Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – 1950′s RX Vase

RX-vase_6173

This gargantuan vase honoring prescription drugs was handed out as a promotional item by drug companies in the 1950′s when they really went for great promo swag as opposed to the fat pens, squeeze balls and mortar and pestle post-its that flood doctor’s offices today. In those days, if you had a promo item it was SOMETHING.

A healthy 8″ high and almost obese 18″ around, this vase can hold enough RX to keep you going a lifetime.

RX-vase_6176

The RX vase was made by Rex (not a stretch) Ceramics of Hollywood, CA., where these vases were most certainly and unabashedly popular.

RX-vase_6177

RX-vase_6175


Categories: Accessories, Kitsch, Kitsch O' The Day, Medical

Tags: , , ,



Share this page.   Subscribe to the blog.
  
 

Creative Commons License
Protected under a Creative Commons license

4 Comments

Leave a Reply