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Pfaltzgraff. Country-Time. Smoke Gray (with blue Fruit and Flower motif). Soup Tureen. Ben Seibel. 1952>. About 8.5" x 13.5".


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Memphis Movement

Memphis Movement

Memphis Movement



Commerical made or Handmade:Unknown


Origin of Country:Unknown

Eva Zeisel

Eva Zeisel

I love this large Eva Zeisel pitcher I recently purchased--it holds about 2 quarts. The Fantasy design really appeals to me. What an amazing woman!

Walter Dorwin Teague

Meadow Tree Small Coffee Pot
Meadow Tree

Taylor, Smith & Taylor. Conversation. Meadow Tree.  Walter Dorwin Teague, shape. Doris Coutant and Teague, pattern.

Raymor Modern Stoneware

RMS Contemporary White Coffee Pot
Swinging Coffee Pot

Roseville Pottery for Raymor. Raymor Modern Stoneware. Contemporary White. Coffee Pot with stand. Ben Seibel.


Knowles Esquire Compote
Seeds Compote

Knowles. Esquire. Seeds. Compote. Russel Wright. c. mid-1950s.

Royal China

Seafare Royal China coffee pot
Seafare Coffee Pot

Royal China. Suburban. Seafare. Gene Patterson. Coffee Pot. c. 1956.


Stanley Ballard Vase (unusual backstamp)

This vase is a flea market find.  The interlocking SB backstamp is new to me.  Has anyone else here seen it?

Or have an idea of the approximate date of production?