31-01-13

The quest for the Grail

I have been searching it for years : an antic sphere out of blown glass, resting on a saw timber base...The one we call "Globe de mariée", where the young bride (from 1850 to early 1900) presented herprecious treasures : her floral wreath, a porcelain vase (it had received the nuptial blessing), a littlebunch of flowers, some mirrors and ornaments like a dove... all were symbols of prosperity and luck. I can find all sorts of things, elegant or funny plates... Hand-painted porcelain... Objects of all shapes and colors... ... [Lire la suite]
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