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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Vintage Thursday Dachshunds

Suzanne over at Coloradolady is hosting Vintage Thingies Thursday. Drop on over and check out all the pretties! Here is a sample of my dachshund collection. The first is a salt and pepper with a toothpick holder. Each piece is labeled Centennial Novelty, Los Angelos, Japan. It is a paper label. On the back is embossed HI FRIEND. Not really the correct term. It is not applied but within the porcelain. Next we have 2 dachshunds begging . Salt and pepper. They are identical so I photographed one facing and the back of the other. The salt does have 3 holes while the pepper has only 2. They are marked Japan. Or rather the pepper has the mark. I had to use a magnifier to see it. Faded. While checking that out I see that at one time they had collars. Perhaps it was a bit of velvet? The figurine is not marked and has lost paint from the balls? or drums. My photos do not do justice to these pieces! The brown dachsie is almost nine inches and is marked 1901 Japan. This is a male dachshund. The red brown mom and pup has a silver paper label with National Potteries Co. Cleveland O Made in Japan. The next two dachshund figurines are unmarked. They are about three inches long. I think this is a ring holder. It is unmarked. I hope you have enjoyed my show. Please visit Coloradolady for more vintage items.

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25 Comments:

OpenID marianedwardsdreamweaver said...

they are all ssooo cute..the first one made me smile the way it wraps around the toothpick holder heehee!

April 15, 2009 at 10:24 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

awww little cuties :-)

April 15, 2009 at 10:26 PM  
Blogger TattingChic said...

Wow, Ruby! You really have a lot of dachshund figurines! They are cute.

I just came by to say thank you so much for the very sweet comment you just left on my blog! You are a sweetie! Thank you!

April 15, 2009 at 10:43 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Very cute! I had no idea dachshunds came in so many shapes and sizes!

April 15, 2009 at 10:48 PM  
Blogger Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Great collection, I know you enjoy them. Thanks for sharing.
Molly

April 15, 2009 at 11:23 PM  
Blogger Patty said...

What a fun collection! I love anything to do with dogs so thsi was perfect. :)

April 15, 2009 at 11:29 PM  
Anonymous CC said...

These are so sweet..I love them all. Happy VTT and have a great day.

April 15, 2009 at 11:43 PM  
Blogger Miri said...

Wonderful collection...love the ring holder! Brilliant!

April 16, 2009 at 4:50 AM  
Blogger Roslyn Atwood said...

Ah, why do I think that you like Dacshunds,lol! very cute I especially like the dark brown one from Japan.

April 16, 2009 at 5:09 AM  
Blogger fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

super cute collection! happy VTT and thanks for sharing.. have a great day!

April 16, 2009 at 7:16 AM  
Blogger ClassyChassy said...

Love the mom and baby figurines - so sweet!

April 16, 2009 at 8:07 AM  
Blogger Coloradolady said...

Oh. My. Goodness. You have posted my favorite things...dachshunds...I was drooling over all these little cuties! Some, I have never seen before. Oh, I so enjoyed this post...SO ENJOYED.

Thanks for showing these to us today...I am glad to see I am not the only dachshund lover in the bunch of girls that visit every week!

Have a great weekend...oh, and I love your header!

April 16, 2009 at 8:57 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

absolutely adorable collection!
they all have such sweet faces even the working dog (the ring holder).

April 16, 2009 at 9:27 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Some real cuties here! My favorite is the ring holder.

April 16, 2009 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger SueLovesCherries said...

They're adorable! Thanks for sharing them!

April 16, 2009 at 10:16 AM  
Blogger Bea said...

Cute, cute, cute! Love the one wrapped around the fire hydrant.

April 16, 2009 at 11:23 AM  
Blogger Donna said...

Now how sweet are those puppies!!
Love 'em
blessings to all
donna

April 16, 2009 at 1:54 PM  
Blogger salmagundi said...

Adorable pups!! What a great collection. Sally

April 16, 2009 at 4:53 PM  
Blogger Paula said...

WOW! you do have a collection - very aweseom! Thanks for sharing them, Paula in Idaho

April 16, 2009 at 6:03 PM  
Blogger foxxy said...

Your dachshunds collection is cute. I have a vintage dachshund and it's a catch all. It holds letters and coins. At least thats what I use it for.

April 16, 2009 at 6:27 PM  
Blogger Jeanne said...

ANOTHER DACHHOUND COLLECTOR, TOO FUNNY, those are soo cute. thanks for sharing.

April 16, 2009 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger mannequin said...

Oh my goodness your dachshunds are darlin! I just love their expressions. The ring holder is adorable!

April 17, 2009 at 10:04 PM  
Blogger Janet, said...

I love your dachshunds! Your collectibles are so cute. We had a little red dachshund for 14 1/2 years, they steal your heart.

April 17, 2009 at 10:36 PM  
Blogger Picket said...

Beautiful collection....they do make the sweetest pets...two of my children have had one and my aunt had a longhaired sweetie when i was a girl! Thanks so much for coming by///hope you are having a great weekend!

April 18, 2009 at 6:39 PM  
Blogger farmlady said...

Cute collection. They're all very sweet but I like the brown 1901 dachshund from Japan the best. Don't you wonder who owned it back then and how got to you?
We had a smooth dachshund years ago and we just loved him. His name was Oscar( Oscar Mayer Weiner)..., Yea! True.

August 28, 2009 at 12:24 AM  

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