Tag Archives: Edwin M. Knowles China Company

Ella Gap Oolong (Sri Lanka) from Rakkasan Tea

On a more relaxing change of pace, I am enjoying the latest tea offering from Rakkasan Tea Company–the best tea in the world. As soon as I got the email last week announcing the addition of “a rare, hand-rolled Ceylon … Continue reading

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Yorktown Art Deco shape: Edwin M. Knowles ‘flower pots’

I picked up this plate somewhere back in Texas, intrigued by the lovely shape and colorful design. For years, it was displayed on an easel on the buffet. The move to Mississippi took its toll on a lot of things, … Continue reading

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Riding with the Horsemen

Today, I am riding with the Mughal Horsemen again, using Edwin M. Knowles Sylvan, a pussy willow and yellow pods design from 1934. Since the real Horsemen originated in the 15th century, I thought the least I could do was … Continue reading

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The Yellow Rose of Homer Laughlin and Cunningham and Pickett

Back in March, I posted about the above tea cup and lamented I had been unable to identify it.  In a serendipitous moment, I found it.  The Knowles Salem Gold Rose saucer is one I have had for a while, … Continue reading

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Lord Bergamot No. 55 in Tijuana

Edwin M. Knowles took control of the Potters Supply Company in East Liverpool, Ohio, and by 1900, founded the Knowles China Company.  The plant for Knowles was located across the river from East Liverpool, in Chester, West Virginia.   The company … Continue reading

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