Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weekend Loot

How can the weekend be over already? I didn’t do half the things I was hoping to this weekend and am staring down the barrel of a busy week at work. Join the club, right? Here are some quick snaps … Continue reading

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On Life and Lava Vase’s 15 Minutes of Fame

How cool is this–Berlin-based artist Elisandra has featured one of my West-German vases in a recent work of art of hers! From our dining room table… …to the realm of poster art! Spot it? Elisandra’s depictions truly capture the sense … Continue reading

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If Leary Had Made Pottery…

…I suspect it might have looked a little something like this. What will future archaeologists surmise about human culture in the 1970s based on a pottery find such as this one? Probably that people were smoking a lot of drugs … Continue reading

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Unusual Find

A fiery, glowing drip glaze on a dark foundation… …a shiny, round, substantial base that took up much of the back seat of our (admittedly toy-sized) car… …my first ever West-German pottery floor lamp! As vintage lamp lovers will be … Continue reading

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Saturday Treasures & Fat Lava Art

It really is official now: my husband’s caught the pottery bug. He’s getting good at spotting nice pieces too, the above Roth vase is his find (and my first with this particular glaze and colour combination.) Roth seems to be … Continue reading

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Ceramano Pergamon Wall Plate

Since West-German pottery is still an emerging collectables field and our knowledge of what exactly is out there (seemingly unlimited numbers of shapes and glazes) is scant, collectors tend to work with few variables when deciding which pieces are more … Continue reading

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May Saturday

Things have been very busy around here work and life wise, but at least the weather’s played along today and granted us a cheery, sunny Saturday. Oh, and le Flea, c’est chic: The piece on the left is a Scheurich … Continue reading

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