'Tique Talk ~ About Antique Collecting ~ by Marianne Dow

Feliz Cinco de Mayo ~ Collecting: Vintage Bauer Pottery

May 5th = Cinco de Mayo ~ ole!

There's plenty of info out there about this day and its importance to Mexico. This site has several info links: Cinco De Mayo Sites.

If I were still living in Southern California, I'd pull out one of my vintage Mexico-themed tablecloths, and set  the table with my colorful vintage Bauer Pottery dishes, and have a PARTY!

I'll bet you thought I'd say FIESTA, and then show you pix of vintage Homer Laughlin "Fiesta" dishes... like this:

But I don't collect Fiesta. I used to collect Bauer Pottery, and still have a lot of my fun rainbow-colored collection displayed in my kitchen.

I am especially fond of my group of rare hand painted Bauer plates. Here's a fuzzy shot of a few:

Bauer was one of the great "CALIFORNIA POTTERY" companies and is highly collectible. For Bauer history check out these sites:
Photos of collections of vintage Bauer pottery:

Here's the gorgeous kitchen set from the TV show The New Normal, chock full of vibrant California pottery tiles and dishes. I'm sure many pieces are from the gorgeous new line of Bauer Pottery.

  • Oil Jar during repair (left) and after (right)
  • They are even reproducing the Bauer Russel Wright pieces.

Here's the TOP 10 LIST of 'Most Watched' BAUER Pottery eBay Auctions listed now.

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