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. Ha ha ha - a true terrier!
  2. Most beautiful!! : D
  3. Such a wonderful piece. : )
  4. I love it, Tony, but couldn't find it! I looked for I. Degrief. Best wishes for success! : )
  5. Warmest wishes for a lovely and blessed Advent, good Budek!!! your fan miKKo : ))
  6. Ah, she is most beautiful, indeed - gorgeous! Lovely. : )
  7. Delightful! : )
  8. We honor your good son and are deeply grateful to him for his noble service to our country. God bless and keep ye!
  9. Already precocious, already a full head of hair! Beautiful tree and Christmas! A blessed Advent to thee and thine, dear Mani! xox M : )
  10. So beautiful, my beautiful friend!!! Hope you are well down there, and look forward to reviewing your flowers soon!!! xoxxxx : ))
  11. Howdy! Just popping in and had to say "hi", and "delightful!" to this latest acquistion. Best wishes!!! : D
  12. So sorry - very much behind! Thank you very much for your kind appreciation PatShea, aghcollect, Weirdpuckett, tom61375!!! : ) So glad that you found one for yourself Weirdpuckett!!!
  13. Thank you very much for your kind appreciation, FanciGirl, . Manikin, Vintagefran, elainekay42, and aghcollect!!! : )
  14. Hi, Kerry! I'm so sorry - I seldom visit CW, but have been meaning to check in with you and thank you for your courtesy and kind comment! Alas, I am an airhead these days, and I failed to do so. I log...
  15. Ah, Hems, thank you so very much! I am very sorry for not thanking you in timely fashion!!! So crazy here. I seldom visit, and each time I do I mean to thank you, but am such an airhead these days. Th...
  16. Ah, here I return to the scene of the crime. Sorry! I was unable to return in timely fashion. I have loved these Belgian postcards and your scintillating commentary. I seem to visit CW nowadays in the...
  17. Quite delightful! : )
  18. I had never seen a photo of La Madeleine 'in the clear'. I have seen it only as it is today, surrounded by other buildings, and not far from 'trade'. Even more beautiful surrounded by trees and rela...
  19. Ah, I never knew this! Ah, I should have like to have seen this. Ah.
  20. Wonderful series, with arresting descriptions and commentary! Bravo!!! Would add only one note on this one - a note on Abbot Suger's theory of light. http://traumwerk.stanford.edu/philolog/2006...
  21. Wow. No igoring this one. : )
  22. Beautiful! Love the Rococo gilding - a sure hand, as well as the glass. : )
  23. Arresting and thoroughly lovely. Ah!!!
  24. Fabulous - of course! Just when I think that I will one day succeed in being a stark minimalist, I espy yet another treasure on your page that enkindles in me a yearning to set yet another arresting t...
  25. Arresting trio, inky! Love the 'Watermelon' vase best! The "How did they do that?!!!" dumbfounded utterance is a good sign that you done good. How did they simulate a watermelon rind in glass???? : ))
  26. Good morning, Darling inky!!! Aha, I knew I'd find another treasure here. : ) It's quite a habit to see you post something I'd never seen before. : o Beautiful! And this one will be friendly to the...
  27. Marvelous! You were very fortunate to have such a splendid Uncle! : D
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
  32. Magnificent series!!! Ah, I hate to see it come to an end! This entry was one of my favorites.
  33. Fabulous!!! What a find! Very happy for you, sir. : )
  34. Thanks, gargoylecollector! They're super!!! : )
  35. This might help. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/transcanada-pipelines-limited-history/ Great find! : )
  36. Beautiful! : )
  37. Remarkable, lovely, powerful!!! Bravo!!! : o
  38. So beautiful, and your flowers are always magnificent, so this one will be a double 'whammo'! : )
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. I love it! : ))
  43. Magnificient!!! Ah!
  44. Wonderful! Any idea on how old this is? Thanks! : )
  45. 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...
  46. Wow - I've never seen one of these chairs with a hidden drawer!
  47. Fabulous! Hope someone can ID it for you - I've never seen on. : )
  48. Charming! : )
  49. 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! : )
  50. Ha!, nice find! Charming addition to the MCM Atomic table setting. : )
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