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Trent Tile Company Ceramic, Copper & Brass Trivet Craftsman Style

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

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"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.) 

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

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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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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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