Below are some fun items i've spotted that totally have me jonesing (click photos to view full-size) . . .
Hand-painted 1940s Japanese chianti bottle plates, 1950s bar bell ("Ring for another round"), 1950s "Nite Life in Hollywood" mixers ("hi-ball mixers from filmlands gayest nite spots").
French 1920s celluloid cigarette case with figural hand clasp, wooden 1950s "coffin nails, I like 'em" cigarette dispenser, ceramic turtleneck and pipe planter by Relpo c.1960s.
Parisian nite-club linen napkin set c.1930s, figural bathing beauty bottle opener c.1910s, 1940s Hallmark pink elephant party greeting card.
1950s Pipe-a-lite table lighter (seen on eBay), hand-embroidered "Man's Home Companion" pillowcase c.late-1800s, the perfect Magritte-style '30s burl wood pipe (spotted on eBay).
Cast iron 4-eyed-man bottle opener c.1930s (trip-out!), pretzel-shaped ceramic liquor flask c.1908!, neon bar sign (from Max's Bar, Los Angeles, CA) c.1920s
Vibrant Villeroy & Boch porcelain coaster set c.Early-1970s, giant Coca-Cola bottle cap tray and coaster set (so pop arty!) c.1979, old timey bar glasses c.1970s.
Inlaid bakelite cigarette holders c.1920s, Japanese straw hat coaster set, housed mini hat-box c.1940s.
And on a sad note . . . today we mourn the loss of Bea Arthur. In honor of the Golden Girl, here is a Bea portrait I adore, as painted by John Currin in 1991;
Portrait © Gagosian Gallery