Featured Lidded Jar, What did I buy this time?

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Bronwen, May 24, 2020.

  1. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I can tell you seller is no botanist:

    HAND PAINTED TULIPS
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  2. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

    LOL! :cat:
     
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  3. janettekay

    janettekay Well-Known Member

    @Bronwen It is gorgeous...Nice buy ! Ya done good ;)
     
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  4. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    It's great to have the community's seal of approval. Think if I had not bought it I would have suffered non-buyer's remorse. :)
     
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  5. bercrystal

    bercrystal Well-Known Member

    There is an old saying, that the only things you really regret are those things that you do not buy. ;) :playful::playful::playful: :D:D:D

    It is a beautiful jar!! :happy::happy::happy:
     
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  6. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    It’s Lovely, Bronwen!!!! Hope you relish your ‘Steal’!!!!!!:joyful::joyful::joyful::):):)
     
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  7. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    It was more like a gift. But hey, if they're giving it away, I'll be happy to take it.

    What do we think about size & shape? Powder jar? Or too large at 5 inches across? I can imagine it with a big down powder puff. I can imagine a whole vanity set. In my dreams.
     
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  8. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Them tulips are zantedeschia. Mine are rampantly in bloom.
     
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  9. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Look it all over..........carefully........

    It HAS to have the name Bronwen on it somewhere!

    What a beauty to add to your already beautiful cameo collection(s).
     
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  10. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    It is stunning, Bronwen, and true Art Nouveau. I applaud you for listening to that devil on your shoulder, in this case he knew best.:joyful:
     
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  11. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

    It is a lovely piece, I sold a vase years ago, for a good price - rarely keep breakables with much value, too clumsy, metal survives so much better in my household...

    ~Cheryl
     
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  12. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

    Yes, it is lovely! And I'm glad the maker was identified so quickly.
     
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  13. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Calla lilies to the non-Latin speaking world. :hilarious: And ours are glorious right now!
     
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  14. Darkwing Manor

    Darkwing Manor Well-Known Member

    Guaranteed, it will be "Fly-by-Night" then!
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  15. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I can't see them without thinking of this:



    Actually, I love that set. Iced tea? Mint juleps? If money, space & sense allowed, I'd take it.
     
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  16. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Much value? Are you telling me I should take very good care of this one? I can't turn up another (maybe INH will) on the Internet. No plans to let it go again any time soon. More for inventory purposes, how should I describe it? Could it be a powder jar? Or just a trinket box? Like so many cameos, she looks to me like she could use a gentle cleaning. Any risk in this?

    Cheryl is such a marvel & a treasure for the site. I was expecting the usual bandying around we so often do. And of course I'm tickled with the outcome.
     
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  17. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Wonder if Rescue Kitty is their first cat. Bet the dog figurines go first.
     
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  18. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    I tend to do botanical names, 'cos popular ones get attributed to multiple species. ;)
     
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  19. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

    That is one beautiful box, I would have grabbed that in a heart beat!
     
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  20. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I nearly lunged at it when I first saw it, but then tried to pretend I was a grownup, making well considered decisions about any new acquisitions. It didn't take much to push me off that perch. Absolutely no regrets, that's for sure. :)
     
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