Tag Archives: Anchor Hocking

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!!!!

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Anchor Hocking Soreno Nesting Honey Gold Amber Ashtrays

4 Jan

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Nesting ashtrays, made by Anchor Hocking in the 1960’s.  Pattern is called Soreno. The company made them in avocado green, teal blue, pink, crystal and irridescent and this colour which is called ‘Honey Gold’.  I think everyone had an ashtray like this in their homes in that era.  They were plentiful to find a few years ago but not so much now.

If you would like to see this item and other vintage dishes from the mid 20th century, please visit my booth Fab Finds 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, all year long, from 10am to 5pm. Over 50 vendors housed in a beautiful 2 storey heritage building.

This nesting ashtrays are priced at $ 30 for the set.

Clear Glass Dishes with Green Coloured Rings, Depression Glass

13 Feb

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I don’t know the name or manufacturer of these clear glass dishes.  I am thinking they may be by Hocking or Anchor Hocking and date to the 30’s.  They do look like Hocking’s Banded Ring a bit but there are no other designs on the glass other that the rings of colour. I am continuing my research and will update if I find out the proper name for them.  If anyone can identify the pattern and maker, please drop me a line.

There are 6 sherbets with underplates and 6 lunch sized plates.

Regardless, they are quite lovely and dainty and will look nice on your table this coming spring.  All are in excellent condition.

For sale shortly at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON.

Priced at $45 for the set.

 

Fire King Peach Lustre Dishes, ca. 1950’s to 1963

1 Oct

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Fire King Peach Lustre dishes in the Laurel pattern and 3 band pattern.   First made in 1951 and continued production until 1963.  Hard to find in really nice condition as the finish tended to wear off after continued washing.  These are all pristine.  These should never be put in a dishwasher or scrubbed vigorously.  The finish can last quite well with care.

The dinner plates are all sold, but I still have in stock cups and saucers at $5 a set, chili bowls at $8 each, mugs at $6 each, cream and sugar are $5 each. Mini casseroles in the copper tint colour are $3 each. Small dessert bowls are $3 each.

For sale at my booth at the Amonte Antiques Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON, just 30 minutes west of the city of Ottawa.

 

Fire King, Anchor Hocking Rainbow Mixing Bowl Set

21 Sep

Fire King Rainbow

In extremely good condition, these bowls were an amazing find. They were made by Anchor Hocking/Fire King in the 1950’s.   They are for sale in my booth at the Almonte Antiques Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON.  Just 30 minutes west of the city of Ottawa.

The price is $ 75 for the set.

Please Note: This set is now SOLD!!

Fire King Stackable Milk Glass Mugs, Gingham Pattern

15 Aug

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Ca. mid 50’s to early 70’s.  Anchor Hocking’s  Fire King line of stackable mugs, with a pattern called Gingham.   Nice clean graphics.   The set is for sale at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill St. Almonte ON.

Price $ 25.00 for the set.

Anchor Hocking Card Suit Milk Glass Mugs

11 Jan

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These mugs were purchased at a little antique store in a small town on one of our jaunts last summer. I put them away for a while and thought I might keep them but alas, I have too much stuff in my basement and I decided to list them on ebay. They sold within minutes for a huge amount of money so I was pretty happy with my decision to part with them.

They are made by Anchor Hocking sometime in the 1970’s and were in excellent clean condition.  What a Fab Find!

Note: These mugs have been SOLD!!