Monday, April 7, 2014

Antique Dog Collar 1733

English Brass Engraved Dog Collar
Silas Shepley
Bullock Smithy Bramhall
If I shou'd miss or lose my way
Kind friend direct me right I pray

With padlock. So wonderful!
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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Gone are the days when brass was solid brass, instead of plated mystery metal. It is hard to find anyone who can do beautiful hand engraving too.

Content in a Cottage said...

Anon...I have always been a big fan of beautiful hand engraving -- truly a lost art either on brass or silver.
xo, Rosemary

Cathy said...

I love the engraving and the sentiment--doesn't look too comfortable though!

Debra Phillips said...

so absolutely lovely and loving.
in england i had the opportunity to visit the dog collar museum, what a delight!
debra

Content in a Cottage said...

Debra....The Dog Collar Museum? I've never heard of it but I know I want to go. I love all dog antiques, and England too!!!
xo, Rosemary