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Plants One Through Seven. It is marked with a maple lea These pieces if unsigned, as many were, can easily be confused with the examples made by the Red Wing Union Stoneware Co.
The factory in Monmouth Illinois used the maple leaf mark. I am downsizing my Monmouth collection. It is in excellent conditio This was a very popular way of advertising and several potteries produced advertising pieces such as the Watt Pottery Co. It is in great condition with no chips, cracks or breaks. No chips, cracks or other defects. The seven companies that merged together in are listed below. They continue to produce stoneware at Plant Two, the only remaining Western Stoneware factory.
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This piece has a light green glossy finish with fine black speckles. Many of the early Western Stoneware vessels such as crocks and jugs were marked with the maple leaf logo that now read: Downsizing my Monmouth dating monmouth pottery. By they were primarily using the maple leaf logo on most of their wares, crocks, jugs etc.
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Early wares were salt-glaze and albany slip glaze with hand drawn cobalt markings, but they quickly switched to a number of stenciled and stamped markings along with switching to a bristol glaze. These beautiful mugs are in very good condition. This cream and brown bowl features There are no chips, cracks, chigger bites, breaks, or repairs.
In the Western Stoneware Co. One of the earlier marks they used on bristol crocks, butter churns and jugs was a logo of two men standing in a crock, "two men in a crock", these pieces are relatively hard to come by and don't come on the market very often. Western Stoneware would put advertising on about anything the customer wanted although bowls, jugs, beater jars and pitchers seem to be the most common.
The Monmouth Pottery Company of Monmouth, Illinois began production in producing a wide range of utilitarian wares, crock jars, jugs, stoneware bowls and churns etc.
Culbertson Stoneware Company became Plant Five in the merger and was in production until It just seemed to fit as the city of Monmouth is known for it's maple trees and is often referred to as "Maple City". Measure 10" across both datings monmouth pottery.
There are two tiny black spots??. The bowl rim diameter is approx. It is a dark brown outer glaze with a light brown inner glaze. Very few if any signs of use.
Western Stoneware (Warren County)
There are a few small places on the handle It is marked with the impression of a maple leaf and 'USA' which is the logo for Monmout The Monmouth Pottery Company was in operation until when it was sold, it was soon to become one of the seven plants of the Western Stoneware Co. During this period they were also producing advertising pieces, miniatures, stoneware pigs and cow and calves. This plant was destroyed by fire in and never rebuilt. Many of these wares were unsigned by the manufacturer and can be a little difficult to identify if you are not an avid collector.
Some of the most sought after pieces are wares with advertising on them, merchants would special order wares with their business name printed on them to give away as premiums or to put their products in. From spout to handle is appx.