Actual delivery times may vary. Have shipping questions? Contact the seller. View seller policies. Shipping weights of all items added together for savings. We can show you more items that are exactly like the original item, or we can show you items that are similar in spirit.
Fruit and fruitcake , as well as many variations, are slang or even sexual slang terms which have various origins but modern usage tend to primarily refer to gay men and sometimes other LGBT people. In A Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address author Leslie Dunkling traces the friendly use of the phrase old fruit and rarely old tin of fruit to the s in Britain possibly deriving from the phrase fruit of the womb. In the United States , however, both fruit and fruitcake are seen as negative with fruitcake likely originating from "nutty as a fruitcake" a crazy person. A costermonger was a street seller of fruit and vegetables. The term, which derived from the words costard a type of apple  and monger , i. Costermongers have existed in London since at least the 16th century, when they were mentioned by Shakespeare and Marlowe and were probably most numerous during the Victorian era , when there were said to be over 30, in They gained a fairly unsavoury reputation for their "low habits, general improvidence, love of gambling, total want of education, disregard for lawful marriage ceremonies, and their use of a peculiar slang language".
Gay Fad Studios deco juice pitcher. Clear satin with aqua and gold stylized fruit design. Signed "Gay Fad. Gay Fad Studios commemorative tumbler.
This is a clear glass pitcher made by Bartlett Collins and hand painted in the Gay Fad studios with brightly colored fruit. There are yellow pears and peaches, a red apple, and what appear to be blue plums. There are no chips and the paint is in excellent condition. There is a pair of lines about halfway down the handle. One is a short horizontal line that I think is a molding flaw, the other is a short diagonal line that may be a crack.