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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. 
Antique Longwy French Faience Pottery Pin Dish

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 pie...
Antique Japanned Toleware Oval Tray Wonderful Patina

Antique Japanned Toleware Oval Tray Wonderful Patina

These decorated wares were called tole, derived from the French “tole peinte” which means “painted sheet metal.” 
Advertising Plate by D.E. McNicol of Kansas

Advertising Plate by D.E. McNicol of Kansas

This 7 inch plate was a giveaway by the J.A. Lednicky Stores, which were in Everest, Purcell and Huron, Kansas, all of which is printed in gold at the front bottom. The central motif features a male pheasant in front of a stand of birch trees; at the lower right there is a signature: “Daudin.”
Gingerbread Heinrich Haeberlein Figural  Tin From West Germany

Gingerbread Heinrich Haeberlein Figural Tin From West Germany

This charming lebkuchen (gingerbread) tin has outstanding lithographed, embossed graphics. It was produced in West Germany by Heinrich Haeberlein ...