Object ID 002191
Object Name Red Wing beater jar
Object Desc Stoneware crock for Red Wing. Off-white with blue text and lines.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002104
General Category History
Category Household Items
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 4
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Red Wing Stoneware Co.,crocks,stoneware,cooking,jars,
Title Red Wing beater jar
Description Stoneware crock. Off-white in color with blue text. Two blue lines run horizontally along circumference. On front text "Red Wing / Beater Jar / Eggs - Cream / Salad Dressing". Large lip at top edge. Interior of crock is rounded, not flat a signature for the piece. Interior and exterior are glazed. Exterior bottom of crock is not glazed.
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Place of Origin
Maker Red Wing Stoneware Co.
Maker Details The Red Wing Stoneware Company formed in 1877 in Red Wing, Minnesota. In 1906, several pottery companies merged to becom the Red Wing Union Stoneware Company. In 1936, it became Red Wing Potteries. The company closed in 1967, but has recently been reformed and continues to make pottery and stoneware.
Date MAY 15,2014
Notes Crack in stoneware on left side 2.5" vertically on exterior and wraps around to interior about 3.5" vertically. Lip of crock is worn with loss of glaze. Text on front is faded. Some manufacturer errors in stoneware on back with the glaze, looks like liquid drips, but is a part of crock. On front at lip on left there are blue marks from the ink on the crock, also manufacturer error. Bottom of crock is not glazed; dirty and discolored. Circular cut in stoneware, looks to be manufacturer error. Interior of crock is dirty and stained. Dust accretions. Some pitting in stoneware at bottom. Circular stain at bottom.