Large Yellow Ware Batter Bowl
Evoke a sense of nostalgia with our Antique Yellow Ware Bowl. Perfect for mixing and pouring batter with its handy spout and handle. Made of popular yellow ware stoneware, this bowl is both sturdy and practical for everyday use, or as a beautiful decorative piece for collectors. Own a piece of history today.
- Found at the sale of an old estate.
- Made of yellow stoneware.
- Measures 12" L x 10.5" W x 5" H.
- Wear consistent with age and use.
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The history of antique yellow ware bowls, especially those designed for batter or mixing with a spout and handle, is deeply rooted in the evolution of kitchenware and the craftsmanship of traditional pottery.
Earthenware Roots: Yellow ware, also known as yellowware or yellow ware pottery, has its origins in the early 19th century. These bowls were crafted from earthenware, a type of ceramic fired at a lower temperature than stoneware or porcelain, making them more affordable and accessible to a wider population.
Practical Design for Kitchen Tasks: The inclusion of a spout and handle in batter or mixing bowls was a practical innovation. The spout allowed for precise pouring, making it easier to transfer batter or mixtures without spills. The addition of a handle provided a secure grip, facilitating comfortable and controlled pouring or mixing.
Rise in Popularity: Yellow ware bowls gained popularity throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, becoming a staple in American and European kitchens. Their durable nature and functional design made them essential for various culinary tasks, from baking to food preparation.