This is a beautiful porcelain ginger jar with the lid in the lotus design by the Toscany Collection of Japan. It has elegant long lotus stems, and white blossoms tinged pink. It has a pretty butterflies and Japanese writing. It is marked on the bottom. It measures 7.25 inches high, and 5 inches in diameter. It is in excellent condition. I do not know the age of this jar, but is pretty modern.
This is a really lovely vintage controlled bubble apple or peach paperweight made by Kanawha Glass Company of Dunbar, West Virginia. This label say Hand Crafted Glassware. It measures 3.25 inches high, and 2.5 inches in diameter. This is in very good condition, no chips, no cracks, and no visible scratches. It still has the original foil label. This is circa 1960s to 1970s.
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This is a wonderful art sculpture of and Native American Chief by artist Stephen Herrero titled "Patriarch". It is signed and dated, the date looks like 19 something. I can't make it all out. It still has the original sticker on the back that says Patriarch #3001 USA. These discontinued pieces are becoming very rare. Mill Creek Studios burned down, so these are no longer available. This is a wonderful Indian chief in full feather head dress. It is lovely tones of brown, rust, tan, and turquoise...
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This is a rare early signed pottery vase by John Regis Tuska in about circa 1960s. This artist is featured in the Tuska Studio Museum, you can read about him by doing a search on the Tuska Studio Museum. This master potter and artist lived from 1931 to 1998, and did many original pieces of art that are becoming very popular. This small vase is original and authentic. It is brown, rust, and tan in color and salt fired. It measures 4.5 inches tall and 3.25 inches in diameter...
This is a wonderful coffee or java mug for the Christmas holiday season. This is a bright emerald green glass cup with santa on one side and holly and berries on the other. It measures 4 inches high, and 3 inches in diameter. I do not know the age or maker of this item, but it is really cute. It is in excellent condition.
This is a lovely vintage salt, pepper, and mustard or condiment gondola souvenir set with the city of Beaune on the side, and a Victorian scene of a a man, woman, and lamb sitting in the countryside, with heavy 22KT gold gilding. It is marked Porcelaine de France with a fish mark on the bottom. It is in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks, very little wear to the gold gilding, and it still has the original corks. Over-all it measures 6 and 7/8 inches long and 2 and 1/8 inches wide...
This is a magnificent matching set of vintage chicken figurines. Both are fancy chickens, called either silkies, or cochins, which means they have feathers on their feet. This matching rooster and chicken are beautifully painted with both airbrushing and handpainting. They are both marked UG Made in Japan in black. The red cold paint on the combs and waddles show very minor wear. The roosters measures 7 inches tall, and 5 inches long, the hen is 5.5 inches tall, and 4.5 inches long...
This is a really pretty piece of costume jewelry with black rhinestones and filigree goldtone metal. The centerpiece is made out of a black compound, probably plastic, and has a gold snowflake design embedded in it. It has a loop at the top that you could but an o-ring in to use if for a pendant. It is marked A537 on the back, and measures 2.25 inches long and 1 and 1/8 inches across. It is in very good condition, the clasps works great too...
This is a lovely vintage elephant figurine all dressed up to carry royalty. The glaze is a semi-opaque caramel or butterscotch color that collects in the details, and has a some age glaze crazing typical of vintage pieces. It is ceramic or pottery and has part of a label on the bottom that says vanminh. It looks like and Indian elephant, but I think that label is Vietnamese. It measures 5 inches high and 6 inches long. Other than the crazing there are no chips, and no cracks.
This is a pretty little high relief fresco wall plaque that is marked on the back Dimontti Italy Style. It is porcelain, hand painted in blue, white, and gold gilding. It features a victorian lady with a pretty hat, and a small harp. Her face is nicely painted skin-tone, with blue eyes. The background is ornate with touches of lace design. It measures 7.75 inches by 5.75 inches. It is in excellent condition.
This is an adorable plate by Jennifer Garant in the Dollnation pattern. It features a lady in a black and white dress, with a funny hairdo, taking about 8 dalmatian dogs for a walk in the park. It measures 8.25 inches in diameter. It is in great shape, no chips, and no cracks, and no visible signs of wear. This would make a great gift for either the dalmatian love, the polka dot lover, or the plate collector.
This is a lovely little crystal trinket box the perfect size for ring, earrings, or any jewelry. It has a pattern like a snowflake on the lid, and a ribbed design around the side of the bottom. It measures 3 inches high, and 2.75 inches in diameter. It is in excellent condition. I don't know the age or maker, it is an auction item.