china (Industrial Directory 1927); dinnerware (Robinson and Feeny 1980:342); Belleek (Goldberg 1998:53)
“Perlee was made in Trenton in the late 1920s, and possibly went under during the Depression. Their dinnerware resembles that of Lenox made during the same time” (Robinson and Feeny 1980:342).
Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1926-1930, 1933. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.
New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, Department of Labor. 1927. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.
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.
Gaston, Mary Frank. 1984. “American Belleek.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.
Kovel, Ralph and Terry Kovel. 1986. “Kovel’s New Dictionary of Marks: Pottery & Porcelain 1850 to the Present.” Crown Publishers, Inc., 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.
Other firms at this site:
Block and Lot:
28-4/135, 205, 318
Historic Street Address:
Marion Street near Rutherford Avenue
City of Trenton