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    Posted 6 years ago

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    I have had this for years and overlooked the fact that it might be a McCoy oil jar.
    It is about 14.5" tall.
    Does have some crazing but is still very solid. Beautiful blue.
    Any help is most appreciated.

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    1. artfoot artfoot, 6 years ago
      I'm not sure I'll be much help here - This shape oil jar is very much like the Nelson McCoy jar. They used a cobalt blue in their glaze pallette. Also, they made a 15" size which could easily fit your dimensions. I'm troubled by the numbers on the underside. I have occasionally seen similar marks on Brush-McCoy vases so there may be some sort of connection. I have also seen a similar sort of numbering on pieces by Alamo Pottery, but I'm not very familiar with their products. If it is Alamo, the clay body will be more like vitreous china. I can guarantee that it is not Bauer.
    2. Katestlouis, 6 years ago
      Thank you all. I know so little. Had never even heard of Bauer. Good to learn.
      You must live someplace warm. If I left something ceramic outside it would have cracked over a winter. Thank you so much for looking on the bottom of yours.
      So, I guess I have a Nelson McCoy oil jar. They must have been heavy when filled with oil.
      Thank You.
    3. art.pottery, 6 years ago
      Robinson Ransbottom Pottery Co. The 'slash & dash' marking is a dead giveaway.
    4. Katestlouis, 6 years ago
      I keep learning & appreciate your help. I stand corrected, it is Robinson Ransbottom Pottery. Glad I saw a photo and started this learning experience.
      Thank You.

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