At a Century of Progress: 1920-1950
Objects Hippopotamus cookie jar, 1942-1950
Hippopotamus cookie jar, 1942-1950

Made by Abingdon Pottery Co., Abingdon, IL
Hand-painted earthenware

The Abingdon Pottery made pottery such as this cookie jar from 1934 to 1950. A plain hippo cookie jar was introduced by the Pottery in 1941, and by 1942, three hand-painted designs were available.

Gift of John M. Lewis Family, Abingdon, IL (1978.158.1)

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