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Molly Zone replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Oh, yes, that is very nice.  I did not even know they were engraved.  Good guess."
Sep 7
Bill Brest replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi again Molly, This engraving on the vase reminded me of a mosque window. What do you think? Bill"
Sep 7
Bill Brest replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
Sep 7
Bill Brest replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi Molly, Wonderful! I was thinking it may be from India. It just had that look to it. :)  Thanks so much,                                                                                                              …"
Sep 7
Bill Brest replied to Dotty's discussion Would could this large bell shaped object be? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi Dotty, Sorry I can't come up with the answer but the bolt is a carriage bolt. I tried to look up uses for a very large carriage bolt but ran into a dead end. Is the tag an auction item number tag. If so you might refer back to the…"
Sep 6
Molly Zone replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"This antique brass flower pot from India is the closest example I could find to yours.  That extra wide rim seems specific to flowers, but you don't see them THAT wide, especially when it has a small stem and base.    Here is…"
Sep 5
Bill Brest replied to C's discussion What is this item?? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Probably not a hay harpoon because they have tines on both sides for leverage. Whaling harpoon would be a better guess. Also can be used for any other large fish or aquatic animal. It does not appear to be very old however. I could be wrong, just…"
Sep 5
Bill Brest replied to Lloyd Levine's discussion Was there such a place ? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Charles Lindbergh had something to do with this school. There was a Roosevelt Field Aviation School in NY. I searched eBay and there are a few letters with this address to Charles Lindbergh. Good Luck in your search."
Sep 5
Bill Brest replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Thank you so much Molly.You seem to be right on with your response. I guess I need to study up on African figural art. "
Sep 5
Molly Zone replied to Bill Brest's discussion Antique Urn and an Antique Vase? in the group Whadja Find Today
"This is just one example of an Dogon or African medicine pot.  Sometimes they are just called Kuduo (container) or Yoruba (ritual or ceremonial vessel).  The figures seem to be wearing horse masks?  I cannot find any particular…"
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Antique Urn and an Antique Vase?

Hello Everyone,Can anyone help me identify these 2 items I found? The one is a metal vase with etchings on the sides and the other is metal with a removable lid with men holding it up and one for the handle. Any information would be greatly appreciated.thanks,Bill See More
Sep 4
Bill Brest replied to Shawna Dennis's discussion Need help with Large Tin Litho Cigarette Advertising Sign in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi Shawna, Very interesting side note to your sign. 1) The Sweet Caporal sign was larger than life as a billboard on Pingle's Drug and Book Store in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The store is long gone but is still conserved. 2)…"
Apr 9, 2015
GracefulAntiques replied to Bill Brest's discussion Please help Identifying what these 4 figures are in the group Whadja Find Today
"Thank you for the marks. Not the capodimonte mark though.  Lovely figurines though.  Sandy "
Apr 8, 2015
Bill Brest replied to Bill Brest's discussion Please help Identifying what these 4 figures are in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi Sandy, Thanks for your response. Here are the markings of all 4 porcelain figures. All are similar with the N 123 marking and a separate 3 along the edge. Found them in Carters.com website, link shown below. thanks, Bill"
Apr 7, 2015

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