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

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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. 

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Antique Longwy French Faience Pottery Pin Dish

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Antique Longwy French Faience Pottery Pin Dish

This gorgeous pin dish was made by the Longwy faiencerie in the town of Longwy in the Lorraine area of France. The pottery began firing their pieces in 1801. The works made pottery with other designs but their enameled faience is especially appreciated.Longwy began making this pottery to capitalize on the popularity of cloisonné. Whereas cloisonné uses wire to surround the enameling, Longwy used raised black lines which were then filled in with color by hand after firing, then refired. Sometimes they used as many as twenty-five different colors.This octagonal pin dish is in excellent condition. It measures 3 ¾...

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Antique Banded Yellow Ware 10 Inch Dough Bowl With Rolled Rim

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Antique Banded Yellow Ware 10 Inch Dough Bowl With Rolled Rim

Because yellow ware was so durable and inexpensive, it was popular in kitchens for more than 100 years, finally losing favor when lighter weight, even cheaper materials were introduced in the 19

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