Midcentury Italian pottery smoke set with castle motif.
Set includes: table lighter, cigarette holder, and ashtray. Marked: "95/916 Italy." Lighter, 2.5"Dia x 5"H; cigarette holder, 3"Dia x 3"H; ashtray, 5"Dia x 3"H. Light wear.
Midcentury ceramic ashtray from the Bird Isle collection
of Marc Bellaire. Bellaire apprenticed under Sascha Brastoff in the late 1940s and early 1950s, then operated his namesake pottery in Culver City, California from 1953 through the early 1960s.
Round handmade pottery bowl glazed in shades of
purple, tan, lavender, blue, green and aqua. Made by the 250-year old family-owned Brown Pottery located in Arden, North Carolina. Signed underside "Brown's Pottery Arden N.C." Minor wear.