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    Posted 10 years ago

    vetraio50
    (731 items)

    The cockerel vase is perhaps a jug. I like the hole in the tail that reminds me of the "forato" Italian glass. It's majolica, a tin-glazed pottery that the French call faience. The pot is not marked except for the pencil marks shown. Those eyes!
    I like to put some flowers in it that we call "Billy Buttons" in Australia but flowers of any type sit nicely on the cockerel's head like a 'comb'.

    I would like some help with this one. I think it might be Italian of perhaps French. Any suggestions?

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    Comments

    1. vetrissimo, 10 years ago
      My first thought (before reading your comments) was Italian.
      It's a cockerel surely, with it's cock's comb ??
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Thanks to marcobabe and to you too vetrissimo!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Thanks scandinavian_pieces! Grand rapids?
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      No! They are called Billy Buttons!

      I meant the new kayak picture!
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks BELLIN68!
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks guyfrmatl & BeauxPurdy too!
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks ho2cultcha!
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks inky!
    9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks eye4beauty!
    10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks artislove!
    11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks mustangtony!
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks ho2cultcha!
    13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks again Sean B.!
    14. nldionne nldionne, 9 years ago
      So cool, love this
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks nldionne and to you too Holly the Cornwall Picker!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks inky!
    17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks eye4beauty!
    18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Many thanks mustangT!
    19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks AGHCOLLECT, GETTHATMONKEYOUTOFME 'n HO2CULTURE!
    20. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks RACER4four!
    21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Many thanks GEO26E !!!!!
    22. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks HO2CULTCHA
    23. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks FERNPIG !!!!!!

      Just did some new photos too !!!
    24. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      I think Italian too ------ But I also thought about Modern Native Stylized Art Pottery too ( as a very, very quick thought )
    25. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks ANTIQUEROSE, GEODEGEM, AURA, LISA & GETTHATMONKEYOUTOFME too !!!!!!
    26. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
      Many thanks DLPETERSEN !!!
    27. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
      so wonderful!
    28. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Oh this! I love this! Did you ever find out where he's from? Dansk maybe? He is so cool and I can imagine even cat tails !!!
    29. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
      Many thanks HO2CULTCHA and SHAREURPASSION !!!!!

      Still have no idea who made it !!!!!
    30. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks GEODEGEM & NEWFLD !.!.!.!.!
    31. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks HO2CULTCHA !.:.!
    32. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks LISA !.:.!.:.!
    33. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks KERAMIKOS !!!

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