Friday, July 18, 2008

Show and Tell Friday -double swan vase

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Show and Tell

We are nearing the end of my Swan collection and I didn't know I had so many until I began photographing them for Show and Tell. I have a few odd balls left, some pictured below.


Painted beaks are rubbing off on this McCoy double vase, but I will like them just fine when they are yellow all over! The pair below is interesting, because the one on the right is an older Enesco, when it was still N. S. Co, and the one on the left is newer, made in Japan and was cast with a pieced neck seam. Some minor differences, but obviously a copy.
This little black swan is not marked, but i found a similar one that was marked and the ad read "A wonderful piece of 1940-50's California Pottery. Marked "Roselane 261" on the bottom. Approx 7 3/4" tall x 4" across body"


6 comments:

Kathi~Lavender, Lace and Thyme said...

Kate, what will we do without your swan show and tell! You need to get going to the thrift shops right away! If I had any swans I'd send them to you, I think my mother has a pretty pink one. I have enjoyed seeing all or your beautiful swans, I hope you are able to add to your collection!

Have a wonderful Friday!
Kathi :)

Carrie said...

It's been great looking at your fabulous swan collection. Thank you for taking the time to photograph and present them in your posts.

Muum said...

It has been fun to come and see your swan collection each week!

Dawn said...

I'll definitely have to go back and check out all your swans - thanks for coming over today - I love having new visitors!

Kathy said...

What an interesting collection you've shared!
Kathy (mimisgarden.blogspot.com)

Cookie Sunshine said...

What a fun collection. I like the way that you have shared these.

Cookie