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mikelv85

Ohio USA

I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all about. It always amazes me what some people will throw or give away. I'm always on the hunt for glass, pottery, original signed paintings, furniture or whatever catches my eye ! (Read more)

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Needle Felted Sculpture "Practice Time with Mitzi"  - Animalsin Animals
Roseville Art Pottery "Fuchsia" Handled Rose Bowl # 347- 6 " / Green & Brown / Circa 1938 - 40 - Potteryin Pottery
Judy Lee / Swarovski "Rivoli" Rhinestone Bracelet / Signed / Circa 1960 - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Two More Large Chinese Vases..... Thanks Sis ! - Asianin Asian
Large 18 " Chinese "Qianlong" Bas-Relief Vase With Original Brocade and Silk Box / Circa ?? - Asianin Asian
Two More For My Collection / Hamilton Foundry Scottie Paperweight / Cellulose-Bakelite ? Scottie In Shoe / Circa 20th Century - Animalsin Animals
Roseville "Donatello" Collection / Unmarked / Circa 1916-1929 Later  - Potteryin Pottery
Rocks And Minerals / Healing Crystals /Apache Tri-Color Calcite And An Amethyst Geode Polished Point  - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
" Vanio" White Metal 6 " Scottie Coin Bank / Original Green Finish / Circa 1930's - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Autumn Landscape/ Oil On Canvas/ 19.5 x 20.5 Framed/ Signed C.F. 91'/ Circa 19th Century - Fine Artin Fine Art

Comments

  1. WOW what a spectacular piece Karen ! I totally agree with IronLace. I can understand why it's captured your heart. Once in a lifetime find for sure. :)
  2. Thanks so much Malkey for the "love" and nice comment. All the very best to you as well. :)
  3. lol...well I don't know about that...Thanks Windwalker for the "love" and comment. :)
  4. Exquisite Phil ! :)
  5. The Scottie dogs are wonderful Val .... So much personality ! :)
  6. Hi Hamish.....I think the term used for these mid-century type glazes is "fat lava". It's a broad term though and covers the smooth earth tones with brillant orange and red colors to the heavy texture...
  7. Such a nice suite of opals Karen and each one unique. I love it when nature allows you to get just a bit closer. We have a flock of English sparrows that live in our dwarf Alberta spruce over the wint...
  8. These a are all wonderful Karen ...I'm with Ken I love the dragonfly and the other insects as well. Even the creepiest crawly becomes a work of art in jewelry. :)
  9. Thanks Mani :)
  10. As TallCakes said bookends..... I have one too just like it. We have a pair between the two of us ..lol :)
  11. Wow beautiful ! ...our trees are still budding. No leaves yet, but we've had awful weather here in Ohio. Winter just doesn't want to throw in the towel. Yesterday was the first really nice day in a we...
  12. Thanks so much Brunswick :)
  13. Thanks so much Kyra and Tassie...almost as good as the real thing ...lol :)
  14. Thank you Anik and Fort, Yes she can really capture the personality of what ever she makes. It's astounding ! :)
  15. Thanks Scott :) You'd love her large rabbits. Lately she's been pairing her creations with other objects, that's how I got the idea to use the piano. She had a door mouse using a mini shaving plane an...
  16. Thanks Ken, she really does incredible work. :)
  17. Very unique vase Karen...love the "love" that seems to be going on in the design. :)
  18. Beautiful gold iridescence Karen. Love the subtle engraving and the label is sure a bonus. :)
  19. Thanks Alan for the "love" and the nice compliment. :)
  20. Thanks so much Scott. :)
  21. Thank you Andreamw for the "love" and nice compliment. :)
  22. Official Fuel as well...thanks Mike :)
  23. Thanks Art Pottery and Freiheit for the "loves" :)
  24. The set is spectacular Phil ! Yes, we do have some of the kindest people here on CW. Mani is a "gem" (pun intended)...lol. :)
  25. Now there's something you don't see everyday Scott...he's wonderful !
  26. What a beauty..anything red gets my vote 100% of the time. :)
  27. Very cool "H".... I detect a bit of influence from India. Wonder if it was made there or in Asia. :)
  28. Awww... they look close enough to "Scottie" pups for me since they're bronze...lol :)
  29. Congrats on your 1000th post. Looking forward to many more ! :)
  30. Mmmm...candy...for the eye that is ! :)
  31. I'm always amazed at your skill and ingenuity... Well done Kyra . :)
  32. Thanks so much Phil...yes the internet has struck again. I was impressed by the fancy name and I knew that you would know the exact term once you saw my post. Thanks for the info. Nice to know these s...
  33. Thanks so much Cindyjune, Karen, and AnnaB. for the "loves" and nice compliments. It is an awesome piece and what you always hope for in a box lot of costume. Just that one special "something" to make...
  34. Thanks Val...this one is just the ticket if you love BIG !!
  35. Thanks Kyra for the "love" and the Wowww ! ... lol :)
  36. Thanks treasureman for the "love" and the info. They very well could be worth having an expert look at them.
  37. Thanks Ken I knew you would appreciate this. Now I just have to track down the earrings . :)
  38. Thanks Phil...yes she knows what I like. Then again it's easy when you both like the same things. :)
  39. Aww..he's really nice Ken ! Great detail and expression. I have a few Scottie jewelry pieces but mostly figurines in my collection. :)
  40. Thanks Scott....she spoils me to say the least but they where real bargains ! :)
  41. Thanks for the "love" and compliment Thomas. :)
  42. Thanks so much for the nice comment Karen. When Cathy presented me with the box I was like...."Hmmm this reminds me of your post with all the wonderful glass boxes you have. I felt like I finally made...
  43. Wonderful eggs Scott ! :)
  44. Thank you Phil for the "love" and nice comment. This is definitely a wonderful addition to my collection. :)
  45. Thanks so much Scott..yes she is. I also have two more Asian vases and several pieces of Roseville that I'll post eventually. I'm a happy camper ! :)
  46. Thank you Kevin and Thomas as well for the "loves" . :)
  47. Thanks Ken I think so too.... although the box impressed me more...lol. :)
  48. Thanks so much Buckethead....yes he is a charmer. :)
  49. Thank you Trey. :)
  50. Thanks Elisabethan for the "love" and compliment. :)
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