Crocks, earth-ware pots or jars have been made for centuries, hand crafted in multiple countries around the world. It is thought crocks originated in France, although it wasn’t until the 1900’s that these stone kitchenware items were found in every American household. Crocks have many uses and continue to be used in modern day society. During the early 1900’s women would often store hand made butter or pickles in crocks. Today, many choose to use crocks as pot plants or to hold decorative items. The many timeless uses of crocks have made them increasingly popular amongst antique collectors.
Frankoma Pottery was an American pottery company located in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The company was widely known for its sculptures and dinnerware although the company made many other products including figurines, trivets, and vases. All Frankoma pottery was made in the United States from locally dug clay.