Sunday, 3 July 2022

Two Oriental Stone (ish)Vases From The Charity Shop.


 I found two Oriental vases for sale in a charity shop the other day.  I think they are made of real concrete or reconstituted stone.  A modern term for things made out of cement and stone. Well I hadn't bought anything for two weeks.

Any road or any way.  I like them and they will live with my other Japanese and Chinese charity shop/carboot sales find.  I paid two Euros for them.  

We are on the look out for some artificial flowers to place in the vases.  It would be good if I could find some Chrysanthemums. They are the official flower of Japan.

More carboot treasure in another post.



8 comments:

  1. If you grew bamboo in your garden you could put some in those vases.
    They are a lovely shape.

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  2. We have bamboo in the garden JayCee. I also have some in pots. People in cities often grow it for privacy screening or hedging.

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  3. Another great find. I wonder why one vase is darker than the other one. Maybe one lived inside and the other one was placed outside.

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  4. Thanks YP. I thought the same that one had probably lived outside. They are heavy and we like them. Thanks.

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  5. They look like they have a good texture to them. I think they will look great with something in them.

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  6. A good texture is a good description Rachel. They are unusual and we like them and I agree they some dry flowers or something. Thanks.

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  7. I like them as well. You find great treasures. A man down the street was cleaning out a storage shed. He was placing things in his yard with a free sign. He had two finely detailed ducks, one preening, another looking straight ahead, about a foot high each. I walked back down and got them and had a nice conversation with him and his little dog. All of it for free.

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    1. Thanks Debby. Sounds like we both are good at finding treasure. Thanks.

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