[Mccoypottery-talk] Someone destroyed a McCoy

Ben Jackson bjax_99@yahoo.com
Fri, 16 Apr 2004 17:11:11 -0700 (PDT)


Yea, dishwasher works real good. Especially with the
liquid cleaners that sand-blast the surface. 

 Ben in Woodstocl


--- "Loretta A. Payne-Nelson" <rett@netreach.net>
wrote:
> Walter:  When I first learned to Tole Paint you are
> so right about 
> 'painting on old stuff.  The instructor actually
> told us to look for an 
> old watering can in the garage, etc.    Since I
> didn't have enough 
> confidence to do that, I would just pick up scrap
> wood to learn.   When 
> I got good at painting, I had learned not to destroy
> authentic pieces.  
> Lucky for me.
> Loretta
> 
> BigBVideo@aol.com wrote:
> 
> >I, too, shudder when I see something like that
> painted vase,  but keep in 
> >mind that these pieces were originally very
> inexpensive and not considered any 
> >kind of fine art. I'm acutally surprised that there
> aren't more pieces floating 
> >around that have been painted or decorated in some
> way. In the 60's, my 
> >grandmother went thru that tole painting phase, and
> she grabbed just about anything 
> >she could get her hands on and painted her little
> designs. In her case, it was 
> >mostly strawberries. McCoy, with its nice smooth
> finish, would have been a 
> >good target. I don't know that she tole painted
> any, but I do know she chipped a 
> >Lady with Bonnet wall pocket and grabbed her tole
> painting box and painted in 
> >the red border that she knocked off. I have the
> piece now, and the border 
> >doesn't bother me. Besides, given the date, her
> "repair" is almost an antique! LOL
> >
> >As for the gold vase, who knows, maybe putting it
> in the dishwasher will get 
> >rid of most of it! It works for cold paint!
> >
> >Walter
> >
> >
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