1950s American Bisque BOY PIG Cookie Jar

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 16, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

Delightful vintage pottery for kitchen or collection

Boy Pig Cookie Jar

from American Bisque

1950s art pottery in great condition

Welcome to Simpler Times Antiques! Here for your consideration today we're pleased to offer this wonderful Boy Pig with Bandana cookie jar from American Bisque. This jar is a product of the 1950s. It's primary colors are yellow with accents of turquoise and mauve. It's a generously sized jar measuring about 11.5" tall and 6.5" wide. Jars like this were kitchen staples in the 1940s and 50s as cookies then were frequently home baked or came in a paper sack if store bought. The cookie jar kept them clean, fresh, and convenient. It also added a wonderful touch of color and whimsy to the kitchen decor. Pigs like this were tremendously popular designs for cookie jars in those days and continue as favorites of today's collectors. We just wonder how many baby boomers have fond memories of grabbing a sweet treat from a cookie jar like this.

A close look shows this jar to be in nice condition and to display very well. It's free from any chips or cracks. The colors are rich and bright and the shape is well formed. We did note some crazing of the glaze that's commensurate with age. It's most prevalent on the interior, but if you look closely you'll find a bit on the exterior
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