each signed and hand-thrown jar-form pot decorated with abstract foliate fronds; all glazed in earth tone colors of russet, brown and ochre; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; rewired; Eric Norstad (1924-2013) was an American potter and architect who worked primarily on the west coast of the United States.
the black banner with embroidered decals of the Palace of Varied Industries, flowers, and a seal; along with the opening day ribbon with button and pin; good antique condition with minor wear to the edges; repair to ribbon;
The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but was widely seen as a way to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake
each of the 10 baluster form pins with spheroid finials included with 7 wooden balls; wear and chipping; professionally waxed and restored; Skittles is a European lawn game and an early form of bowling, from which modern ten-pin bowling, duckpin bowling, candlepin bowling and five-pin bowling are descended. In regions of the United Kingdom and Ireland the game remains a popular indoor pub game.
the rectangular mosaic panel with mitered border centering a charming grouping of 3 hand-clasped children surrounded by floral and foliate vines; raised on a later oak base with turned supports joined by an h-stretcher; restored condition.