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steeley
07-07-2012, 09:37 PM
Bertolomeo Scappi 1500-1577 a famous renaissance chef.

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/Xovzi.jpg

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/HEV2f.png

steeley
07-07-2012, 09:39 PM
and more from Scappi.
http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/DJxkO.png

notice the grinding wheel in the butcher shop.
http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/yJ7gw.png

steeley
07-07-2012, 09:46 PM
now most of these chefs cooked in the Vatican

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/fxIpA.png

This is a famous painting by Jehan Georges Vibert.
The Marvelous sauce .

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/VfKIv.jpg

steeley
07-07-2012, 09:57 PM
Here are some reproductions .
http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/RXyND.jpg

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/7LTuK.jpg

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/yIfZF.jpg

And the real deal
http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/AfiNl.jpg

sachem allison
07-08-2012, 12:28 AM
always liked Radharc knives

steeley
07-08-2012, 01:41 AM
Michael Mara of Radharc knives has some interesting items take a look

http://www.radharcknives.com/Medieval_Kitchen_Knives.htm

http://limepic.com/img/2012/07/07/B0PzU.jpg

ajhuff
07-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Hmmm... those look a lot like Sam's three finger pinchy knife. History repeats itself.

-AJ