Sometimes I will find an item at a client’s house and I will need a moment to consider whether it is truly weird enough to warrant an entry on this blog. Other times, it’s as crystal-clear as the waters of … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Art, Chatchkes, Naughty Bits, Utterly Useless Things, What Is It?
Tagged art, aruba, boobs, chatchke, coconut, glasses, hat, hooves, monkey, nude, sexist, souvenir, useless
It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a woodland creature bleeding from the eyes. This video features my lovely assistant Ilana. This sugar dispenser was given to my client by her mother-in-law. It features a holly motif painted over some bulges … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Kitchenware
Tagged bleed, ceramic, christmas, dispenser, eyeballs, holly, kitchenware, mouse, scary, sugar
This is a coin purse that turned up in a junk drawer in Watertown, MA. When you squeeze the monkey’s cheeks, its mouth opens, revealing your change. While I think it could be cute to “feed” the monkey a coin, … Continue reading