Cast Metal Spanish Junipero Serra Bell A841


This one is heavy - at least 50 lbs!   Stamped "Junipero Serra 1713-1794 California." Interesting red patina. Bell has no clapper. Spanish missionary "Father of the Missions" Junipero Serra established his first U.S. mission in 1769. He built eight more California missions over the next thirteen years. Junipero Serra was born in 1713 in Majorca, Spain. ...

Wooden Clock 1920s A835


Asian-inspired wooden clock, we're not sure exact country of origin, possibly China, possibly Japan, but it's from the 20s or 30s. Electronics replaced with a battery-operated works. Lovely warm brown wooden frame keeping track of time. Price on request.

Assortment of Mid-Century One-of-a-kind Cartoon Mugs A824


Cartoonist  Michael Johnson opened The Mug Shop in Corona Del Mar in 1947, turning out personalized hand drawn mugs, each one an original, 30-40 a day, often gently lampooning the characters and the hobbies and occupations of the delighted recipients. Word soon spread and the store acquired an enthusiastic following, including John Wayne who regularly ...