This set of glasses was presented to a United States Naval Captain by a Portuguese Naval Captain in 1954. Each is etched on the side with "Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa" as well as the Portuguese Navy seal surrounded by sprigs. They are footed tumblers, most likely used as barware. Each has a 2.75" diameter at the rim and stands 4" tall. The glass tapers out slightly from the rim for about an inch, then tapers back in to the foot. This bottom taper has 10 flat panels (on the inside)...
These bisque shakers were manufactured by Walt Disney Productions in 1961. Mickey Mouse, dressed in a pink top and blue trousers, stands on a yellow crate. Minnie is adorned in a yellow dress and pink shoes with a red and white bow in her hair. She sits on a stack of two light blue crates. Each crate is labeled - MICKEY MOUSE on his, and MINNIE MOUSE on hers. The bottom of each shaker is also labeled "Walt Disney Productions" and "WD-52"...
This amazing bowl was made by Challinor and Taylor. It is made of milk glass and is in the Tree of Life Pattern from the 1880's. This pattern is beautiful- depicting vines, leaves and flowers growing in all directions around the bowl. This bowl stands 5 inches tall. The base diameter is 3 3/8" and the diameter at the opening is 5". The bowl measures 6" at its widest. The bowl is in excellent condition with no damage of any kind.
This is an officially licensed photo of Barry Sanders by Photo File. Along with the photo are two trading cards and a plaque. One playing card is a 1995 "star struck" card (#208) by Pinnacle Brands Inc. The second card is an official 1990 NFL Pro Set Star Card (and was part of the twenty-second annual pro football hall of fame photo contest). The plaque between the cards reads "Barry Sanders #20, Detroit Lions, 3 Time Rushing Champ"...
This platter was manufactured by McKee. The pattern is called "Laurel". It has a leaf design around the edge and is a lovely jade green color. This pattern was only made for a short time in the 1930's. This platter measures 10.75" by 7.75". There are a couple of rough spots on the edge as you can see in the photos. It's almost like the edge was not buffed when it was manufactured. Otherwise it is in excellent condition with no utensil marks. It is marked on the back.
In 1978 Kenner introduced "Darci" and friends in order to compete with Barbie. In their attempt to set her apart, Kenner opted to make Darci different - she was 12 1/2" tall with a fully poseable body and 3 distinct hair colors. She was marketed as a real "cover girl", complete with several designer outfits, a fashion studio, and her own line of perfume. Sadly, despite Kenner's efforts, Darci could not compete with Barbi, and production was stopped shortly after it started...
This beautiful card holder was made by T&V Limoges, France. The mark (see picture) dates it between 1892 and 1917. It is hand painted with pink roses and golden scrolls, and signed by the artist - Gibbs. It measures 4" wide, 2.75" tall and 1.25" deep. It is in excellent condition with no damage of any kind.
This wonderful set of plates was manufactured by Fostoria. The pattern is called "Victory" and was only manufactured from 1922-28. Each plate measures 7.5" in diameter. All 6 are in excellent condition. They are not marked. The price is for the set.
This beautiful majolica plate was made by Wedgwood of Etruria & Barlaston, England. It is in the shape of a cabbage leaf with a basketweave background showing through at the edges. It measures just shy of 8" in diameter. It is marked "GG7" and "2 R 60" as well as the Wedgwood mark. We have 5 plates available with this number. They are all in excellent condition with no damage of any kind...
Blue Ridge dinnerware was manufactured in Erwin Tennessee by Southern Potteries Inc. It was produced from the 1930s to 1956, and came in a number of different styles and patterns. All pieces were hand painted underglaze. This plate is in the Christmas Tree line. It depicts a decorated tree complete with presents. There is also a sprig of mistletoe in the upper right corner of each plate. Since these plates were all hand decorated, they are each unique in their design...
These crescent shaped dishes are called bone dishes. They were made by Royal Staffordshire in the "Tonquin" pattern, which was designed by Clarice Cliff in the 1930's. This set consists of 1 pink, 1 brown, 1 blue and 1 mulberry dish. Each dish measures 6.5" by 3" and has a slightly scalloped edge. They are all in excellent condition.
These amusing teapots were made by Fitz & Floyd. They are 3 of 6 in a collection called "Birdbrains" that were manufactured in 2000. Each was released in a limited edition of 7500. They are all new in the box, and in mint condition. We have Queen Elizabird, Robin Hood (652/7500), and Calamity Crane (1024/7500). Vincent Van Crow is sold.