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”

Clewell Pottery

1906-1965
Canton, Ohio

The content below is a report on the Clewell Pottery presentation made by member Betsy Knutzen in February 2000.

Clewell is one of those potteries for which there is very little printed information. Betty went back through old journals seeking data for her talk. The following is a bit of what she learned and presented to the WPA. Continue reading “Clewell Pottery”

Weller Pottery

1872-1948
Fultonham & Zanesville Ohio

The Weller Pottery was the first mass producer of art pottery. Samuel Weller was known for hiring great artists, and for his innovations. However, he also produced many so-called “mutant” pots – strange glazes and odd glazes for a given pot type.

At the March 2001 WPA meeting Chris Swart gave a wonderful presentation on Weller Art Pottery.  Chris also organized our 2001 Show and Sale Exhibit on Weller and Company. Continue reading “Weller Pottery”

Roseville Pottery

1890-1954
Roseville & Zanesville Ohio


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