Thursday, January 11, 2018

A Little Thrifting

Gentle Friends,  I've still been going about to the thrift and consignment shops and a few Estate Sales, but there's been next to nothing to buy and bring home.  Lots of things I liked, but for one or more reasons I just passed on ..... however, things turned around on Saturday when I ran up against a super piece of stoneware...


 ... here is when I got it home... a little on the grubby side, but after a good scrub and some silver polish.....


.... this great jug/ewer cleaned up like I knew it would.  I found it at a Goodwill, in the 1/2 off section.  The sterling collar and lid both have full sets of English hallmarks which after I did a little research can be dated to 1870 and London made.  I think this was made by Doulton in Lambeth, but there are no marks on the stoneware, and I'm going on the shape and quality and finish of the piece.  This Victorian piece is, I think, a reinterpretation of a Germanic Bartmann Jug.  














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There you go sports fans, thanks for stopping by do stop again!!

Take care,
edgar

10 comments:

Chrie said...

What a treasure! Sure wish I could shop some of your local thrift shops!

moreofhim said...

What a beautiful find!! Love that you got it for 1/2 off, too!

Blessings - Julie

Evelyn said...

Great find and excellent job cleaning it up!

Mary said...

You always find the best and most interesting "stuff".

Synthia said...

You really can pick a gem out of a lot of junk. It's amazing to me the beautiful treasures you can find.

Vicki said...

Another awesome find!

Theresa Young said...

Lovely!

Barb said...

What a wonderful find!!

diamondc said...

Dearest Edgar: What a beautiful find, you are so lucky.

Blessings
Catherine

MaryO said...

That is a fantastic find Edgar! Awesome!

MaryO1230
San Pedro, CA