Published on February 4, 2010
This little guy used to be part of a lovely, fancy, high end collection. Now he lives in our house, but if he considers it a come-down he doesn’t make a fuss about it. Several years ago there was an on-site auction just a mile or so from Steven’s family home. This is noteworthy because it is a very rural area – there aren’t that many houses, period, much less on-site estate auctions.
The array of items in the house was pretty amazing, although not all our style. Very fancy Victorian and Eastlake…READ MORE
Published on January 14, 2010
As I have mentioned here before, I love vintage CathrineHolm enamelware. For me the forms, colors and patterns totally evoke the whole mid-century vibe – kitschy and fun, and at the same time clean and elegant. All I have to do is catch a glimpse of a bowl or pan, in a pile of ordinary kitchenware at a thrift store or in an auction lot, to make my heart beat a little faster.
I have a bunch of it photographed and ready to go on ebay in the next couple of weeks. I took these group shots to share with…READ MORE
Published on September 17, 2009
Just a little quickie for you today, as we are busy preparing for the Schoharie Fall Antiques show. We set up tomorrow, and the show is Sat. and Sun. There is lots to do between now and then, believe me!
But I wanted to share with you one of Steven’s recent finds, and the newest addition to our collection of dog-related treasures. This guy is a fabulous antique yellow ware dog, with a Rockingham glaze. He stands an imposing 12 inches tall including the base.
Isn’t he wonderful? You can’t tell from the photos,…READ MORE