No other state was blessed with as many potteries as Ohio. This page will
eventually link all of the resources the Wisconsin Pottery Association has on
Ohio. Ohio is the featured state for the 2003 Show and sale with the
exhibit "The Ohio Spectrum". In the past, Roseville & Weller were the
featured potteries of the exhibit.
The Potteries of East
Liverpool, Ohio - The Carnegie
Library has assembled a complete listing of all the potteries that operated
in the area (over 300!), with their locations & years of operations.
The following firms are from that area: Homer Laughlin, Sterling China,
Pioneer Pottery, W.C. Bunting Company, Hall & Harker, http://www.carnegie.lib.oh.us/potteries.htm
At the bottom of the page is listing of when potteries started business by
year and in alphabetical order.
Ohio Museum of Ceramics -
Information & hours on this museum. http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/ceramics/
Cowan Pottery Museum Deaccession Auction - Article from the Maine
Antique Digest with prices from an auction of Cowan Pottery.
of Waylande Gregory; 1905-1971 - Designer at Cowan, designer of Nautch
Dancer. For more examples of his work for Cowan & others, visit http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Suite/5662/index.html
Museum Associates is to enhance and maintain the creative heritage of Cowan
Museum at the Rock River Library, near Cleveland Ohio. There are
two different links to try which have different information:
Mark Bassett - The
co-author of Cowan Pottery &
the Cleveland School, has pictures from his personal collection.
Historical Marker Video - Dedication ceremony in 2007 in Zanesville Ohio
which was brought about by the efforts of the Iowa Art Pottery Association.
- This site is dedicated to helping the public spot reproduction (fake) Roseville Pottery.
The site has tons of examples showing a fake & real example side by side. http://www.ohioriverpottery.com/roseville_exchange/roseville.html
Weller History - An article about Weller Pottery at
Pottery Studio - A
article with links to some examples. Interesting link to information
Rhead, the sister of Frederich H Rhead a designer at Weller.