Oakland, CA

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i love a good mystery, but i love solving them even more. garden antiques are what i collect, but i like all kinds of things from mid-century design to ancient antiqi love a good mystery, but i love solving them even more. garden antiques are what i collect, but i like all kinds of things from mid-century design to ancient antiquities. i am a native plant gardener and own a native plant nursery. (Read more)


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S & S Tile, San Jose, CA - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Winfield Ware - Very Elegant China from Santa Monica - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Very Rusty Cocacola Serving Tray - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Really beautiful bowl signed but very blurry... - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Ashtray - Italy? - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
What is this wooden bat for? - Kitchenin Kitchen
Photo and Railroad Exams and Graduation Letter to an Railway Engine Watchman - Railroadianain Railroadiana
another Mid-Century Bitossi for Raymor Piece - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Two Paper-thin Porcelain Sake Cups - Asianin Asian
My New Awaji Vase! - Art Potteryin Art Pottery


  1. Trouble Man is one of my all-time favorites! not familiar w/ these ones, but will check it out. love the cover!
  2. beautiful!!
  3. i think aghcollect got this right. i wouldn't have guessed it, but the link is pretty clear. thanks aghcollect, vetraio50, Hunter, kyratango! i think i might use it as kyratango suggests!
  4. Lightning Ridge opal!! my favorite!
  5. is it Chinese or Japanese?
  6. a beautiful, clever owl disguised as a cube of rock!
  7. not that i know of AnneLanders. it is very beautiful pottery though!
  8. this mark looks very familiar to me, but i can't quite place it. any suggestions?
  9. thank you Stillwater!
  10. thanks Trey. probably if someone died and there were no more descendants.
  11. thank you Daddy_Nobucks! that's what i needed to know.
  12. probably racer4four. please do post it. thanks!
  13. but isn't that the goal, Trey?!
  14. wow! what a cool bust!!
  15. it seems like this one should be recognizable. the mark is very clear and the skill w/ which it was made and uniqueness of the design is very strong.
  16. or 'Ingram'?
  17. thank you nutsabotas6!
  18. i wore it w/ an old, torn up wedding gown. i should try to find a photo to post...
  19. thank you vetraio50, racer4four, surfdub66 and mikelv85! it is a beautiful vase!
  20. any guesses on this signature?
  21. i like this one alot too.
  22. i think that the mark is for Rick Berman, a well-known potter from Atlanta, GA.
  23. thanks vintagelamp! i like these alot too!
  24. thanks melaniej! this is one of my favorites too. it took incredible skill to match up the top to the bottom of this piece. plus this piece is just so perfect - color, shape, thickness - really bea...
  25. WOW! i'm blown away by this!
  26. WOW!! LOVE this!
  27. WOW!!! these are sooo great!!
  28. thanks maryh1956!
  29. thanks blunder and Trey! toothbrushes does make sense. hadn't thought of that.
  30. thanks katherinescollections!
  31. any info out there on my little turtle box?
  32. thanks again antiquerose!
  33. thank you surfdub66 and kyratango! gargoulette! i had forgotten about those.
  34. thank you CanyonRoad! very useful info!
  35. just curious: what is a confit pot? what were they used for?
  36. thank you William. that's what i figured.
  37. yes, i think you're right antiquerose! so many are called 'planters' but they make more sense as florist vases.
  38. wowza! nice piece!
  39. thanks glasslove!
  40. i just added a photo of my remade pillow. my mom made it.
  41. thank you Virginia.vintage! i really love the set - very large and beautiful in person.
  42. thank you very much surfdub66! i'm hoping that i did get a good deal on these beautiful dishes.
  43. creepy clown! 'pull the knob'? v. creepy! me no sleep tonite!
  44. could they be spanish Talavera?
  45. when i was a kid, i would have given you one of my sisters for one of these!
  46. you're welcome racer4four!
  47. i learned to drive in one of these! we kept it as our plow so we could get out in the winter time. when i came back from my first year of college, i jumped in it and it filled w/ wasps who had made ...
  48. i remember putting green stamps into those little books, although i had no idea what it was for. thanks pw-collector and ttomtucker - and everyone else for the 'loves'!
  49. really great piece!!
  50. thank you Virginia.vintage!
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