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Seed Pot by Josefita Martinez Santo Domingo (Kewa) Pueblo

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Seed Pot by Josefita Martinez Santo Domingo (Kewa) Pueblo

Since the artists of Santo Domingo Pueblo concentrated on making jewelry for the most part, their pottery, while not of the popularity level of pieces from the San Ildefonso and Santa Clara pueblos, is more of a challenge to collect because of its scarcity. 

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Mid Century Modern Croatian Art Medal Wall Plate

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Mid Century Modern Croatian Art Medal Wall Plate

Pop music, called schlager, became big in Croatia in the 1950's and the first annual Zagreb Festival of Music was in 1953

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Staffordshire Texian Campaigne Plate

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Staffordshire Texian Campaigne Plate

The pattern was designed to commemorate the 1835-1836 revolution fought against Mexico by Texans

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Gingerbread Heinrich Haeberlein Figural Tin From West Germany

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Gingerbread Heinrich Haeberlein Figural  Tin From West Germany

This charming lebkuchen (gingerbread) tin has outstanding lithographed, embossed graphics. It was produced in West Germany by Heinrich Haeberlein in Nuremberg in what was West Germany in the 1980's. On one side are the words "feine nurnberger honig-lebkuchen" which translates to "fine Nuremberg honey gingerbread." On the back under the manufacturers' names It states they are a lebkuchen and chocolate factory. On the other side is the word "Brahvurstglocklein," which is the name of a historic grilled bratwurst restaurant in Nuremberg. We have seen this tin identified as a house, cottage or store, but since it's marked with the name...

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This tastevin or wine tasting cup was made by the famous Paris silversmiths Cailar, Bayard & Cie, which was founded by Noel Cailar and Pierre Bayard in 1848. In 1934 the firm went into liquidation and was absorbed by the premier French firm Christofle. Christofle liked this design for a tastevin very much and continued to produce it through the 1930’s. Read More...

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