Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Blue and White Butter Crock impressed on the bottom, (Western Stoneware Co., 5 Lb, Plant."
It was made by the Western Stoneware Company of Monmouth, Illinois around 1920 (Jim Martin and Bette Cooper, Monmouth-Western Stoneware, p. 85).
This butter came in 1 to 5 pound sizes. This one is the 5 pound as indicated by the "5" impressed on the bottom.
The beauty has a Label Composed of a Fancy Cartouche Hosting "Butter" Inside. Diffused blue coloration. Stands 7" tall.
Exceptional Condition. As made. No damage of any kind.
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