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NUN Cookie Jar, DeForest of California.
Monks are fairly common in cookie jars, nuns are much rarer. This one is 12 1/2" tall.
DeForest was a family-owned and operated pottery in Duarte, California from 1950 to 1970. They made a lot of cookie jars during that time. Most were finished in the same earth-tone brown as this jar. It has very minor crazing, and overall is in very good vintage condition. In great shape - no chips or cracks.
Etched in the bottom is "De Forest of California U.S.A." (it would not show up on the camera, but it is t
This cookie jar is valued at $300 in the 2nd Edition of Mike Schneider's "Complete Cookie Jar Book". She is very sweet and has a very serene expression.
Written across the bottom of the nun's habit is "The Lord Helps Him Who Helps Himself" .
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Terms Of Sale
All Items are sold as is. I am not an expert on cookie jars and sometimes things appear to me as insignificant, but may be of great significance to you. Styles, grading opinions, and ones own collecting interests make condition subjective. Again I do my best to describe what I see and be as honest as I can , but please ask any questions before bidding.