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Vernon Kilns Potteries, China Replacement, American Dinnerware

Vernon Kilns, Replacement China, discontinued china pattern Made in the USA, 1931 - 1989.

Vernon Kilns was founded in July 1931 after Faye G.  Bennison purchased Poxon China Company in Vernon, California.   Information from The Vernon Kilns Website.

Poxon China Company was built at 2310 East 52nd Street, Vernon, California, now part of Los Angeles. Bennison continued to produce Poxon lines, using Poxon shapes for some time before an earthquake in 1933 forced Bennison to develop original shapes for Vernon. Two fires in the late 1940s almost brought the end of Vernon Potteries, Ltd., but Bennison decided to rebuild and continued to flourish during a time when imports were not available. The company was not able to compete when a flood of foreign imports hit the American shelves and in 1958 Vernon Kilns sold its holding to Metlox. Metlox continued to market some Vernon shapes and patterns under the division Vernonware until 1989. The company produced dinnerware, art pottery, figurines, ashtrays and other popular lines. All products were of earthenware, with clays from Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina and England. Glazes were developed from minerals mined in California and many patterns including all of the plaids were hand painted.

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Robbins Nest is an independent licensed retailer. We sell discontinued patterns of china, crystal and flatware via the Internet and telephone orders. We are not affiliated with any of the china companies listed nor responsible for any flaws, defects or use failure in any of the products we sell.

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