Eva Zeisel, a group of three Plates, Feathered Friends decoration pattern, Eva Zeisel Fine Stoneware, Monmouth Pottery, Western Stoneware Company, Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1953-1954, comprising a Dinner Plate, a Luncheon Plate, and a Bread Plate. Dia. of Dinner Plate.: 9 7/8 in. (25.7 cm); Lunch Plate: 9 in. (22.8 cm); Bread Plate: 7 in. (17.8 cm). 1620-102
Provenance: Estate of Bette Cooper
Note: 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.