SHAWNEE POTTERY CORN KING Small Teapot Circa 1946 - 1954
SWEET CORN KING!
This listing features the hard-to-find SMALL TEAPOT made 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 teapot is in fantastic condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. The bottom of the teapot is marked Shawnee USA and with its mold number 65. Measuring 3 ½” tall without the lid and 4 ¾” with the lid, this adorable teapot was advertised to hold 10-ounces of liquid.
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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