Saturday, March 5, 2011

Estate: Family Run Sale & Norway Troll

"Three Wise Men" Made in Austria
German Fit Scale
Bulgaria Lady & Henning Troll
"Senaattori" Iittala
Estate sale held by the owners these are the best & rare as anything these days. They are at least half the cost of ones run by pros. Plus. they are always willing to bargain. This woman's mother had traveled to Norway in the 1960-70's.

Round 1950's Christmas Poinsettia tablecloth with balls and four napkins. The lady said they used it every Christmas since she was a kid and she was at least in her late 60's. Will sell come Christmas season. Pack of slender candles on top. 1950's three mini wood wise men, made in Austria. For Sale.

1970's German orange plastic scale by EFFEM-fit. This is the best quality one I have found (I collect these & now have four.) For Sale.

Traditional Bulgarian dressed wood lady (that's just a guess.) For Sale.

 Hand-carved wood troll by Henning Engelsen of Norway, will sell come Christmas. What is with Norwegians & trolls? On bottom penciled in"HAK-55" (is that 1955?) Original price "kr 43,50" SOLD

Found a lonely pair of "Senaattori" (Senator) schnapps glasses. SOLD Designed by Timo Sarpanev for Iittala of Finland between 1968 & 1981. 4.4" tall, mold-blown & foot cast. The base resembles my "Festivo" candle holders.

Luthje Cheeseboard
Hadeland Glassverk
1970's Pair Japan mugs "Psychodelic" Arnart, 5th Ave, Made in Japan. SOLD

Slightly iridescent teal mold blown vase (missing stopper) with partially polished pontil. Color doesn't photograph correctly. Probably Blenko because of the half polished pontil. SOLD

Luthje Denmark teak cheeseboard with plastic cover & teak handle. SOLD Goodwood teak cheese board with glass cover. SOLD

Pennsylvania Dutch "Kaffe Klutch" (coffee & gossip) black tray, possibly by Maxey or the illustrator Marcelline Stoyke 1950's while living in Evanston, IL. Pair 1958 & 1961 "Better Homes & Gardens" Cookbooks.

Ceramic pink deer planter. Made in Japan. The lady insisted the deer was pre-war Japan. Her father gave it as a gift to her mother before they were married in 1941. SOLD Pair crystal candle holders "Atlantic" designed by Willy Johansson for Hadeland Glassverk of Norway. SOLD

Collection of Lotus bowls, some signed "Made in Japan." Large 1960 Civil War picture book for hubby (not pictured.) Passed on a lovely walnut dining table. I loved this sale and I regret not returning the following day.

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