Coyle's Auction Gallery Two Session April Estates Auction
TWO SESSION APRIL ESTATES AUCTION TUESDAY, APRIL 9 ... 3 Stangl birds including large parrot, Crystal candelabra set, Roseville Pottery including 10” Thornapple bowl, etc., 2 large Haviland Limoges dinnerware set (one set 125+pcs), stand lg Italian ...
The accidental role of cow dung in history
The oldest known samples of pottery have been unearthed in southern China. In the absence of anything ... not only glazing but the production of glass itself, as well as the pigment known as Egyptian blue, which is a ground-up copper silicate glass.
Element of the week: uranium | video
This week's element is uranium, which has the symbol U and atomic number 92. Uranium was named after the planet Uranus, which had been discovered eight years prior to the discovery of uranium. Uranus was named in honour of the Greek god of the sky.
At the Galleries
Studio has oils, watercolors, fiber, metalwork, mixed media and glass. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (920) 854-4113. • BOAT HOUSE ANTIQUES, 4601 Wisconsin 57, Institute. Nautical art, antiques and gifts; handcrafted model ships by Arnie Wegner; flow blue and ...
Rebuild a boom time for archeologists
"A lot of bottles, a lot of china and lots of bits and pieces of metal," says Christchurch ... there is a partially damaged white porcelain bowl with a grey floral pattern, made by a Staffordshire pottery firm in the 1850s. No, it's not valuable, either.
Time not kind to political slogans of yesteryear
Political slogans and pictures from the past can sometimes be confusing because modern times suggest a different meaning. In the 1900 U.S. presidential campaign, William McKinley used the slogans "Protection and Prosperity" and "Four more years ...