The Birdcage Teapot, oval-shaped with a short, stubby spout, was produced during the same years. In 1876 they were awarded a medal for the best white ware at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and in 1879 they were awarded a gold medal at the exposition in Cincinnati. Winart Pottery Winart Pottery was made in Miami, Oklahoma, from 1951 until about 1972. Simmers kept the orders coming in. Ballard was an old Vermont family of potters, beginning with Orin, Alfred K. The Kenwood mark is also Shawnee pottery. Out of Hand offers group or individual classes and conducted special Christmas ornament classes in 2011.
Russel Wright designed , produced by Harker in the early 1950s. Louisville Stoneware Louisville Stoneware is an old pottery company operating in Louisville, Kentucky, since about 1815. Results were good but not great. Paper labels are the least permanent marks, and many companies used a paper label and another method for marking wares. The Conversation shape was a Walter Dorwin Teague design from the early 1950s, but was the most famous product — made in the 1930s. Read more about the VanBriggle history on their website:. There are many variations which could include pattern names, line names, private labels, copyright and trademark symbols and other additions or deletions.
Caliente Pottery Caliente Pottery was the name used by Virgil Haldeman for his pottery produced in Burbank, California at the Haldeman Pottery. Purinton was hand-decorated pottery without the use of decals or stencils. The Hall China Company visitor entrance. A piebird and some other pieces of Cleminson pottery, California, are marked with an. Some marks include the shape name — such as.
Learn more about Metlox Pottery history at. The by Violet and Seymour Altman, published in 1969, is the leading publication on the company. Most of the production has a , making it easily identifiable. His work is marked with the Harris G. This was the plant previously known as the West, Hardwick and George Pottery. Denver, Colorado was the location of Broadmoor Pavers, the sewer pipe and large paving tile division of the business.
Ben Seibel, a famous 20th century designer of dinnerware, with designs for Iroquois, Steubenville, Roseville Raymor and Mikasa, designed some of the Universal lines. Hagen-Renaker Hagen-Renaker Pottery operated a pottery in Monrovia, California, starting in 1946. In 1985, Hall reintroduced some of its old lines of dinnerware and teapots. Desert Sands swirl pottery has oxides added to make beautiful colors in the clay, and a clear glaze applied after the handmade pot is completed. Mexican Arts and Crafts Workshop Mexican Arts and Crafts workshop operated in San Antonio, Texas, starting about 1931, under the guidance of Ethel Wilson Harris. See the for more information.
Buffalo pottery made restaurant ware but is most famous for colorful Deldare Ware. Hall China became the largest producer of these products in the world. The museum, housed in a 1909 former post office building, traces the history of pottery in East Liverpool, primarily during the peak period between 1840 and 1930. His dream was to change from the two-firing manufacturing method; one firing to harden the ware and a second firing to set the glaze to the ware. It operated Synar as Gracetone Pottery through 1967. Learn more about the Maddux history on the. As he prepared his plans for recovery of the company, James Hall died in 1904 just one year after buying out his partners and taking sole ownership.
Jugtown Pottery Jugtown Pottery is one of the Seagrove, North Carolina, pottery companies operated by the Owens family. Some were originally marked with paper or foil stickers which may have been removed over time. VanBriggle Pottery has been in continuous business for more than 100 years, but is in reorganization in 2012. Hunt Pottery William Hunt, of Columbus, Ohio, is a studio potter who works in earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. Many are similar to other companies, distinguishable only by size or decoration. He designed RumRill pottery, but it was made by other companies, including 1931 , 1938 , 1939 and 1943.
It moved to Loveland, Colorado in 1957. Vases, lamps and wall sconces were common production as well. The years of World War I in Europe created business opportunities for Hall China, for the European potteries and especially the English, French, and German manufacturers that had previously dominated the American market were no longer able to ship. This enterprise became Mission Crafts by 1941, then located inside Mission San Jose. The plant saw as many as eight additions in the '30's and '40's as production boomed. In 1877 Homer purchased his brothers portion of the business.
Southern Potteries was incorporated in 1920, but dinnerware hand painted under the glaze began in the 1930s and lasted until the late 1950s. The Currier and Ives mark was in a cartouche; the shows the name with a star. You can sort by any title. McCoy Pottery was sold to Designer Accents in 1985 and closed in 1990. The cakes are processed through a pug to remove air, before being shaped by jiggering or jolleying to produce plates and bowls.
Royal China Royal China made dinnerware in Sebring, Ohio starting about 1934 and continuing until about 1986. Camark is noted for Lessell art pottery and handpainted flower designs, often over molded shapes. Originally started by Edith Heath in 1948, this pottery uses one firing process and mid-century modern designs for quality dinnerware and decorative items, including tiles. Harker discontinued business about 1972. During the industry's peak production period, between 1840 and 1930, East Liverpool pottery companies made over 50 percent of American ceramics. Many of the figurines and planters depicted animals, particularly birds and dogs, and were sold through dime stores and department stores.