Anna Pottery & Stoneware

Anna Pig

1859-1896
Union County, Illinois


The following is an article reprinted from the “Stoneware & Pottery Enthusiasts Guild of America” website by their kind permission.

 History of the Anna Pottery

by Greg Mathis from the Stoneware & Pottery Enthusiast Guild of America

Cornwall Kirkpatrick with brother Wallace, and father Andrew Sr., relocated to Anna from Mound City in the winter of 1858 and fired their first ware the following spring. Continue reading “Anna Pottery & Stoneware”

Teco

American Terra Cotta & Ceramic Company
Gates Potteries
1901-1920’s
Terra Cotta, Illinois


William D. Gates founded the company to make architectural terra cotta and also created an art pottery called “Teco” ware which was first made public in 1901.

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