Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set
Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set

Antique Victorian Milk Glass Set

Vendor
Old Grace Gathering Co.
Regular price
Sold out
Sale price
$68.00

Victorian milk glass trinket dish and jewelry box set. Raised embossing floral scalloped design. Once was hand-painted but the deep bronze colored paint has worn with time.

Tray- 10" x 6.5"

Box- 4.75" x 3" x 2" tall

Character builders: The glass tray has a fracture that does not affect the well-being of the item. The jewelry box was cracked in half many, many years ago, maybe even by the original owner. It was fixed with a glue that turned brown with time. We cleaned it up and decided to practice the Japanese art of Kintsugi ("gold repair"): using trace amounts of gold or gold leaf to repair a broken piece of pottery or the like. We used 24kt gold leaf and delicately painted along the crack to embellish this one-of-a-kind antique. As a philosphy, Kintsugi treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.

 

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