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Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

Happy Saturday to All.  Whew, that was a busy week wasn’t it? Take a peek at today’s new shop listing – A Pair of Ardalt Candle Holders.  These clever little porcelain floral baskets appear to be just, and only, that – baskets of flowers. But SURPRISE, the center rose in each bouquet lifts out to… Continue reading Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

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Mid Century Carstens Tonnieshof Ashtray

A good welcome to all. Today’s new shop listing (Old Raven on Etsy) is this truly lovely dish from West Germany. Look at those colors!  This is a lava flow pattern that was very popular in the mid century and one can see why – it’s just absolutely beautiful.  The minty greens and the smokey… Continue reading Mid Century Carstens Tonnieshof Ashtray

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Mandrake Apothecary Jar (Mandragora)

Hello all,  today I’m listing a rather unique item in my shop – a Mandrake Apothecary Jar aka Mandragora. These lovely apothecary jars were made by Eli Lilly (pharmaceuticals) in the 1970’s and were given as promotional gifts and were a Limited Edition.  It’s hard to believe, but this jar is over 50 years old!… Continue reading Mandrake Apothecary Jar (Mandragora)

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Noritake China Mardi Gras Salt & Pepper and Gravy Boat Set

Welcome back and hello! Today I’ve just listed a nice set of Noritake China in the Mardi Gras pattern. There are three pieces here, a salt & pepper set and a gravy or sauce boat (great for dips and relishes, too).  Each piece is in excellent condition. Noritake Mardi Gras is from the Progression line… Continue reading Noritake China Mardi Gras Salt & Pepper and Gravy Boat Set

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Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

I hope everyone takes a moment today to remember those lost on this date in history – America remembers you. But time helps heal the pain and beauty soothes the soul.  Today I offer a bit of beauty that has come through time. This is Hull Pottery made in the USA in the 1940s (another… Continue reading Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

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Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles

Yay, it’s Saturday!  I hope you’re out having fun (but of course you check for awesome blog posts before you go to bed). This is my second post for Avis Wright mid-century California Ceramics.  Look at that face – isn’t she beautiful!?! This darling girl in her pretty dress accented in gold was meant to… Continue reading Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles