Saturday, December 31, 2011
RANDOM 321 OBJECTS
Lot of 6 BROOCHES Czech Butterfly, Anne Klein K, Far Fetched Bear, Coins, Seely-$23
FARIA Y SOUSA, MANOEL DE (1590-1649)- a spanish + portuguese historian + poet, born of an ancient portuguese family, attended for several years, university of braga + when around 14 entered the service of the bishop of oporto. except for 1630-34, when he was ambassador to the papal court. the greater part of of his life was spent in madrid + lead a studious domestic life of books + children. passages from his enormous commentary on the lusiad 1639, excited the suspicion of the inquisitors, caused his temporary incarceration + led to the permanent loss of his official salary in spite of the enthusiasm of daily 12 folio pages, he died before finishing his history of the portuguese in all the world. as a poet, F was nearly as prolific blah blah.
Friday, December 30, 2011
RARE Antique DOVETAILED CHERRY Coffee BOX MILL Grinder PEWTER HOPPER w ROUTING_4123
Although it’s unlikely, let’s say they passed a law stating that no household was allowed to own more than one “box mill coffee grinder.” That being the case, this is the one you’d want to hang on to.