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. Hello, dear inky! As you know, I'm very seldom on CW these days, but I saw the new comment on your piece today and popped in for a look. As you know, I am grossly ignorant about art glass!!! However, ...
  2. Very handsome! Can't wait to see it filled with the gorgeous flowers you'll be summoning forth from the heretofore untamed garden. : )
  3. Magnificent marvel! Bravo!!! : o
  4. Love the color!!! : ))
  5. Magnificent and lovely!!! Hard to believe that they are real, and yet there are two!!! Bravo!!! (Don't know how you continue to find these extraordinary pairs! : o ) xoxx
  6. Blessings and congratulations to dearest inky, whose kindness and reverence for creatures and beauty transforms every encounter with her into a joyous and transcendent occasion!!! You remind me of a p...
  7. Hi, the Nils Johan pieces are in a pattern called "Amsterdam". This pattern is highly favored in Sweden. The Amsterdam butter spreaders and knife rests were produced in both sterling and EPNS. I have ...
  8. Thank you for your kind appreciation, Sean!!! : ) Hope you're doing well in COLD Wisconsin!!! BRRRRR.
  9. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation aldo78, Moonstonelover, Sean, and tom61375!!! Much appreciated your very kind comment, Tom!!! : ))
  10. Thank you for your kind appreciation, mikelv85 and tom61375!!! : )
  11. Woah!!! I missed this one completely! STUNNING AND SPLENDID!!! : ))
  12. Thank you for your kind appreciation, tom61375!!! : )
  13. Thank you for your kind appreciation, mikelv85!!! : )
  14. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation, mikelv85 and tom61375!!! : )
  15. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation, Sean, mikelv85, and tom61375!!! : )
  16. Thank you for your kind appreciation, aghcollect and Budek!!! : )
  17. I am very sorry to hear about your Mother's fall! I will keep her in my prayers.
  18. Was very surprised to see this in Gregory Nazianzen, but haven't investigated further. I leave you with the last word, sir, as it is both elegant and true. : ))
  19. Thank you, walksoftly, for your very kind wishes!!! Same to thee and thine!!! And may I say that I've never seen a more attractive photo of these Raspberry votives! Bravo!!! : ))
  20. Wonderful photos!!! : ))
  21. Is this a demitasse (coffee) cup? So sorry to hear about the loss of the pot! How wonderful that walksoftly was able to help. : )
  22. Love the one with the 'lime green' feet/roots and the opalescent (?) thorns!!! Woah. : ))
  23. Remarkable piece! I am completely ignorant about art glass, as you know, so please forgive a question that is possibly very stupid: What is the name of this style or name of decors employed here? I ha...
  24. Beautiful! And so much nicer than the new ones. : ))
  25. Charming find! : )
  26. Delightful fellow, Tony!!! Wish I could help, but am clueless here. : ))
  27. The upper form is Eastlake (in my opinion), but I cannot see the design on the lower frame and legs. FYI, typo in the 'Chase Lounge': Should be "Chaise Longue". Mentioned it so that you could search b...
  28. I am very ignorant re Nippon porcelain!!!, but I ask this question of the group so that it might facilitate discussion: Is the raised painted decoration considered 'moriage'?
  29. Gorgeous lines and cabinetry! Also love the hardware. I don't think I've ever seen one like this with the marble top. Are you going to remove the marble top?
  30. Bravo for team inky and Marty!!! : ))
  31. Most beautiful - should love to see it in the window! : ))
  32. Gorgeous piece!
  33. Gorgeous piece!
  34. Thank you, dear Budek, for your very kind appreciation of Lamby!!! He started smiling when he saw you. : )) All the best in the New Year, Tony!!!
  35. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation, Budek and fortapache!!! Thank you very much for your very kind message, Budek!!! How delightful that you were able to refurbish the nativity set for...
  36. Love them. Happy New Year's! : )
  37. A very Happy New Year to you and yours, Tony!!! : ))
  38. Happy New Year's to you and yours!!! Delightful piece! : ))
  39. Happy New Year's, Sean!!! The green bird of happiness? : )
  40. Very exciting!! Happy New Year's! : )
  41. God bless these fine and brave souls!
  42. Wonderful! : )
  43. Very exciting entry, Manikin! I had never heard of Ms. Nilsen, and I enjoyed reading about her. And Phil did a characteristically excellent restoration job on photo! Best wishes for a splendid New Yea...
  44. Happy New Year, Bratjdd!!! Enjoying seeing your Little Red Riding Hood (?) figure again. : )) It is so cute.
  45. A blessed and happy New Year's to you, Toracat! : )
  46. You have an amazing collection of these 'chip' pieces! : )
  47. Thank you for your very kind wishes, walksoftly!!! Happy New Year's to you and yours!!! Hope that you get a break from all that snow - such snow! : ))
  48. Thank you, Vetraio, for your very kind wishes! Happy Brave New Year, to you too!!! Please don't forget to factor in Australia's drones and other misc. "eyes". Australia is counted one of the "Five ...
  49. Thank you for your kind appreciation, Justanovice, gargoylecollector, and Tom61375!!! Happy New Year's!!! : )
  50. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation, Justanovice, gargoylcollector, Tom61375, and ho2cultcha!!! Happy New Year's!!! : )
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