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    Posted 7 months ago

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    I found this at an estate sale in a box of misc items and it caught my eye though I wasn't sure what it said. The colors are so beautiful and vivid although it appears to be so old. The frame had come apart and I fixed it but I noticed it us actually 2 pieces of glass and when I tried to separate the glass I noticed it was somehow painted directly on the glass backwards? and the paint started to crack so I carefully put it back and just put the frame back togetherwith a drop of glue in the corners. One of my clients in my salon told me it was in polish. That's all I know. Has anyone seen something like it ?the back is very fragile deteriorated paper with the little bails hold in the glass. You can tell how old it is from that but the paint through the glass is so vivid it almost looks new to me. Only when I tried to separate the glass did I see the paint material is so fragile it started to flake immediately.

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    1. Celiene Celiene, 7 months ago
      Boze Dom = God's House

      B?ogos?aw nasz = Bless Our

      Boze dom b?ogos?aw nasz - God Bless Our House.
    2. Celiene Celiene, 7 months ago
      And that's Jesus in the center...
    3. Celiene Celiene, 7 months ago
      LOL! CW can't read the Polish script. Those 'T's Btogostaw are Polish script in Google Translate.
    4. keramikos, 7 months ago
      Celiene, Yeah, I encountered the same difficulty, those strange little characters that look like lower case "t" characters are actually lower case "l" characters, making it "Boze Blogoslaw Nasz Dom."

      But the essential meaning of the sign is indeed "God Bless Our House."

      Here's a similar one:


      Vintage from the 1940s
      Materials: Glass

      God Bless Our Home - Boze Blogoslaw Nasz Dom - Polish Blessing - Painted Glass and Foil Chip Glass Mirror - Hanging Plaque - Mother Mary

      An interesting little jewel.
      Vintage 1930s-40s-
      A Foiled Glass and Mirror Home Blessing.
      Old world charm and a loving sentiment.

      One substantial piece of glass.
      Mirrored - and then back painted.
      The ground color is an opaque Buttery Beige.
      Lines of Mercury Mirror describe
      a little Fountain with birds on the wing.


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