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Excellent condition and no damage and no touchups, repairs, scratches or unsightly factory flaws.A great item in the ever popular original red Fiesta glaze.This example in original red glaze is in excellent condition without damage and little to no signs of use.Measures 8 1/2"w x 1 1/2"h Circa 1936-1942: Great scalloped corners are the only subtle, yet powerful, decoration on the bowl.Adopted by pottery designer Frederick Rhead, it was slightly modified with the addition of its' ring handle to fit in with the Fiesta line. Circa 1940-1942: The Harlequin oval baker, although part of the original line, was discontinued relatively early during 1945.Modeled by Arthur Kraft and part of the initial 16 piece Harlequin line, the oval baker sports a profusion inside modeled lines.
Dipped in the Vintage Fiesta red glaze for the Riviera line, this bread and butter plate promises to be the beginning of a delightful setting.While most glazes have their own pesky quirks, the red glaze has its unique issues, requiring not only a lower temperature fire and a radioactive ingredient, but a sterile environment.A separate kiln solely for the firing of the red glaze was erected and christened "the little red kiln." A cornerstone glaze for the original Fiesta pottery line, the original red glaze was in production for just over six years before the popular color was discontinued when the uranium used in the glaze became restricted for government use for the World War II Manhattan Project.Less likely to be found with damage than the tripod candle holders and at a fraction of the price.Marked in the mold on the sides of the bottom, note this pair has the quality controllers initial stamp also on the bottom, something I like to see because it means these were passed by inspectors as first quality.