SHAWNEE POTTERY CORN KING Salt & Pepper Set with Shawnee Label
SWEET CORN KING!
This listing features a set of vintage SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS produced by SHAWNEE POTTERY COMPANY in the Genuine CORN KING pattern. The bright yellow and green pottery is completely covered with a raised pattern of whimsical buttery yellow corn and earthy green shuck.
The salt and peppers shakers are in great vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. Measuring just under 3 ½” high, they still have their original corks, although one cork has fallen inside its shaker. One shaker still has the Shawnee label.
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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