In operation 1926-1932
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, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain. House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.
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.
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
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 310: “Berlee Co. Inc. Pottery 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 38: “Berlee Co. Inc. Pottery Works”)