Beautiful Reproduction Colonial Redware Pie Plate by Williamsburg Restoration
Description: A redware deep pie plate reproduction of an 18th century item from Colonial Williamsburg. This is a deep glazed pie plate used by the settlers in Williamsburg. The piece is glazed on the inside and decorated with a yellow and brown slip with an orangish brown coggled edge. The back of the plate is unglazed and shows the color of unglazed redware. The piece is marked with the Williamsburg Restoration mark. This of course a reproduction of a Colonial pie plate as are most of the item reproduced by Williamsburg Restoration. Please careful review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of the description.
Date: Unknown but most likely late 1900s (Late 20th Century).
Origin: Williamsburg, Virginia.
Size: Measures ~8" in diameter and is ~1 3/8" high. The piece weighs about one pound.
Maker: Williamsburg Restoration.
Marks: Marked with the Williamsburg Restoration mark, which consists of the number 4 flanked by the letters C and W with XX below it and surrounded with the words WILLIAMSBURG RESTORATION all within an oval.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a very well made and very nice reproduction of an interesting piece of colonial pottery. This is a very nice piece made by a well known organization. Definitely a nice piece deserving a prominent spot in any redware collection.
Condition: Very good condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines, or repairs. It does have general crazing, which blends into the coloration of the plate. Please see photos to appreciate the quality, beauty and condition of this beautiful piece.
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