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Pottery of Deruta (Italy)

Pottery shop in Deruta, Italy.  The Italian hillside town of Deruta is known throughout the world for its spectacular pottery. For more than six centuries, Deruta craftspeople have produced and exported ceramics. The local clay was good for ceramics, whose production began in the Early Middle Ages, but found its artistic peak in the 15th [...]

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1940s Italian Pottery Hand-Painted Luncheon Set

Le Petite Poulailler writes: This sweet luncheon set was purchased from an antique shop in Illinois, back in the 1940s-50s ~ the name was Tippy’s; and yes, that was the lady’s name who owned the shop. She was the sweetest lady ~ my grandmother was an avid antiquer & would go to Tippy’s place at [...]

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