- miscellaneous curios
Common clue: Bric-a-_____
once a year
in English language:
34431 / 86800
for sale at an antique shop in Kabul.
term bric-à-brac (origin French) was first used in the
referred then to collections of curios such as elaborately
decorated teacups and small vases, feathers, wax flowers under
glass domes, eggshells, statuettes, painted miniatures or
photographs, and so on. Bric-à-brac was used as ornament
on mantelpieces, tables, and shelves, or displayed in curio
cabinets. Sometimes these cabinets had glass doors, to display
the items within while protecting them from dust.
nowadays refers to a selection of items of low value, often sold
in street markets.
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