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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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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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Edwardian Woman Photo in Shell Frame

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Edwardian Woman Photo in Shell Frame

The frame was hand-made by gluing dozens of seashells onto a laminated cardboard frame. The frame itself was commercially made and dates from a later period than the photograph. 

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This tastevin or wine tasting cup was made by the famous Paris silversmiths Cailar, Bayard & Cie, which was founded by Noel Cailar and Pierre Bayard in 1848. In 1934 the firm went into liquidation and was absorbed by the premier French firm Christofle. Christofle liked this design for a tastevin very much and continued to produce it through the 1930’s. Read More...

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