In operation 1906-1944
Hard porcelain (Industrial Directory 1906)
Electrical porcelain (Industrial Directory 1909, 1912, 1918, 1927)
Electric insulation (Industrial Directory 1931)
Electrical insulation, chemical porcelain (Industrial Directory 1934)
Electrical, mechanical & chemical porcelain (Industrial Directory 1938)
Sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1938)
On August 8, 1909 fire severely damaged the property. The old stone still house was partly removed during renovations after the fire.
— Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Trenton Chamber of Commerce. 1929. Trenton: 250th Anniversary of the Settlement of Trenton. On file, Trenton Public Library, Trenton, New Jersey.
“Two Porcelain Companies Unite: Cook and Ceramic Concerns Get Together.” Trenton Times, November 19, 1931.
Thorn, C. Jordan. 1947. Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks. Tudor Publishing Company, New York, New York.
Lehner, Lois. 1988. Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay. 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.
C.S. Cook & Company; East Trenton Pottery Company; Excelsior Pottery; Imperial Porcelain Works, Inc.; Imperial Pottery Company; East Trenton Pottery Works
Block and Lot:
Historic Street Address:
New York Avenue and Mulberry Street; Mulberry Street and Delaware and Raritan Canal; Mulberry Street and Pennsylvania Railroad; 457 Mulberry; 491 Mulberry
City of Trenton
Sanborn Map Company. 1908. Insurance Maps of the City of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Volume 1. Sanborn Map Company, New York, New York. (Vol.1, plate 52: shown as “Imperial Porcelain Works”)
Sanborn Map Company. 1927. Insurance Maps of the City of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey. Sanborn Map Company, New York, New York. (Vol. 3, plate 452: shown as “Imperial Porcelain Works”)
Franklin Survey Co. 1930. Real Estate Plat‑Book of the City of Trenton and Borough of Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey. Franklin Survey Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Plate 35: shown as “East Trenton Pottery”)