Vintagefran

Collections

Vintagefran has not created any collections yet. What are collections?

Vintagefran

UK

Hi, i love a bargain! Particularly fond of old glass but anything unusual or just plain cute will catch my eye.

Posts

See all 66
Unusual vase - Art Glassin Art Glass
Paperweight/candle holder - Art Glassin Art Glass
Yellow (spatter?)  vase - Art Glassin Art Glass
model Galleon 
Drinking glass - Glasswarein Glassware
Ceramic pipe end. - Tobaccianain Tobacciana
Paper weight - Art Glassin Art Glass
Welz Vase or candle holder? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Vase with raised decoration - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Heart ashtray - Tobaccianain Tobacciana

Comments

  1. Hi Anne, I hope you're keeping well. Thank you :) the base is unusual, I've not seen anything like it. I found some japanese spatter vases & wondered if it might be from there, but again the bases wer...
  2. Lovely Karen. Unusual colours
  3. Thanks for the loves everyone.
  4. Love it Moon. Why 'minty'? I keep hearing that expression, I guess it means good like 'wicked' did awhile back or are you referring to its colour :)
  5. I enjoy very much :) No.3 is odd but very nice.
  6. Mmm yummy, they look good enough to eat!!
  7. Oh Anne these look so pretty. They must cheer you up every morning :)
  8. These look lovely Anne. You have a great collection!
  9. Whoever made it its lovely. I've just bought a yellow vase with a ruffled top & pale blobs like yours but a different shape. The seller thought it was Italian, & i tended to agree until I saw this, no...
  10. Thanks Anne:) I was on my way out the sale when I spotted this. It was the oldest thing on the table, everything else was new ish. I couldn't believe it when I asked how much & he said 20p! I like the...
  11. Thanks Michelle, they're lovely. theyre all so graceful.
  12. Beautiful, I had no idea Kralik made glass like this!
  13. Wow, where's that shop now? ;-) these are stunning. I love the ruffled feet.
  14. I haven't read all the comments yet, but this has to be them. They sure look like candle sticks :) theyre lovely & to have a pair!
  15. old wax! Someone used them as candlesticks then. I agree, their shape looks like candle sticks & the hole about standard candle width. I bet a pair with candles in would look stunning! Are yours on cw?
  16. Thanks Michelle :) I thought it was just cracked and chipped at first but getting it home I see the whole top had been stuck back on. It's nice someone went to the trouble. Do you think it's more of a...
  17. PS. No plank, I ran & got my son to deal with it & its eggs! I think he set it on an island outside...I was in another room :)
  18. Thanks Riply, that ones Very similar. I found a few, minus cannons but all similar and dating to the '20s/30s. Maybe they were a bought toy/model rather than handmade. Or a kit maybe?
  19. Yeh, thanks TC, so you're not only good at finding glass! Well done :)
  20. Thank TC! it does look similar. Going by that link though the smaller spout is for the pipe bowl, I'd have guessed the other way around :-S
  21. P.S, I don't think its porcelain, it's quite heavy.
  22. Hi Kryatango. Thanks for the link. I came across Sèvres while looking into it. It's the closest match I found but not the same. I thought the colours don't look quite right for being an old piece, but...
  23. Hi Surfdub, ive never heard of such a thing, thanks for the info, I'll have a look into it. I thought the smaller spout bit looks like it should go in the mouth (like a pipe)
  24. Hi Elizabeth. True, it depends on your point of view, still its a known fact that smoking can cause heart disease:( I've not seen another one but found Loads of heart shaped ashtrays! I never realised...
  25. Btw, it doesn't smell of tobacco or anything come to that, so no clue there
  26. LOL! Hi Riply. Being a legal citizen it took me a minute to understand what you meant, but I, think, i see what you mean.
  27. Hi Vetraio, Lol, not more Chinese! I don't believe it.
  28. Hi Anne:) no, it's not metal at all. I thought about adding something about it in the description. It's a black glaze but in certain lights looks like metal.
  29. Hi Phil, funny you should say that, I was going to guess Chinese, it has that slightly off clear look. I thought Karen would be the first to say it, lol.
  30. Fabulous! LURVE its colour
  31. These are cool looking ashtrays
  32. Hi Upstate, I've just come across these. Aren't they great!
  33. Lovely. I think I'll always believe these are Chinese now, lol
  34. Thanks Karen. I found a few Doulton plates from this time with country scenes similar to this.
  35. Wish my living room looked like that! It's Lovely
  36. Thanks Melaniej & surf, I hadn't come across them before. I agree the Siamese are adorable & I saw a lovely tabby with Amber eyes like this one. I see they come in different sizes too. I guess being 1...
  37. Thanks Agh :)
  38. Thanks surf:)
  39. :) thanks
  40. Thanks Agh & Jewels. Here's a wiki link to Faince http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faience
  41. Thanks Jewels. I do love old plates. I have far too many but can't resist them. I love the scene on here, you can just make out red riding hood & her grandmother in the distance :)
  42. Hi surf, i just found its a Winstanley, not that you'd know it looking at that signature, lol.
  43. Thanks for having a look freiheit. I can't trace it either :(
  44. Hi Weirdpuckett. Thanks for the explanation. I never knew any of that. You'd think it being thick would look darker. I have a lot of green uranium glass, all shades of green, from yellowy to bluey and...
  45. Thank you Anne. I thought it maybe a bit dark for you, I know how you like your bright colours, lol. I've seen lots of similar dragons since getting this. None in a powder jar though, which is nice, a...
  46. Ahh, I'll try it. The more I look the more I agree with you, I think it might be ceramic. It's weird, the bottoms like chalk. I'll do the test & report back :)
  47. Bootson, it goes da ti ta ta to ti ti etc. etc. ;) Freiheit, Thanks for your help. I wondered if it could be identified by the symbol but not sure where to start, I'm not even sure what its a symbol ...
  48. Thanks munequita. Lol, I may obsess a wee bit. I love matryoshka dolls but rarely find them sadly..next time I do your'll be the first to know ;)
  49. Thanks Karen. I've found a few bits with this look. I like it. It's certainly distinctive :)
  50. Thanks Karen. I agree completely, ive often no idea where i'll end up :)
  51. See more

Following

getthatmonkeyoutofme
posted 1 min ago
aghcollect
posted 7 hours ago
vetraio50
posted 8 hours ago
Jewels
posted 10 hours ago
walksoftly
posted 11 hours ago
pw-collector
posted 12 hours ago
Moonstonelover21
posted 12 hours ago
IanBrighton
posted 14 hours ago
SEAN68
posted 16 hours ago
racer4four
posted Yesterday
ho2cultcha
posted Yesterday
bohemianglassandmore
posted 2 days ago
valentino97
posted 3 days ago
scottvez
posted 4 days ago
antiquerose
posted 4 days ago
czechman
posted 4 days ago
kerry10456
posted 4 days ago
AnneLanders
posted 5 days ago
Elisabethan
posted 7 days ago
ATTWOOD
posted 7 days ago
Alfredo
posted 8 days ago
idcloisonne
posted 8 days ago
austrohungaro
posted 8 days ago
TallCakes
posted 8 days ago
PhilDavidAlexanderMorris
posted 9 days ago
kyratango
posted 10 days ago
toolate2
posted 10 days ago
Manikin
posted 11 days ago
ozmarty
posted 16 days ago
Gracay2004
posted 18 days ago
cogito
posted 21 days ago
BHock45
posted 21 days ago
tom61375
posted 29 days ago
Phatbuddha
posted 1 month ago
AmandaAddamsAuctions
posted 1 month ago
inky
posted 1 month ago
AmberRose
posted 1 month ago
Vrgdc
posted 2 months ago
Hedgewalker
posted 2 months ago
midcentmod
posted 2 months ago
blunderbuss2
posted 2 months ago
petey
posted 2 months ago
Deanteaks
posted 3 months ago
sarahoff
posted 3 months ago
nldionne
posted 4 months ago
shrine
posted 4 months ago
DrFluffy
posted 4 months ago
Shawnl86
posted 4 months ago
antiques-in-nj
posted 5 months ago
ltreasures
posted 5 months ago
Aimathena
posted 6 months ago
charcoal
posted 7 months ago
twentiethc
posted 7 months ago
Bootson
posted 1 year ago
Justanovice
posted 1 year ago
Slave-to-glass
posted 1 year ago
fhrjr2
posted 2 years ago
Uranium222
posted 4 years ago
Espada
posted 45 years ago
See more