Bird bottles, called "martin-pots" in colonial times, were hung beneath the eaves of buildings to encourage martins and other small birds to roost there and help with insect control.
CHINESE PAINTING BY HAN MEILIN - Dec 14, 2013 | Ruby Art Antique Auction in CA
韓美林卡紙畫 Chinese painting by Han Meilin 韓美林 (1936 - ), China's most influential geniuses of contemporary plastic artist... Item was passed
Figgjo Flint Coffee Set with Cake plates, Pastel and Gold Demitasse , Norway Reserved DO NOT buy .
Reserved, Do not purchase. Can it get any prettier than this demitasse set? I feel so lucky to have acquired this set. It is in good shape with some wear on the gold , from stirring, mostly on three cups, shown in last picture. One of the saucers has a bit of crazing. The others are perfect. No chips , or cracks. There are few of these complete sets left. Don't miss out on this. The plates are 6" , saucers 5" and cups are 2 5/8" x 2 1/4". Package weight is 6.6 pounds. All will be…