Scammell China Company (Lamberton Works)

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In operation    1923-1955


Hotel china (Industrial Directory 1927)

Vitrified china (Industrial Directory 1931)

Hotel vitrified china (Industrial Directory 1934)

Hotel china (Industrial Directory 1938)

Hotel china dinnerware (Industrial Directory 1940-41)


“DeVegh designed many of [Scammell’s] Art Deco figurines, as he was also to do for Lenox, and the Scammell ones ones are quite a bit rarer than the Lenox ones. The company also made a great number of commemorative items, particularly plates. The overwhelming majority of their pieces, however, are lower level dinnerware items.”

— Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980.  The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain.  House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.

Selected References

“Scammell Bros. and Charles A. May buy Maddock Plant.” 1923. State Gazette, November 22, 1923.

Scammell China Company. 1928. “Scammell’s Trenton China Vitrified” (price list). Updated 1931 and 1933. Trenton, New Jersey.

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.

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.


Other Names

Scammell China Company

Block and Lot:
72A; 75B

Historic Street Address:
Third Avenue and Landing Street; 301 Third Street; 300-303 Third Street

City of Trenton