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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #196264
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$27.50
plus $2.50 shipping
This fascinating NEW 160-pg. 8.5" x 11" paperback book features 579 close-up color photographs of vintage, collectible "wall pockets" (vases made to hang on the wall). Over 1000 wall pockets by more than 60 different makers are identified and valued here, including almost every color variation for every known Roseville wall pocket. Some of the Roseville pockets appear in this book for the first time anywhere! Most Weller wall pockets are also illustrated.

Other factories with a substan...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Contemporary item #781393
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$195.00
This "weed pot" measures 3.75" t. x 4.25" diameter and was made by Campbell Pottery as part of the Collectors Corner series. Each of these crystalline-glazed pots is handmade and one of a kind. This example has the typical satiny finish, in shades of gray and silver. Marked CC1799 and dated 1-5-07.

Inside is trapped a jingle bell--which sounds when the piece is rolled around in your hands. No nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211120
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$55.00
This 7.5" t. figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

He is muscular and comical, despite the large sword.

The bottom is marked with a partial SHEARWATER inkstamp. This example was made in 2008.

No nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs. Exceptional condition! Perfect fo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211122
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$55.00
This 6.5" t. figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

He has a comical stance, despite carrying a somewhat ferocious-looking firearm... the blunderbuss!

The bottom is marked with a partial SHEARWATER inkstamp. This example was made in 2008.

No nicks, chips, hairlines,...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211126
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$125.00
This great 9" t. figurine is a 1930s or 1940s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

"Frog Prince" is derived from a beloved fairytale, about the princess who kissed the frog and found her prince. It is one of the larger of the hard-to-locate fairytale figurines by Shearwater.

The bottom is mar...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211443
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$45.00
This 6.5" t. figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

He is muscular and comical, despite the fact that he seems to be holding a dagger in his left hand (and maybe a tambourine in the right).

The bottom is hand-incised with the SP monogram and 08 (for 2008).

No nicks,...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211444
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$45.00
This 5.75" t. x 5.5" figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

He is dynamic and comical, leaning a little too far toward his fiddle, don't you think?

The bottom is hand-incised with the SP monogram and 08 (for 2008).

No nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs. Exceptional...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Contemporary item #1211445
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$45.00
This 5.5" t. figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.

He is comical, despite his attempt to look ferocious and the blue hair of legend.

The bottom is hand-incised with the SP monogram and 08 (for 2008).

No nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs. Exceptional condition! Pe...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Contemporary item #1211446
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$150.00
About 4.75" t. x 5.25" across, with a rounded triangular opening. Beautiful piece!

This hand-made porcelain footed bowl is by William Melstrom (Austin, Texas). The crystals are extremely striking.

Hand-incised A and Melstrom, plus 2007. Inkstamp logo too.

Ohio buyers must pay their local sales tax. Excellent condition! No issues whatsoever to report.
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$65.00
Autographed hardback reference book, published in 1997. 372 pages. Over 1120 illustrations. Nominated for a prize in Distinguished Scholarship, given by the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Value guide. An intimate portrait of R. Guy Cowan and his circle of family, colleagues, designers, and students. Scores of previously unknown Cowan shapes are illustrated (both unique and molded), from utilitarian wares like tea sets and electric table lamps to limited-edition sculpture and lady flow...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532890
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$15.00
Title: WAR NEWS
Date: March 2, 1991
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: San Francisco & New York

Approximate size: 21.5" x 13.5"and 8 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: "NOT FOR PROFIT $2.00"

2 sections. "Edited and Published by Warren Hinckle."

Headlines are historically interesting, such as "Latest Estimate Puts Real Costs of Persian Gulf Invasion at $3.4 Trillion / AIR WAR FAILS / Baghdad Being Bombed ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532903
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$10.00
Title: WAR NEWS
Date: March 16, 1991
Second Issue: Volume 1, Number 2
Place of publication: San Francisco & New York

Approximate size: 21.5" x 13.5"and 10 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: $2.00

"Edited and Published by Warren Hinckle."

Headlines are historically interesting, such as "A Huge Yellow Streak Down the Backbone of America" and "PEACE? U.S. Attacks after Iraqis Surrender; Hidden War Goal is Gulf Supremacy / Women...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532915
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$10.00
Title: FREE TIMES
Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 1992
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 14-1/8" x 11.5"and 24 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: Free

Still in print as one of Cleveland's 2 free alternative newspapers. This first issue's cover story analyzes a love triangle and divorce involving the creator of the Mr. Hero chain (submarine sandwiches). A column by Don Bianchi "Out of the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540178
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$35.00
each
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in great condition, essentially new, still in the printer's shrink wrap. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 272 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50. (Two copies available, but no further discount.)

Articles are the following:

Marilyn Martin, "Art Deco Architectur...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540205
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that it quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 98 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Zelimir Koscevic, "Introduction";

Irina Subotic, "Zenit and Zenitism";

Peter Krecic, "Joze Plecnik and Art Deco";
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #540242
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, with color illustrations, paperbound, and more than 156 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Oskar Bätschmann, "Ferdinand Hodler: Historical Painting";

Werner Jehle, "Karl Moser: Two Churches--Two Worlds--One Way of Thinking";

Hans A. Lüthy, "Advertising Switzerland: Giovanni Segantini's Panorama for the 1900 Paris World's Fair";
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540244
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in great condition, essentially new, still in the printer's shrink wrap. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 260 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Aracy Amaral, "Stages in the Formation of Brazil's Cultural Profile";

Ped...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540253
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, with color illustrations, paperbound, and more than 272 pages long. Three copies are available, each in the original shrink wrap. (Sorry, no further discounts.) Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Narciso G. Menocal, "On Cuban Culture and the Contents of this Issue";

Carlos Venegas Fornias, "Havana Between Two Centuries";

Lohania Aruca, "The Crist...