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Vintage Wall Pockets
Vintage Wall Pockets Add Charm to Your Walls
Vintage wall pockets are charming! If you're not familiar with the term "wall pocket," they are basically vases, and are usually made of ceramic. They have a flat back and a hole near the top that allow you to hang them on the wall.
Wall pockets come in all shapes and sizes. I've seen some very fancy ones and just as many that are plain.
The vintage wall pocket shown here is shaped like a tea cup and saucer. The "pocket" portion is shaped like half a tea cup and the saucer frames it.
Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood
Wall Pockets as Collectibles
You can't have just one wall pocket!
I know a woman who collects wall pockets. She has them hanging on her kitchen walls. They are lovely!
Wall pockets come in all sorts of designs including the following:
- fruits and vegetables
- tea pot
- drapery style (gathers and all!)
- people, sometimes a pair with a boy and girl set
Vintage Wall Pockets for Sale on eBay
Start your collection and choose the perfect wall pocket for your decor on eBay.
eBay is a great resource for finding vintage wall pockets. Collectors sometimes sell off pieces when they can't keep them all or decide to collect something new.
The stock always changes on eBay so start searching! Find wall pockets by maker, color, and style.
Wall Pocket Collector's Guides - Find out the value of wall pockets.
Learn the value of wall pockets with one of these guides. If you love a certain maker, like McCoy, a guide will help you learn about other pieces they made. A general collector's guide gives a range of wall pockets by many collectors.
Art Deco Wall Pocket
Wall Pocket with Flowers
Blogs about Wall Pockets
- Who Loves Wall Pockets? -- Vintage Life
I love whimsical things.Â Whimsical, pretty things with no real useful purpose are particularly appealing to me.Â That's probably why I think wall pockets, or wall vases, are really neat. I guess you have to give credit to the first person who look
- Vintage 1940s Lovebirds Wall Pocket
A photo of a lovely wall pocket featuring a pair of birds.
- Vintage wall pockets / vases -- Trash2Treasure
This is an instance where all you have to change is the COLOR of an item to update it. Â Vintage wall pockets or vases like this are quite plentiful at rummage sales, thrift stores and estate sales. I usually look at the INSIDE to decide whether or n
Gold Cherub Wall Pocket
- Dreams in Bloom
Gold cherub wall pocket photo kindly shared by Dreams in Bloom. Thank you!
Floral Wall Pockets on eBay - Collectible Wall Pockets
These wall pockets all have a floral theme. You can find just about any kind of wall pocket on eBay. And if you can't find it today, try in a week. The inventory changes all the time with individual sellers adding theirs.
Handmade Wall Pocket
Janie Sullivan sent me this photo of a handmade wall pocket.
She said, "The pocket is dark blue, hand made in a college ceramics class. I bought it for 50 cents several years ago."
She has her business cards in this wall pocket. What a perfect use for this small wall pocket!
Photo Credit: Janie Sullivan
Animal Wall Pockets on eBay - Featuring Animals
Many collectors love to find animal vases and wall pockets for their collections. These are whimsical and lovely additions to add to your walls!
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