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Santa Rosa Ca.

Retired Crisis Worker, Been collecting for 30+ years, now researching all paintings, prints, and antiques, (furniture, silver, etc.)


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Chinese? metal jugs or urns?  8 inches tall with lids from Goodwill - Asianin Asian
Old wood Japanese buckets,  10 inches X 7 inches, carved from one piece of wood - Asianin Asian
Kutani sake cups of 7 Lucky Gods and bronze Geisha - Asianin Asian
Original ink painting of Jack London's Cottage, He died here, Famous Wolf House burned down - Fine Artin Fine Art
Chinese New Year, Year of Monkey!   Carved stone of some kind in cloth covered wood box with ivory clasp - Asianin Asian
Salt and Pepper  Bavaria, artist signed?! - Kitchenin Kitchen
$10.00 Dutch print from Gospel Thrift Store, Who i artist?? - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
My humble Church Welcomes The Pope! 
Oil painting from Gospel thrift store - Fine Artin Fine Art
Wood Box,  FROM??? tiny shell stuck in corner, see top of 1st photo - Folk Artin Folk Art


  1. Hello are these very old? I thought the marble was added later? maybe marble added because jewels wwere hid inside kidding! thanks toracat
  2. Hi! All I found was from internet. Tora
  3. Hi! put eggs in 1st. add water to fill line, then a little higher than medium, until chick sings!!
  4. Yes you can put 4 eggs in bottom!
  5. Thank you! I gave this to a Mexican family with 3 little kids!, that are all taking lessons! Maybe all 3 will enjoy or maybe play in an orchestra!!
  6. Maybe Hol.Reg. I saw a small one sold for $400 two yrs. ago!
  7. Thanks yes and fireman blunder!
  8. We did a lot of similar things in life! Central America, Mexico, So. Amer. etc. Take Care!
  9. Hi! Looks like a very old Sake container! I have one and almost the same shape, it is very beautiful! Maybe they visited Japan!
  10. Thanks Phil!
  11. Hola! I had Robert the Robot! Crank on back when turned played record inside! It did not survive as most of my toys were broke by playing to rough with them! But enjoyed seeing Robert! Brought bac...
  12. Thanks ho2cultcha!!
  13. Thanks Thomas
  14. Thanks Celiene! I like my poster even more! historic!
  15. Hope it is under a ton! I have 1999 lbs.! haha
  16. California also! on ballot in fall!
  17. Thank you Caperkid! So many changes since 70's and on!
  18. Thanks! I think it is quitecool that you have these also!!! toracat
  19. cool! That is two of the 300!
  20. Thank you martika!
  21. Beautiful! I took a break from CW for awhile and my house is full! Happy to see your posts! Don
  22. Really pretty! When younger though, I preferred white powder over brown!
  23. Thank you! I had forgot I even have it! I put so much in boxes!
  24. Beautiful painting! Thank you for sharing!
  25. Thanks Mud! I am going to try to find history of these!!
  26. Thank you racer! I think they are really old, and beautiful too!
  27. Cool Duck!! Were you on the way to Laughlin!!
  28. Thanks ho2! and thanks kyra!
  29. Thanks rukczglass and Mudwoman! 888
  30. Thanks martika!
  31. This was made between 1891-1906!
  32. Thank you martika! I will research! And maybe find out about signature!
  33. Hi! I love collecting! But do not like selling!! We at CW are a little crazy, but together, we become great friends, and help each other! don
  34. Cute!! I have 2 with bobble heads! Do not know history, but with box is more special!! Don
  35. Cute!! I have 2 with bobble heads! Do not know history, but with box is more special!! Don
  36. Wow! really special and looks old!! maybe you rich!!! Don
  37. Thank you mel! awesome and sexy!! Don
  38. Thank you mel! Yes! lay it all out!!! Don
  39. ebay $49.95!! Great find!! Don Mintz is t...
  40. That is for sure a "German Brown Trout"! Love him or her!!!
  41. Reminds me of Morocco! Snakes dancing to the music! Cobras! Are you a Snake Charmer!? Really Cool! Yessshissssss!
  42. Please see my post 3 yrs. ago!! Don
  43. Hi! I have statue, cement of Spitting Gargoyle!! It is posted! No longer on N. Dame, but in Louve!!
  44. My father had an asparagus farm. I lived there in Nebr. until 11 yr. old!! Good money in asparagus! If you count your tips! Great find!!!
  45. No, I asked some friends, no one has an idea!
  46. Feliz ano nuevo! Lo siento mi espanol is muy malo! ja ja! Don
  47. Thanks Kevin!
  48. Thanks Kevin! So long ago, in a galaxy far far away!
  49. Thank you!
  50. Thank you!
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