Anyway. Here's what I bought:
|Click to embiggen, 'cause it's really pretty|
1. Blue bowl! Eagle-eyed readers of this blog remember that I've been looking for a big cast aluminum bowl for my dining room table. And maybe I still am, but I couldn't pass this up. Or actually, I could, since I saw this in the GW last week and decided six bucks was too much to spend. After I left the store, I immediately regretted my cheapskateitude. Luckily though, it was still there when we went back on Sunday, so I snapped it up. It's coming up greenish on my monitor, but it's pure blue in real life, a really gorgeous color. I know nothing about it. There's no maker's mark on it, and I'm pretty sure it's not old but it's a great color and a great swoopy shape (it's swoopier if you look at it from a different angle; the front (or back) is actually higher than the back (or front.) Goodwill, $6.00
By the way, those are Ikora non-tarnish candle holders I got from GW a while ago ($2.00) with Ronson butane candles.
Something I didn't get:
Pyrex Casserole! I guess this is a promotional pattern, though I don't know the name. It looked to be in very nice shape and was only 8 bucks for the whole thing but once again, it's not a pattern I collect and I don't have room to keep stuff I can't use. In the same store, I also found a pink gooseberry on white Cinderella bowl. It was slightly scratched, not too bad, and only $2.25, which seemed a good price to me. Again, it's not a pattern I collect, so...