On this example, a brass ferrule joins the surviving glass bowl to a carved wood replacement base, which appears to be an at home repair.The burner is a modern replacement and allows the lamp to function as it originally did over 130 years ago.I have dozens of examples of wrapped metal handles and I like comparing the various styles and patterns of the rattan.This cup with similar form and decoration suggests what the original handle on my cup would have looked like.It is common knowledge that the reason Ronald Reagan fired his first 1980 campaign manager John Sears was his loss to George H. 10th, the communist government is launching a ten-minute video for children explaining how to tell if someone in your family is working for a foreign government. There is, however, one small country that has found a way to deal with this plethora of threats and actually find a way forward. The media has remained mostly silent as the centenary of the Bolshevik revolution has come and now gone.
Due to an outcry from a throng of adoring fans of antiques with inventive repairs, the powers that be at Boscobel House and Gardens have agreed to extended the exhibit, Make-Do’s: Curiously Repaired Antiques.
The original lid and handle broke over 125 years ago and were replaced in Tibet (others suggest Turkey and Persia) with an ornate replacement adorned with turquoise, coral and blue glass beads.
If anyone can shed more light on this mystery vessel, especially when it was made and its original use, I would greatly appreciate it.
When Donald Trump was elected, he may not have realized all the tough choices he would have to make as president. Often described as the "Little Paris of Middle Europe," Budapest is famous for its own 1,000-year-old culture and also the culture of others who settled here.
Remains from both Roman and Turkish occupations can still be seen in the city.