Knowles, Taylor & Knowles dinnerware

Knowles, Taylor & Knowles dinnerware

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Like many other pottery manufacturers in Ohio, Knowles, Taylor & Knowles began making Rockingham and yellow ware pottery. It wasn’t until nearly eight years later that they began producing ironstone tea sets, dinner services, toilet ware, cooking ware, accessory pieces, and pitchers with Britannia lids. In the beginning of the twentieth century the company began producing semi-vitreous china with a large portion being commemorative plates such as this one for hotels, clubs and fraternal organizations.
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United States: Ohio, East Liverpool
Physical Description
blue; white (overall color)
ceramic (overall material)
gilt (overall production method/technique)
overall: 1 in x 8 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 20.955 cm
overall: 31/32 in x 8 3/16 in; 2.4765 cm x 20.79625 cm
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Collected by Dr. Walter Hough; Gift of Knowles, Taylor & Knowles Co.
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National Museum of American History
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