Robinson Ransbottom Ringware, Beehive Nesting Mixing bowl PERIWINKLE BLUE & WHITE Yellowware, yellow

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Old yellowware bowls from the early 20th century. these are estimated from the 1920-1950's.
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Periwinkle Blue nesting mixing bowl, 5 1/8"top dia. x 2 1/2"base dia. x 3 3/8" tall. Yellow stoneware, crosshatch/grid bowl. Robinson Ransbottom Pottery Co. impressed logo used from mid 1930's to 1940. I believe this to be from the Old Colony line. No cracks, crazing, scratches or stains. One tiny rim chip (pic 4) and a few places glaze didn't take hold from mfg.

Creamy White nesting mixing bowl, 4 7/8"top dia. x 2 7/8" base dia. x 2 7/8" tall. Yellow stoneware, ringware beehive style bowl. No chips, cracks, crazing, stains or scratches. One tiny line gouge that seems to have been made in mfg, not influencing integrity of this bowl.

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"From the 1830s until the 1940s, when Pyrex and plastics took over, yellowware was ubiquitous in American kitchens. Yellowware is a ceramic fired from the fine yellow clay that lines riverbanks from New York to Ohio. Its color ranges from butter yellow to deep mustard, and it was popular due to its low cost and durability -- it could even withstand the heat of a woodstove. To identify a piece as authentic yellowware, make sure the glaze is clear -- only the clay should be yellow. It is difficult to date yellowware, or determine its point of origin, because only about 5 percent of this pottery was marked. If you do find a piece with the original potter's marking, expect to pay prices at least 30 percent higher than for a comparable unmarked vessel. There is an easy way to determine whether a piece of yellowware is English or American. Tap it solidly with your fingertip. If it rings clearly, it's probably English; if you hear a thud, it was most likely made in the United States.

**Yellowware's glaze contains lead, so avoid using cracked pieces for food preparation. Even dishes in top condition should not be used for storing food in the refrigerator, for preparing acidic foods, or for baking, because this may cause the lead to leach out of the glaze. Yellowware was mostly used for mixing, baking, and storage rather than as tableware. Bowls: Sold in nested sets of six to eight pieces ranging from 3 to 17 inches in diameter. Many were decorated with colored bands of slip, a clay derivative combined with flint and stains. Collectors often try to assemble a set. The smallest and largest sizes are the most difficult to obtain."
(source: http://www.marthastewart.com/269423/yellowware) Robinson Ransbottom Ringware, Beehive Nesting Mixing bowl PERIWINKLE BLUE & WHITE Yellowware, yellow ware,1930-1950's, **Last set

Materials: Ceramic Tags: Supplies,Robinson_Ransbottom,Bauer,McCoy,Watt,ring_ware_beehive,mixing_bowl,Cream,Periwinkle_blue,white
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