The Homer Laughlin China Co. of Newell W.Va. produced a range of brightly colored earthenware called Fiestaware.
The red glaze produced from 1936-1943 contained uranium oxide, which is slightly radioactive. Continue reading Homer Laughlin Fiesta Radioactive Red
The Laughlin Pottery was formed in 1871 in East Liverpool, Ohio on River Road as a partnership between Homer Laughlin and Shakespeare Laughlin who left the pottery in 1879. Continue reading Homer Laughlin China
The Hall China Company grew out of the aftermath of the failure of the East Liverpool Pottery Company in East Liverpool, Ohio when Robert Hall took full ownership of the manufacturing plant from his partners in the former company as his share in the bankruptcy dissolution of the company in 1903. Continue reading Hall China
It was May 12, 1875 when Peter McGill McBean and George Chambers along with new partner, Charles Gladding went to Lincoln, California bringing with them skilled craftsmen in the pottery trade.
Gladding, McBean and Company was born and they soon began manufacturing and shipping sewer clay pipes to cities and towns throughout the state of California. Continue reading Franciscan Ware