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FROGGIES!29 of 44Another Cute Frog Pot - sponge-decoratedDhokra Animal Figures from Eastern India - Orissa Area
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    Posted 7 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (3788 items)

    I think this is an old frog made from sewer tile. i bought it on ebay the other day. weighs about 4 lbs and is about 7" long. cute!

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    1. nldionne nldionne, 7 years ago
      Love it. Mine are not so heavy. Looks like he is waiting for you to drop him a fly for lunch. Adorable!
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      Thanks nldionne. I think that this one is late 19th century from Ohio. i've got lots more frogs here: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjyeztok
    3. amandabuns amandabuns, 7 years ago
      That's so cute. Nice froggy!
    4. toracat toracat, 7 years ago
      Another Frog!!! Great!! It is not one of those Amazon poison frogs I hope!! His eyes look like he is begging for food like a dog!! Cute! If made from sewer tile, there may be frog bones inside! haha You like Ecuador also! I have some hats from Otavalo! You love Oakland! I went to Castro Valley High School! Bishop O' Dowd beat us bad in basketball in 66-67! Are you about my age? 63? Don
    5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      hi toracat. i turn 50 in 2 wks. i spent quite a bit of time around otavalo. what a fascinating town that is - it's the native capitol of ecuador and they even have their own international airport - completely owned and run by indigenous people who are very tied to their languages/customs/traditions. i don't know of anywhere else in the americas where indigenous people are truly in charge politically and financially. i'll never forget when i was invited to stay w/ this family by their two daughters. they wore all traditional clothes all the time and i expected to see a traditional home - w/ 6' ceilings and cave-like rooms as well. was i ever surprised when i arrived and took the elevator up 5 floors in their enormous home which was a glass pyramid on top of a mountain overlooking quito - no kidding.
    6. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      Adorable frog!!! Love him!
    7. Plaintosee Plaintosee, 7 years ago
      I have a similar frog, it was dug up out of the ground in Detroit. . It is sitting in my garden under snow. I will try to post a picture.
    8. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      thanks mikkochristmas11 and plaintosee. i look forward to seeing the one you dug up.
    9. nldionne nldionne, 7 years ago
      Oh my God, I just found tiome to visit your link. You may have a problem (just kidding) what a collection...
    10. Plaintosee Plaintosee, 6 years ago
      Hi, finally got a picture of my frog posted. I think they are very similar if not from the same mold.
    11. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      i was contacted by the show 'American Pickers' yesterday and they want to use a photo of this and another piece for an upcoming show. i first learned about sewer tile pottery on cw!
    12. kerry10456 kerry10456, 5 years ago
      Congrats...I'm using my phone or would say more...again Congrats
    13. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 5 years ago
      Is so cute, love it!!!
    14. Belltown Belltown, 5 years ago
      Hi ho2cultcha:
      Congrats on the AM contact! Here's the first of our two interviews with Mike, just as an FYI:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-american-picker-dream-part-i-mike-wolfe-on-his-love-affair-with-vintage-bikes/
      Best,
      Ben

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