Monroe Pottery Saltworks Black CROW Custard Cup

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 29, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
Monroe Pottery Saltworks Black CROW Custard Cup
Nice Monroe Pottery BLACK CROW WITH CORN COB Custard cup is lovely. Decorated with a large black crown perched on a corn cob against a caramel background with a cobalt blue rim. It is this variation that makes salt glaze pottery so rich and dynamic. Handfuls of rock salt are thrown into the white hot kiln, allowing the shimmering fire to glaze every piece in a unique way. This pottery is very durable and made to be used. The handles are comfortable, the lips generous and the sizes ample. Monroe Salt Works pottery is of the highest quality and we proudly stand behind it. Oven proof, microwave and dishwasher safe.In this world of mass production, Monroe Salt Works stands out with their beautiful hand made pottery. Each piece goes through an 18 step process and is then finished with a dynamic firing in the salt glaze kiln. Dishwasher safe,Monroe Salt Works pottery is handmade in Monroe, Maine using a process called salt glazing, which is a technique developed in Germany in the 15th century. It is hard to believe that this stoneware can be so durable while being so beautiful. This measures 3" tall and is 4.25" wide rim to rim. It is free from chips,cracks,or fleabites. Postage is $5.50 with insurance required. Other Monroe Pottery custard cups and pieces listed in my store combine
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