SHAWNEE POTTERY CORN KING Small Mixing Bowl #5 Circa 1946 - 1954
SWEET CORN KING!
This listing features a vintage SMALL MIXING BOWL 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 mixing bowl is in great vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing and measures 5" in diameter. The mixing bowls were collected in sets of three and made to be stacked. This was the smallest mixing bowl produced for the set.
The bottom of the mixing bowl is marked Shawnee USA and with the piece's mold number 5. The medium matching bowl (Mold #6) is also listed.
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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