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Been some time since my last entry. I have been meaning to list some super glass bowls made by Iittala Finland, know as Maribowls. They are actually listed as Mariskooli bowls and come in a rather vast range of colours. There is an online list showing dates and colour ranges as well as sizes. Some …

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Fritz Haussmann Switzerlands iconic Bauhaus award winning Teapot

This photograph says it all about Fritz Haussmann of Uster Switzerland. He studied in the Bauhaus school Germany and won an award for this iconic teapot. The body is of terracotta and with a shiny black glaze. The glaze sits tight to the body and therefore there is no crazing on the outside. The inner …

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WW11 Photographs still raise the hairs on the neck some 60 years on.

These few Photographs not only show us the horrors of war but also the growth in industrial ,so called, genius innovations. One wonders why the genius of man lends itself to destruction of others when the great ideas can be put to higher ideals. But then is it all about power and total greed ? …

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