Category Archives: Descoware Pictures
This is the color that most people know as Descoware. In the gallery is a typical GREAT garage sale find. A couple in this set show the overused bottom. I’m looking into some enamelware repair process- if you have some … Continue reading
This is the stuff that originally hooked me. I inherited an oval roaster from my great-grandmother. In our family it was known as the magic yellow pot. We swore that she could cook bricks of salt in that pot and … Continue reading
I’m not clear about when the blue came into being… how about leave a comment if you know! Still looking for the Descoware bean pot in blue….
This was also a later color and since these pieces have a waffled bottom, there is no Descoware logo. I’m still a little dubious that these are actually Descoware, but they might be some of the last pieces produced in … Continue reading
These are beautiful pieces. They have a much older look I think than many of the other designs and the physical shapes are different– there is a banding around most of the edges for instance. Very elegant.
I believe this was named for the designer, but I can’t locate any information about this “Markley” person. Any Ideas or resources about Markley the designer? Add a comment!
There are actually lots of pieces that are Descoware that don’t have the stamp on the bottom. Check out the page for Japanese Era for an example. Here are some pieces where you just can’t quite tell…
Some of the designs and colors from the period when DescoWare was made in Japan. When the Desco guys in Los Angeles were facing increased competition, they briefly manufactured in Japan instead of Belgium. The Japanese colors were a little … Continue reading