Absinthe Antiques: A Collection from la Belle Epoque by S. B. MacDonald

By S. B. MacDonald

This is the 1st variation of this publication, with a web page count number of one zero five, and is barely on hand used, via third get together .  The new, extended version is ISBN 0-7414-9843-X, which positive factors 228 pages, many new items, and new chapters!  To buy the hot, revised version, please cross its web page through pasting the ISBN, 0-7414-9843-X into Amazon's seek bar.  
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Absinthe Antiques: a suite from los angeles Belle Époque, the revised edition features items used in the instruction and serving of the famed spirit absinthe. These attractive antiques from the mid 1800s in the course of the early twentieth century evoke a time of attractiveness, paintings, new applied sciences and altering culture. As you trip via those pages, you will relive for a second, this magical time.  Spoons, glasses, carafes, pitchers, saucers, artwork, and other absinthe-related add-ons are proven in particular colour photos, besides a brief description in their function and use. Many of the antiques are awarded actual-size or better.  Lovers of absinthe, and antiques more often than not, will benefit from the fantastic thing about those elegant survivors of time.  

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The most important factor when judging a louche is the final result’s attractiveness and opalescence. Carafes were commonly used to add water to absinthe in bistrots. Customers would have one at their table, pouring as needed. Pitchers, usually made of stoneware, often featured a small hole in the spout for pouring a controlled stream of water. Such pitchers were made exclusively for absinthe preparation, are quite rare, and are highly prized. This rare carafe is etched with the coat of arms of the absinthe distillery Ph.

This lovely ouraline carafe is the perfect way to add water to an ouraline glass! It features subtle spiraling facets that gently corkscrew up the sides. Under black light, the carafe becomes alive in a fluorescent emerald green. Quite rare and in flawless condition, this glazed stoneware water pitcher sports the head of a lion. Specifically made for use with absinthe, its spout features a small opening that creates a fine stream of water. This style of pitcher is more commonly topped with the head of a dog.

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