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For quite a few years I was primarily a collector of paintings in watercolors and oils, but also collected art glass, wood carvings, cast iron, anything I think is cFor quite a few years I was primarily a collector of paintings in watercolors and oils, but also collected art glass, wood carvings, cast iron, anything I think is cool that I like. He/she who dies with the most stuff wins, right? Hey, I have to rationalize it some way or seek therapy. I have an art collection web site, devoted mostly to paintings. All images are subject to copyright and may be reproduced only with my express written permission: (Read more)


  1. Looks like either a lamp made from some loose parts with a homemade/carved wood body, or else maybe the original lamp had a glass body which was broken and replaced with the wood body.
  2. Thank you, Deano!
  3. Thanks, Cisum, Blammoammo, mikelv85, Jenni, lzenglish and fortapache!
  4. Thanks, Cisum and Blammoammo!
  5. Thanks for your.comments, Jenni! Thanks, Watchsearcher, mikelv85, Jenni, fortapache, DejaVu2, CollectorPaul, Kevin, Falcon61, Manikin, dav2no1 and Vynil33rpm!
  6. Thanks for your comments, Kevin!
  7. Thanks, Jenni! I still love this lamp!
  8. Thanks Jenni. Still not proved what the purpose of this little gourd is..
  9. Thanks for the re-love, Jenni!
  10. Thanks for your comments, PhilDMorris! This one is pretty cool, for sure. Thanks for loving my medal, dav2no1, PhilDMorris, ho2cultcha, collectorpaul, fortapache, Vynil33rpm, and Falcon61!
  11. Great description, DejaVu2!
  12. Thanks, Leelani, Watchsearcher, Manikin, kivatinitz, Reise and vcal!
  13. Thanks, Drake47, Cisum, mikelv85, Jenni, fortapache, Kevin, dav2no1 and Vynil33rpm!
  14. Thanks for looking at Creepy Buddha, Manikin, Drake47, DejaVu2, Cisum, mikelv85, Jenni, prettymollie, fortapache, Falcon61, dav2no, Kevin and Vynil33rpm!
  15. Thanks, vcal and PhilDMorris!
  16. Thanks for your comments, dav2no1! Looks like there are only two sites for these and guessing one borrowed from the other. Doubt, wolverine since is it not native to any Asian country, except maybe S...
  17. Yikes! Sorry that happened to you. When I start doubting s cellphone, I begin by doing a factory reset. You lose everything on the phone but that seems to wipe any viruses. If I ever lose physical pos...
  18. Sorry to hear about your login collection. Are you using strong passwords?
  19. Thanks, waki. You are right, no crackle. I did find a marked example and the mark is shown in image 3. It appears to be cold painted, so possibly scraped off of mine.
  20. Very sad. Sorry you had to go through that!
  21. Yes! Materials, implements and types of incense are dependant on the seasons! V...
  22. Thanks, Vynil! They are pretty cool.
  23. I used to (many years ago) work for a company assembling, testing and doing quality assurance on a system just like this. I ran some stress tests on these systems. An unfunny story... This was in ...
  24. Thank you, kivatinitz, kev123, Blammoammo, Cisum, Reise, vcal and Kevin!
  25. Thanks, Jenni, joelean44, dav2no1, sherrilou and Alfie21!
  26. Thanks Karen! Thanks Jennifer and Cokeman1959!
  27. Thanks for the re-love, Jenni and Vynil33rpm! Still a mystery!
  28. So we now know this is generic Iwata factory glass, not by Toshichi Iwata, right? Maybe a bit later, closer to 1960? I will need to look at the labels on the few pieces of I can date...
  29. Thanks, Blammoammo!
  30. Thanks, SEAN68!
  31. Thanks, SEAN68 and GianaMZ!
  32. Thanks, SEAN68!
  33. Thanks, SEAN68!
  34. Thanks, SEAN68!
  35. Thanks, SEAN68!
  36. Thanks Watchsearcher and SEAN68!
  37. Thanks, Kevin!
  38. Thanks, Cisum!
  39. Thanks, ambetashley!
  40. Sweet pot!
  41. Very interesting, keramikos! Thanks for the links.
  42. Thanks for taking a look at my Fukagawa cup, dav2no1, Gruff, mikelv85, Jenni, sherrilou, fortapache, Kevin, DejaVu2 and Vynil33rpm!
  43. Thanks for the pitch pipe luv, dav2no1, mikelv85, Jenni, sherrilou, fortapache, Falcon61, Vynil33rpm, Kevin, AnythingObscure, DejaVu2, and collectorpaul!
  44. After retiring from semi truck driving and teaching semi truck driving at a college, my Dad opened his own VW repair shop and started buying cars/vans and parts all over the surrounding counties. One ...
  45. Hard to quantify my research skills. I will turn 69 tomorrow and I have been doing research since I was 8 or 9 years old. I eventually earned multiple research focused college degrees and research has...
  46. Thanks, Beyermann!
  47. Thanks, Cocoeire!
  48. Thanks for your comments, Jenni! Thanks for loving my cat box, Karen, Falcon61, mikelv85, BHIFOS, GianaMZ, fortapache, sherrilou, PhilDMorris, Reise, Watchsearcher, vcal, Cisum, Leelani, Kevin, Jen...
  49. Thanks, Blammoammo and Manikin!
  50. Thank you, Blammoammo, Faith.k, sherrilou, Reise, Cisum, Vynil33rpm, fortapache, Kevin, Falcon61, DejaVu2, mikelv85, Jenni, dav2no1, vcal, and Drake47!
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1950s Kurata glass