Maybe you thought they were emptying the contents or dusting the shop!
Well, some of the pottery lovers like myself have spent years identifying American pottery, and one of the best ways to do this is by looking at the bottom of the piece.
Oak Dining Table w/ 5 ladder back chairs; 3 Cedar Chests; Oak Wishbone Front Chest of Drawers; Enamel Top Kitchen Cabinet; New Home Treadle Sewing Machine; Kellogg Oak Wall Phone; Oak 58” Wooden Ice Box (painted).
Teacher’s College Yearbook; Framed Vintage Marilyn Monroe Prints; Vintage Baby Clothes; Paper Dolls; ’47-‘48 Miller Dairy Certificate; Good Year Rubber Tire Ash Trays; Du Pont Explosives Wood Box; Mc Laughlin 100 Roast Coffee Box; Carpenter Chest w/ 4 trays; 2 Akins Hand Saws; Wooden Planes & Chisels; Yankee Drill; Framed Match Book Collection; Ropp’s Commercial Calculator Book; Kodak M8 Movie Camera; Many Primitives and Unlisted Collectibles!
: 200 Carousel & GMP Sprint Car & NASCAR 1.18 Scale Models, including 35 Vintage Series, limited editions, all new in box w/ certificates!
’15 Buick Enclave AWD Premium SUV, carbon black metallic, ebony interior, luxury package, dual moon roof, sharp one owner, 37,054 miles; ’90 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais SL Coupe, quad 4 engine, new tires, red w/ gray interior & trim, 52,400 miles; ’ High Sierra 4×4 Pickup Truck, desert sand metallic, 5.7L-V8, AT, new tires, excellent original condition, 36,925 actual miles! : 22 Pistols and Revolvers, many new in box including: Ruger’s SR1911, SR9, SRC, 3-SR22’s, 45mm and LC9; Taurus 410-45; Glock 19; Beretta U22; Citadel’s 1911 & 45mm; Sig Sauer 22; Rossi 38 Special; Hi-Point C9; Hi-Standard Double 9; Iver Johnson 32; H&R 22; Gamo PT80 CO2 Pellet; 12 Rifles and Shotguns including: Mossberg’s 500 & 500A; Winchester’s 1200, 97, 77 & 74; Hatsan Escort; Hi-Point 995; Rossi 410; Henry 22 Magnum; Ant. Large Selection of Ammunition including 9mm, 45 Auto, 357 Mag, 12 & 20 Gauge, 22 LR, 38 Special, 410 , 45 Colt, etc. NOTE: The gun lot list and individual photos are available by contacting the auction firm.
Gun Related Items: 8 Place Solid Wood Gun Cabinet; New Tipton Gun Vise; Cabela’s Mechanical Boresight; Universal Loaders for 9mm, 45, 22 & 380; Gun Cleaning Kits; Large Collection (70 ) Pocket Knives including Buck, Gerber, Sheffield, Swiss Army, NRA, W. State and Federal gun laws will be strictly adhered to.
used the wedge shapes routinely, so that is always my first guess on a piece with a dry wedge foot.
Here's a good example of the American Bisque wedge foot (right).
Farmall 1/16 Scale MTA Tractor, NIB; Farmall F-20 Precision 1/16 Scale Tractor; Farmall 400 Precision 1/16 Scale Tractor; Case-IH Historical Tractor Set, 1/64 scale; Numerous 1/64 Scale Farm Toys, most are new; Etc.
Solid Oak L Shaped Sectional Office Desk w/ pigeon holes; Solid Oak/Upholstered Swivel Office Chair; Unusual Kneehole Desk w/ hidden lift-top bar; 12”x32”X84” Solid Oak Bookcase; Vizio 55” Flat Screen TV, like new; 60” Long Solid Wood TV Stand w/ storage; Broyhill Contemporary 88” Sofa & Matching Chair w/ ottoman, like new; La-Z-Boy XR Power Recliner; Sony Blue Ray Disc Player; Lg.
Any pottery that has been soaked in water may be beige, too, so beware of dirty bottoms!
The shape, glazing and markings of the "foot" or base surface of the piece which makes contact with a supporting surface (ie – table or shelf) can be as revealing as the color and texture of the clay.
Collection of DVD Movies; Oak Side Table; Wingback Recliner; 2 Carousel Swivel Rockers; Blonde 4 Pc.