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Crooksville China Co.
Material on this page originally appeared on OhioRiverPottery.com
  • Location: Crooksville, Ohio
  • Makers of decaled dinnerware and kitchenware
  • Most pieces are marked with a Crooksville backstamp
  • Dates of Operation: 1902 to 1959
For more information on Crooksville China, check out the following:
The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Dinnerware by Jo Cunningham
The Official Guide to Pottery and Porcelain, 8th Edition by Harvey Duke.

Crooksville Ads from the 1920s with the Columbia shape.

More 1920s ads, this time with the Hostess shape.


Vintage post card featuring the Crooksville decorating room

Crooksville handled dish -- somewhat unusual piece to be made by a dinnerware maker. This
dish has the same pink body and clear glaze commonly used on their dinnerware from the 1930s.
Courtesy: Fran & Carl Stone

1940s ads for Crooksville's “Maryland” and “Hyde Park”
Courtesy: C. Fagerlin

  • Thematic
  • Made by the Crooksville Pottery Company
  • Round embossed shape:
    • Hollowware has rounded rope-like handles
    • Flatware is shared with La Grande shape
  • Known production dates: 1930s and 40s
  • Decorated with decals
  • Marking: Thematic Crooksville backstamp


Cup and Saucer

Sauceboat


Sugar

Plate
Thematic images courtesy: P. Esnault

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