Old Sleepy Eye #3 Milk Pitcher

Old Sleepy Eye White and Colbalt Blue #3 Milk Pitcher

Made Between 1890 and 1906

Old Sleepy Eye was a Sioux Indian Chief born in Minnesota in 1780. A town and a flour mill were named after him. In 1906 - Western Stoneware Co. of Monmouth Illinois started producing Cobalt & White items with the bust of the Indian Chief. These pitchers - creamers - sugars - salt boxes - vases - and other items were used as everyday utilitarian wares. This very collectible milk pitcher measures approx 6 3/8 inches tall to top of lip with a 5 inch bottom. It does have some crazing and staining from age and use. The pitcher also has some flaking on the rim and handle. See photos. It is in very good condition for its age and probable usage. Would be a very nice addition to an Old Sleepy Eye or Blue & White Stoneware Collection.

3 Kiln marks on the bottom and impressed marking that is hard to see....it says 30S or 306

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