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On the Second Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…

…two Rookwood Bookends.

c. 1948 Pair of 5.75" Rookwood Pottery Bookends $375.00

c. 1948 Pair of 5.75" Rookwood Bookends $375.00 SOLD

This pair of Wise Owl Bookends  will guard your precious collection of books  or grace your desk with their learned presence. Created  in 1948 by the Cincinnati, Ohio  Rookwood Pottery Company they are a wonderful example of the rich detail and respected craftsmanship used by Rookwood in the creation of their pottery treasures.

c. 1948 Rookwood Owl Bookends Mold # 2655 Side View SOLD

The pair, created from mold # 2655, stand 5.75″ high and are in very good condition. There are no cracks, chips, glaze flakes or previous repairs. There is some crazing that is to be expected from items this age.  They are referenced on page 228 of  A Price Guide to Rookwood edited by L-W Book Sales. The mold was originally created in 1935.  The 1999 suggested value was $500.00 to $550.00. We are offering this pair at a special Holiday price of $375.00. (Good until December 31, 2009.)

Bottom Markings: Rookwood Logo, XLVIII (Date 1948), 2655 (Mold Number) SOLD

Billy Blue Eye is offering free shipping (USPS Insured Priority Mail) on these items and we accept Visa and Master Card.  To order please contact us at BillyBlueEye@cox.net. We guarantee that you will be 100% satisfied or your money back.  Happy Holidays from Billy Blue Eye!

c. 1948 Rookwood Owl Bookends Rear View SOLD


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On the First Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…

…a Satin Blue Stangl Wall Pocket.

c. 1938-41 – 7″ x 6.75″ Satin Blue “Leaves” Wall Pocket $ 99.00

This terrific Wall Pocket was recently added to our inventory just in time for Holiday Gift giving.  It was created by the Stangl Pottery Company of Trenton, New Jersey in 1938 as part of their Solid-Color Artware, Giftware & Novelties product line.

Stangl Pottery, formed by the consolidation of Hill and Fulper Potteries of Flemington, New Jersey, was the life-long passion and creation of Martin Stangl and from 1924 until 1978 he developed and produced a great assortment of earthenware, lamps, artware, figurines, dinnerware and special-order products.

c.1938-41 Stangl Blue “Leaves” Wall Pocket Back Side $99.00

This great gift is ready to be shipped to your Holiday “True Love” or to be added to your own pottery collection.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or previous repairs.  Some mild crazing is present; normal for a seventy year old treasure. Contact us to arrange shipment or for more information at BillyBlueEye@cox.net. Happy Holidays from Billy Blue Eye!

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