Hi everyone. Happy New Year! I’ve been slow out of the gate for posting our new finds, here are a few of the things we’ve found toward the end of the year.
Found this interesting little Danish stoneware candleholder, marked from the area of Ebeltoft. Listed this one up already, but haven’t been able to find out anything about the mark. There’s a few other listings around that claim this is a Bjorn Wiinblad mark, but after consulting with one of the Thriftbreak folks we agree this looks nothing like his style and I’ve seen nothing to back up the claim. I think it could be a newer piece, but am not sure.
Picked up these fun newer Russian nesting doll glasses from Fred, more to use than to sell. We have some of the measuring cups from this series. Unfortunately, the Salvation army taped over the graphics and though we were careful to soak it before removing, it still took off some of the graphics. Geez, we hate tape in thrifts!
I think I’ve figured out that this nice little studio pot was made by Barbara Loebman a Santa Barbara potter and ceramics instructor. I believe it is a new-ish piece, but haven’t found too much online about her work. Anyone know about her?
So – you may notice the quality of some of our product photos being a little “less” up to our usual standards. I’ve decided that all the “nice-nice” photography isn’t really necessary for the items we sell on Ebay. I mean I’ll still try my best, but if I have to take a photo at night with overhead lights, so be it. This is the first time I’ve come across the Taylor and Ng “Chien” dog bowl… too bad they don’t also have a cat one that we would keep.
Last up, was happy to find this nice Jorge Wilmot elephant sitting on the shelf after a long day of fruitless thrifting. These have done well for us in the past, and they’re a little harder to find than the similar Ken Edwards pieces.
Did you find something cool at a thrift or flea market lately?
Please leave a comment here if so…