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 November 18, 2008
And the answer is…(you guessed it) not much, beyond the fact that these two types of items are in my ebay-listing sights this week. I put some dolls up on tandemkids today, two especially that are about 100 years old and really lovely. I am not in any way a doll person – I don’t know a whole lot about them and I don’t feel a whole lot for them. But when I handle high quality ones like these (both made in Germany, by Florodora and Kestner) I can appreciate their details and their beauty. Here are a couple…READ MORE