Top 10: Cookie Jars
10) American Bisque Herman & Katnip - $1,300
9) Sinclair Oil’s green dinosaur - $1,500
A Sinclair Oil green dinosaur advertising cookie jar made in 1943 sold for $1,500 at Victorian Casino Antiques in May 2013.
8) Glenn Appleman’s Ten Cats on a Buick - $1,611
7) Kim Dingle’s John Wayne - $1,800
A character cookie jar of John Wayne, made by Los Angeles artist Kim Dingle in 1995, sold for $1,800 at Bonhams in June 2007.
6) Olive Oyl - $2,025
A 1961 vintage cartoon cookie jar depicting Popeye’s girlfriend Olive Oyl sold for $2,025 on eBay in April 2013.
5) Patti Warashina Bauer’s Water Works - $2,200
A circa 1970 art cookie jar by contemporary ceramics artist Patti Warashina Bauer, entitled ‘Water Works’, sold for $2,200 at Cowan’s in May 2013.
4) McCoy red squirrel - $4,000
A very rare McCoy red squirrel cookie jar sold for $4,000 at Belhorn Auction Services in November 2010.
3) Lanier Meaders Grapes - $5,000
An early 1970s cookie jar decorated with grapes, made by renowned North Georgia folk potter Lanier Meaders, sold for $5,000 at a Slotin Folk Art auction in May 2007.
2) Andy Warhol’s winking owl - $5,000
A cookie jar shaped like a winking owl from Andy Warhol’s extensive cookie jar collection sold for $5,000 at Christie’s in March 2013.
1) McCoy choo-choo train - $6,100
A rare McCoy Blue Train cookie jar, only one of six choo-choo train engine cookie jars to feature white smoke, sold for $6,100 at Belhorn Auction Services in November 2010.
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