Values of early Red Wing Pottery
The following gives an idea of values of the standard line of stoneware pieces that Red Wing produced in the first half of the 20th century. These would be the pieces that were marked with the red wing. We do not buy or sell antique Red Wing Pottery. Buyers and sellers can be found on eBay, through the Red Wing Collectors Society, or through antique dealers and auctioneers.
2-8 gallon are $75-$150
10-20 gallon are $140-$275
25-30 gallon are $300-$550
40 gallon are $1,200-$1,400
50-60 gallon are $2,000-$3,500
3-5 gallon shoulder jugs are $125-$175
3 gallon beehive jugs are $450
4 gallon beehive jugs are $950-$1,150
5 gallon beehive jugs are $400-$450 B
Butter Churns (w/ original lids):
2 gallon are$475-$525
3-4 gallon are $400-$450 5 gallon are $450-$500
6 gallon are $500-$550
8 gallon are $1,800-$2,100
10 gallon are $2,300-$2,500
There is no one source that has attempted to catalogue the many thousands of different pieces that the Red Wing Potteries has produced over the years. Like everything on the secondary market, prices are based on what someone is willing to pay for a certain piece.
Two Red Wing pieces have sold for as high as $40,000.00 each. They were both early salt glaze pieces and they were very rare.
If you are interested in buying a value guide, see the books below. These books attempt to catalogue the many different pieces that Red Wing made in different eras. There are books that cover the stoneware era, a book that covers the dinnerware era, and a book that covers the art pottery era.
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Collector Books - call 800-228-0174 to order during store hours, or use our Order Form.
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Red Wing Art Pottery Two by Ray Reiss
Brief description: Contains the most comprehensive listing and values of the art pottery produced by the Red Wing Potteries. Includes the most recent value guide. This is the book that contains pictures and values of all the vases, statuary, ash trays, etc. along with a value guide that organizes them by shape number
Red Wing Collectibles, An Identification and Value Guide by Dan DePasquale, Gail Peck, and Larry Peterson
Values updated 2008 -$9.95.
Brief Description: Contains the most comprehensive list of the various specialty and advertising pieces produced by the Red Wing Potteries during the stoneware era.
1894 Red Wing Stoneware Co. Catalogue
Brief Description: This is a reprint of an original catalogue. Reprinted in 1996.