( i picked up a fancy looking book on the saracens, bit of age pox, but i ebayed it & it sold). election of anti-pope clement VII in the town 1378 + in 1584 attacked + plundered by turkish corsair barbarosa who seakd to capture the beautiful countess giulia gonzaga as a present for the sultan.
i like that table, but i have a nicer one, it has a lower HOARD shelf.
ooh that couch.