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Alfred Stoneware

Glidden Pottery. Alfred Stoneware. Sergio Strologo.


Glidden Green Mesa

Glidden Green Mesa pattern
Glidden Green Mesa bowl

Villeroy & Boch Black Cat

Villeroy & Boch black cat
Are you superstitious?

A friend of mine happened upon two of these Villeroy & Boch cats at his local Goodwill. One in black, one in white. He was ever so gracious to gift me the black one!

Ruth L.Whyte Sculpture

1930's sculpture by Ruth L.Whyte

Internet bidding can be a dangerous thing.

I have always watched auctions on line,but never registered,until this past Sunday.

Rookwood Vase by Charles S. Todd

Mid Century Modern "Look" Rookwood Vase

Rookwood Pottery vase by Charles Stewart Todd (1885-1950)

4.5 inches tall, matte finish

Even though it has a shape number, 2105, it is hand thrown.

Sascha Brastoff

Sascha Brastoff Chimney ashtray

Yes it's an ashtray,but I just turn it around so I just look at the back.

Smoking was so in vogue at the time.

I love the liquid looking glaze over the matte.

Sascha Brastoff Cotttage Plate

Sascha Brastoff Cottage Plate

Another estate find. It was a good week.

Sascha Brastoff plate with cottage design. 10 inches across.

Signed Sascha B. at the bottom, but no markings or back stamp on the verso.

Ernest Sohn

Ernest Sohn Tray

Hall China for Ernest Sohn Creations. 14.75" x 14". Ernest Sohn.