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Anchor Hocking Chip and Dip Bowls, Black and Gold Leaves

2 Dec

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My photo does not do this bowl set justice. The gold accents make it look very festive against the black hand painted leaves.  I believe these sets were made by Anchor Hocking although there are no markings on them.  I have several mugs by Anchor Hocking with very similar patterns of leaves with the gold trim so I am deducing that they are from the same company. These bowls were produced in the 1950’s to 1960’s when chip and dip sets were so very popular.  These sets came with leaves painted in turquoise, brown, yellow and probably other colours as well. This is first black set I have come across.

Potato chips were first invented in the 1850’s but the chip and dip sets weren’t on the market until the 1950’s when buffet style of serving food became “the” word in entertaining at home.

The set will be for sale at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON, just 30 minutes west of the city of Ottawa ON.  Open 7 days a week, from 10am to 5pm with plenty of free parking at the rear of the building. Over 50 vendors in a 2 storey brick heritage building offer a huge variety of antiques and collectibles to suit every taste.

Priced at $ 25.00 for the set.

Please note this set is now SOLD!!!!

Holt Howard Japan 1959 Christmas Angel Shakers

24 Nov

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Christmas angel salt and pepper shakers from Holt Howard, ca 1959. These shakers have their original stickers on the bottoms and the date is clearly marked.  They do not appear to have been used. The trim on the bottom of the dresses and around the heads “referred to as ‘spaghetti trim'” is in good condition.

They will be for sale in my booth at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON.  Almonte is just 30 minutes west of the city of Ottawa, ON.  The market has 55 different antique vendors and it is open all year round, every day from 10am to 5pm.

Priced at $25 for the pair.

The following is from the Kovel site: https://www.kovels.com/?sortby=Angel&option=com_datalists&view=category&catid=392. They have a list of values for Holt Howard items.

Holt-Howard was an importer that started working in New York City in 1949 and moved to Stamford, Connecticut, in 1955. John and Robert Howard and Grant Holt started Holt-Howard, whose first products were Christmas items made and sold in the United States. The company sold many types of table accessories, such as condiment jars, decanters, spoon holders, and saltshakers. The figures shown on some of its pieces had a cartoon-like quality. The company was bought out by General Housewares Corporation in 1969. Holt-Howard pieces are often marked with the name and the year or HH and the year stamped in black. The HH mark was used until 1974. There was also a black and silver label. Production of Holt-Howard ceased in 1990. Similar pieces are being made today by Grant Holt, one of the founders, and are marked GHA.

Please note these shakers have been SOLD!!

Hycroft Calico Dishes, Medicine Hat Pottery, Alberta Canada

24 Nov

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Beautiful plaid patterned dished by Hycroft, out of Medicine Hat Potteries in Alberta.  The pattern is called Calico.  The dishes came in the above colours as well as in yellow.  I would date the dishes to the latter half of the 1950’s or early 60’s.  It was only after 1955 that the name Hycroft was used on the dishes by Medicine Hat Pottery.

The dishes are individually priced. If you have any questions or wish to purchase any of them, please contact me at afacette@gmail.com.  I have other pieces available as well.

In the photo there are five cups and saucers, three side plates, creamer and covered sugar.

Cup and saucer $10 each set

Side plate $5 each

Creamer $15

Covered Sugar $20

Please note these dishes are now SOLD!!

 

 

 

Villeroy & Boch Polka Dotted Pitchers

14 Oct

IMG_9205A group of three very nice examples of mid century pottery by Villeroy & Boch. The backstamp would date these from 1940’s to 50’s.  Made in Germany.  The smallest one is about the size of a small milk jug and the largest would be a suitable size for juice or water.  They are slightly crazed on the surface but still display very well.

These will be for sale at my booth Fab Finds at the upcoming Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market on October 17th and 18th at the Fieldhouse at Carleton University on Bronson Ave. at Sunnyside Ave., Ottawa Ontario.  Open 10 to 5 on Saturday and 10 to 4 on Sunday.

Visit their website ottawaantiqueandvintagemarket.ca for more information on the show and to download a $2 discount on the entrance fee.

Priced at $25, $35 and $45 according to size.

Please note the smallest one is now SOLD!!

 

Staffordshire Chef Ware Cordon Bleu Striped Dishes, ca 1960’s

31 Aug

 

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Dishes made by Staffordshire England, Chef Ware.  Pattern is Cordon Bleu.  One plate has a chip on the edge. The others are all in nice, shiny condition. There are 8 dinner plates and 7 mugs.  These dishes date to the middle of the twentieth century.

Available only in my booth ‘Fab Finds’ at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON.  The market is in a 2 storey heritage building and houses over 55 different vendors.  Open year round from 10am to 5pm with plenty of free parking at the rear of the building.

Please note that four plates and four mugs are SOLD!!

 

Red Wing Pottery Speckled Serving Bowl, Mid Century Style

31 Aug

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You can read about the history of Red Wing Pottery at their online site http://www.redwingpottery.com/our-history/our-history.

This speckled serving bowl is fairly large as you can see by the size of the tomato beside it.  Nice mid century modern style would suggest it is dated from the 1950’s.  In very good overall condition showing little wear on the inside.  Quite versatile piece as it is ovenproof.  Nice bowl to warm up the dinner rolls in for supper.

This will be available at my booth at the Ottawa Antique and Vintage Market to be held at The Fieldhouse at Carleton University, Bronson Ave. & Sunnyside Ave. Ottawa Ontario,  on October 17th and 18th, 2015.  I will be bringing many of my mid century modern dishes and glassware, kitchen ware, teak bowls, maple salad bowls by Baribocraft, and Danish modern glassware by Iittala.  Look for the booth ‘Fab Finds’.

This bowl will be priced at $45.

Please note this item is now SOLD!!

Phaltzgraff Country-Time Serving Bowl by Ben Siebel Design 1952

31 Aug

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Pretty hard to find these pieces by Phaltzgraff.  The pattern is called Country Time and it was designed by Ben Siebel for Phaltzgraff in 1952.  This one is quite large  and would hold a good sized salad.  The pattern on the sides looks like a stylized flower or vegetable.  The colour is Saffron and it is speckled with a darker colour.  Very mid century modern looking dish. The pattern on the inside appears faded but the glaze is still shiny so I am not sure if the pattern was supposed to be  a light contrast or not. The pattern on other pieces I have seen on ebay appear to be darker.  Could just be from a different lot or could be from use although the inside of the bowl does not appear to be scratched nor showing signs of wear.

Second photo shows size comparison to other items.

Available for sale at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON.  Open daily, 10am to 5pm, year round, only closed on Christmas day.  Plenty of free parking behind the store.  Nice old heritage building with 5000 square feet which houses 55 vendors currently.

Priced at $45.00