Abuzz Antiques and Collectibles
This is a blue and white Chinese porcelain wedding jar, or ginger jar, with the Xi symbol on it used for weddings. It has designs that look like confetti and banding all in cobalt blue. It is quite large measuring approx 9.75 inches tall and 7.25 inches wide. It is in very good condition, no chips, no cracks.This is a very heavy piece of Asian porcelain. I do not know the age or maker, it is an auction item. This is a great size for a cookie jar in that Asian influence kitchen.
This is a really pretty cobalt blue and white porcelain lidded jar. It has places where handles used to be, and a animal, maybe a lion or a lamb for the lid handle. It has fern scrolls, floral designs, and what looks like a greek key sort of design around both the lid and neck of the pot. It measures 8.25 inches tall, and 7.25 inches across the top. It is in very good condition, no chips, no cracks, with just a surface glaze rub to the point of one of the handle holders...
These are 3 matching angel figurines with long flowing lines in gentle earth tones. The tan one is holding a banner that says peace, the rust one a dove, and the last sage green one a bible. They are made out of some sort of composition that looks like composite wood. They are unmarked and I don't know the maker. They are auction items. The measure 7 and 7/8 inches tall and are in excellent condition.
This is a really pretty vintage bonbon dish or bowl that is probably Fenton. It is amberina, but mostly ruby colored glass, the bottom being in the golden yellow color. It is 3 footed, or toed, and measures 2.25 inches high and 6.5 inches across the rim. The side are horizontally ribbed. It has some utensil marks on the inside and one tiny chip on the under edge about the size of a rice grain. The feet have wear, not damage, to the bottom leading me to believe it is pretty old...
This is a cool retro piece of amber crackle glass. It is thick heavy glass that is hand blown and cut on the top. The glass is 3/8 on and inch thick. It measures 3 inches tall and 4.25 inches across the top rim. It is in very good condition. The top rim where is was cut is a little rough, and un sanded. This glass reminds me of blenko, but I have no idea of the age or maker, it is an auction item.
These are 2 pretty frosted crystal candle holders. The bit one is very heavy thick glass, measuring 2.5 inches tall and 2.25 inches across the top. The 2 smaller ones have holly berry, or fern sprays around the center, and measure 2.25 inches tall and 2 inches across the base. All are in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks, and very little signs of wear. I believe they are vintage, but do not know the age or maker. They are unmarked auction items.
These are 2 beautiful hand painted open sugar dishes, bowls, or loving cups, The are flash painted white on inside and have red cold painted flowers, and gold gilded leaves. The floral sprays and very retro looking. These are vintage auction items, but don't know the exact age or maker. The measure 3 inches high, and 3 and 1/8 inches across the rim. They have just a very small amount of wear to the paint on the inside, the outside is very bright and crisp.
This is a really cool vintage wicks werks German pottery stein, tankard or pitcher. This was used for beer or ale. It is salt glazed in cobalt blue and grey, gray. It features raised relief decorations of grape leaves, grapes, and a royal person lifting his cup for a toast. It has a banner that says " WIE EURE VATER AUS STEIN DEN WEIN" meaning, Drink the wine like your father out of stone or a stein. This piece measures 6.5 inches tall and 4.5 in diameter...
This is a cute little souvenir boot marked Virginia. It is turquoise or aqua in color and show a map of Virginia with the major cities. It measures 2.75 inches high and 4.5 inches long. It has what looks like a glaze flake missing on the top edge, but is very shallow, other than that it is in good condition. It has a blue and white sticker on the bottom that says Made in Japan.
This is a beautiful turquoise blue art glaze pottery pitcher with drip glaze flowing from the top. It is marked on the side U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial, and Paden City Artware W.Va o the bottom. This company was in operation from 1956 to 1985. This pretty little pottery pitcher measures 2 and 5/8 inches tall and is in very good condition, no chips, no cracks. This is a very good item for the Naval, or military buff. This ship was in service during the 1940s.
This is a pretty covered vegetable, soup, or casserole tureen marked Royal Schwarzburg Germany South Seas. It is porcelain or fine bone china in bright white with heavy gold gilded accents on the handles. It has coral, burgundy, and peach colored floral sprays on the sides and the lid. It measures 4.25 inches high and 9 and 7/8 inches handle to handle. It has a few manufacturers defects in the glaze, but no chips, no cracks, and no crazing that I can see...
This is a really cool shave mug, or cup, with drain holes so the shaving soap doesn't get soggy, and a compartment for the shaving brush. It looks like white ceramic or porcelain and has gold banded trim, says "You're Tops! with a red graph showing upward progress. This would make a great Father's Day gift. It measures 4 inches high and 7 inches spout to handle. It is in great condition, no chips, no cracks, and no crazing. I do not know the age or maker, it is an auction item.