Dinnerware was produced in solid colors and later hand painting was added to the lines.
Red Wing Pottery was prosperous during the 20s through the 40s but starting in the 50s imports began cutting in on their markets and the lack of a modern physical plant slowed down the progress of the company even more.
From 1878 to 1892 pottery was marked Red Wing Stoneware Co.
From 1892 to 1936 Red Wing Union Stoneware was used.
Later in the 30s another market emerged which was dinnerware.
Since the clay in the local area had to many impurities clay was imported from Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina dn Georgia.
Both companies prospered until a third company was formed.
Skilled potterymakers were brought from Ohio and Illinois where they had learned the trade from their fathers.Please make sure to indicate on the data sheet if the sherd needs to be returned.Otherwise, it will be discarded upon completion of the analysis.Te pieces wree decorated with flowers, leaves cattails and cranes colored with a brushed green stain over a tan background.Finally the line was expanded to to include cookie jars, fruit bowls, planters, jardinieres, candlesticks and other pieces.