Tag Archives: Antiques

Collecting

Fruit Jar

Q: At a farm sale earlier this summer, I bought several older fruit jars. One is especially interesting. It is a “Leader” jar with glass lid and wire bail. It is a quart-size jar and is olive green in color. Even though I have several vintage fruit jars, I have Continue reading →

Collecting

Delftware

Q: I have inherited three pieces of Delftware that I understand were made in Holland about 200 years ago. What can you tell me about this type of pottery? –Joan, Norman, Okla. A: Delftware is distinctive because of its soft, red-clay body and tin-enamel glaze. The first pieces originated in Continue reading →