Thursday, October 9, 2008

Adding a Black Amethyst Vase to my Giftaway!

Is this something you like? I love it! It has a tiny little chip: other than that, it's pretty perfect. Here's a closeup of two nymph-like dancers on the front: He's playing a horn or flute - you can't see him in this picture as clearly as you can her. I'm guessing this is from the early 1920's. And it's yours if your name is drawn for this month's Giftaway! All you have to do is leave a comment on this blog within the month of October. It's been awhile since I've shown you some of the "smalls" I bought in the last estate sale I attended. Most of these haven't been cleaned up yet. I took these pictures in my kitchen while they were awaiting their turn in my sink, so ignore the background mess behind these cannisters:
Someone was a collector of Avon bottles. Although I'm not one of those collectors, I do love the bust of the little girl on the left:
These are also Avon bottles! Look how tiny they are! (I included the little brown craft bear so you could get an idea of their size)
This is a cool-looking coffee maker! The top part is where you put the fresh grounds; pouring hot water over them will give you coffee in the bottom.
And this look-alike came "as is". I might have a teapot top around here somewhere that might fit the top; if not, it will look sweet with a little bouquet in it.
Isn't this a beautiful vase? Someone carefully replaced a chip that had broken out. Maybe a child bumped the table it was on? Or a swift brush from a kitty's tail??? Who knows? It was hand painted by someone in Japan before the 1920's. It's not signed, but I've seen similar designs and know the history.
And I'm soo loving this retro vase! It's Royal Haeger, perfect condition!
And these are just a few of the items I got! Let me know if you're interested in any of them, but be quick - I'm taking most of them to the shop tomorrow and they sell will sell quickly! Just email me for prices!

5 comments:

Sand Flat Farm said...

What cute little tiny bottles - I found some old bitty bottles that used stoppers this morning at an estate sale, but they wanted an arm & leg for them. I passed them up for now...

Judy said...

What cute little bottles. The black vase is so pretty too!! You have some great things.

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

HiSher,
I remember those tiny little avon items. I probably had a few in my younger days:) too sweet. Love the black vase. I'm going to 1 estate sale this WHOLE weekend...must get cards DONE..
Have a good one.
Warmly,
Deb

KatCollects said...

You found some very pretty things. I love the black vase, very different and unique. I hope you are having a great week!
Kathy

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