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Stoneware258 of 682Yunomi bowl / small vase. Wood fired. Help identifying it.Japanese stoneware?
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    Posted 6 years ago

    davekelejian
    (34 items)

    Old Stoneware Crock Pot, Jug. Found this today in one of my favorite haunts. Could not see leaving this old pot in the antique store for $24.00. So despite my trying to not purchase it here it is. For some reason I have always had a thing for these old pots. To be honest I have no idea at all about any of it, BUT I like it. I believe this is going to become the new home for my favorite cactus. Who knows? Just thought I would share today's treasure. Hope everyone is well.

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      i've only seen this kind of a bottom - color, texture - from pottery from Zanesville, OH.
    2. davekelejian, 6 years ago
      I was thinking USA but, of all the things I like. This is probably my worst known subject, Thanks ho2cultcha, and a pleasure to meet you
    3. k2of7ks k2of7ks, 6 years ago
      We have a number of crocks in out collection that have this decoration. It is definitely Western Stoneware. May even be Monmouth by that is a bit of a stretch. I would not us it as a planter. Any idea how many gallons it is? Hope this helps.
    4. k2of7ks k2of7ks, 6 years ago
      Thanks for your comments. I know this is definitely Western Stoneware and was made in Monmouth, IL. It could have been made by a number of other companies the Western Stoneware aquired in the early 1900's. The included Monmouth, Weir, Macomb Stoneware, D. Culbertson Stoneware, Clinton Stoneware, and Fort Dodge Stoneware. See "Monmouth-Western Stoneware, by: Jim Martin & Bette Cooper". Very well written.

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