California pottery calico pink blue carafe from metlox or vernon kilns. This pattern was introduced in 1949 and it remained in production until 1955. The carafe measures 7.25 tall with a 6 diameter. Founded in 1927 by theodor prouty and his son willis it was named metlox manufacturing and began as a company making outdoor signs. After theodor's passing in 1931, willis renamed the company, metlox pottery and began producing dinnerware.The company closed in 1989. This item is made of ceramic.