Sunday, April 3, 2011
Are Ya Out Gettin' Your Garden Ready For Spring? Surely You've Got A Stylish Water Can To Keep Your Petunias Lookin' Good! Status: Three's An Official Collection.
I've had one for what seems like forever, one I found at an antique mall on Magazine Street and the last little one was waiting for me at a thrift store just down the street from the place we were staying in New Orleans (Terrytown, actually).
The only flowers Mr. Modtomic is keeping are the pretty glass flowers in the background! They
don't ever seem to wilt but do need some water from time to time...to knock the dust off,
anyway. I'm keeping the water cans handy though, just in case I decide to give the real thing a
This one was my first. Found it at a far West County estate sale many years ago. It's a true art
deco beauty. Made in Turkey and has an S&H (Smith & Hawken) stamp on the bottom. Made in
the '80s apparently. It has such a great patina that I thought it was much older.
This one was at an antique mall on Magazine Street in New Orleans. It's got a great shape and
is marked Made in Germany. Gotta be carefull with this one lest somebody get an unintended
I'm not 100% sure this one IS a water can. It might be for serving hot cocoa or something
similar...so the "collection" might not be complete. It's got a sticker on the bottom reading
Coppercraft Guild Taunton Mass. It's just as pretty as the rest so for now, it stays.