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Holt Howard Starry Eyed Santa Salt & Pepper


Hyalyn Ashtray

Garage sale find.

Hyalyn ashtray with cork bottom.

Silk screen like design applied.

11 inches across and 8 inches wide.

Room for 8 cigs and 2 pipes.

Metlox Potteries

Tall Beverage Server

Metlox Potteries. California Aztec. Coffee Pot. Frank Irwin (shape). Bob Allen (pattern). 1955.

Royal China

Royal China Futura shape
Coffee Pot

Royal China. Futura shape. Unknown pattern. Reference the Navajo pattern on this shape which is a gray repeating, move elongated pattern.


Sheldon Gants

This is the largest piece of Gants I've found to date. It appears to be a relish dish. Circa 1950-60s.

Steubenville Blue

Steubenville American Modern, Steubenville, Russel Wright, Steubenville Blue

Steubenville Potteries. American Modern. [Steubenville Blue]. Gravy. Russel Wright.

Bennington Pottery

Teardrop Musician Series

Today's find #2

Bennington Potters Co-op

Teardrop Musician Series

Very nice modernist design.

This one is a Cellist.

Mark on back is an early one.

Stetson China

Stetson Hiawatha

Stetson China. [Hiawatha].