We made stops at quite a few thrift stores along the way to and from Philadelphia. The van was well loaded by the time we got home. Here's a look at some of what we picked up:
Two different floor lamps with a similar style. One is a married piece--we found the white hobnail lamp minus the shade, and then a few miles down the road, there was a shade for sale! Serendipity at work.
The taller lamp has a nice parchment shade, and a handpainted frosted glass font. Very pretty, and both work perfectly.
A table full of finds: I had the Thomas Kinkade shade but needed a base. Sadly the shade had some damage when I bought it at an auction. The auctioneer didn't mention it and I didn't see it til we were loading the car. The damage isn't too noticeable so I hunted for, and finally found, a lamp to go with this lovely shade. I hope someone will fall in love with it regardless and take it home.
A stack of pretty mid-century glass: Indiana diamond point oval bowl, a Bartlett-Collins Manhattan pattern amber bowl, and a Cristal D'Arques ruby plate. Peeking in the top right corner is a Reverware whistling stainless steel teakettle.
A hodgepodge of cups and saucers. The blue one is from England, the little flowered ones are from Bavaria, a set of six cups and saucers total.
a pretty ruby and gold bottle that I added a stopper to, a blue Avon goblet, a large flower frog, and 4 green berry bowls to go with he bowl I bought last week. Love being able to put sets together!
And yet another fondue pot from the 70's, looks like it's never been used.
A pretty twisty sandwich plate by Fostoria, resting on top of a couple of cake plates I bought last week,
that kettle and the mugs hanging on a wood tree,
a spongeware pitcher and bowl, milk glass hen on a nest,
and an orange ball pitcher by Hazel Atlas, along with a red glass basket and a set of 6 yellow-flowered snack plates and cups,
and last of all a little wicker shelf resting on an old chair Larry repaired last week.
That's not all of it--I don't have photos of the wardrobe we found for our son or the two small tables or a few other bits and pieces but you can see it was a pretty good haul.
Now I have to get to work pricing it all and finding a place to put it. That's always the challenge, isn't it?
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