Color Spotlight: Original Yellow

original yellow
Chop Plate, Sweets Comport, Sugar Bowl, Presentation Bowl

Original Yellow was the next obvious choice in the original five line-up, and as Frederick Rhead said in his journal, it had to talk. This bright, vibrant yellow did exactly that when paired with the other four colors.

yellow nappy bowl
8 1/2 Nappy Bowl

Yellow is famous for being the only original color to last the entire 1936-1972 run.

 

Sources: TexasCooking, Vintage American Pottery

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