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Eva Zeisel, an open Sugar Bowl, Pals decoration pattern, Eva Zeisel Fine Stoneware, Monmouth Pottery, Western Stoneware Company. Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1953-1954. Unmarked. Height: 3 in. (8 cm); dia.: 4 1/4 in. (10.5 cm). 1620-081
Provenance: Estate of Bette Cooper Note: This open Sugar Bowl was meant to be used without a lid as shown in the table setting illustrating Gertrude Brassard, “Place and Show,” American Home, August 1952, p. 4. Bette Cooper, co-author of Monmouth Western Stoneware (1983), was an unofficial archivist for the factory and collected examples of these works, including test pieces, as they came off the line. Her collection included numerous rarities. On this line, see Scott Vermillion, “Eva Zeisel Stoneware and Ironstone.” in Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty, 2013, pp. 102-109.


Overall very good condition.

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Eva Zeisel, Monmouth Pals Open Sugar

Estimate $100 - $300Oct 12, 2017