Little Italian Vase


Who needs antiques shops and fairs when you live in Glossop? Yesterday, we wandered around Chorlton before heading back to Glossop for a little whizz around the charity shops. Not a sausage dog was to be found anywhere. However, we spotted that the Glossop indoor market was still open so went to have a look. Lo and behold, on one of the stalls outside, we saw this:

How’s that for an unusual Italian vase? It doesn’t look like any others I’ve ever seen.  The stall holder was a slightly odd man; I couldn’t really understand what he was saying, other than he told me twice that everything on the table top was a pound. Then tried to sell me some Taiwanese cheapo tat, also for a pound: “It’s even nicer, this one.”  No, it’s really not, trust me on this.

This has inspired me to go and have an Ebay search for Italian pottery… wish me luck!


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Julie says:

    Did you find anything about the italian pot? I have a pot that looks like a small flower pot with a handle. it has italy on the bottom (marked just like yours) and 5106. looks 1950’s. Intrigued X

    1. littleowlski says:

      I never did unfortunately. Many of the italian things I find are more difficult to identify. I’m sure as I get a few more pieces, I’ll get to know some more but still not as easy to find as the German pieces. Emma 🙂

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