Stunning shaped copper watering can...c1950s

Discussion in 'Metalware' started by norman warbreck, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. Hi again
    I found this stunning piece,,,well in MHO,,, and was hoping someone would know if there was a designer attributed. No marks at all. I have simply given it a soft rub to polish it up.
    The main body copper...the other being a white metal strapped with two different colour cords
    Thanks IMG_20200207_111519.jpg for looking
    norman
     
  2. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    It is totally adorable!

    Size please.
     
  3. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

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  4. Size: from tip of spout to handle : 40cm
     
  5. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    looks German
     
  6. Pat P

    Pat P Well-Known Member

    Reminds me of a humming bird. Lovely item!
     
  7. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    larger than I would have guessed.
     
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  8. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    sweeeeeet !!!!
     
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  9. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    How very odd - yet captivating!
     
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  10. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    I've seen lots of fifties stuff with those plastic wire wrapped handles, so I'd agree on that date. That thing is fabulous.
     
  11. anundverkaufen

    anundverkaufen Well-Known Member

    Reminiscent of Carl Auböck stuff, try a google image search with copper added.
     
  12. Bev aka thelmasstuff

    Bev aka thelmasstuff Colored pencil artist extraordinaire ;)

    I'm trying to remember, but my aunt had something around the 50s with that wrapped handle so I agree with Owned.
     
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  13. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    I've seen things like biscuit barrels, trays and that sort of thing.
     
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  14. Anundverkaufen...thank you for your info...very interesting as I've never heard of him before...and a wonderful trip seeing all his designs.
     
  15. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    You ought to do really well with that, but I'd not be able to sell it, it's super.
     
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  16. Hi Anundverkaufen
    just a quick note...i did send an image to Aübock site and they came back to say that it is not one of theirs. So perhaps another will come to light.
    Have a super week
     
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