Mt. Clemens Pottery
Examples of the Mt. Clemens Pottery Company.

  • Alara
  • Made by the Mount Clemens Pottery Company of Mt. Clemens, Michigan
  • Round flatware, conical holloware; "wings" decoration along rims; angular handles
  • Blanks were sold to and decorated by the Stetson Chinia Company
  • Solid colors are hard to find and include the following shades:
    • Burgundy
    • Blue
    • Green
    • Yellow
  • Produced primairly in the late 1930s
  • Assortment consists of approx. 15 items
  • Solid colored Alara is unmarked

Left: Creamer in burgundy, 9" plate in green, 6" oatmeal bowl in yellow, cup and saucer in blue.
Right: Cup and saucer in green, 9" plate in burgundy, platter in yellow, 6" plate in blue.

Creamers in maroon and a hard to find Fiesta-like red glaze

  • Air Flow
  • Decorated by the Stetson China Company of Lincoln, Illinois
  • Air Flow is Stetson's name for Mt. Clemen's Alara shape
  • Stetson decorated Alara blanks (purchased from Mt. Clemens) with dozens of decal treatments
  • Bodies are either white or ivory
  • Produced in the late 30s to early 40s
  • Air Flow backstamps are commonly found on the larger pieces

10" plate, cup and saucer
cream soup cup and 6" plate

9" plate with
Mexican theme decal

  • Oxford
  • Made by Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. of Mt. Clemens, MI
    (Stetson purchased and decorated many blanks)
  • Flatware: plain scalloped shape
  • Hollowware: pedestal feet; some items, like the sugar, have “detached” handles
  • Produced primarily during the 30s
  • Assortment consists of approx. 20 items
  • Pieces are generally unmarked

Oxford Dinner plate

  • Petal
  • Made by the Mount Clemens Pottery Company of Mt. Clemens, Michigan
  • Round shape with 6 "petals"; hollow pieces have pedestal feet
  • Often confused with Georgette/"Petalware" made by W.S. George
  • Shape name is "Toulon" and it comes in a dark ivory with various floral decal treatments.
    Also it is used to make up several different child's sets
  • There are several solid colors with maroon and green being the easiest to find.
    Blue, yellow, pink and several others exist but are less common.
  • Produced primairly in the late 1930s
  • Many pieces are marked with the MCPCo backstamp.
    Cups and sauceboats will have a raised "in-the-mold" USA mark

Casserole in green and maroon plate
Green creamer

1938 Mt. Clemens Ad
Courtesy: Fran and Carl Stone

left: Decaled Petal Oval Platter
right: Vintage ad Courtesy: Candy Fagerlin,

  • Vogue
  • Made by Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. of Mt. Clemens, Michigan
  • An “antique” shape with floral/bird embossing
  • Hollowware has flat top handles and multiple feet
  • Comes mainly in white whith decals
  • Also found in solid colors
  • Probably produced in the 20s and 30s (based on decal treatments)
  • Flatware: Unmarked
    Hollowware: “USA” marking
Stetson purchased Vogue blanks from Mt. Clemens and decorated them.
The Stetson name for this shape is. “Annette.”

Decaled Creamer
Yellow cup and saucer
Courtesy: Fran and Carl Stone

Vogue milk pitcher in green
USA marking

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