Yellowware Pottery

Lot of eight yellowware food molds, swirl center, 19th century

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Lot of eight yellowware food molds with pinwheel or swirl center

p4A ItemID F7979139
Yellowware food mold with a parrot perched on a basket of fruit

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Lot of six yellowware corn food molds, single ear

p4A ItemID F7979135

Yellowware Pottery

So named because of its light clay base and surface hues, yellowware can range in color from buff to a deep yellow. For feel and composition it occupies a middle ground between the more course redware and the more refined earthenware or stoneware. It was manufactured mostly in kitchen ware pieces by numerous potteries throughout the country, with important production centers in New Jersey and Ohio.


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