Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Blue and White Rolling Pin in the Wildflower Pattern.
This pin reads, "Your Trade is Appreciated at The Ruff-Gussman Co., 'New Store'." It was created to advertising the opening of the store. This pin is illustrated in Terry Taylor and Terry & Kay Lowrance, Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, p. 144 (see picture above)
Dating to the first quarter of the 20th century, this beauty features a Blue Stripe and Two Sets of Wildflowers on Each End and Three Lines of Cobalt Advertising in the Middle. Comes with the original handles. Measures 8" long and 3" wide.
Excellent Condition. No damage of any kind on the stoneware. A line in the wood on one handle from the drying of age.
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