Pierre the Chef cookie jar

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My husband’s mother gave him a Red Wing’s cookie jar serial #’s D-130,328 D-130,329 & D-130,320 appear on the bottom. It’s a yellow glazed "rolly-polly" chef 11" tall and 7" wide at the middle. I am one to actually use unique items and want to tell people about it but don’t have a clue it’s history other than finding this web site. More importantly, I have high energetic young boys. Is this item valued to the point I should pack it away until they get past the destructive stage :) No chips on the jar. I can see small dark spots underneath where the glaze has tiny cracks. Please inform us on this when you have a moment. Your time will be appreciated. Mary
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Hobby Shop Beverage Server, Cylinder or Duo Tone shape

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Can you help identify the pattern & any information you can give me about this oddly very very tall red wing Beverage server or teapot??

second posting on this piece:

I have a Red Wing beverage server on ebay & have not been able to identify it, one person thought it may be experiemental piece. can you help identify it?? item number on ebay 140361597189 thanks~!

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Red Wing 1039 piece and a Desert Sand dinner plate

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I have two pieces of redwing potter – 1.A pink and blue piece 9 1/2 x 12", 1" inch deep with scalloped edges, 1039 Red Wing USA on the bottom, and is an older piece. 2. A serving piece I received in 1974, 10 1/2 inch round with gold handle in the center 2 3/4" high and brown, tan and orange rectangle decoration around the 1 1/2" decorative edge. Red Wing Hand Painted ovenproof USA 3T3 on the back. Looking for more information and approximate value. Thank you. Susan

Answer: Hi Susan

The 1039 dates to around 1940, it’s considered a console bowl, with a value of around 25.00. thanks, steve n rose

 

The plate with handle is called a tidbit tray. It is a Desert Sun dinner plate with a handle that was attached by Red Wing Potteries staff. Tidbit trays were not shown in brochures for dinnerware patterns. But they were pictured in Gift & Novelty brochures. Various sizes of plates and bowls were pieced together into 1, 2, 3 and even 4 tiered tidbit trays. The plates and bowls used were usually surplus or from discontinued patterns. The Desert Sun patten was introduced in 1962. In excellent condition this tidbit tray is worth $10 to $20.

Larry

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Magnolia or Willow Wind plate and cups

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my aunt has a set of four hand painted dinnerware the plates are square rounded on the edges with a branch and green leaf and a whiteish gray flower # 2115 USA is under the emblem. the coffee cups are dark green, white inside cant find a number but same emblem. the smaller plates have the #236.we would like to know how old they are and how collectable they are Thank You, Jill
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Red Wing dinnerware- need pattern information

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My mom purchsed a set of dishes from a garage sale. The owner found them in their attic and thought they were ugly. My mom paid $20 for the box. They are difficult to explain. When she unpacks, if they sound like true red wing pottery, she will take pictures. Some have "RED WING USA" on the bottom. It is part of the dish. It is not printed on. Some have printed information. The piece I am holding says, "RED WING HAND PAINTED OVENPROOF U.S.A. 119". One piece has "RED WING HAND PAINTED" printed inside a pair of wings, then below it "USA 104". All of the bowls have a place to hold them, but it’s not a handle. The dishes have a unique shape, which is why she bought them. If the information on the bottom sounds like they may be worth investigating I will take pics for her. Most of the pieces are numbered are few have chips. She likes antiques and unusual items, but she does not care to investigate them. I have found that a few of her "finds" needed more TLC than she was giving them. Thank you for your time, Tana

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