Cocktail Time (L to R): 1970s gin decanter with cork (currently $9.95 here), mid-century Couroc ice-bucket ($9.95 on ebay), 1960s Danish brandy decanter by Kastrup Holmegaard for Raymor ($88.50 on ebay)
High art: (L and R) Ceramic opium and nicotine jars by Raymor c.1960s ($19.99 on ebay. Eat your heart out, Jonathan Adler!), (middle) c.1930s "drugs" sign salvaged from an old pharmacy (as seen here)
Well done: c.1960s Australian Bessemer melamine BBQ platter ($AU 4.50)
And above is the perfect kitchen in which to display all of your wordy decor, as well as some truly literary mailboxes (photos from the absolutely brilliant 1982 design tome, The Los Angeles Times California Home Book by Carolyn S. Murray).