No doubt this piece was made by a Red Wing Stoneware Company potter. The first two stamps to be used where the Elephant Ear and the Birch Leaf pictured below. Gillmer bought the company in 1967 and operated it as a retail business. The salt-glaze pottery came in gray or tan with a rough surface and a decorative cobalt bird or flower. The largest crock was 70 Gallons and stood 3 feet tall.
Yet time seems to be running out. I was wondering if you can tell me a little about the 4 gallon and 5 gallon jugs that I have, the time period they are from and the value? Would you be able to recommend someone? The many dishes and styles are there all the way up to 1967. We think it was some type of prototype to churn butter. Side Wall Stamps Found mostly on earlier salt glazed stoneware, metal stamps we used to impress the company name into the outside wall of the item. These items are then packed in special wooden logo boxes made in Wisconsin. Choose your favorite sipping mug: 10 oz Crock Mug, 12 oz Tulip Mug or 12 oz Water Cooler Mug.
In 1967, Red Wing Potteries liquidated and R. Some of the stores to be found within the mall are Pottery Place Antiques, 3rd Floor Antiques, Main, etc. Grillight tools are ingenious grilling tools with Ideal Illumination Technology in restaurant grade stainless steel frame for a stylish look and quality feel. The collectible Red Wing pottery originally debuted as the Red Wing Stoneware Co. This multi dealer, multi store mall occupies the historical Pottery Factory where Red Wing Pottery was produced. All new products also have a circular ink stamp on the base with the full company name and wing trademark Fig.
It appears in good condition, no chips or cracks that I can identify. But this is going to be her first bowl. As time went on, the wing size was reduced to four inches and then finally to two inches. The company first made utilitarian pottery, including stoneware jugs and canning jars. Steven Brown, historian for the Red Wing Collectors Society Inc. Each group may feature a different but distinct Red Wing house-mark. We toured the musuem across the street and read about the history of the Red Wing Pottery.
Contact a reputable dealer or auction house that may also be able to help you to identify Red Wing products as well as provide a certificate of authenticity. If you want to throw some light on this package add on a set of Grillight grilling tools. From the late 1940s, the main product was ceramic dinnerware. This article will help identify Red Wing stoneware over their 90 some years of production by covering many of these designs and stamps the potters used to mark their wares. Some of the old pottery factory equipment, such as boilers, is still intact in The Pottery Place factory outlet mall in Red Wing.
The name was changed again in 1906 to Red Wing Union Stoneware Co. The name of the company was changed to Red Wing Potteries in 1936. There are not any comparables so it is difficult to establish value. Thank you for your time. I do have pictures that I can send to any one that would like to see it.
The early red wing stamps were six inches in length. Packaged in our customized keepsake wooden box made in Wisconsin. You can also search near a city, place, or address instead. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog Object Type: Vase See More. I had a lot of fun going through and looking at all of the antiques available. Click the x next to this line.
If you have time, stop here first what a wonderful time capsule of the crocks used to store food in the past. You can sort by any title. This time that I went here, though, it was a shadow of its former self. Original blue ink ovals and the authentic red wing trademark first appeared together ca. The former Red Wing Potteries building on the outskirts of Red Wing has been turned into The Pottery Place Mall, the state's first factory outlet mall.
In 1906, three companies combined to make the Red Wing Union Stoneware Company and began producing flowerpots, vases, and dinnerware. Decorations include spongeware and molded designs like cherry bands. If the experts are able to identify the piece as a genuine Red Wing product, they may also be able to give you the current value. Clifford Olson Posted in Question: We are looking for the best way to appraise the value of this 12 gallon wing churn. Production of stoneware was virtually over by the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Many dinner sets and vases were made before the company closed in 1967. Choose from our Stary Night glaze or Red Sponged decoration. For Gillmer, Red Wing Pottery is business and family. All mugs will be the Red Wing decoration. Everything that I remember about this place had changed drastically. Year manufactured, and of course value.