You would think someone so talented in the art of making money would be just as sharp in his personal life, learning to play correctly within the affairs of society and piecing together an inner personal circle having his back and protecting his interests. Yet he allowed his image to come crumbling down for what? He permitted himself to blow his public legacy for the transparent favors of a woman with a rap sheet a mile long. Now what does he have? But like Donald Sterling, are you willing to lose everything for the sake of good looks? Are you willing to throw away the respect of your family, friends, business associates or image just for the one getting you hot on the inside, knowing full well how wrong she is for you? And his girlfriend and those courtside seats she once occupied with him? I remember when this story broke I saw those first images of Sterling and his girlfriend together. I thought of all the embarrassment and millions of dollars he was about to kiss goodbye due to his actions and words.
Antique baby cup or mug, sterling silver, Wood & Hughes of NY, c. 1870s
Unknown as to last date in business The trademark for A. Lindroth Company, North Attelboro, Mass. The pin is considered to be of the Edwardian era English kings named Edward and designed for the very elite. Jewelry by this company is hard to find let alone little is know of the company and it is surmised that the company went out of business in the s.
This is a dazzling sterling Towle sugar spoon dating from It features the rare and incredibly elegant “Du Barry” pattern, named for the maîtresse-en-titre, or “chief-mistress” of King Louis XV of France, Jeanne Bécu, Countess Du : $
Leuchtenbhurg China Very pretty antique child’s cup with cute graphics of a boy and girl with two animals, a sheep and goose. Marked on underside “Leuchtenburg Germany” with a graphic of a castle turret. From the style and type, we believe this to be an antique piece minimally a vintage child’s cup , likely dating to the early ‘s. This was found out of a home. The multi-color graphics encircle about half the cup with the remainder left blank.
The order on the cup shows the white sheep first, followed by the boy dressed in what may be a shepherd’s type outfit as he is carrying a curved shepherd’s staff and wearing a broad-rimmed hat, followed by a white goose, and ending with a girl in a bonnet and skirt carrying what looks like a plate or dish of bread or simple cake.
The cup has a white base coloring with pink highlighting near the rim and a bit of pink on the handle. Porcelain child’s cup was made with a slight fluting to the upper edge it is not a smooth round circular top although the form is definitely circular and raised in-mold design on the outside near the top edge in a repetitive arch form with raised dots. As made, this raised design was not evenly done around the cup with a large smooth section missing this design along the top in the area about midway from the sheep to midway of the boy.
This is not wear on the cup but a manufacturing flaw there is no wear in the paint pink coloring here. Perhaps the porcelain wasn’t fully applied in the mold or there was an error in the mold.
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Perhaps no other drinkable liquids are served as often in silver or silverplate pouring vessels as tea and coffee. These beverages were introduced in Europe and America during the 17th century, and the vessels used for them have not changed substantially in the years since they first evolved. The drinking of tea became a polite art early on, one that involved an elaborate etiquette and an extensive array of objects.
Silver vessels to hold tea were patterned after those made in porcelain; coffee pots were made in somewhat larger sizes, supposedly to distinguish between the two. The various shapes that the two pots have taken through the years have followed the history of design.
Candlesticks were made of brass, pewter, glass, sterling silver, plated silver, and all types of pottery and porcelain. The earliest candlesticks, dating from the sixteenth century, held the candle on a pricket (sharp pointed spike).
Etymology[ edit ] The word cutler derives from the Middle English word ‘cuteler’ and this in turn derives from Old French ‘coutelier’ which comes from ‘coutel’; meaning knife modern French: The first documented use of the term “cutler” in Sheffield appeared in a tax return. A Sheffield knife was listed in the King’s possession in the Tower of London fifty years later.
Several knives dating from the 14th century are on display at the Cutlers’ Hall in Sheffield. The thin item on the left is a marrow scoop for eating Bone marrow Sterling silver is the traditional material from which good quality cutlery is made hence the usage of the term in the United States. Historically, silver had the advantage over other metals of being less chemically reactive. Chemical reactions between certain foods and the cutlery metal can lead to unpleasant tastes.
Gold is even less reactive than silver, but the use of gold cutlery was confined to the exceptionally wealthy, such as monarchs.
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Tell us your love story. JT and I met at a 4th of July party in Nashville. We talked and flirted all night, and after some much-needed liquid courage, I decided to ask if he would take me on a motorcycle ride. I put my number in his phone, and we made plans to meet up later in the week. Tell us all about the proposal!
What I can tell you is that it was raining, JT was on one knee, and I cried. It was Halloween, so we went to Target afterwards to find finishing touches for our costumes. We ended the night with a bunch of friends at a dive bar in Nashville, dressed as Wednesday Addams and a hand grenade JT is pretty inventive with his costumes. Of course, there was a lot of showing off the ring. November 8, How many friends, family members, and loved ones attended your wedding? My brothers-in-law actually found my skirt for me and had it shipped to my house!
It fit perfectly and made the process really stress-free. I did go try on a few dresses at a store with a girlfriend as well, just for fun.
By Kate Miller-Wilson Antique Collector With its gorgeous sheen and spectacular workmanship, antique silver makes a fun and valuable collecting focus. There is a huge variety of silver pieces, from plated tea pots to sterling flatware to dresser sets and other decorative objects. However, there’s also a lot to know about antique silver, and it’s a good idea to educate yourself about this exciting area of antiques.
Before you begin your collection, it’s important to understand what’s out there on the antiques market. Almost anything can be made or embellished with silver, but the following are a few of the most popular options: If you’re looking for a collecting focus, consider some of these ideas:
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Q-Can you give me any information on silver Christmas ornaments produced as limited editions? Are there any sources or associations? The book also lists collector clubs and contains information on artists and manufacturers. Q-Where can I find information on Hanukkah-related collectibles, including lamps and menorahs? Also, how can I learn more about Jewish holidays, celebrations and festivities as well as what types of food and items were used in connection with such events?
Are there any Judaica museums, displays, dealers or other sources?
Understanding Silver Hallmarks There are two types of silver: Silverplate is a process of coating a base metal with silver so that the end results looks like the real thing but is actually much less costly. If the item feels light in weight for its size, it may be plated. Sterling is stamped on the back with the word Sterling.
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Stewie, equipped with his teddy bear, Rupert and his laser gun, has, on several occasions, almost single handedly taken over the world and he seems to be obsessed with world domination and matricide. Although he has remained physically one year old since ” Chitty Chitty Death Bang “, mentally he seems much older, even proclaiming in ” I Never Met the Dead Man ” to be shooting on a fifth grade level. Stewie is well-spoken, with an advanced vocabulary, an upper-class British accent and an ambiguous sexual orientation.
He refers to Peter often as ‘The Fat man’ and his mother by her given name, Lois. Seth MacFarlane has described him as “an evil Rex Harrison”. Stewie is constantly plotting ways to kill his mother, Lois, apparently holding a grudge against her because of his nine-month stay in her “ovarian Bastille.
Georgian Flatware Set 78 pieces BRIGHT CUT Sterling SILVER & MOP Knives George 3
Dairy cows were introduced to by English settlers in the early s. Meat cows were introduced by Spanish settlers. Cattle were kept primarily for dairy production and were slaughtered and eaten only when they could no longer be maintained through the winter. This pattern was long established As early as live cattle were driven to Boston, where they commanded high prices
July Eighty-Three Pieces of Towle.”Old Master” Sterling Silver Flatware, the pattern designed in by Harold E. Nock (), Newburyport, Massachusetts Find this Pin and more on Sterling – spoons and misc. by Barby Williams.
Victoria, British Columbia, Ships to: It is very unusual to find a 12 place setting of Georgian Sterling and even rare to find one in a Bright Cut pattern – especially in such nice condition – please look at the photos and note the very limited wear to the Bright Cut pattern as well as remarkable condition of the tips of the spoon bowls and the ends of the fork tines – very rare condition for year old sterling flatware.
It will likely be a long time before another set like this will come available for sale. The Forks, Spoons and Ladles are all of the same matching Bright Cut pattern with a blank oval for an owners initials or armorial and all these pieces have the London Sterling Silver Hallmarks with various markers, include William Eley, William Fearn, Jonathan Hayne and William Chawner dating from the years to The Knives are in Very Good Condition with no cracks, chips or repairs to the handles and no signs of silver wear through to the silver plated blades – on their own, it would be nice to find such a large set of Antique matching knives in such good condition and now they make a nice addition to this Sterling Flatware Set.
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The English chronicler Orderic Vitalis — c. The word in origin refers to the newly introduced Norman silver penny. According to the Oxford English Dictionary , the most plausible etymology is derivation from a late Old English steorling with or like a “little star” , as some early Norman pennies were imprinted with a small star. There are a number of obsolete[ citation needed ] hypotheses.
One suggests a connection with starling , because four birds in fact martlets were depicted on a penny of Edward I.
Large Group of Mostly Sterling Silver Flatware, including a set of six Towle sterling silver spoons, a pair of S. Kirk sterling silver tongs, Whiting sterling silver serving spoon, Dominick & Haff More.
Back Home For Keeps: Given the state of the world, it would seem so trivial and out of touch. They supplied the US Army and Navy with utilitarian flatware, and manufactured surgical instruments and also produced items as far from the spectrum of silverware that you can imagine including, battlefield equipment running the gamut from hand grenades, guns, bayonets, aircraft fuel tanks and jet engine parts to chemical bombs.
In fact, they were perfectly in touch with the times. The captions remind the reader that when the husbands are back home for keeps, Community Silver will make silverware again. But the day will come, please God, when your Tom, or Dick, or Jack, comes home for keeps. When the kisses will be real, not paper; when you may know the good feel of a tweedy shoulder, the dear sound of a longed-for voice, a strong hand on yours in a dim-lit room … when crystal will glean and silver will sparkle on a table set for two.
To that day, we at Community are bending every effort to speed the work of war. Are you doing a little personal post-war planning? So are we — at Community. And that day will come!