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Trent Tile Company Ceramic, Copper & Brass Trivet Craftsman Style

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Trent Tile Company Ceramic, Copper & Brass Trivet Craftsman Style

The handsome tile in this trivet was made by the Trent Tile Company in Trenton, New Jersey.

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

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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. 

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Wedding Cake Mold Copper Over Tin Wonderful Wall Decor

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Wedding Cake Mold Copper Over Tin Wonderful Wall Decor

This mold is an unusual size and form and makes a terrific display piece alone or in a grouping of copper pans and molds.

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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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