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Antique Pacific Stoneware Co. Spongeware Foot Warmer/Bed Warmer

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Antique Pacific Stoneware Co. Spongeware Foot Warmer/Bed Warmer

This stoneware piece is decorated with blue sponging, made by applying cobalt oxide with a sponge or rag. It was produced by the Pacific Stoneware Company, which originated in 1873 as Pacific Pottery Company in Portland, Oregon.

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Museum Mount Replica XVIII Dynasty, Egyptian Head

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Museum Mount Replica XVIII Dynasty, Egyptian Head

This head depicts an official with the typical flared, striated wig, prominent ears and almond-shaped eyes. He probably lived during the New Kingdom,1427-1401 B.C., during the reign of Amenhotep II, Dynasty XVIII.

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Gorham Floral Arrangement Fleurs des Siècles by Jane Hutcheson

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Gorham Floral Arrangement Fleurs des Siècles by Jane Hutcheson

This example is model number H2, the first design produced and the one that outsold all the other designs. It's a reticulated, gilded porcelain compote, an authentic copy of an 18th century Old Paris one. 

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Achatit Werkstätten West German Large Wall Masks Pair Deco Women

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Achatit Werkstätten West German Large Wall Masks Pair Deco Women

This dramatic Deco pair of wandmaskes {wall masks} comes from the workshops of the German company Achatit Werkstätten, which was founded in 1948 by Hans Schirmer and the sculptor Peter Ludwig, who designed these fantastic wall masks.

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A. Begay Navajo (Diné) Framed Sand Painting

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A. Begay Navajo (Diné) Framed Sand Painting

This vibrant and beautiful sand painting was done on the usual piece of pressed wood. The various components of the painting are:

Upper Left: Turquoise set in silver, like a squash blossom necklace or belt buckle
Upper left: Two human figures at the edge of a mesa
Central: A Navajo pot, flanked by two black silhouettes of yucca plants, on desert sands
At the top: White clouds

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