Sold Archives : 2013

An unusual, small handled bowl with partial dark blue moonstone style glaze from Heath Ceramics. We've been trying to figure out if this bowl was an experimental glaze test or perhaps an individual project. The shape is also differe ...

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Wonderful long-necked white ceramic giraffe produced by Jaru Art Products, a California pottery that produced from the 1950s up until the 80s. The company was started by Jack and Ruth Hirsch and made housewares, decorative items, and gardenware. Whi ...

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Nice set of four (4) heavy white Corning glass cereal or chili bowls, produced for military use particularly in the Navy. These are extremely solid glass pieces and were meant to withstand heavy use and being dropped aboard ships . Marked with the "g ...

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Beautiful, snowy glass vase by Kosta Boda of Sweden, designed by Kjell Engman. We believe this to be a more modern production by Engman - and have seen it sometimes referred to as a "swi ...

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Small condiment dishes in a golden brown glaze with brown speckles. Believe that the company is JIE Gantofta of Sweden, and that they date from the late 1960s or early 1970s. Each is marked on reverse with "JIE Sweden 135". ...

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Too tired to pull out a piece of plastic wrap? Touch-N-Tear to the rescue! Simply load the roll into the dispenser, and press the button and the plastic wrap advances automatically! This is a wonderful retro Touch-N-Tear cordless dispenser for plast ...

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Great pair of small white Heath Ceramics ashtrays. You might not smoke, but these vintage ashtrays by Heath Ceramics make great tabletop art. This is the original classic design that was the one item that Brian, Edith Heath's husband ...

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A nifty desktop AM Radio made by Realistic (trade name for Radio Shack / Tandy). Apparently, these were made in Hong Kong in the 70s and 80s. Nice faux wood grain finish on plastic cabinet with an old style tuner dia ...

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An impressive Art Deco era planter by Metlox, featuring a ram's head with flowers in relief on either end. This was made by the Metlox company in the 1930s - beautiful thick aqua matte glaze completely covering this large planter. Would be a wonderf ...

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Lovely small handmade Flavia of Montelupo, Italy vase with a swirled brown and white clay composition. From what we understand, this is actually a Bitossi item likely produced in the late 70s to early 80s. The two companies are relat ...

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Two Pottery Craft stoneware vases in the same herringbone pattern, most likely in the Palomino color combination group. Difficult to tell with Pottery Craft items, because names weren't usually given to the pattern b ...

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Fantastic and rare Metlox Potteries large salad server bowl, in the Aztec line. This is the well-regarded freeform shape, with black and gray squiggle line designs. As far as we know, this particular bowl is extremely rare - we have only ever seen a ...

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Olive green square ashtray from Upsala Ekeby of Sweden, most likely made in the 70s. Ashtray has a simple "W" pattern in the middle of the dish, and indentations on each of the 4 corners. Nice looking piece for display, even if you'r ...

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This is a rather difficult to find Sheldon Gants oval tray made for Ceramic Associates, circa 1950s-60s. This dish is glazed black over brownish clay and has strange white and yellow hexagon dots applied on the cente ...

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Difficult to find complete Descoware butter warmer set in flame red-orange enamel glaze. Descoware was Julia Child's favorite enamelware, and the company later turned into the famous Le Creuset company. This is a com ...

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Awesome Figgjo Flameware (Vulcanus) gravy server in the popular "Tor Viking" pattern. It was designed by Turi Gramstad-Oliver for the Norwegian company Figgjo. We don't come across Figgjo pieces in o ...

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An lovely Georges Briard glass serving tray with wonderful midcentury gold leaf decorations. The Georges Briard (aka Jascha Brojdo) name has been associated with ma ...

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Pretty flamingo pink Pyrex cake pan, perfect for baking up that special dessert! This is the No. 221 8 inch pan that's approximately 1.5" deep. Corning made a bunch of different cake pans like this in different colors, including flamingo pink and lim ...

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Vanity, thy name is vintage. This is a fab portable lighted makeup mirror made by Jerdon Industries in Richardson, Texas. We think the name "Mirror Go Lightly" is an excellent pun - what happened to ...

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A wonderful set of glass tumblers with removable plastic coaster bottoms by David Douglas. Six tumblers in this set with different colored plastic bottoms - two red, two green, one yellow and one white. We're curious about the origin ...

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A wonderful kinetic metal flower sculpture by Ken Rains. Created very much in the style of Curtis Jere items, though this is a compltely different production. We don't know too much about the artist, but have seen a few other metal a ...

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Holy retro appliances, Batman - these are electric scissors! These old school, two-speed snippers from Sears probably date from the late 60s to early 70s. White plastic housing with green metal plate on the front, w ...

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Lovely Arabia of Finland matte black teapot designed by Ulla Procope in 1953. Unfortunately, this teapot is missing the lid - we're hoping that someone out there either has a spare lid, or has damaged their teapot and are looking for a replacement. W ...

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