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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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  1. There were several waves of 'Egyptmania' in Europe and the USA. The first one was in the 1840/50s. I think that this particular one is earlier - 1860s or so.
  2. Thank you keramikos. I did get the virus and pulled through. It was scarey at times and painful at others, but i feel very grateful for having pulled through it. It is rampant in my community.
  3. i got the translation of the mark: it is Yokkaichi-Banko ware. the translation means 'Forever' and was used on Banko.
  4. mid-1800s.
  5. I found another San Antonio retablo just like mine - with the story attached: https://colonialarts.com/collections/retablos/products/st-anthony-the-apparition-of-the-child-jesus
  6. could be used by a locksmith, watch reapair person, finish carpenter, etc...
  7. Thank you share!
  8. Thanks Trey, yougotta, AnythingObscure, and Western!
  9. thank you Mrstyndall, Broochman, and kwqd!
  10. no, it was owned by Charles Weisbacker. i found info about him.
  11. thank you Watchsearcher and Kevin! i hadn't thought of that. Candle-snuffer makes total sense.
  12. i think this is really amazing! i love it!
  13. thanks for the info keramikos! it seems so inefficient to me.
  14. thank you Newfld! me too!
  15. thanks Lauren. actually, he's pretty quiet!
  16. thank you AO! i hope you and others are being safe and taking care of yourselves these strange days!
  17. wowza!!
  18. i agree with you 100%, rene.
  19. me too!
  20. if auction prices mean anything, i think it is! i sold it on ebay and it went for around 700.
  21. what do you think rene?
  22. the base with the three little feet reminds me a lot of some of Peter Voulkos's work.
  23. thanks rene. i've always liked it enough to keep it out of my storage.
  24. thank you rene! i hope it is Tongzhi.
  25. i know Watchsearcher. It sounds unbelievably frightening - just going through the forest at the time, but her tone does change throughout the story and she does gain quite a bit of respect for Native...
  26. thanks Newfld, artfoot and Thomas! i have a few of these pieces by Matt Adams.
  27. thanks again art.pottery! you do have a quick eye!
  28. Thanks Alan2310. i actually collect mortars and pestles and have dozens and dozens of them. what are the weird handles for? it seems like it would balance on something very well.
  29. thank you fhrjr2, Newfld, and awemazed!
  30. so great!!
  31. thanks rene! this has become my favorite bowl to drink tea in. it's much prettier than it looks in these photos.
  32. thanks rene!
  33. i wonder what rene has to say about this one?
  34. i have a similar one - Kiyomuzu-yaki (Kyoto Ware) Kashiki (dessert bowl) with Kochi glaze by Famous Unraku Heian. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/260330-kiyomuzu-yaki-kyoto-ware-kashiki-dess...
  35. Ikebana?!
  36. Awaji potters were amazing at copying art pottery from around the world during the first quarter of the 20th c. Teco, Gouda, majolica, Moorcroft, etc...
  37. This is late 19th/early 20th c. a very good plate!
  38. i WISH i could find out more about this. i've got it mostly clean now - just a little more scraping to do.
  39. no, you're right. it's a new piece. nothing special.
  40. thanks Lauren!
  41. thank you Newfld, racer, Broochman, Lauren and lptools!
  42. this is the retablo i previously posted here: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/278226-very-large-wooden-nicho-used-in-processi
  43. these are very interesting retablo. i think they are New Mexican retablo which differ from the Mexican ones which are almost always done on tin. The New Mexican ones are usually done on wood, which ...
  44. Thank you Newfld. what do you think they were used for?
  45. Thank you Peasejean!
  46. thank you PackRattatouile! welcome to CW! thanks also mikegotit and rene!
  47. thank you for taking the time to impart your knowledge rene! i get a lot out of your comments. the rim retains remnants of gilding which don't show in my photos.
  48. adorable!!!
  49. exploring your creek looks like loads of fun!
  50. thanks Rene. I just added a pic of the inside. I hope you are feeling better very soon!
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