In operation 1888-1892
Sanitary ware (Scarlett & Scarlett 1890, plate 41A)
“Equitable was founded in 1888 by Andrew Cochran, John Leukel, and Jonathan Coxon. They made sanitary wares and later became part of the Trenton Potteries Company.”
— Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain. House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.
Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Lehner, Lois. 1980. Complete Book of American Kitchen and Dinner Wares. Wallace-Homestead Book Company, Des Moines, Iowa.
Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain. House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.
Other firms at this site:
Equitable Pottery Company; Cochran & Coxon
Block and Lot:
Historic Street Address:
Lalor Street near Canal; Lalor Street n. Hancock Street; Wolverton Avenue
City of Trenton
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 38: shown as “Equitable Pottery Co.”)
Scarlett & Scarlett. 1890. Scarlett & Scarlett’s Fire Insurance Map of Mercer County. Scarlett & Scarlett, Newark, New Jersey. (Plate 41A: shown as “Equitable Pottery Company Plain Sanitary Ware”)