Top 10: Cookie Jars

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2015-06-26 10:28:01

10) American Bisque Herman & Katnip - $1,300

An American Bisque Herman & Katnip cookie jar, the rarest of all American Bisque jars known with only 6 extant, sold for $1,300 at Victorian Casino Antiques in May 2013.

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

A Glenn Appleman cookie jar, Ten Cats on a Buick (1981), sold for $1,611 on eBay in November 2011.

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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