Colorful ceramic jugs designed by Susie Cooper for Gray’s Pottery, Hanley, England, whom she worked for in the 1920s, starting her own firm afterward.

Cubist design. 1920s.
Cubist design. 1920s. Marked ” Hand-painted, Gray’s Pottery, Hanley, England. Designed by Susie Cooper” on the underside. Image © 2019 — World Collectors Net. Fair use license. via http://www.worldcollectorsnet.com/whats-it-worth/susie-cooper-price-guide-value-guide/attachment/susie-cooper-grays-pottery-art-deco-cubist-jug/
"Paris" cubist design jug. ca. 1930.
“Paris” cubist design jug with cup. ca. 1930. ” Marked “Hand-painted, Gray’s Pottery, Hanley, England. Designed by Susie Cooper.” Image © 2019 Andrew Muir. Fair use license. via https://andrew-muir.com/items/grays-pottery-susie-cooper-perfect-cubist-design-mid-size-paris-jug-c-1930/2466
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Jug in a Art Deco cubist geometric design. 1920s. Fully marked for Gray’s Pottery to the base. Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/susie-cooper-grays-pottery-art-deco-1778406257

“Aurene” art glass from Steuben. Mostly 1920s. American. No longer making Steuben but Corning Glassworks which Steuben was part of is still going strong.

"Aurene" bowl in blue. ca. 1920s.
“Aurene” bowl in blue. ca. 1920s. American. Steuben,maker. Etched “Steuben.” Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/steuben-blue-aurene-vase/id-f_15680731/
"Aurene" fan and finger vases in blue, green jade and rosaline colors. 1920s.
“Aurene” fan and finger vases in blue, green jade and rosaline colors. 1920s. American. Blue vase is engraved “Steuben.” Imaged by Heritage Auctions, HA.com. Image © Barneby’s, Stockholm. Fair use license. via https://www.barnebys.com/auctions/lot/three-steuben-glass-fan-vases-circa-1920-blue-aurene-vase-engraved
"Aurene" compote in gold glass. ca. 1920.
“Aurene” compote in gold glass. ca. 1920. American. Engraved “aurene, 367.” Imaged by Heritage Auctions, HA.com. Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/glass/steuben-gold-aurene-glass-compotecirca-1920-engraved-aurene-367ht-8-in/a/5383-79336.s
"Aurene" vase in a trumpet shape in gold. ca. 1920s.
“Aurene” vase in a trumpet shape in gold. ca. 1920s. American. Art glass in a gold color. Marked “Steuben Aurene 6770” on underside. Image © Cowan’s Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.cowanauctions.com/lot/steuben-gold-aurene-glass-vase-3077436

Vases and some other interesting little things from American ceramics firm Weller Pottery which was in the state of Ohio. Founded in 1872 it closed right after World War II.

Bottle vase with red carnation in the "Eocean" pattern. 1898-1915.
Bottle vase with red carnation from the “Eocean” line. 1898-1915. American. Ceramic. Image © thekingsfortune.com and ©1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Weller-Pottery-1898-1915-Eocean-Carnations/dp/B07R8N59WY
Pillow vase from the "Aurilian" line.
Pillow vase from the “Aurilian” line. Dark brown ground with hand painted decoration in slip under a gloss glaze, the front having a spray of flowers in burnt orange and dark yellow with green leaves and an area of mustard with abstract splashes on the sides and back in red and yellow. 1898-1910 with the die stamp on the underside suggesting a date before 1900. Earthen ware. Signed “Weller” on the bottom with an impressed die stamp. Marked by hand with the artist’s initials. It also has the numbers 502 and 7. 1898 and 1910. Image ©Callooh Callay Vintage and © 2019 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/1112551/1900s-weller-pottery-aurelian-vase
Coppertone bowl, frog dish, and two frogs. No exact date.
Coppertone bowl, frog dish, and two frogs. No exact date. Ceramic. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://skinnerlive.auctionserver.net/view-auctions/catalog/id/507/lot/227451/?url=%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F507%3Fpage%3D1%26items%3D100
"LaSa" scene palm tree round vase. 1920-25.
“LaSa” scene palm tree round vase. 1920-25. Glazed ceramic. Image © 1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. and Weller Pottery. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Weller-Pottery-1920-25-Scenic-Round/dp/B07HBFQ7V9

Images from the now mostly forgotten 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne which was held in Paris, France when World War II was just a hop, skip and jump away.

USSR pavilion. 1937.
USSR pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. In the public domain in the United States and other countries where the copyright term is 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paris-expo-1937-pavillon_de_l%27URSS-13.jpg
German pavilion. 1937.
German pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/
La Garderie d'Enfants. 1937.
La Garderie d’Enfants. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/
Great Britain and Canada Pavilion. 1937.
Great Britain and Canada Pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/

Blue-green Art Deco stoneware from Sweden. Part of Wilhelm Kåge’s “Argenta” series which he produced for the Gustavsberg Factory.

Vase. 1930s-1940s.
Vase. 1930s-1940s. Stoneware with a green glaze and silver overlay. Stamped: “Argenta 1046 / Gustavsberg Kåge.” Image © Maison Gerard, New York. Fair use license. via http://www.maisongerard.com/collection/wilhelm-kage-1889-1961-for-gustavsberg4
Vase. No exact date.
Vase. No exact date. Stoneware with green glaze and silver overlay. Makers marks on the underside. Image © 2008-2019 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/569/875-a-wilhelm-kage-argenta-stoneware-vase-gustavsberg
Charger. Early 20th c.
Charger. Early 20th c. Stoneware with a green glaze and silver overlay. Makers marks on underside. Image © 2019 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2066762/wilhelm-kage-argenta-series-charger-for-gustavsberg

Cheerful Art Deco ceramics, all in animal designs. Designed by Edouard Marcel Sandoz for Haviland Limoges in the early years of the 20th century. All of these except for the toucan being pictured in “Les Creations en Porcelaine d’ Edouard Marcel Sandoz” by Jean Segonds.

Toucan bonbonnière. 1972.
Toucan bonbonnière. 1972, after a model made by Sandoz in 1922. Number 36 of a second edition limited to 1000. French. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/sandoz+toucan+candy+box/
“Porte – Bouquet - Grenouille.”Vase with a yellow frog on a green lily pad. 1916.
“Porte – Bouquet – Grenouille.”Vase with a yellow frog on a green lily pad. 1916. French. Porcelain. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/french+art+deco+sandoz+porcelain+singing+frog+vase/
Duck bonbonnière.
“Canard Mandarin Duck” bonbonnière. 1916. French. Porcelain. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/sandoz+french+art+deco+large+duck+box/

Art Deco jewelry made with the pretty green stone chrysoprase having its own party in your jewelry box or on your wrist.

Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style. White gold. Marquise shaped chrysoprase in a bezel setting with enamel and filigree. Image ©2019 Brilliant Earth, LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.brilliantearth.com/The-Taya-Ring-14K-White-Gold-BEA12919/
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style. Platinum set with chrysoprase, onyx and diamond. Maker not known. Image © 1880 – 2019 Bentley & Skinner (Bond Street Jewellers) Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.bentley-skinner.co.uk/london/jewellery/33833-a-pair-of-art-deco-chrysoprase-onyx-diamond-earrings/
Brooch. ca. 1925. Art Deco in style.
Brooch. ca. 1925. American. Carved chrysoprase and diamond set in platinum. Black Starr and Frost, maker. Stamped by the maker. Image © 2014 Rago Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.ragoarts.com/auctions/2019/06/09/fine-jewelry/1121