Ballard, Merced, Cal., Northwood
Year(s) of Production: Pre 1926
Pattern Description: Small plates and bowls with no interior pattern other than the words "Ballard Merced, Cal.". Has Northwood's basketweave exterior.
Similar Patterns: Northwood Broekers Flour
Believed to have been commissioned by Simon M Ballard Insurance Companies Merced branch manager, these small advertising pieces have the name ‘Ballard Merced, Cal” in the center of the piece and the rest is plain. The back pattern is basketweave (making it easier to identify as Northwood).All pieces come from one mould.
The reported shapes include: