miKKoChristmas11

Midwest USA

I collect relics of kind, generous, chivalrous, and brave acts. I admire many things about which I have no intelligent opinion. I am like a crow - a bit remote to I collect relics of kind, generous, chivalrous, and brave acts. I admire many things about which I have no intelligent opinion. I am like a crow - a bit remote to material things, but ready to lunge towards that shiny something to carry off to my nest. I would collect silver, but it would collect me, so I don't. Some of the objects of my admiration include: Martin Niemoller, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, John Henry Cardinal Newman, Belgium, Finland, old Texas, fine calligraphy, Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling, and Giotto (Read more)

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Antique German Nativity Camel - Stick Leg - Christmasin Christmas
Antique German Nativity Sheep - Stick Leg - Christmasin Christmas
Vintage Etched Vase or Possibly Parfait - Probably American - from AmberRose! - Glasswarein Glassware
"Helping Grandpa" - Henry Mosler cover for "TRUTH" Magazine, 1900 - Paperin Paper
Doberman Pinscher Dog & Lab or Retriever Dog - Boyd's Glass - Animalsin Animals
Boy in Tophat Vintage Perfume Bottle - Probably UK Origin - Bottlesin Bottles
Pink Butterfly Alighting on Branch, Fenton, from AmberRose! : )  - Art Glassin Art Glass
Belgian Dog Club Silvered Bronze Medal - Club De Chien De Dames Bruxelles - Medals Pins and Badgesin Medals Pins and B…
Infant Jesus in Manger, from AmberRose and her Elves!!! : ) - Christmasin Christmas
Bluebird of Happiness from AmberRose!  : D - Art Glassin Art Glass

Comments

  1. Marvelous! You were very fortunate to have such a splendid Uncle! : D
  2. Hi, welcome to Collectors Weekly! I can't see the marks on bottom well enough to say for sure, but my hunch is that this was decorated by the prestigious Atelier Camille Le Tallec of Paris, a firm whi...
  3. Hi, Moonstone! I think that this depicts the Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810), who married Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm III and was consort Queen Louise of Prussia. She was regarded as on...
  4. I went back to brush up on 'my Waterloo', as I remembered that the Prussian Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Fürst von Wahlstatt, Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshall) of the Prussian Army -- aka "Marsc...
  5. Most satisfying to read this entry - thank you!!! Here's some more background on Caesar and the Belgae. http://classics.mit.edu/Caesar/gallic.1.1.html
  6. Magnificent series!!! Ah, I hate to see it come to an end! This entry was one of my favorites.
  7. Fabulous!!! What a find! Very happy for you, sir. : )
  8. Thanks, gargoylecollector! They're super!!! : )
  9. Very attractive publication! Don't know how pleasant some of those jello productions were to consume, but there can be mighty pretty. Lucky you. : )
  10. This might help. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/transcanada-pipelines-limited-history/ Great find! : )
  11. Beautiful! : )
  12. Remarkable, lovely, powerful!!! Bravo!!! : o
  13. So beautiful, and your flowers are always magnificent, so this one will be a double 'whammo'! : )
  14. Ah, what a remarkable work of art! I love the shape, and most of all the opalescence. But they are beautifully balanced by gilding and stylish enameling or painting, all of which look to be in pristin...
  15. Hello, dear inky!!! May this find you well and joyful. : ) Don't know how you find all these pairings of art glass vases! Quite striking. What flower to select for these? Tee hee, the flower ha...
  16. Good chance that this is Fritz Bruch, with perhaps a bow to play the violoncello. Here's a link that will detail what was perhaps the occasion for this photo. http://baharris.org/historicpolandspri...
  17. I love it! : ))
  18. Magnificient!!! Ah!
  19. Wonderful! Any idea on how old this is? Thanks! : )
  20. Hello, Kerry! Hope you are well and finding lots of treasures these days! Thanks so much for lovely greeting of two months ago! I had signed out before I saw it, and thought to come back next day a...
  21. Wow - I've never seen one of these chairs with a hidden drawer!
  22. Fabulous! Hope someone can ID it for you - I've never seen on. : )
  23. Charming! : )
  24. Haven't seen one like this before! Where does the black leather come in, please? Is the silver affixed to glass, or to leather? Thanks! : )
  25. Ha!, nice find! Charming addition to the MCM Atomic table setting. : )
  26. Was this made for a 'Special Air Service' (Don't know the name of the original SAS-'precursor' group.) ? How many British paratrooper units were there in WWII, please? Thanks! : )
  27. Hello, Petey! Hope your are well! Have never seen anything like this equipment 'unit' before! Wonder if the mask covered the ears, too, or if they were left at least partially 'open'? This entr...
  28. Wonderfully poignant photos, and as per usual, your keen eye has picked what is perhaps the most salient and unusual feature of this series. A most apt entry title. Smiling large.
  29. Hi, Deanteaks! I might be able to suggest an avenue for you to get an answer to your questions. I think that at least most of these pieces were made by Hazel Atlas Morgantown, and I think that the pla...
  30. Hello, there! Been away a long time, but had to check CW daily email to check for Vetraio's most splendid series on Belgian postcards, and saw today that you had posted some nice things, too. I log on...
  31. Love this series of postcards, and especially your fine comments, sir!!! Good find on the Baedeker! Thought you might like to see what La Porte de Hal looked like before the 'revivalists' got to i...
  32. Very beautiful and moving!
  33. Captivating! Did he carry these with him in Arabia? Do you know when he acquired these, and how came his friend to acquire this set? Wonderful. : )
  34. Beautiful!!! How did I miss these?!! : /
  35. Gorgeous!!! The third photo especially is stunning!!! I have never seen a bottom like this one! Are they all like this on the bottom? Gorgeous, yes. : )
  36. Love the form!!! And it looks very large. : )
  37. Seeing this ensemble makes me very happy - smiling large!!! Gorgeous flowers!!! : D
  38. Lovely bowl here, dear inky!!! : )
  39. Gorgeous form and enameling!!! So very beautiful!!! Bravo! : )
  40. Have never seen one like this beauty! Crisply tailored, but boasting organza ruffles. Love the colors and form!!! : )
  41. Beautiful painting, remarkable condition, and - a pair!!! You are an extremely dangerous collector, my dear friend. Wonderful! : )
  42. Who could look at this and not want one just like it?!!! : )
  43. Quite delightful!!! : )
  44. Fabulous!!! : D
  45. Thank you for your kind appreciation, Justanovice, gargoylecollector, tom61375, Budek, and Virginia.vintage!!! : )
  46. Dear, kind Aimathena!!! I am so sorry that I missed your Easter greeting!!! A belated "Happy Easter" - or, shall we say, a belated "Blessed Pentecost" to you?!!! God bless you!!! miKKo : D
  47. Wonderful!!! : )
  48. This is a very unusual presentation of Raphael's Tondo painting "Madonna and Child with St. John the Baptist", which is also called the Madonna of the Seggiola. The original painting is multi-colored...
  49. Hi, ho2cultcha! Thanks much for your kind email!!! Sorry I failed to catch it and respond! The first two statues represent St. Jude Thaddeus. St. Jude was one of the 12 Apostles. He is represented ...
  50. Hi, ho2cultcha! So good to see this beautiful work again, and to know that you are closing in on the 'suspect'. I couldn't search long at all, and can't go to library. However, a few links that might ...
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