Dating frankoma marks glaze colors
Some of the Brush animals, such as the series of garden dishes, are airbrushed in multiple colors.
There is a good text description of some of Brush's earlier lines at the Mc Coy Pottery website.
Stoneware, on the heaviest end of the scale, is heavier than most of the later Brush-Mc Coy planters and vases, although Brush did make stoneware early on.
If you are already familiar with Mc Coy pottery, then the feel of Brush pottery will be very similar.
The Oklahoma Cherokee tribe has graciously allowed Frankoma Pottery to re-make Sequoyah's Cabin from an original Cherokee Pottery mold. The bottom of this piece contains both the Frankoma Pottery mark and a new Cherokee mark.
It was so successful that the mug was added to the production line the following year, turning it into another collector series.