Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

Jenny Lind, the “Swedish Nightingale”

Johanna Maria Lind was born in 1820 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her gift for singing was discovered at the age of nine, leading to vocal and drama training at the Royal … Continue reading

December 16, 2018

It was The World’s Largest Stove

This design is known as the Jenny Lind “square portrait” trivet. Cast of bronze, it measures 7 1/2″ x 4 5/8″ with four 1 1/8″ legs. On the reverse is … Continue reading

February 22, 2016

The pleasure and privilege of upgrading

When viewing a museum collection, notice what wonderful condition the majority of pieces are in. This happens by design, because as the opportunity presents itself display items will be upgraded … Continue reading

December 23, 2010