Robinson Ransbottom (not McCoy) late 1930s Oil Jar Contact Seller
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SteveB 7148 Tue Nov 16, 2004
Asking Price Condition
$79.99 Excellent
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Description: Robinson Ransbottom c1939 'Victoria' Oil Jar


I've had this oil jar for years believing it was McCoy art vellum. Upon taking it out to photograph I realized the mold number on the bottom (139) correlates with Robinson Ransbottom Pottery (RRP). This wasn't a huge disappointment as I collect both potteries.
This is a big piece both in visual scale and weight. It's stoneware and feels the role.
The glaze is from a 1939 line called Victoria that in its day was a premium finish.


Dimensions (approx):
Width: 4 3/4" at rim
Width: 7 3/4" at shoulder
Width: 4" at base
Height: 10"


Defects or wear include:
Factory cut in mold on base. Does not show from side nor intrude into interior.
Glazed blue on inside with a skip just beneath the rim.


Bright white spots in the picture are from my lighting.


If this were a McCoy art vellum piece it may fetch well north of $100. The price here represents a good value for the collector.
Keywords: Robinson Ransbottom Victoria Oil Jar McCoy art vellum
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