Vtg Texas Ware Orange Melmac Spatter Bowl-Please read desc. important info

Up for Auction is a Vintage Texas Ware Orange Melmac Spatter Bowl. This bowl has Texas Ware on the bottom and it has Plastic Manufacturing Co Dallas, Texas USA. It also has 111 A and a number 3 in a circle. DO NOT USE IN MICROWAVE OR OVEN. NOT DISHWASHER SAFE. Acidic food served in collectible Texas-Ware will not only stain and corrode the surface but also can cause chemical residue to leak into food.

This bowl is in like new condition, no cracks or chips. The inside and outside still has shine. There are some signs of wear in the bottom of the bowl, but not much. A few small scratches. This bowl holds about 5 cups of liquid, it measures roughly 8” across the top of the bowl. The base measures roughly 3” across the bottom. It measures a little over 3 ½” from top to bottom. Please see photos.

Below is information I found on the internet about these bowls.

· Vintage Texas Ware is not suitable for use in a microwave, on a stove top or in an oven. Excess heat will accumulate in the product and cause it to blister, possibly releasing toxins from the melamine.

· Handwashing Texas Ware is recommended because dishwasher heat and strong detergents may harm the finish.

I read that the oldest dishes have the following information in the stamp: Plastic Manufacturing Co ., TEXAS-WARE , Dallas , Texas
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