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Sunday Fleamarket Finds

Hoorah! Fleamarket season has tentatively begun in overcast, chilly Kassel. Let me begin by working through a (small) backlog of West-German pottery finds first though: I picked up this deep blue Bay Keramik vase last weekend for 50 cents. Don’t … Continue reading

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West-German Pottery Advent Wreath

You heard right, such a thing does exist, and it seems to have been manufactured into at least the late 1970s by Ruscha. Most German households count down to Christmas with an advent wreath, traditionally something like this: I had … Continue reading

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Mom’s Pottery Haul 2

All my pottery seeking power seems to have been transferred to my mom of late. This is the grand total of this weekend’s fleamarketing for me: And here are some of the pottery items my mom has found for me … Continue reading

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Mom’s Pottery Finds

The bad news? Yesterday’s fleamarket yielded nada on the pottery front. Oh sure, there was some, but none of it called out to me (and if the pottery isn’t hollering, I’m not buying. Or something similarly crazy.) The good news … Continue reading

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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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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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Start of Fleamarket Season

I’m proclaiming this based solely on the warm spring weather we have been having this weekend and the fact that the fleamarket was busy yesterday for the first time since autumn. There were a few interesting pottery items to peruse, … Continue reading

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