Manufacturer: Maddock Pottery Co.
User: Humble Oil & Refining Company
Border Pattern: 8077 / Omaha (red & blue combination)
Date of plate: 1919 – 1923
Notes: The Humble Oil & Refining Company was founded in Humble, TX (near Houston) in 1911. In 1919, the company purchased Dixie and later merged with Standard Oil (New Jersey) to become Exxon.
Houston Lost and Unbuilt by Steven R. Strom;
University of Texas Press, 2010, p. 62.
Lamberton China white body with alternating blue and red border design of geometric-inspired shapes. Topmarked with the Humble Oil & Refining Company – Dixie Products medallion logo in gold, red and gray colors.
ID and photos submitted by teabear
Additional ID information provided by Larry Paul