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  • Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Sleepy Eye Stoneware Flemish Stein.


    It was made by the Weir Stoneware Company of Monmouth, Illinois (1899-1905). This was made as a premium for the Old Sleepy Eye Milling Company of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota (Jim Martin and Bette Cooper, Monmouth-Western Stoneware, pp. 112-113).  


    This beauty features a Profile of Old Sleepy Eye in Profile with His Name Below on One Side, and his Village with Someone Cooking Outside on the Other Side.  A bust of Old Sleepy Eye on the handle as a thumb grip.  All the details are sharp and crisp and the cobalt highlights done carefully. Measures 7 1/2" tall.


    Excellent condition.  A nibble on the tip of the nose of the bust on the handle (closeup).  Otherwise mint!  

    Old Sleepy Eye Flemish Stoneware Stein, Weir of Monmouth, Illinois

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