Humble elements aged to perfection.
Posted at 03:28 PM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Finds | Permalink
No, not that kind of chemistry ... though that would be nice too!
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Underneath your everyday exteriors (beautiful, handsome, and glamorous though they may be) lurk some serious creative muscles!
Pop down two posts, to the Back Streets of Stara Zagora, and read the tales of treasures and intrigue, of elixirs and adventures. They are delicious, each and every one.
You still have time to write your own ending.
Hopefully a very small and very special person will cooperate long enough to pick a winner on Friday.
Posted at 05:50 PM in Apothecary Bottles | Permalink
Lifted with silent fingers in the dead of night.
Direct from the loading dock of the Hospital Stoyan Kirkovich to the back streets of Stara Zagora.
These glass receptacles move quickly on the black market in Bulgaria because _______________.
UPDATE: Won by Fleaing France. Gifted to Gail. Wee winnings also by George of Brooklyn, Jackie of Bliss Farm, and Alex Wijnen. All parcels are in the mail.
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Hard leather case with a chunk torn out of one side of the flap. 6 Screw top metal vials approx. 3.25" tall. $50.
Soft leather case in beautiful shape. 8 vials, just under 4" tall, with screw top metal lids. Original labels and contents. $125.
Hard case of what appears to be fabric on cardboard. Quite sturdy. 3 metal screw top vials. 2 plastic screw top vials. All have original labels and contents. $75.
Posted at 07:51 PM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Items For Sale | Permalink
Teeny tiny porcelain measures to take your dosage just as the doctor ordered.
Graduated cylinders and beakers for accurate dispensing of dubious liquids.
And when all else fails ... Dr. Rooke's Golden Ointment!
Posted at 09:06 PM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Finds | Permalink
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Antique science department skulls. A dog. A raccoon. Some mysterious herbivores.
Beautiful bottles. Hair oil. Poison. Nitric Acid. Asafetida.
Posted at 03:09 PM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Finds | Permalink
Hand etched beakers and measures with dimples and bubbles. French pharmacie pots. Mouth blown apothecary bottles with worm eaten corks. Worn enamel plaques and wooden trays.
Posted at 10:04 AM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Finds | Permalink
Molded composite doggy. Well loved. Missing most of his extremities.
Hand-made clay dice. Four sides pips. One side a letter. One side a thumb indent. Hand-carved chess piece.
Cast lead elephant. Doesn't he look like he could benefit from some camphor. forte?
Teeny Tiny die cast car. Similar to the one that a three year old Brocante Girl got jammed bumper-to-bumper in her mouth, scaring her poor Maman and Papa.
German babies. Well preserved. Sweet expressions. Rather chilly.
Painted cast metal horse and rider. In a hurry.
Posted at 09:16 AM in Apothecary Bottles, Brocante Finds | Permalink
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