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.
If the inside of the jug or jar was glazed in the same way as the outside, it was made before After the interior was usually lined with a brown coating called Albany slip.
Albany slip was impervious to many liquids except powerful acids such as aqua regia or nitric acid. Some pots are covered with Albany slip.
They were certainly made during the 19th century. Near the end of the century two toned jugs and crocks were made with brown glaze on the top formed by Albany slip and the other glaze materials, while the lower part was milky white.
The white was made by using Bristol glaze. This type of stoneware is still being made but was not made prior to Second, the meaning of the shape.
The shape of the object also helps to determine the date in a general way. If the object has a smaller diameter base than its waist, it was made before If the base and the waist are the same diameter, forming a cylinder, the pot was made after Some writers felt that various shapes can be used to refine the date of small bottom pots but this is false.
Finally, pot terminologyPots with small openings which can be stopped with a cork or a corncob and have a single ring handle are called jugs in America. Sometimes they are very large, have two handles and an opening at the bottom for a spigot.
Monmouth, Ill" in the center. During this period they were also producing advertising pieces, miniatures, stoneware pigs and cow and calves. These pieces if unsigned, as many were, can easily be confused with the examples made by the Red Wing Union Stoneware Co.
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. In the Western Stoneware Co.
Plants One Through Seven. This new company kept the same style of maple leaf logo that the Monmouth Pottery Company had used previously. 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".
Western Stoneware: The Molding of a Company Part 3
Many of the early Western Stoneware vessels such as crocks and jugs were marked with the maple leaf logo that now read: Western Stoneware Co. Plant 1 or 2 or whatever number of the seven plants that had produced it. The seven companies that merged together in are:.
Many of the early Western Stoneware vessels such as crocks and jugs were marked with the maple leaf logo that now read: Western Stoneware Co. Plant 1 or 2 or whatever number of the seven plants that had produced it. The seven companies that merged together in are: 1. Monmouth Pottery Co. of Monmouth, Illinois This was known as Plant One. In , five Illinois potteries, one Missouri pottery and one Iowa pottery were purchased and became Western Stoneware. Western Stoneware then had 7 plants which were: MaComb Pottery Co. & MaComb Stoneware (began in , plant 4 & 3), Monmouth Pottery Company (began in , plant 1), Weir Pottery (, plant 2), White Hall Pottery (AKA AD Runkles & Sons; D. Culbertson Stoneware . Every museum, or historic house, has a few salvaged stoneware crocks, jars and jugs. For some reason West Virginia housewives continued to preserve food in grooved top, wax sealed stoneware jars long after glass Mason fruit jar use became widespread. Consequently there are lots of pieces of stoneware around the state. It is often hard [ ].
Monmouth Pottery Co. Weir Pottery Co. Macomb Stoneware Co.
This plant was destroyed by fire in and never rebuilt. Stoneware and pottery were produced here until when the plant was sold.
A new vase has been created is available for purchase. The color varies on this reimagined vase from WS early art collection. The vases are inches wide and inches tall. Dating western stoneware - Join the leader in rapport services and find a date today. Join and search! Men looking for a man - Women looking for a man. If you are a middle-aged man looking to have a good time dating man half your age, this article is for you. In , Western Stoneware closed. Morphy Auctions Stoneware No. 3 Handled Jug. A fantastic stoneware No. 3 jug or inch, 3-gallon container, this piece features a blue floral design. It was in excellent condition with no cracks or chips when it sold in for $ on Morphy Auctions. In , 3-gallon, unnamed or unmarked antique jugs in.
This is also where the Cardinal Brand of redware was produced. Culbertson Stoneware Co.
Culbertson Stoneware Company became Plant Five in the merger and was in production until Clinton Stoneware Co. Fort Dodge Stoneware of Fort Dodge, Iowa Was formed inbecame Plant Seven and was destroyed by fire inless than a year after the merger and was not rebuilt.