Oology or oology is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behaviour. The concise english dictionary hayward and sparkesgives rhabdoid,rhabdoidal rod like and rhabdology. Egg cups, an illustrated history and price guide book, 1995. Vintage egg cups, egg container, set of 6 egg cups, metal egg cups, retro egg cups, vintage egg holders, egg holder set, vintage cups fleamarketeu 4. Twentynine specialties are covered from art deco to wooden ware, with egg cups. This book lists and prices 2,438 egg cups prices are given in both u. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Apr 22, 2011 egg coddlers are another good egg collectible harder to find but those egg cups are so cute, nice collection. How salty does water have to be for an egg to float. Many subscribers to eggcup collectors corner, the newsletter for our hobby use blakes book as a basic reference.
If you are a collector these items you are known as a pocillovist pronounced posilovist. Colin watson november 20, 1943 may 24, 2006 was a british egg collector who stole the eggs of rare and wild birds from protected wildlife sites throughout great britain for over twenty years before his death. Egg cups and egg plates are available in several different colors that can match with the decor or color theme of your cafe, diner, or bed and breakfast. Label three cups just water cup 1, cup 2, and cup 3. Collectable egg cups for sale shop with afterpay ebay. Antique vintage style glass egg cups, set of 4 pcs. The act of collecting egg cups is known as pocillovy. This site is dedicated to the world of egg cup collecting. Egg cups for the collector is an article that first appeared in the novaantiques newsletter on august 24, 2006. I invite you to share my inspirations for a creative life and a lifetime of adventures. Egg cup collectors antique vintage collectible pocillovy.
Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. My english grandparents ate softboiled eggs for breakfast nearly every day or at least every day their granddaughter was visiting. Although an early version of the egg cup was found in the ruins of pompeii in 79 a. Buy characters collectable egg cups and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. I found this book to contain a wider range of subjects than previous books on egg cups that i have read, although the author readily acknowledges her debt to winnie freemans book collecting egg cups. Over 10,000 books available with more added every day. The last picture shows a flaw on two, a little chip and a scrape. Javad hashemis the joy of collecting egg cups is very informative, and brenda blakes egg cups an illustrated history and price guide below is an older book, but still interesting. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. An egg cup is a container used for serving boiled eggs. The local timezone is named europe amsterdam with an utc offset of 1 hours. Silicone egg cup holder eggs holder food grade cook poach eggcup kitchen tools.
Twentynine specialties are covered from art deco to wooden ware, with egg cups made from all kinds of materials. Royal doulton toby and character jugs collectors price guide by thomas wentworth. Vintage pink panther collection eggcup circa 1981 gc. Amazon price new from used from paperback please retry. See more ideas about vintage egg cups, egg cups and vintage. This figural egg cup with the face of a child is new. The text is divided into two sections, the first giving new profiles of oologists not appearing in the egg collectors of great britain. Its french and was for sale in an antique shop on the street where i live in nyons drome. I admit i am a pocillovist an egg cup collector vintage egg cups. I had one with legs when i was young too so we got them together and theyre now a couple. This wholly new book follows on from the authors the egg collectors of great britain and ireland, published in 2000. Here is a previously posted photo of my egg cup collection.
Egg cups have an upwardly concave portion to hold the egg and a flatbottomed base. Egg cup tray most likely from early 1900s, though i really dont know. Oology can also refer to the hobby of collecting wild birds eggs, sometimes called egg collecting, birdnesting or egging, which is now illegal in many jurisdictions. Pocillovy is the name given to the hobby of collecting egg cups and if you collect them you are a pocillovist. Dress up your eggs up with one of these modern egg cups. Names for collectors of various objects called and a quiz. The word is derived from the greek oion, meaning egg. Ill have to say they are larger than any other egg cups we own.
Original 1970s egg cups and giant salt and pepper pots. Sniffles the mouse and his friend the bookworm decide to take up egg collecting, setting their eyes upon a big barn owl egg. Having a clear out selling our original 1970s china egg cup set and giant size salt and pepper all undamaged condition the salt and pepper are china and black and orange with original stoppers measures. Royal doulton brambly hedge figurines collectors price guide by jenny kendal. Hundreds of items are shown in the rich color, dozens more in black and white. Daniel tracey contributed this very interesting term and was kind enough to provide some additional information from the greek rhabdos rod. Find all collectibles across the world and sell to madam nazar. Egg collectors of great britain and ireland by a c cole. As a guide to determine the origins and value of egg cups, a recommended book, which is no longer in print but still is available on the web and libraries is. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Gzhel porcelain egg cup handmade in russia easter gift.
One other book that is also a price guide is by pat stott called the collectors book of egg cups. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Runny, hardboiled or perfectly in between no matter which way they like t hem, weve egg cups and holders to please every egg enthusiast. As a family owned and operated business, collector bookstore believes the golden rule is the best rule for business. The reputation of the egg cup as a collectors item is one whose time is about to come. Money back guarantee ensures you receive the item you ordered or get your money back. She was a member of the egg cup collectors club of great britain and became the first south african to join. The day britains most notorious egg collector climbed his. Whilst a tad expensive, this book will appeal to beginners and seasoned collectors alike. Collector bookstore is the top source in reference books collectors and dealers of antiques, collectibles, glassware and the like, including both id and price guides.
An egg cup is a little stand used to serve a softboiled egg. An illustrated history and price guide brenda c blake on. Egg cup collectors corner, co joan george 67 stevens av. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search.
Michelle and david, husband and wife team known as eggcuppery are collectors, turned sellers and will be presenting antique and vintage egg cups ranging from victorian ceramic and art deco, through to plastic 60s and 70s egg cups featuring numerous characters from andy pandy to vintage spiderman. This collector also added chickenrelated plates to the collection. It is often difficult to find others who share this hobby, so this is a place where we can get together and talk egg cups. Published in 1996, this is the most comprehensive book ever on the subject. This stoneware egg cup has a wide base that provides a spot to rest your spoon on, or place shell pieces on. Modern egg cups we see today are factory made and very inexpensive. Many of our egg holders are even safe to use in microwaves and ovens, so you can warm or cook your food items. Buy collectable egg cups and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. This volume lists and prices 2,438 egg cups prices are given in both u. A compilation of information additional to the original book published in 2000. If youre looking for a stylish way to dress up your eggs in the morning, heres a collection of modern egg cups to inspire you 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Choose from personalised designs, handmade wonders or novelty creations, and make breakfast time and lunch or dinner time for that matter that little bit more playful. Pocillovy is the name given to the hobby which comes from the latin, pocillum ovi, meaning a small cup for an egg. According to the book, a good specimen for beginners is the egg of a great barn owl. An egg cup is a container that is used to serve boiled eggs. When was the last time you saw a softboiled egg on a restaurant menu or even made one for breakfast for yourself. See the best in vintage bottles, sports memorabilia, and more. This is the mark of guernsey glass, a small company that began in 1970 in cambridge, ohio. Ostrichegg cups are often referred to in early documents as griffin egg. Somebodys motherinlaws collection, as well as her nice. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you. Welcome to my blog where aesthetics are a passion, details are a priority, and pleasure in simple things is celebrated. Ive filled my blog with fascinating stories from books to photographs to documents on subjects that are as diverse as we are as a country. May 27, 2006 by last year, seven egg collectors had been sent to jail for up to three months. There is also an active facebook group called egg cup collectors group where there are some very knowledgeable collectors who are willing to help beginners learn the ropes as well as assist in identifying and pricing a mystery cup.
Remember what happened to the lowly lunch pail and cookie jar. The word used for an eggcup collector is pocillovist, and egg cup. See more ideas about egg cups, vintage egg cups and egg coddler. A caughley egg or ice cup circa 178590 the bell form bowl raised on conical spreading foot, painted underglaze blue and gilded with dresden flowers, with an interior blue and gilt border, painted s mark, 6. The joy of collecting egg cups paperback 1 jul 1998. Mar 10, 2018 ive loved egg cups since i was a kid see more ideas about egg cups, vintage egg cups and egg holder. The nice thing about egg cups is they can be tucked into a cabinet. Here in america, egg cups have fallen out of favor. Inside the bottom of the cup is a raised letter b inside a raised triangle.
Late one night in a bookstore, sniffles the mouse is reading the book egg collecting for amateurs. An egg cup, sometimes called an egg server, is an item of tableware used for serving and holding boiled eggs within their shell. Well have to find goose or ostrich type eggs to display. An egg cup, sometimes called an egg server, is an item of tableware used for serving and. Vintage silver metal individual egg cup with hinged lid. Candlewick glass michiana association of candlewick collectors. Egg lands best farm fresh large white grade aa eggs. And see how they call the eggcup collectors club a bizarre. The mounts are similar to those with the coconut bowls and, with authenticated english mounts, are equally rare. Although not much used in the united state, egg cups still remain popular at the breakfast tables in europe.
Get the best deals on collectible egg cups when you shop the largest online selection at. Zuidbeijerland, zevenhuizen, steenbergen, the hague, rucphen or amiens. Heijningen destination guide north brabant, netherlands. The antique trader royal doulton price guide by kyle husfloen contains 2,500 colored photographs and more than 5,000 listings. Cobalt blue glass chicken vintage egg cup made in france 2004b.
Most european pottery firms large and small have a range of egg cups in their pattern books, some had short production runs and some were made for many years, i. Names for collectors of various objects called and a quiz to. Get the best deal for collectible egg cups from the largest online selection at. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Now im looking for unusual eggs to go in the egg cups. Sniffles friend, a bookworm, takes him to the top of an old church tower where they find an owl egg. Worth checking out are, for instance, a 19th century english egg cruet in sheffield plate. It has been produced in an opaque green jadite, opaque blue delphite and ice, an iridized finish. These namebrand egg cups were in the glass cases at the auction house. Hundreds of items are shown in beautiful color, dozens more in black and white. Collecting is popular hobby or in some cases obsession or addiction. An early silver egg cup was found in the ruins of pompeii. It borders the provinces of south holland and gelderland to the north, limburg to the east, zeeland to the west, and the flemish provinces of antwerp and limburg to the south. Sydneys powerhouse museum of science and design has an important quantity of egg cups in its collection.
Its not easy to pimp an egg cup collection here in the states. Pocillovy egg cup collecting is very popular in england and america but remains rather unusual in. Unfollow antique egg cups to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. This advert is located in and around richmond, surrey. Best of all, many of these products are dishwasher safe, making them quick and. Free delivery and returns on ebay plus items for plus members. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. It started with a cup used by my grandfather third from the right, back row, white cup with bluegreen egg. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Jul 25, 2016 did you know that pocillovist egg cup collector. Many different types of wood have been used to make egg cups such as maple, pine, rosewood, mahogany, olive wood, fruit woods, oak, birch, ash, walnut, the list goes on especially when you take into account all the wooden eggs cups made abroad. Many people collect a variety of different things, the most popular of which are then given names but most of these are not recognised or authenticated by official sources as can be seen here.616 435 1558 637 346 421 696 264 1 1368 648 783 427 807 1440 1017 481 1122 1258 831 65 1597 1175 1585 827 1413 704 1237 570 924 961 737 269 362