In operation 1881-1892
c.c. ware and sanitary and plumber’s earthenware (Woodward and Hageman 1883:694)
“This company was incorporated July 26, 1881, with C.H. Cook, president, and D.S. Hancock, secretary and treasurer. The works are located between Allen Street and the Belvidere and Delaware Railroad, on the canal. This pottery produces improved C.C. ware, and sanitary and plumber’s earthenware. There are two kilns, and seventy-five men are employed.”
— Woodward, E.M. and J.F. Hageman. 1883. History of Burlington and Mercer Counties. Everts and Peck, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Woodward, E.M. and J.F. Hageman. 1883. History of Burlington and Mercer Counties. Everts and Peck, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“Among the Potters.” Trenton Evening Times, Sunday, November 15, 1885.
Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Podmore, Harry J. 1956. “Crescent Pottery Company Incorporated in 1881.” Sunday Times Advertiser, June 10, 1956.
Gaston, Mary Frank. 1994. Collector’s Encyclopedia of Flow Blue China. Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.
Goldberg, David J. 1998. Preliminary Notes on the Pioneer Potters and Potteries of Trenton, N.J.: The First Thirty Years – 1852 – 1882 (And Beyond). Privately published, Trenton, New Jersey.
Other firms at this site:
Cook & Hancock Pottery; Crescent Pottery Co.
Block and Lot:
Historic Street Address:
Allen Street near Canal; foot of Allen Street; Allen Street near Montgomery Street
City of Trenton
Haven, C. C. 1882. A New Real Estate and Insurance Map of the City of Trenton Including Chambersburg, Millham, and Parts of Ewing, Lawrence, and Hamilton Townships, Mercer County. E.P. Noll & Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Shown as “Crescent Pottery Co.”)
Sanborn, D. A. 1874. Insurance Diagrams of Trenton. Corrected to 1886. D.A. Sanborn, New York, New York. (Plate 14: shown as “Crescent Pottery Co.”)
Sanborn‑Perris Map Company. 1890. Insurance Maps of the City of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey. Sanborn‑Perris Map Company, New York, New York. (Plate 12: shown as “Crescent Pottery.”)
Scarlett & Scarlett. 1890. Scarlett & Scarlett’s Fire Insurance Map of Mercer County. Scarlett & Scarlett, Newark, New Jersey. (Plate 1: shown as “Crescent Pottery Co.”)