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Ottawa Antiques and Vintage Market Nov. 4th & 5th 2017

3 Nov

Some photos of our booth at the Ottawa Antiques and Vintage Market all set up and waiting for you to drop by for a visit Nov 4th and 5th 2017 at the Carleton University Fieldhouse on Bronson Ave Ottawa Ont.  Open 10 am til 5 pm.   Check out the antique market facebook page @ http://www.ottawaantiqueandvintagemarket.ca/ to see some of the unique items from the many vendors set up there this weekend.

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Nissen Denmark Teak and Glass Relish Dish, ca. 1960’s

28 Oct

20171025_170946Truly a Fab Find!!  This is a teak Relish or Condiment Server with  dark green glass inserts dating to the early 1960’s.  This piece is signed on the bottom by Nissen Denmark.  The set is in excellent condition, no damage to the wood or glass inserts.   These mid 20th century modern pieces are very desirable and difficult to find nowadays.   Priced at $65.

It is only available at our booth at the upcoming Ottawa Antique and Vintage Market being held at the Carleton University Fieldhouse on Bronson Ave. in Ottawa ON on Nov 4th and 5th, 2017.

Please check out their facebook page and webpage for further information on the show.

http://www.ottawaantiqueandvintagemarket.ca/

Federal Glass Co. Card Suit Mugs

28 Oct

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These card suit mugs were manufactured by the Federal Glass Co. sometime in the 1950’s or early 60’s.  This pattern is very popular even today and mugs in this great condition are getting harder to find on the secondary market. Federal Glass ceased production in the 1970’s.  You can identify a Federal Glass piece by the embossed F in a shield on the bottom of the pieces.

These will be available only at my booth at the Ottawa Antique and Vintage Market being held at the Carleton University Fieldhouse on November 4th and 5th, 2017.   Please visit their website and facebook pages for more information: @http://www.ottawaantiqueandvintagemarket.ca/

You can download a $2 off coupon on the entrance fee.

 

Fire King Kitchen Aids Splash Bowl Set

31 Jul

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These  Fire King bowls are in mint condition and are quite hard to find in a complete set.  Surfaces appear unscratched and in shiny condition.  Wonderful graphics of kitchen items.   They are the splash bowls, so named because the wider top reduced the amount of splashing when mixing up liquids in them.   These date to the 1950’s.

This set of 3 bowls will be available for the next Ottawa Antique and Vintage Market at the Carleton University Field House this fall on November 4th and 5th, 2017.  I will bring some of my best and hard to find Pyrex and Fire King pieces.  These pieces will only be available at the show.

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!!