Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Pot Luck


This pamphlet is a die cut of a royal granite coffee pot. The front cover is a grey color with black spots. On the bottom, the title "Pot Luck" is written in white lettering and outlined in red. The back cover begins at the top stating "N.B. this label is a guarantee of purity & excellence." Below, there is a facsimile of the label containing the colors of red and light blue. The inside pages contain multiple drawn illustrations of various household products such as pots, kettles and teapots along with a couple sentences on each page describing the items. There are also a drawn illustrations of Napoleon Bonaparte and Thomas Jefferson. The back end page entails two drawn illustrations of the Royal Granite Steel Ware factories. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Royal Granite Enameled Ware

Publisher: National Enameling and Stamping Co. (Milwaukee, Wisc. ; Chicago, Ill. ; Baltimore, Md. ; New York, N.Y. ; New Orleans, La. ; Philadelphia, Pa.)


8.3 x 5.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Pot Luck. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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