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Produced by the Bryce Glass Company,  this is a pair of 3 1/2 inch tall  7 oz. flat juice glasses  in the Aqua Blue color.  


Not much is known about Bryce's El Rancho production. It was made around the same time as Crinkle, Driftwood, and Lido, and is often confused with them.


This pair of 7 oz flat juice glasses is in the Aqua Blue color, one of the harder colors to find in this line.  They are in excellent condition and ready to join your Mid-century home as you serve lemonade or iced tea on the veranda or patio (such great mid century terms).


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 This is a striking Bitossi Italy Rosenthal-Netter large planter designed by Aldo Londi in 1974. The planter stands 6 inches tall x 7 inches wide at its widest point. This vase is part of the Rosenthal-Netter line of imported Italian pottery and ceramics.


The pattern on this Aldo Londi creation is called Moderna Marocco which is the Italian word for Modern Morrocan. According to Mark Hall in his recent book on Italian Mid-century pottery, this line was inspired by the blossoming studio pottery movement of the 1970s. As Hill states, high quality designs such as this took longer to apply and were more expensive, making them rare today. Unusually, this design does not include sgraffito or impressed elements.


Excellent condition. When tapped, it rings solidly.  Original Rosenthal-Netter paper label. A second label with the words Made in Italy stamped on one side in red and the numbers 266/15.  I have two other pieces from this line with labels. All have the line number of 266/. I have to conclude that the 15 is the shape number and the 266 is the number for Moderna Marocco.


In the Mark Hill book, the 10 inch version of this rare vase on page 72 is valued at 300-500 pounds. My price for the planter in this rare pattern is a bit more reasonable.


Add it to your Italian Midcentury pottery collection today.  This is a striking Bitossi Italy Rosenthal-Netter large vase designed by Aldo Londi in 1974. The vase stands 10 inches tall x 7 1/2 inches wide at its widest point and a circumference of 23 inches. This vase is part of the Rosenthal-Netter line of imported Italian pottery and ceramics.


The pattern on this Aldo Londi creation is called Moderna Marocco which is the Italian word for Modern Morrocan. According to Mark Hall in his recent book on Italian Mid-century pottery, this line was inspired by the blossoming studio pottery movement of the 1970s. As Hill states, high quality designs such as this took longer to apply and were more expensive, making them rare today. Unusually, this design does not include sgraffito or impressed elements.


Excellent condition. When tapped, it rings solidly.  Original Rosenthal-Netter paper label with the words Made in Italy stamped on one side and the numbers 266/2.  I have two other pieces from this line with labels. All have the line number of 266/. I have to conclude that the 2 is the shape number and the 266 is the number for Moderna Marocco.


In the Mark Hill book, the 10 inch version of this rare vase on page 72 is valued at 300-500 pounds. My price is a bit more reasonable.


Add it to your Italian Midcentury pottery collection today.  This is a striking Bitossi Italy Rosenthal-Netter vase designed by Aldo Londi in 1974. The vase stands 6 1/4 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide at its widest point midway up the vase. This vase is part of the Rosenthal-Netter line of imported Italian pottery and ceramics.


The pattern on this Aldo Londi creation is called Moderna Marocco which is the Italian word for Modern Morrocan. According to Mark Hall in his recent book on Italian Mid-century pottery, this line was inspired by the blossoming studio pottery movement of the 1970s. As Hill states, high quality designs such as this took longer to apply and were more expensive, making them rare today. Unusually, this design does not include sgraffito or impressed elements.


Excellent condition. Original Rosenthal-Netter paper label but the numbers are gone.  I have two other pieces from this line with labels. All have the line number of 266/. 


In the Mark Hill book, the 10 inch version of this vase on page 72 is valued at 300-500 pounds. This is the smaller vase in the same line, thus my lower price for it.


Add it to your Italian Midcentury pottery collection today.

Bryce El Rancho aqua blue juice glasses

 

Bitossi Moderna Marocco Aldo Londi plant $80.00

 

Bitossi Moderna Marocco Aldo Londi vase

 

Bitossi Moderna Marocco Aldo Londi vase $200.00

2012 16 In. Tonner All Business Jon Fashion Doll, No. T12CJDD05 has dark brown straight hair saran hair styled in a ponytail, brown painted eyes  with painted lashes and features, soft lip coloring, multiple joints for posing, honey skin tone, and Jac sculpt. She shares the same high quality hard plastic and vinyl body type as Antoinette, Cami, and Precarious with the higher arched feet. Her ankles, wrists, and knees are jointed. She is wearing an off-white silky tank dress, grey/silver slip over dress with ruffle hem, lined, printed brocade coat, sheer pantyhose with attached panties, bead and chain multi strand necklace, beaded earrings, and beaded black imitation leather strappy high heel sandals. She can share clothes, shoes, and accessories with Antoinette. This lovely doll is new and mint in box, with a stand. Limited edition of 300. Expand listing to view all 3 photographs.  Tonner 2012 Winterberry doll outfit, No. T12FMOF04, fits 16 inch Antoinette fashion dolls. It also fits Cami, Jon, Precarious, and other dolls with this Antoinette doll body and higher arch high heel feet. This doll outfit set includes an Oxblood red wool jersey suit jacket and matching wool jersey slim skirt, imitation red leather belt with golden buckle, golden earrings. Oxblood tights, matching satin short high boots, matching purse, and Oxblood hat.  Limited edition of 300. New and mint in the box. The price is for the outfit only and does not include the doll modeling it. Expand to view all 3 photographs.  Done by Lincoln Vermont potter Marcy Mayforth, this 1986 signed blue Sleeping Duck vase is glazed in a periwinkle blue inside. The design is done in the sgraffito technique, then filled in as in an enamel piece. There is a sleeping duck on the piece  in two shades of blue. It is a rather abstract representation of the duck. It is signed Mayforth on the bottom with her last name and the dates '86. It is in excellent shape. Add it to your Vermont Art Pottery collection today.  2012 Robert Tonner Hot Night outfit only for 16 inch Marilyn Monroe dolls, No. T12MMOF03 fits the Starlet body of the Marilyn Monroe doll. This outfit is from the movie, 'Niagra.' This body has the same bust and high heel feet as the Tyler Wentworth body, but the hips are slightly wider. The 'Hot Night' outfit includes a shapely fuchsia dress with white lining; a white chiffon scarf; silver earrings; a gold bracelet with a heart charm; and black patent leather high heel shoes with black ribbon straps. LE 300. The price is for the outfit only and not the catalog doll modeling the outfit. New and mint-in-the-box.  This outfit is from limited edition of 300. Expand listing to view all 3 photographs.

All Business Jon Doll, Tonner 2012 $190.00

 

Tonner Winterberry 16 In. Antoinette Dol $100.00

 

Marcy Mayforth 1986 blue Duck vase

 

Tonner Hot Night Marilyn Monroe Doll Out $90.00

This is a striking Bitossi Italy vase using the very popular yellow, brown, and chartreuse colors from Bitossi. The vase stands 7 3/4 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide at its widest point midway up the vase. This vase is part of the Rosenthal-Netter line of imported Italian pottery and ceramics.


The pattern on this Aldo Londi creation is called Spagnolo which is the Italian word for Spanish. According to Mark Hall in his recent book on Italian Mid-century pottery, this line was inspired by Moorish tiles.  The form is a traditional Italian form but the decoration is pure Mid-century.


Good vintage condition but there is some damage which is why I marked it as is. On the underside of the lip of the top rim, there is one small area where the glaze has flaked off.  The body of the pottery is not damaged but the glaze flake is evident. I never repair or touch up my items so you may if you wish.


This vase without damage is valued at over 100 pounds in Mark HIll's recent book on Mid-century Italian pottery. With the glaze flake I am happy to pass it along for a little more than what I paid.


The bottom carries a standard Bitossi mark. The shape number 27071.  The word Italy is impressed in the base. The original owner added many small felt pads around the edge and larger ones to the middle to protect the surface upon which this candleholder sat. Add it to your Italian Midcentury pottery collection today. 

 This is a striking Bitossi Italy candleholder using the very popular yellow, brown, and chartreuse colors from Bitossi. The candleholder stands 6 1/2 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide at the base. This candleholder is part of the Rosenthal-Netter line of imported Italian pottery and ceramics.


The pattern on this Aldo Londi creation is called Spagnolo which is the Italian word for Spanish. According to Mark Hall in his recent book on Italian Mid-century pottery, this line was inspired by Moorish tiles.  The form is a traditional Italian form but the decoration is pure Mid-century.


Excellent condition.  The bottom carries a standard Bitossi mark. The shape number 27064 and the word Italy are painted in black. The original owner added seven small felt pads to protect the surface upon which this candleholder sat. Add it to your Italian Midcentury pottery collection today. 

 2012 Robert Tonner I Just Adore Conversation outfit only for 16 inch Marilyn Monroe dolls, No. T12MMOF01 fits the Starlet body of the Marilyn Monroe doll. This outfit is from the movie, 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.' This body has the same bust and high heel feet as the Tyler Wentworth body, but the hips are slightly wider. The 'I Just Adore Conversation' outfit contains a long orange chiffon dress with sequined straps and trim; an orange chiffon scarf with metallic orange fringe; rhinestone earrings; a rhinestone bracelet; and gold leather high heel shoes. The price is for the outfit only and not the catalog doll modeling the outfit. New and mint-in-the-box.  This outfit is from limited edition of 300. Expand listing to view all 4 photographs.  Taylor & Ng 19879 brown Bear Orgy mug, designed by San Francisco potter and enamelist Win Ng and his partner in their consumer goods business. The mug was Made in Japan but sold in San Francisco. Part of a large Orgy series featuring different animals in compromising poses. Excellent condition.


These mugs are quite collectible on the West Coast.


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Bitossi yellow Spagnolo Londi vase (as i $38.00

 

Bitossi yellow Spagnolo Londi candlehold $45.00

 

Tonner I Just Adore Conversation Marilyn $120.00

 

Taylor & Ng 1979 brown Bear Orgy mug

From the Martelé line, this 4 inch tall x 8 1/4 inch long x 3 5/8 inches wide Olives vase made by the Consolidated Glass Company of Coraopolis PA is an example of the Reuben line.  It is decorated with a very light blue ceramic wash, highlighting the frosted glass olives, vines, and leaves.  In 1933, while Consolidated was closed due to union difficulties (April 2, 1932 - March 1936), Kenneth Haley moved many of the molds belonging to his famous father Reuben Haley over to the Phoenix Glass Company where Kenneth worked.  There, he produced glass from these molds and used finishes of the Phoenix Glass Company instead of the finishing techniques of the Consolidated Glass Company. These were part of a line he called the Reuben Line in honor of his father who died in 1933.  The Reuben line carries its own paper label:  a yellow paper oval with the words Phoenix and REUBEN-LINE at the bottom of the label.


This vase is very heavy, a substantial piece of glass. It is in excellent condition with regards to its staining and color. However, there is a 1/4 inch flake on one side of the top rim (see photo) . 


It is great American Art Deco art glass. Add it to your Art Deco or Consolidated glass collection today.


Come learn more about this glass at the Phoenix & Consolidated Glass Collectors Club website: www.pcgcc.org  Each of the four glasses in this set stands6 7/8 inches tall x 2 1/2 inches across the top.  Each holds 16 ounces.  Each has frosted glass on the sides and a clear bottom.  Each is signed with the F in the shield mark of the Federal Glass Company.


There are three different decorations visible on this set of four. Two have a pear, cherry, orange over a cluster of grapes. One has pineapple slices and three cherries over an orange slice over a basket of berries. The third variation is a lime and a lime slice over strawberries and cherries over a lemon slice over some leaves and a grapefruit and slice.


What a fun funky and festive set of glasses.  Wipe up a pitcher of sangria or just some iced tea, grab a tray and head for the patio or veranda. All are in excellent condition with strong colors and no damage to the silkscreened designs.  Price is for the set.


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 Alvino Bagni (1919-2000) founded Bagni Ceramiche in Lastra a Signa in August 1946. During the 1950s and 1960s he worked closely with Irving Richards of Raymor, the American distributor, as well as with their competitor, Rosenthal-Netter. The United States became Bagni’s largest market with over 80 percent of the company’s production going there. Thousands of modern designs were produced over four decades. Though it is not possible to categorize Bagni’s work easily, the wax-resist technique, impressed geometric shapes, mottled brown or green glazes and high-relief geometric forms applied to the surface are hallmarks of his work. Many designs were also glossily glazed in bright colors in simple stylized patterns such as banding or swirling lines. (Mark Hill, Alla Moda). 


Red clay was used from the late 1940s-1950s, before a finer white clay was used. Bagni considered his "Sea Garden" design to be his version of Londi’s Rimini Blu design. The factory closed in 1992.


As far as signatures, production destined for Raymor or Rosenthal-Netter was often marked in different ways. The first and most common Bagni for Raymor mark is a painted mark comprised of an ‘R’ for Raymor, followed by a three or four digit number. This number is probably Raymor’s internal stock number. The second way is a Raymor paper label printed with ‘BAG’ and a similar number. Some Bagni pieces for Rosethal-Netter were marked with two digits, followed by a slash, followed by two digits. This was often accompanied by a paper label (Mark Hill, Alla Moda, page 216)


This Bagni vase is signed 30/3 Italy. The underglaze is done is a crackled glaze, an imitation of a famous Chinese glaze, and the predominant color of the glaze is a white with a spiral pattern of green, turquoise and cobalt blue rectangles. The inside is the same green used on the outside.. It is in excellent vintage shape with the exception of two pinpoint flakes to the glaze on the top rim. There is no damage to the body under the missing part of the glaze. All in all, it is in very good vintage shape for its 40 years.


The vase stands 8  inches tall x 5 inches at its widest point. Add it to your collecton of Midcentury Italian pottery, Raymor or Bagni today.  Made by well-known Californian glass artist David Salazar, this contemporary art glass toothpick holder is one of the few David made that is based on the 2009 NTHCS Convention holder. David Salazar got his start with the Zephyr Studios  before working at Lundberg Glass Studios in the early 1970s and went out on his own around 1983. He is particularly well known for his Moon & Star pattern as well as his paperweights and marbles. This example is signed and dated 7-10 Salazar.


This toothpick holder stands 2 3/8 inches tall and is 1 3/16 inches across the top rim.  The base glass is clear but it has been sprayed with mineral salts in the tradition of Art Nouveau Tiffany or Steuben glass.  The resulting surface has overtones of purple, blue, rose and gold. The design of swirls is known as the King Tut pattern.  It is in excellent condition.  A great example of great glass by a great contemporary glass artist.


I am a long time member and past President (1988) of the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Club. I guarantee the authenticity of this TP. For more info on toothpick holders as a great collectible, visit the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Society web page at (www.nthcs.org)

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set 4 Federal Fruit Slices zombie glasse

 

Bagni Rosenthal-Netter Green Blue Spiral $125.00

 

toothpick holder: Salazar July 2010

This amberina art glass footed toothpick holder stands  2 15/16 inches tall.  It has what is known as a Lazy Amberina portion wherein the division between the amber glass and the heat-sensitive red glass is not delineated neatly but flows further down on one side than the other.


The color is a deeper brownish amber than what Phoenix Glass company produced. As well, the foot does not have the continuation of the optic pattern of the body.  


It is my best guess that this piece is of European origin, most likely English or French.


In any case, it is a beautiful piece of Victorian art glass. The holder is in excellent condition with no chip, flakes, or cracks. There are some small bubbles in the glass body but it was manufactured that way.


Add it to your Art Glass or Toothpick holder collection today. 


I am a long time member and past President (1988) of the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Club. I guarantee the authenticity of this TP. For more info on toothpick holders as a great collectible, visit the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Society web page at (www.nthcs.org)  Madame Alexander 2010 The Wizard of Oz Doll from the Hollywood Collection, No. MX51810 is an 8 inch hard vinyl doll with a white wig style with bangs, a variation of the Maggie face with teeth, stenciled eyebrows, moving blue eyes, bending knees and articulated body.  He is dressed in a white top underneath a green satin vest and  dark green jacket, striped pants, black boots and a top hat. A watch chain, bow tie and cane complete this Wizard's look! Comes in a window box with Oz background. Although preowned, it is in like new, and mint-in-the-box with tag. In the back the box has a minor dent in and a small area that has come unglued, but these do not show in displaying. Expand listing to view both photographs.  Shown in the 1929 catalog reprint on page 32 of Jack Wilson's 1989 book, this is the #1119 2 5/8 inch tall tumbler shape of the whiskey or shot glass in the clear emerald green color.


It was also sold as part of a six shot glass, decanter and tray shown on that same page as the 1162 decanter set. It is clear emerald green glass and is in excellent condition. Add it to your Art Deco or Consolidated glass collection today.  Shown in the 1929 catalog reprint on page 32 of Jack Wilson's 1989 book, this is the #1119 2 5/8 inch tall tumbler shape of the whiskey or shot glass in the clear emerald green color.


It was also sold as part of a six shot glass, decanter and tray shown on that same page as the 1162 decanter set. It is clear emerald green glass and is in excellent condition. Add it to your Art Deco or Consolidated glass collection today.

Amberina art glass footed toothpick hold $95.00

 

Madame Alexander The Wizard of Oz Doll, $79.00

 

Consolidated Catalonian 1119 green whisk

 

Consolidated Catalonian 1119 green whisk

This type of solid milk glass decorated glass belonged to a line that Consolidated dubbed Con Cora, deriving from the first few letters of the names Consolidated and Coraopolis, the town near Pittsburgh where Consolidated made glass.


Milk glass became immensely popular after World War II. Almost every American glass company put out its version. Westmoreland, Imperial are the better known names associated with this glass. This line was Consolidated's entry into the crowded marketplace.


Dating from the 1950s to the early 1960s, most Consolidated Con Cora items were decorated in one of the three most popular lines:  Ivy, Violet, and Rose. 


 This #4011 shape piece is decorated in the 1510G decoration: the Rose decoration with Gold. It is not signed by the decorator. Two large open pink roses and one pinkish-gray rose are flanked by two half open roses.  There is a gold rim band around the neck of the piece.  The vase measures 6 inches tall. On the bottom of the vase is the word hand-painted in black paint, though it is a bit faded but still legible.


Enjoy America's glass past by purchasing a pratical and beautiful piece of American glass.  The piece is in excellent condition.  Terry Crider started his glasswork in 1976. He is self taught. This studio glass artist has put out a limited amount of work over the past 36 years. He uses NO MOLDS and his only help has been his wife Donna. I had email from Terry and Donna stating that he doesn't think it would be fair to the collectors to make any of the same things again. They have decided, if they do make glass again, they are not going to make anything that they have made in the past. He stopped blowing glass around 1990 and didn't start blowing again until 1999. This toothpick is in mint condition and is signed with Crider on the bottom and the year 1986.


This Crider toothpick holder is hand blown glass - it features his King Tut decoration on an dark emerald green base glass.  The dark green of the base glass makes the iridized surface really stand out. Terry Crider himself indicated to me in an e-mail that he made fewer than 20 examples of this particular shade of green! 


 It's hard to imagine the amount of work that went into this beautiful, hand made toothpick holder. 


This little toothpick holder stands about 2 1/8  inches high at its highest point and 2 3/4 inches wide at top. It is a fantastic piece of art glass! It is in perfect condition.  Stylecraft Metal Mid-century Recipe Box # 805 with five blank dividers and even a recipe for Hurry-Up Dessert by Ethel Hacker!


Size: 5.25" x 3.25" x 3.5"


On the bottom it says No. 805 Design Copyright by Stylecraft of Baltimore, Division of Gordon & Son, Inc. Baltimore 30, MD.  This box measures 5 x 3 and stands 3 1/2 inches tall.  It has an image on the top of a brick fireplace mantel with a copper teapot, brass candlestick and apple on top with a wroght iron trivet hanging off the edge.   The front of the lid says RECIPES in a frame that looks similar to a rolling pin and has a trivet on either side.  The front of the box body has a old pot belly primitive wood-fired stove with pots brewing on top and a stool with a water pitcher and more apples (or peaches) in a bowl and a black coffee pot.  The sides feature more of the same with cherries and pears along with a double boiler.  Excellent vintage condition for a used item. 


 This would be perfect to fill with your favorite recipes to pass along to a young lady or lad in the family for Christmas.  This is a wonderful unique or rare addition to your collection!


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, it is ready for your kitchen table today.  This Art Deco Scurlock Kontanerette refrigerator jar has patent number 88111, dating it from 1930.  Embossed on the bottom of the glass are the works Scurlock Kontanerette 6-30 31 oz. MADE IN U.S.A.  and the patent number 88111. 


It measures 5 1/2 inches wide x 4 1/2 inches deep and is 4 inches tall.   


This cool vintage piece has a unique design which allowed it to fit into the corners of a fridge.  The handle is easy to lift off. The seal is tight.  It is in excellent vintage condition and ready to use, a practial piece of America's past.  


Use it in the bathroom for your Q-tips or cotton balls!  Use it in your kitchen for your teabags.


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Stylecraft Mid-century Recipe Box # 805 $20.00

 

Scurlock Kontanerette Deco refrigerator

This martini pitcher / cocktail pitcher stands 8 1/2 inches tall and is 4 3/4 inches across the top from the tip of the spout to the other side.  It comes with six 3 inch tall glasses.  The set is decorate with horizontal bands of turquoise and gold.  In style it is most likely from the 1960s as this style of pitcher was more common then.  It was without a doubt made by an American Company but is not signed.


It IS ready for your Mad Men Rat Pack rec room or bar!  Just stir something up, grab a tray and get the party started.  All piece are in excellent condition. They should be handwashed as not to lose the 24 karat fired on gold decoration.


Add it to your barware or vintage retro funky Mid-century drinkware collection today.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.  Here is the information I found about Merritt Island Pottery:  



Melvin Casper and his mother, Peggy Jamieson, founded the Merritt Island Pottery in 1937, after moving there from Chicago. They built the pottery out of planks milled from pine trees cut on the property. In 1937 there was no electricity on the island and so the first pottery was unglazed. Melvin spent a few years in China with General Stillwell during World War II but returned to continue making pottery on Merritt Island. He remains there today, teaching and making pottery, at 84 a master potter, hardened by the fire of World War II and glazed by the beauty of Merritt Island. He came to Merritt Island in the mid-1930s with his stepmother, Esther Peg Jamison, who also was an artist. The two traveled to Florida just after he graduated from the Chicago Art Institute, where he had studied drawing, painting and pottery. They came to the isolated barrier island in Brevard County to live with his uncle, an ornithologist.


''There were lots of birds here, thousands of mosquitoes and only nine people,'' Casper said. ''My mother and I opened this shop in 1937 and became the first potters in Florida. People came in boats to buy our pottery. There were no books to be had on the subject in those days, so ours was one big experiment. But we survived anyway.''


Melvin Casper died in 2001.


This pot or vase stands 3 1/4 inches tall and is 3 5/8 inches across the top.  It is wheel-thrown and glazed with a mocha overglaze over the reddish brown underglaze.  Bands are incised into the lower part of the vase.  It is hand inscribed Merritt Island Pottery.  I don't know if this is a 1930s piece or a Mid-century piece. I DO know it is a gorgeous piece of 20th century Florida and American studio pottery.


Add it to your American studio pottery collection today. It is in excellent condition with no damage.


 Cinderella would love this little ivory satin glass shoe with a swirled pattern and high sides, decorated in Fenton's design of purple roses with yellow small flowers behind them.  There are seven different locations painted.  The top rim of the shoe / slipper is painted a pale pink.


Dimensions: The slipper/shoe measures 5 inches long.


It is marked on the bottom with the artist's signature, "handpainted by J.L. Barnum." 


Condition: No chips, cracks or other damage.  Add it to your Fenton glass or glass shoe collection today.  This Pyrex 402 Rainbow Stripes 1965 mixing bowl has tan horizontal bands around it. It was part of an exciting 1960s Pyrex line called "Rainbow Stripes" and can be seen on page 107 of the Mauzy 3rd edition of the Pyrex book.  It holds 1 1/2 quarts.


Though this bowl is the tan one, it is a great example of the Pyrex line. Fill with fruit, pine cones, whatever!


It is in excellent vintage shape.  Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.

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Fenton Glass Ivory Satin Shoe Slipper #9

 

Pyrex 402 Rainbow Stripes 1965 mixing bo

Robert Tonner 1998 19 inch slender vinyl Amerian Model doll, Madeline, is a gorgeous has flame red hair with her curls adorned with gold flowers, painted green eyes, and lovely makeup. She is dressed in a ballgown of gold organza embroidered with gold thread and lined with gold lame, featuring tiny puffed sleeves and a fitted princess bodice and a slim skirt with a full split overskirt, a gold chain necklace with a rhinestone and matching earrings, and golden sandal high heels. This stunning doll is one of the earlier works of Robert Tonner. Limited edition 500. Near mint-in-the-box old stock, though there's a faint rub mark from the necklace on her back. Expand listing to view all 4 photographs and the catalog picture.  This lot consists of three Vernon Kilns Homespun pieces:  covered creamer, covered sugar, milk pitcher  The covered sugar bowl and the covered creamer each stand 4 inches tall.  The milk pitcher stands 5 1/8 inches tall.  


This very vintage retro pattern features bands of chocolate brown, forest green, yellow and pumpkin orange.  It is a beloved pattern.  


Each piece is in excellent condition.  Add them to your California pottery or Vernon Kilns collection today.  


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.  Each of these Vernon Kilns Homespun coffee mugs holds 9 ounces and stands 2 1/2 inches tall.  The salt and pepper shakers each stand 3 inches tall.  On the top of the shakers is the letter S for salt and P for pepper.  


This very vintage retro pattern features bands of chocolate brown, forest green, yellow and pumpkin orange.  It is a beloved pattern.  


Each piece is in excellent condition.  Add them to your California pottery or Vernon Kilns collection today.  


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.  This sweet little Victorian gem was made sometime between 1900 and 1921 as it only carries the word England and not Made in England.


It stands 5 3/8 inches tall.  It is decorated in the Charlotte pattern, a brown transferware pattern that also comes in a green and a purple color.


This sweet little gem would look lovely on a vanity table and would be perfect for hatpins or that one single rose!


Add it to your collection today.

Tonner 1998 Madeline American Model Doll $340.00

 

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Royal Crownford Charlotte brown bud vase

Tonner 2009 Prim doll outfit, No. T9FMOF10, fits 16 inch Antoinette fashion dolls. It also fits Cami, Jon, Precarious and other later dolls with this Antoinette doll body and higher arch high heel feet. This set contains a strapless burgundy sheath dress with matching jacket with lustrous lavender lining; lavender gloves, burgundy tights, sheer pantyhose, and black with lavender lace-up imitation leather shoes. Limited edition of 500. New and mint in the box. The price is for the outfit only and does not include the mannequin modeling it. Expand listing to view both photographs.  Vermont Studio potter Stanley Ballard (1917-1960) graduated from Alfred University’s highly respected Ceramic Program in 1939, having studied there while these influential teachers were part of the faculty: Marion Fosdick, Charles Harder, Clarence Merritt, and C. Katherine Nelson.


From 1937-1939 he was a classmate of Glidden Parker. He had his studio in Burlington Vermont from 1946 -1960 until his untimely tragic death in February 1960. 



Produced by Vermont Mid-Century studio potter Stanley Ballard who worked in the Burlington area, this #52 planter/vase measures 12 1/4 inches long x 3 1/4 inches wide. It uses his later turquoise blue glaze. This is the same basic shape of the earlier console center bowl but this shape does not have the three line stripes in the center. Excellent condition.


Add it to you American Mid-century studio pottery collection today.  Produced by the Macbeth-Evans Company from 1930-1940, the Petalware pattern was made in pink, monax, cremax, decorated, Ivrene, and crystal. This is the Ivrene glass in the Petalware pattern.  The edges of the pattern show the same fiery opalescence as some of the American Sweetheart pieces also made by Macbeth-Evans.


This variation of the Petalware Ivrene is decorated with a 22K gold rim.  


The berry bowl stands 3 inches tall x 9 inches across. 


This set was part of a purchase of 49 piece of this pattern which was in the original box. It is either very very little used or never used.  The pattern can be seen on pages 175-176 of the Mauzy's 1999 Depression Glass book.


I am pricing these at exactly half of what the 1999 edition of Mauzy's Depression Glass book suggested as current values.  I bought the set very reasonably so I can afford to pass these along hopefully to a collector who will use and treasure them.


Add it to your collection of vintage American dinnerware today. It would stunning on a dark wood buffet in the Mid-century style of a blond wood credenza.   Standing 4  3/4 inches tall, this is the Fostoria Baroque Topaz yellow comport.  It features the well-loved baroque stem and the the hexagonal top dish shape. It is in excellent condition and ready to be added to your Fostoria or Fostoria Baroque or Elegant glass collection today.


I have priced this piece at 50% of the 19th Edition (2001) of the Florence Elegant Glassware of the Depression Era book.  The pattern is shown on pages 16-19).


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.

Tonner Prim 16 In. Antoinette Doll Outfi $108.00

 

Ballard #52 large blue console bowl $28.00

 

Macbeth-Evans Petalware 9 inch berry bow

 

Fostoria Baroque Topaz footed comport

Produced by the Macbeth-Evans Company from 1930-1940, the Petalware pattern was made in pink, monax, cremax, decorated, Ivrene, and crystal. This is the Ivrene glass in the Petalware pattern.  The edges of the pattern show the same fiery opalescence as some of the American Sweetheart pieces also made by Macbeth-Evans.


This variation of the Petalware Ivrene is decorated with a 22K gold rim.  


The footed creamer stands 3 1/4 inches tall. The footed handled sugar bowl stands 3 1/2 inches tall. 


This set was part of a purchase of 49 piece of this pattern which was in the original box. It is either very very little used or never used.  The pattern can be seen on pages 175-176 of the Mauzy's 1999 Depression Glass book.


I am pricing these at exactly half of what the 1999 edition of Mauzy's Depression Glass book suggested as current values.  I bought the set very reasonably so I can afford to pass these along hopefully to a collector who will use and treasure them.


Add it to your collection of vintage American dinnerware today. It would stunning on a dark wood buffet in the Mid-century style of a blond wood credenza.   The Spice O' Life pattern ran from 1971-1987.  Corning had a longtime connection to France so it is not surprising that they featured a line highlighting the interest in French cooking and culture.  In fact, Amory Houghton Sr, one of the prominent Houghton family executives of Corning had served as an ambassador to France through the 1950s.


These shakers were not produced by Corning but for Corning by the Gemco firm. The bottoms are milk glass and the tops are plastic painted a silver color to look like chrome.  They carry the Spice O' Life design as they were an official go-along to the line.


Add them to your Corning, Corelle, Pyrex or Gemco collection today.  Made by the Federal Glass Company most likely in the 1960s or 1970s, this milk glass mug was fired with a black outer color to highlight the gold lettering on the mug.  


It stands 3 3/4 inches tall x 2 3/4 inches wide at the top.  On one side is the scorpion with the Zodiac symbol. On the other side is a panel with the dates October 23 - November 21.  There is also a list of items associated with this sign.


The bottom has the capital F in a shield mark with the words HEAT PROOF above it and the words USA below with the shape number 48.


Add it to your vintage Zodiac or Federal mug collection today.  These stackable mugs are perfect for a small kitchen, apartment or camp where space is limited. Each stacks into another as the base is narrower than the top.  Each mug stands 4 3/8 inches tall x 3 3/4 inches wide at the top.  These mugs are what is called New Old Stock as they were never used. I bought a case of 24 of them recently. The box listed the color as Avocado Green. Talk about late 1960s, early 1970s!


They are in excellent condition. Each mug is signed Anchor Hocking Fire-King Oven-Prood Made in U.S. A. with a shape number also.


Perfect for that retro vintage kitchen, camp or apartment. Price is for the set. 4 sets of 4 mugs available.

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Corning Spice O' Life Poirier Saliere sh

 

Federal Glass Scorpio Zodiac mug

 

Anchor Hocking set 4 Green Fire-King mug $12.50

2012 Robert Tonner A Am Lorelei Lee outfit for 16 inch Marilyn Monroe dolls, No. T12MMOF04 fits the Starlet body of the Marilyn Monroe doll. This outfit is from the movie, 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.' This body has the same bust and high heel feet as the Tyler Wentworth body, but the hips are slightly wider. The 'I Am Lorelei' outfit contains a rich royal blue dress with lining, a blue matching belt, a blue jacket with matching lace trim, matching open toe blue high heels, an imitation fur boa, blue rhinestone earrings, and a rhinestone bracelet. The price is for the outfit only and not the catalog doll modeling the outfit. New and mint-in-the-box.  This outfit is from limited edition of 300. Expand listing to view all 4 photographs.  Robert Tonner 2012 Diamonds Marilyn Monroe Doll, No. T12MMDDDD01 is 16 inches tall and is made of high quality vinyl and hard plastic with the open mouth Marilyn head sculpt; rooted blonde saran hair; painted blue eyes, makeup, and beauty spot; Tyler skin tone; and the new Starlet body. The Starlet body has the Tyler bust and high heel feet, but wider hips. This outfit is from the scene in the 1953 movie, 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' when Marilyn sang 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend.'   Her costume includes a long slinky peony dress with a back bow with black trim and slit in skirt, matching peony gloves and belt, a rhinestone necklace, a black ribbon bracelet with rhinestones, three rhinestone bracelets, rhinestone earrings, matching high heel peony shoes, and nude pantyhose. Limited edition of 1000 pieces. New and mint-in-the box with stand. Expand listing to view all 3 photographs.  This is a used vintage Achilles rubber stamp holder which holds up to 10 stamps. It is in excellent vintage condition and is 6" tall by 9 1/2" round. There is a patinated finish on the metal base, both on the top and on the bottom. I have decided not to clean it in case someone wants the vintage patina as is.


Add it to your Mid-century Office collection today.  Glidden Pottery, a unique stoneware bodied dinnerware and artware made in Alfred New York in 1940 to 1957 was designed and produced by Glidden Parker. It was said to be the American version of the Cizhou ceramics of the Chinese Song Dynasty. Glidden later had opened his ceramic plant. In 1946 the Glidden output was increased to 6000 pieces a week. In 1949 Glidden Pottery was second pottery to be used and is licensed for RAM Press. 


Glidden Pottery was founded by Glidden Parker, who himself was a student at the New York State College of Ceramics in Alfred. He attended summer school from 1937-39 where he was a student under the designer Don Schreckengost. While many attribute the success of Glidden Pottery to the genius of Glidden Parker alone, the true genius lay in his ability to select colleagues to work with who served as designers, mold makers, and decorators. Sergio Dello Strologo and Fong Chow both collaborated with Glidden Parker and numerous awards and prizes were awarded to their designs. Most of Glidden’s known glazes, shapes and patterns are in collaboration with Fong Chow. 


The marketing of Glidden pottery was done by Rubel and Company, marketers, in known giftware and women’s magazines in 1940 to 1950. In February 28, 1958 the Glidden Pottery closed.



This Glidden #58 concentric rings 5 1/2 inch tall vase is stunning and scarcely found. The glaze is not Glidden's standard turquoise matrix but a combination of a darker blue over the turquoise . Signed with an incised signature and the number 58 on the bottom. No ram. Excellent condition. No chips, crack or crazing. 


Add it to your American Studio pottery or Mid-century collection today.

Tonner I am Lorelei Lee Outfit Only for $98.00

 

Marilyn Monroe Diamonds Doll Tonner 2012 $199.00

 

Vintage Achilles Rotating 10 Stamp holde

 

Glidden pottery #58 concentric rings vas

Warm cheddar cheese soup? Cold gazpacho?  Fill them to the brim, set them on a tray and you are ready to go!


Each of these four handled soup bowls or lugs stands 2 1/2 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide to the end of the handles across the top.  The Goss Pottery and the Onion River Pottery of Winooski were somehow related. Research continues.


Goss/Onion River had their own patterns such as this Pineapple pattern but made a huge amount of promotional or advertising items which can easily be found here in Vermont as that is where they were made.  


Price is for the set. Add them to your Midcentury or Vermont pottery collection today.  Born in Florence on October 1, 1915, Marcello Fantoni registered at the Institute of Art at Porta Romana in 1927 to attend the course, "The Art of Ceramics",  which at that time was taught by the ceramist Carlo Guerrini, artistic director of the Cantagalli factory. Other teachers also contributed to his artistic formation including Libero Andreotti and Bruno Innocenti in sculpture and Gianni Vagnetti in the figure. He graduated in '34 as a 'maestro' of art, and began working as a ceramist. In 1936, after having worked for a few months as the artistic director of a factory in Perugia, he established himself in the stables of Villa Fabbricotti in Florence and established the Fantoni Ceramic studio. Its production of serial and unique pieces had remarkable success at the Florentine Arts and Crafts Exhibit in '37, revealing itself in line with the most recent tendencies, so much so that at the beginning of hostilities his production had already received notable artistic and commercial attention in Italy and abroad. 


After the war years, when Fantoni was involved in the resistance, in '46 he began the creative and productive fervor that will allow him to enlarge his company, reaching at the beginning of the next decade the impressive size of over fifty collaborators. Among his employees there were many students who, in ceramics and other fields, would become excellent artisans and even famous artists. In the following decades, especially between 1950 and 1970, the success of his work continued to increase, his unique pieces of sculpture and vascular formations, characterized 

by a design in step with the contemporary artistic currents, like archaic stylization inspired by Etruscan models, rendered modern because of their modern handling of materials, glazes and colors.


For this original spirit of modernity, his works entered in private collections and in the most important museums of the world: in the United States his works can be seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Fine Art of Boston, the Currier Gallery, the Syracuse Museum. In Britain they are in the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, the City Art Gallery 

of Manchester, at Royal Scottish Museum of Edinburg. In Japan they are present at the Museum of Modern Art of Tokyo and Kyoto. In Italy they are represented at the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, the National Bargello Museum and at the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe of the Uffizi. In his long and versatile career, Fantoni has completed works for churches, public and private buildings, schools, cinemas, theaters and ships cementing himself in both figurative and abstract ceramics and various metals, and qualifying himself also in the field of medalism. In 1970 he founded the International School of Ceramic Arts at his laboratory in via Bolognese in Florence where he continues to work and teach. 


This Fantoni 1970s piece is painted with a blended glaze approach whereby colors run and blend into each other, sometimes referred to as graduated glazes.  This vase is typical of Fantoni’s primitive style, with its archaic glaze and form.  It is also tied closely with the studio pottery movement, which Fantoni was part of and to which he paid attention. It represents the more commercial side of his work (Mark Hill, Alla Moda, page 144)


This vase stands 12 1/2 inches high x 5 inches wide at its widest point.  The glazes starts at the top in a mustard yellow, then shades or orange, chocolate brown, more orange with a mustard yellow base. The mustard yellow overglaze was poured over the piece created a volcanic or blended glaze which dripped down over the other colors. On the black glazed base, it is signed Fantoni Italy for Raymor in white letters. It is in excellent condition. Add it to your Midcentuy Italian pottery, Raymor, or Fantonin collection today.  Alvino Bagni (1919-2000) founded Bagni Ceramiche in Lastra a Signa in August 1946. During the 1950s and 1960s he worked closely with Irving Richards of Raymor, the American distributor, as well as with their competitor, Rosenthal-Netter.  The United States became Bagni’s largest market with over 80  percent of the company’s production going there.  Thousands of modern designs were produced over four decades.  Though it is not possible to categorize Bagni’s work easily, the wax-resist technique, impressed geometric shapes, mottled brown or green glazes and high-relief geometric forms applied to the surface are hallmarks of his work. Many designs were also glossily glazed in bright colors in simple stylized patterns such as banding or swirling lines. (Mark Hill, Alla Moda). 


Red clay was used from the late 1940s-1950s, before a finer white clay was used. Bagni considered his "Sea Garden" design to be his version of Londi’s Rimini Blu design. The factory closed in 1992.


As far as signatures, production destined for Raymor or Rosenthal-Netter was often marked in different ways.  The first and most common Bagni for Raymor mark is a painted mark comprised of an ‘R’ for Raymor, followed by a three or four digit number. This number is probably Raymor’s internal stock number. The second way is a Raymor paper label printed with ‘BAG’ and a similar number. Some Bagni pieces for Rosethal-Netter were marked with two digits, followed by a slash, followed by two digits. This was often accompanied by a paper label (Mark Hill, Alla Moda, page 216)


This Bagni vase is signed R 2720 Raymor Italy.  The underglaze is done is a crackled glaze, an imitation of a famous Chinese glaze, and the predominant color of the glaze is a rich blue, reminiscent of Rimini Blu.  A rich green color is also used to form the bird’s body and the dors which appear to be flowers as they are next to branches done in dark blue. It is in good vintage shape but there are rwo small nicks to the underside of the top rim (see photo).  


The vase stands 8 1/2 inches tall x 6 inches at its widest point.  Add it to your collecton of Midcentury Italian pottery, Raymor or Bagni today. 

 Tonner 2012 Swing Time doll outfit, No. T12PROF01, fits 16 inch Precarious fashion dolls. It also fits Antoinette, Cami, Jon, and other dolls with this Antoinette doll body and higher arch high heel feet. This set consists of a flame red jersey dress, flame red sculpted hat, black tights, and high heel black strappy platform sandals. Limited edition of 300. New and mint in the box. The price is for the outfit only and does not include the doll modeling it. Expand to view all 3 photographs.

Goss Pottery Vermont set 4 handled soup

 

Fantoni Raymor Italy 12 inch tall bottle

 

Bagni Raymor Italy blue Bird vase (as is

 

Tonner Swing Time 16 In. Precarious Doll $89.00

Made by the Anchor Hocking Company in the 1960s, the Lido line is yet another of the popular crinkle glassware so prevalent at the time. Like the Morgantown Crinkle line , it features highly textured surface. What distiniguishes the Lido line is that the pattern does not go all the way up to the rim of the glass.  It came in colors of Aquamarine, Avocado, Crystal, Honey Gold, Laser Blue, and Spicy Brown.


Anchor Hocking produced the "Milano" pattern from 1959 to 1963. The pattern name was then changed to "Lido" because subsequently the molds were remade by the Zanesville Mold Company in Ohio, a newly acquired Anchor Hocking Corporation subsidiary. The difference between the molds resulted in the `Milano' pattern name changing to "Lido." Although the two patterns are similar, the "Milano" pattern has a distinctive and more defined "crinkle" than "Lido". "Milano" was produced in Forest Green and Crystal only.  


Each one of this trio of tumblers stands 5 1/4 inches tall x 2 7/8 inch top diameter and holds 12 ounces. All three are in Crystal.  Made for cold drinks of ice tea, kool-aid, or lemonade, they are easy to grip and look great. A practical retro vintage design ready for your kitchen today. Price is for the set.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your kitchen table today.  This pair of restaurant memorabilia will certainly bring back some fond memories of the 1980s.  The Great Muppet Caper was the inspiration for four glasses, two of which you have here.  One one glass, you see the Happiness Hotel, on the other specific characters as well as the McDonalds yellow logo and the Henson Associates Inc 1981 name.


Both are in great shape with bright colors. The glasses were made by the Libbey Glass Company as their logo is on the bottom of both.


Bring some memories back and add them to your McDonald's or Muppets collection today.  Sprays of gold stemmed roses with white flowers decorated this 9 1/2 inch tall brass collared carafe made by Corning and decorated by Fred Press.  Here is some information I found online about Fred Press.


Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Fred Press founded the sculpture collection Contemporary Arts, Inc. and taught at the Vesper George School of Art. He is perhaps one of the most versatile and prolific of America’s present day artist designers. Hundreds of his original sculptures have been reproduced and collected.  His paintings, which have been exhibited in one man shows as well as group shows and competitions, have brought critical acceptance as well as prizes and have been acquired by such notable institutions as the Worcester Art Museum. His product designs, which have been distinguished by New York’s Museum of Modern Art with a good design award, have been executed in a multitude of media and distributed widely into virtually every corner of America. Fred Press is most known for his sculpture, but his unique glassware was popular during the 1940s, 50s, 60s and continues to be popular today!


This particular carafe by Corning can be seen on page 121 of the 3rd edition of the Mauzy Pyrex book.  They were sold both with and without a lid. They were meant to go on a wire rack over a flame on the stove to keep coffee warm. 


I say repurpose this item and make it a fun and funky summertime cold beverage server:  iced tea, lemonade, cocktails even.


There is a little wear to the inside of the neck as seen in the photo.  There is a slight scratch to the side of the brass collar.  Buy it and enjoy using it with no fear.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your kitchen table today.  Herei is a set of classic Art Deco inspired martini glasses in the classic martini cocktail shape!  Each glass stands  4 1/8 inches tall x 3 1/8 inches across the top.  


Both the foot and the top band are frosted glass both decorated with a thin silver rim.  There are three silver bands on the top.  This could well be Dorothy Thorpe stemware but I am not sure.  It certainly would go well with those Mad Men inspired stemware items.


The set is in excellent condition and will be ready for your next cocktail / house party.  Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.

trio Anchor Hocking Lido Milano 12 0z tu $10.00

 

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Fred Press Corning Pyrex carafe Roses no $12.50

 

set 4 classic frosted silver martini gla

The Culver Glass company began in Brooklyn, New York in 1939, founded by Irving Rothenberg.  Culver Glass features real 22-karat gold decoration, used effusively and magnificently especially from the late 1950s on through the 1960s. 


In this set of 7 Culver Chantilly pattern glasses, each glass stands  5 1/2 inches tall and is 2 5/8 inches across the top.


This pattern is known as Chantilly and features three horizontal rows of gold floral and leaf designs with shadowing. In between the larger elements there are small flower of leaf designs in an abstract stylized manner.  There is a band of gold embossed flowers at the top of the pattern.  All glasses are in excellent condition as far as the glass itself is concerned. Five of the seven also still show the gold Culver signature on the side. Two of them have lost their signature, probably to the dishwasher.  All in all, I came by this set reasonably and am selling it the same way.  Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of the past. It is ready for your home today.


Think Mad Men! Think Las Vegas!  Think retro barware!  Add it to your barware or Mid-century glass collection today.  Make some ice cubes in those vintage metal trays!  Mattel Kelly and Tommy 4.5 inch girl and boy dolls as Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter from 2002 as represented in the Disney movie. Alice has long blonde rooted hair with a black ribbon, painted blue eyes, and a closed mouth. She is wearing a blue dress with white pinafore, blue and white striped socks, and black Mary Jane shoes. Tommy as the Mad Hatter has platinum blonde hair under a giant aqua hat with 10/6 on it,  aqua and gold striped pants, an aqua vest, aqua with white polka dots bowtie, gold coat, and aqua shoes. The dolls come in a box with a Wonderland backdrop with the Cheshire Cat, a fold-out table with a plastic teapot and tea cup. There is a synopsis of the setting on back of the box. These dolls are mint, and never-removed-from box old stock. However, there may be minor dents on the bottom of the box or on the side.  These two Pillar Optic Rib with squared base Ritz blue bowls are made by Hazel Atlas and can be seen on page 111 of the Florence book, titled Hazel-Atlas glass.  


There were three bowls in the set:  6 inch, 8 inch, and 10 inch.  What you have here is the 6 1/2 inch bowl and the 8 1/2 inch bowl in excellent vintage condition. It looks like these bowls were little used, if any.


The price in the Florence book for the 10 inch bowl alone is $85. I bought these very reasonably so I will pass them along very reasonably as well.  Price is for the pair.  Shown on page 100 of the new revised Mauzy 2004 Pyrex book, this is the #402 bowl in the beloved and popular 400 bowl set. What sets this bowl apart is that is from the very rare 1954 Opal set.


In 1954, Pyrex produced the 400 Bowl set in this opal (milk) glass.  This very brief period of production means this version of the bowl set is "extremely rare" according to Mauzy.


One of the advantages of this opal bowl is that is hides wear well.  This bowl has very light wear to its inside. Unlike other bowls in the 400 series you can run this one through the dishwasher all you want with no fear of damaging the color as there is NONE.


Add it to your Pyrex collection today. Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your kitchen table today.

set 7 Culver Chantilly 5. 5 inch flat tum

 

Mattel Kelly and Tommy Dolls as Alice an $35.00

 

2 Hazel Atlas Blue Pillar Optic Rib bowl

 

Pyrex scarce opal #402 mixing bowl

This Rival Ice-O-Mat ice crusher was state of the art for its time.  This particular one also has the wall mount mechanism so you can add it to your mancave or rec room for good!


It stands 9 inches tall. The base is 4 1/2 inches wide. It comes apart by pinching the two chrome toggles one each side.  The bottom is the container for the crushed ice. It is easy to transport it.  To use, you lift the hinged top and fill with ice cubes. Turn the crank and crushed ice fills the bottom container.  What could be easier?


I love the great graphics on the dial. It looks like the grill of a classic car!  It is in great working condition. There are a few scratches on it. It was used.  However it still has a great look and is ready to use.


Think Mad Men, the Playboy club and the Rat Pack! Think Las Vegas! Think retro barware! Add it to your barware or Mid-century glass collection today. Make some ice cubes in those vintage metal trays, crush them up, and stir up a great retro cocktail!  The Culver Glass company began in Brooklyn, New York in 1939, founded by Irving Rothenberg. Culver Glass features real 22-karat gold decoration, used effusively and magnificently especially from the late 1950s on through the 1960s. 


This cool martini pitcher stands 10 1/4 inches tall and is 3 1/4 inches across the top and 2 7/8 inches across the bottom.  The decoration is on two panels, one wide, one narrow. A gold band surrounds frosted glass background on which stylized pine cones and needles are found.  It is in excellent vintage condition.


Think Mad Men, the Playboy club and the Rat Pack! Think Las Vegas! Think retro barware! Add it to your barware or Mid-century glass collection today. Make some ice cubes in those vintage metal trays and stir up a great retro cocktail!  This Heisey Ring Band custard glass toothpick holder can be seen be seen in Brederhoft on page 97. It carries a souvenir inscription of St. Johns N. B. (New Brunswick Canada).


The top part of the holder is thin enough to show a lot of fiery opalescence.  The original Heisey name for this custard glass was Ivorina Verde.  According to the  Brederhofts, the enamel decoration and gold was added to Ring Band by Oriental Glass Co, of Pittsburgh, PA.


It is in excellent condition. Add it to your toothpick, Canadian glass, custard glass, or Heisey collection today.  The blue cornflower which is found on 90 plus pieces of Corning's Pyroceram ware debuted in 1957 and was retired in 1987. 


This 6 Cup Teapot was made between 1960 and 1987. It is shown on page 31 of Coroneos' 2006 guide titled The Complete Guide to Corning Ware & Visions Cookware AND on the front cover of the book.


It is in very good vintage condition. Retro practical flair. I bought it very reasonably so can pass it on reasonably as well. 


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your kitchen table today.

Rival Ice-O-Mat retro ice crusher

 

Culver glass Pine Cone Gold Martini pitc

 

Heisey custard Ring Band St. Johns N. B.

 

Corning Ware Cornflower P-104 6 C. teapo




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