Vintage Shawnee Pottery

Founded in 1937 in the land of Roseville and McCoy, the Shawnee Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio, was well known for its figural salt-and-pepper shakers, whimsical cookie jars, and Corn King line of dinnerware. During World War II, most of the company's work ended up on the mess tables of aircrews and pilots serving in what was then known as the Army Air Force. After the war, though, the country was in the mood for decorative pottery in...Continue Reading