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Red Wing Stoneware Theft Reported from a Amboy, MN Antique Shop
Amboy, MN – On April 16th a theft occurred at the Villager Antiques in Amboy Minnesota. At least 20 pieces of Red Wing pottery were stolen from the antique store.
Among the stolen pieces were several water coolers, quite a few jugs, including the older brown ones, and some chicken waterers, many very old items as well as some of the Red Wing collectors pieces from past conventions. The most recognizable piece is a very distinct early 4 gallon salt glaze crock with a cobalt blue bird decoration (seen at right). This crook is not marked Red Wing but is an early piece. Nothing else appears to have been taken from the shop. Photos of other pieces stolen are below.
Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact Mankato Police Department of Justice in Mankato, MN at (507) 304-4814 Case number #12-0372.