The Jewel Tea Company: Its History and Products

The Jewel Tea Company: Its History and Products

by C. L. Miller
     
 

The Jewel Tea Company of Chicago, Illinois reached a national market for its household products through salesmen and mail order catalogs from 1901 until 1981. the company's Autumn Leaf Pattern china-featured throughout the text-was widely distributed and frequently graced dinner tables earlier this century. It is fondly remembered and sought by today's collectors.…  See more details below

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The Jewel Tea Company of Chicago, Illinois reached a national market for its household products through salesmen and mail order catalogs from 1901 until 1981. the company's Autumn Leaf Pattern china-featured throughout the text-was widely distributed and frequently graced dinner tables earlier this century. It is fondly remembered and sought by today's collectors. Rarely seen Autumn Leaf wares are explored along with a brilliant assortment of better known pieces. A combination of modern color and historic black and white photographs chronicle the staggering array of Jewel Tea wares including china, cookware, coffee and teapots, premium products, children's toys, and more. There is something for everyone in this impressive, photograph-filled and thoroughly researched text with price guide.

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Color and b&w photos illustrate the Jewel Tea Company's wares including china, cookware, coffeepots and teapots, and household products, from the beginning of the century to the present. Includes historical details on the products' manufacture, design, and marketing, and price guides. Of interest to collectors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887406348
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Schiffer Books for Collectors Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 11.58(h) x 0.93(d)

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