Friday, August 8, 2014

Saturdays Vintage Finds -- Jadeite Joy 8.2.14

It is the only thing Martha Stewart and I have in common -- our hearts rejoice at jadeite.  My heart positively did a jig when the first garage sale I encountered on Saturday had TWO stacks of nesting jadite mixing bowls.  Is this real?  Are you kidding me?  Where is the TV camera?


three nesting lipped mixing bowls


swirl pattern -- two mediums and a large
 
three cereal bowls

As exciting as this find was, jadeite has dropped in value over the last few years.  After checking out the current market value on ebay I decided to just go ahead and sell it at my antique booth.   It all sold in one day.

I also found this stoneware planter with
great lion head and rose swag motif.

I haven't been able to find one like it,
so I need to keep researching.


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