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FAIP sgraffito deer lamp

I found this amazing Fine Arts in Plaster sgraffito lamp on eBay, totally trashed.


Recent Gallery Posts

Arno Scheiding

Arno Scheiding
Arno Scheiding

T- 700. Certainty of the manufacturer still eludes us to this day.

Sterling China

Sterling China Color Sample Plate
Sterling China Color Sample Plate

Sterling China. It is believed the "A" may be date code for 1950.

Syracuse China

Syracuse Flag ship
Syracuse China Flag Ship

Syracuse China. Flag Ship. July 1937 mark.

Love the play on words and the deco modern styling of the flag-ship.

Ben Seibel Vitrastone

Ben Seibel Vitrastone Kasuga Japan, Delphinium
Vitrastone casserole by Ben Seibel in the Delphinium design

I found this casserole in a Goodwill near Lebanon Ohio about six months ago.  I've come to find that the Vitrastone line is rather hard to find. 

Eva Zeisel Studio 10

Tomorrows Classic Studio 10 Cruet

Yesterday's find

Hallcraft Tomorrows Classic cruet

Shape by Eva Zeisel

Studio 10

Decoration by John Carlis



Franciscan Trio

Franciscan Trio bread & butter plates,6 inches.


Abstract flowers.

Square-ish shape.


American Modern in Cedar Green

Russel Wright American Modern by Steubenville

Mfg. from 1950-1959

Dinner plate,gravy boat & salt & pepper.

Cedar Green- This color is new to me, and I love it!