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Under The Leaves — ceramic decoration

Handpainted? Litho? Transferware? Know Your Ceramics

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 Once upon a time dishes were plain. Made from metal, wood, mud, they were Plain Janes. As time passed and one millennium slid into another, society in general continued to want to improve and beautify their surroundings. Ceramics were no exception. Keep in mind that only the wealthy were able to afford such fine things. The average person did not own or use decorated dishes nor did they have figurines and vases of fine pottery, earthenware, or porcelain. It has only been in modern times that the masses have had the financial where with all to afford fine ceramics. Ceramics...

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