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Vase

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

A tumbler-shaped earthenware vase with line drawings of stylized fish made by Minnesota artist Amy Sabrina in 1999.

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Sawed Off Shotgun

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Parker VH grade sawed off shotgun. This double trigger, double barreled, side by side 20 gauge shotgun is made of engraved”Vulcan” fluid steel and has checkered walnut stocks. The barrels and forestock have been sawed off at 9.6 inches; the shoulder stock has been cut to leave only a pistol grip, which is wrapped in black electrical tape. Confiscated by the Minneapolis Police Department in 1992.

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Lynx Pennant

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

A felt pennant featuring logos for the Minnesota Lynx professional women’s basketball team and the WNBA. The pennant reads “1999 / MINNESOTA / LYNX / inaugural season” in blue, green, white and orange.

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Boundary Waters Beer

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

A rectangular cardboard box with a large logo reading: “JAMES PAGE BREWERY CO. / Boundary Waters / BEER / MADE FROM / MINNESOTA / … / WILD RICE / MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA” with a loon at the center. Manufactured by Georgia-Pacific Corp. of Minneapolis in 1990. See also bottles 1990.247.2.1-6.

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Air Freshener

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

A Jesse Ventura air freshener sold to raise money for Ventura for Minnesota, Inc. in 1999.

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Ceramic Platter

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

A square ceramic wall platter made by Charles Halling and decorated by Nancy Halling of Northfield, Minnesota, in the 1990s.

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Tiger Jack

Monday, January 26th, 2015

A small gouache on paper painting of St. Paul institution Tiger Jack. Made by Minnesota artist Shirley Jean Wallner in the 1990s.

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Schell’s Sign

Monday, January 19th, 2015

A cardboard Schell’s Brewing Company Weizen advertising sign from the 1990s.

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Quilt by Nancy Gipple

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Tree series quilt by Nancy Gipple. Image of a tree trunk and branches in a grid style of strip quilt using cotton printed fabrics and embellishments. Made in 1995.

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Tableware Set

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

A tableware set made of black glazed porcelain consisting of a dinner plate, soup or salad bowl, and a cup with saucer. Made by Monica Rudquist of Minneapolis, MN in 1993.

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