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Antique Redware Jug 10 Inch Beehive Shape W. Virginia Circa 1850

Antique Redware Jug 10 Inch Beehive Shape W. Virginia Circa 1850

The shape of this beehive jug starts out as ovoid below the thick collar of the mouth, then follows a straight line down to the base. This puts the date some decades later than the true ovoid jug; potters began using the beehive shape because it was easier to pack side by side for transporting and quicker to make. 
Folk Art Oil Painting of World's Smallest Catholic Church by Beth Anderson

Folk Art Oil Painting of World's Smallest Catholic Church by Beth Anderson

"World's Smallest Catholic Church" in Warrenton, Fayette County, Texas, between Austin and Houston. (If you're wondering, the church is 12 by 16 feet and seats 20--barely.) 
Dorothy Hafner 1980 Postmodern Memphis Style Porcelain Platter Original Studio Piece “Kyoto Homage”

Dorothy Hafner 1980 Postmodern Memphis Style Porcelain Platter Original Studio Piece “Kyoto Homage”

Dorothy Hafner is an artist and designer who first experimented with paintings on porcelain in 1976. She went on to become a ceramics designer for the German company Rosenthal and for elegant retailers such as Tiffany and Co. in NYC and Neiman Marcus in Dallas.