SHAWNEE POTTERY QUEEN CORN Oval Platter Circa 1954 - 1961
SWEET QUEEN CORN!
This listing features a vintage OVAL PLATTER produced by SHAWNEE POTTERY COMPANY in the Genuine QUEEN CORN pattern. The bright yellow and green pottery is completely covered with a raised pattern of whimsical buttery light yellow corn and deep forest green shuck.
The oval platter is in great vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. Measuring 12" wide, the platter is stamped Shawnee USA Oven-Proof and with its mold number 96.
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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