Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter Monday Fleamarket Finds

I think it’s almost official now: at some point every item of brown West-German pottery ends up at our house. Today’s fleamarket haul is more plentiful than Saturday’s, but it ended up being a bit of a mixed bag. First … Continue reading

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Weekend

Behold the only thing I took home today…from two fleamarkets. Everything but everything was either too ugly to consider buying (yes, even I have my limits) or chipped. Ah well, this Ruscha 313 jug (Kurt Tschörner design) is a worthy … Continue reading

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Handpainted Russian Easter Eggs

Let’s hear it for blog titles that get right to the point! I picked these up at the fleamarket on my last visit to Berlin. There is a large Russian community in Berlin, so sellers with beautiful selections of traditional, … Continue reading

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Weekend Fleamarket Haul

The weather’s so-so, but there was enough fleamarket action today for me to pick up a few goodies. “No more brown pottery!” I exclaimed on the way to the fleamarket. Well, you can see how that went. I thought the … Continue reading

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100th post!

I know, can you believe anyone’s followed my ramblings for that long already? Well, thank you! I so enjoy all of your comments and am grateful for every reader. To celebrate, I have a little eye candy for you in … Continue reading

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Scheurich Jura

Sometimes even the most widespread of ceramic decors eludes me in my collecting efforts. One such example has been Scheurich’s popular “Jura” decor from the early 70s (also called the snail pattern by collectors for obvious reasons.) Let’s be honest … Continue reading

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Spreading the Love

Perhaps alarmingly, I seem to be regressing in my fleamarket purchases and snapping up objects I remember from my childhood. The latest example of this particular craziness is one of my fleamarket finds from Saturday, a vintage West-German punchbowl set … Continue reading

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