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The American ceramic producing companies decided that jars should serve a purpose, of course, but why not have some fun with them too. After all, cookies are associated with fun, so why not the jars that hold. them. An all-American invention is the figural cookie jar that started around the early 1900s.
The jars began as big round rough cold-painted figures made by Robinson-Ransbottom Pottery Company and the American Bisque Company. They were in the forms of roly-poly looking policemen, fireman. and other characters. The trend escalated and evolved into finer forms like animals, clowns and various other items.
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