This is a pair of custards made by Universal Potteries in the Calico Fruit pattern. CONDITION: They have minor flaws; a small spot missing on one decal, a small amount of light discoloration in the bottoms, a tight short hairline crack on the side of one. None of these flaws show when displayed. The red rim paint is in very good, bright condition, the white spots in the photos are light reflections, not missing paint. The decals are in very good condition. These display very well.
Featured for your enjoyment is a lovely vintage refrigerator/canister set from Universal Potteries of Cambridge Ohio. This is their Ballerina shape with 22 kt. platinum trim. It is from 1947 to 1956. It is a lovely retro set. With this set you will receive: 1 - 1 pint covered canister. 3 1/2 tall by 4 1/4 wide with lid. 1 - 1 ½ pint canister. 3 3/4 tall by 4 3/4 wide with lid. 1- 5 cup canister. 4 1/4 tall by 6 5 3/4 wide with no lid. All piece are in excellent condition. This will go great in a retro 50's kitchen.
Universal Pottery Calico Fruit Oval Serving Platter
This oval serving platter is in the 1940s Calico Fruit design by Universal Potteries of Ohio. It measures 13-5/8 by 10-1/2 diameter. There are no chips, flakes, or cracks but the decal has a few tiny scratches and there are several pale pindot stains on the ivory surface. Utensil marks are very few and minimal, and the red band around the rim has very little wear. The platter is unmarked. The leading online dinnerware replacement service has this size platter priced at about $66.
This is a Universal Ballerina Mist Bowl or it might be a refrigerator dish. It measures 3.25 tall and is 4 in diameter. Good condition, does have some rough spots on the rim in the glaze. No chips or nicks.