RARE Antique Boston Pottery Co Creamer and Lidded Sugar Bowl circa 1890s Tea & Coffee Tableware Collectible Akron Stoneware Porcelain
New England estate sales and auctions sometimes bring to light long forgotten pieces of wonderfully rare pieces of pottery. My last auction did just that! So if you have been looking for something an antique piece for a unique gift or to add to your collection – then this little find might be just the thing!
The back stamp of a Pilgrim woman with a service tray has eluded all my resources – even Kovel’s Dictionary of Marks! However, one source has made a vague reference…..”American Pottery” by John Ramsay (with a copyright of 1939) – it only says “Boston Pottery Co., c. 1895; Rockingham brownware, yellowware; no marks; owned by the Akron Stoneware Agency.
The Akron Stoneware Agency (incorporated in 1879), of Akron, Ohio manufactured extensive lines of stoneware, Rockingham, and yellow wares, in the usual utilitarian forms, such as jugs, jars, pitchers, flower-pots, bottles, spittoons, and household utensils,”. In the 1920s Boston Potter Co. was known for their doll faces.
The lovely pieces are in wonderful antique condition! The bulbous design with its sleek features have been decorated in a simple, yet elegant design. A transfer band of black stripes framing a pink, mauve and green design, that has been accented with gold certainly make a statement that less is more!
The creamer features are…..measurements of just over 2-1/4” tall (to the top of the spout lip), 5-1/2” wide (from the handle arch to the tip of the spout) and has a base diameter of 2-1/2”. There are 2 small items of note. The first is that there is a small (1/8” wide) chip on the side of the spout. The other is a flea bite on the handle, just at the arch.
The lidded sugar bowl features are…. Measurements of just over 3-1/2” tall (to the top of the finial), 7” in width (handle to handle) and a base diameter of 2-7/8”. I did not find any items of note on either the base or the lid.
Each piece does have under glaze crazing – but that should be expected with the production methods of the time, and except for what was previously noted – for being about 120 years old, they are in remarkable antique condition!
Whether for the new collector or the connoisseur, this beautiful creamer and sugar bowl will be a lovely addition to your antique dishware pieces!!
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