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Vernon Kilns "Fishbowl" - 1940

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California Pottery139 of 267green/gilt ceramic ashtrayVernon Kilns Fantasia - 1940
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    Posted 4 years ago

    donnadiz
    (99 items)

    This hand-painted "Fishbowl" was made by Vernon Kilns Pottery in 1940.
    They also made an unpainted version appearing in solid colors. The painted one is more desirable to collectors. I have added this window card of the "goldfish" from the movie "Fantasia", since several people inquired if this was "Cleo" on the bowl.

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    1. Ben Ben, 4 years ago
      Is that Cleo the goldfish from Pinocchio? Nice bowl!
    2. donnadiz donnadiz, 4 years ago
      Hi, Ben, Glad you liked the bowl. I've got almost all of the Vernon Kilns pottery in my collection and I will be posting the rest of it in days to come. It certainly looks like "Cleo" from"Pinocchio", but it's only listed in the Vernon Kilns Archives as a "Goldfish" bowl. The pottery was made for the film "Fantasia" in 1940 and Baby Weems" from "The Reluctant Dragon" in 1941.
    3. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Very nice donnadiz! :^D All the Vernon Kilns Pottery! WOW what a collection!
      They made so many of the Disney characters, that it probably is "Cleo", what a neat one to have! :^)
    4. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Oh, not Cleo but, Walt Disney Fantasia 1940 Vernon Kilns #121 Goldfish Bowl ! :^)
    5. donnadiz donnadiz, 4 years ago
      Right, billretirecoll. I hope to put more of the V.K. Collection online in the next few days.
    6. artfoot artfoot, 4 years ago
      Very nice - this is a piece that isn't seen very often.
    7. donnadiz donnadiz, 4 years ago
      You're right, artfoot. And I'm very happy to own one!

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