Category Archives: Ceramics

Disney Store 25th Anniversary Lady and the Tramp Figurine Set

1955 saw the release of Disney’s 15th animated feature film, Lady and the Tramp. It was based on the original 1945 Cosmopolitan magazine story “Happy Dan, The Cynical Dog” by Ward Greene. 2012 saw the release of the Disney Store 25th Anniversary Lady … Continue reading

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Director Mickey Mouse Figurine

One more trip to the local Charity Shop and I found yet another Disney collectible. Sometimes there is nothing, and at other times it’s just an embarrassment of riches! Lately, I’ve been hitting it big. So to speak. This Mickey … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Minnie Mouse Shot Glass

Whether you plan to drown your sorrows or pick your teeth, you’ll need a receptacle to hold the necessary device to achieve your goal. So either this Shot Glass or Toothpick Holder should do the trick! I’ll leave it to … Continue reading

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Mickey and Minnie Ceramic Face Wall Hangings

You just never know what a trip to the local charity shop will provide in the way of interesting collectibles! Sometimes I find wonderful treasures and other times I come away with a pair of shorts… or nothing. But the … Continue reading

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Mickey and Minnie ‘At the Hop’ Figurines

The 1950s saw the birth of the Dreaded Teenager but, as a compensation, we got Rock n Roll. This musical revolution pushed youthful fashion to change until it began to dominate the fashion industry. Previously teenagers dressed similarly to their parents but now … Continue reading

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Disney’s Donald Duck Merchandise Overload

I frequent antique malls and flea markets but often find that some of the best Disney merchandise can be found at the humble yard sale. Truly, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure! I attended a multi-family yard sale years … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disney in Clay – The Art of Brenda White

Publisher: Brenda White / The J. S. McCarthy Company Year: 1994 Pages: 250 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-9642931-1-0 “Quality and not quantity will prevail.” – Brenda White Are you the kind of person who reads a book for the pictures? Well then, this book is for … Continue reading

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Disney Novelty Plates by Gibson

Another day at the Thrift Store and another day of Disney finds. I did buy a few things but decided these two plates only warranted a photograph and a mention on the blog. I left them on the shelf to … Continue reading

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Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Pongo Bone China Figurine

I always thought that ‘Pongo’ was an unusual name for a dog. It appears to have originated from a 16th-century account by Andrew Battel, an English sailor held prisoner by the Portuguese in Angola. He describes two anthropoid “monsters” named Pongo … Continue reading

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Mini Disney ‘Fab Five’ Bone China Figurines

John, Paul, George, and Ringo may have taken the world by storm in the 1960s, but before they ever became FAB, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, and Pluto rocked that nickname! Well, actually, you have to swap out Daisy for Goofy, … Continue reading

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