SHAWNEE POTTERY CORN KING Large Salt & Pepper Set Circa 1946 - 1954
SWEET CORN KING!
This listing features the OVERSIZED SALT AND PEPPER SHAKER set produced by SHAWNEE POTTERY COMPANY in the Genuine CORN KING pattern. The bright yellow and green vintage pottery is completely covered with a raised pattern of whimsical buttery yellow corn and earthy green shuck.
The salt and peppers shakers are in wonderful vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. Measuring just under 5 ½” high, they still have their original corks. The oversized salt and pepper shakers are more difficult to find than the small set.
Shawnee Corn King: Shawnee Pottery of Zanesville, Ohio produced three lines of corn ware from 1941 until the company closed in 1961. The company's corn ware was its most well-known pottery and considered to be highly collectible still today.
The first line, WHITE CORN KING was designed with white kernels and dark green husks and produced from 1941 - 1946. The line consisted of seven pieces. More pieces were added in 1946 and the colors were changed to yellow and a lighter green husks. This new line was named, CORN KING. When sales dipped, Shawnee replaced the line in 1954 with QUEEN CORN, with lighter yellow kernels and darker green shuck.
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