Welcome to BWPOSECC !

      Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club

From about 1900 to the 1940s, embossed Blue & White, Blue & Grey, Spongeware, Uhl, Whites Utica, Sleepy Eye and other stoneware was a standard component of many American households. It was a regular product line manufactured by many potteries around the American Midwest. These potteries manufactured various Stoneware items to fill a broad range of kitchen, personal hygiene, and other needs. 

The variety of pieces is almost endless and includes pitchers, bowls, salt and butter tubs, kitchen canisters, umbrella stands, chamber pots (thunder mugs), slop jars (combinetts), and other items. Many of these pieces are elaborately decorated with embossed scenes or designs such as forests, birds, animals, people, and flowers. These pieces are lovely art designs in their own right and most are now quite popular and cherished objects to many collectors.

Several retail stores usually carried a variety of Stoneware lines in their sales catalogs. However, many pieces were purchased directly from local general stores and some were usually available as "GIVEAWAYS" - buy a bag of flour and a piece of Stoneware was included. Occasionally, the piece had promotional advertising on it. Advertising pieces are now very collectable.

Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you consider joining our organization and sharing your knowledge and common interest in stoneware. For more information regarding BWPOSECC, the Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club, please do contact any board member. Please access our membership  tab above.


Welcome Aboard!

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                       Beautiful tall "STUPID PITCHER" pattern!  

         Diffused blue horizontal bands, blue sponging, and

                               vertical cobalt filled groves.  



Officers and Board

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From our President's Desk


SINCE  2015

                                             Board Member Contacts
              Feel free to contact any of us for Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club  information.

President              Max & Linda Eakin              Glen Carbon ,IL         meakin4952@gmail.com
Vice President      Ken & Rhonda Blackburn    Calvert City, KY          rbkb@mchsi.com

Secretary              Ken & Mary Kay Molfese      Tinley Park, IL           mmolfese@sd163.com
Treasurer              Susie Reicheneker                 Elmwood, IL              
Newsletter Editors    Burley & Tammy Green    Owensville, MO      burleytammygreen@gmail.com
Board Member     Jerianne Feiten / John Kincade  Kewaskum, WI     churnsrus@gmail.com    Board Member     Nancy & Rich Jogerst                Lena,  IL      
Board Member     RETIRING Bill & Jean Engle     Freeport, IL            
Board Member     Ray & Kathy Goodell                Vermont, IL           
Board Member     Hellen & Bob Taylor                Greenfield, IL            superslab1@netzero.net