Monmouth Pottery/Western Stoneware Co.

A new line of stoneware — from crocks to bean pots, pantry jars to planters — is being made by a firm using the name Red Wing Stoneware Company. This new company is located in Red Wing, Minnesota and uses markings similar to earlier potteries from the same town whose products are widely collected. Unless you are familiar with the specific marks, it would be fairly easy to mistake the name and marks on new production for older collectible pieces. Stoneware pottery has been manufactured in Goodhue County, Minnesota since about At first, it was only terra cotta ware made with red clay. But by , true stoneware was being made with a gray white clay with salt glazes. The first of the large potteries was organized in and named Red Wing Stoneware Company. This was followed in by the creation of Minnesota Stoneware Company. The company continued with this name until when the name was changed for the last time to Red Wing Potteries with an “s”.

Welsh Pottery

Over this weekend I listed some soup bowls with handles in my shop. I liked their look and the sturdiness of them. As you know, I like as much information as possible for the items I list and because I find this stuff fascinating. Turns out Western refers to the Western Stoneware Company. According to the University of Illinois Extension ,Western Stoneware came into existence in when seven different stoneware and pottery companies merged.

It’s hard to guess a date on this, but the original Red Wing Stoneware was made Authentic Vintage 6 Gallon Monmouth Pottery Crock Illinois | Etsy Red Wing.

It features a collection of artifacts associated with Admiral Horatio Nelson. The Nelson collection was a bequest to the town of Monmouth upon the death of Lady Georgiana Llangattock , [2] wife of local landowner and town benefactor, John Rolls, 1st Baron Llangattock and mother of Charles Rolls , who had amassed the collection of Nelson memorabilia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

In the late nineteenth century, Lady Llangattock donated a gymnasium in Glendower Street to the town of Monmouth. Also on display are commemorative silverware , prints, paintings, glassware , pottery and models of the Battle of Trafalgar. Among the items from Nelson’s visit is the table used when he dined at the Kymin Round House. The collection also comprises some Nelson fakes , including a glass eye purported to be his, even though he had lost his sight, not the eyeball itself; it is a surgeon’s teaching model.

The museum also holds items relating to Monmouth town’s history and archaeology , and an archive relating to Charles Rolls and his family. One notable example of this is the only known example of an original Monmouth Cap , dating from the 16th century. The museum opened in , in the gymnasium in Glendower Street which the Llangattock family donated to mark the coming of age of John Maclean Rolls in , now the Nelson Rooms. The entire central part of the Market Hall building had been destroyed by a fire in

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John just got home with some new things just posted! All original and in excellent condition is this five gallon Western Stoneware Company of Monmouth, Illinois crock butter churn. Notice the Maple Leaf logo on the front of the crock and this churn is complete with original crock lid and wooden stomper. Again, Excellent all original condition.

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Some famous manufacturers to keep an eye out for include Red Wing, Thomas Commeraw and Watt Pottery. Study the crock’s design – Many antique crocks.

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Decorate the front western with a few cobalt-striped, cream-colored crocks to create some country charm or find a fitted cork and use stoneware crock as water container. Fill your vintage 8-gallon Western Stoneware crock patterned stoneware blue maple leaves with colorful fresh antique and create the elegant centerpiece for a backyard barbecue.

From until , the unique brown, cream, and blue patterns dating the Western Stoneware crocks became staples in homes across America, but these sturdy containers stoneware now the delight of collectors who appreciate their country flair. Choose western crock that reminds you antique your summers at grandma’s house, and share your Western Stoneware crockery passion with a whole western generation.

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Those bowls are very beautiful,great collection! I also love that charming blue and white teapot. Hugs and best wishes!

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Feel free to contact me! One gallon ceramic whiskey jug. Has a hair lined crack on one side. Otherwise in great condition. One Gallon Crock. This crock is in very good condition. There seems to be conflicting info on the web on dating this piece. Depending on the source, Monmouth Stoneware Company of Monmouth, Illinois, began operations in

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The Monmouth Pottery company was founded in in Monmouth,Illinois. Until when it was purchased by Western Stoneware Co. This division was discontinued during the Great Depression of the s.

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Jan Lewin-Cadogan. Jan Lewin Cadogan. Two Monmouth Pottery mixing bowls, both are marked with the maple leaf with an M inside. Bowls are more aqua than shown in picture, one has a small chip on the rim as seen in the picture. Glaze is excellent condition with very little crazing. Pottery articles of interest identifying pottery types. Learn pottery and ceramic techniques and find places to buy all your supplies.

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Antique Stoneware Crock Identification Tips and Values

Antique stoneware crocks once played an integral role in kitchens by allowing foods like butter to be stored and pickled vegetables to be made in watertight containers before the invention of refrigeration. Today, antique crocks are a decorative collector’s item loved by many. With a few tips, you can identify your antique crock to learn more about its history and value. Most antique stoneware will have some clues on it to help you identify where and when it was made or who made it.

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Unique characteristics of this antique stoneware included:. An antique ‘s value varies based on the piece’s age, design elements, size, and maker. This piece has a quarter-sized chip and a few spider cracks. He founded a branch of the family business in Binghamton, New York, in and ran it until It had no cracks, repairs, or chips. A 4-gallon stoneware crock, this piece is from Pittston, Pennsylvania, and marked with the name Evan Jones.

The artwork depicts a bird on a stump in blue. However, it was still structurally sound.

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