Trenton Potteries Company (Crescent Pottery)

  

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In operation

1892-1931

Wares

earthen and chinaware (Industrial Directory 1901); pottery ware (Industrial Directory 1906); porcelain and sanitary ware (Industrial Directory 1909); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1912); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1918); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1927); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1931); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1934); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1938)

Notes

The Crescent Pottery became part of the Trenton Potteries Company Group in 1892 (Harney 1929).

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1894-1900. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ and Morrisville, PA, Included a Fund of Information Concerning Public and Private Institutions, National, State, County, City and Borough Governments, Gathered from Reliable and Official Sources.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1896. “Specialties Department/The Trenton Potteries Co., Manufacturers of Druggists’ Sundries and Essential Articles for use in Hospitals and Sick-Rooms.” Brandt Press, Trenton, New Jersey.

Jervis, William P. 1897. “A Book of Pottery Marks.” Press of Hayes Bros., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Trenton Board of Trade. 1900. “Industrial Trenton and Vicinity.” George A. Wolf Publishers, Wilmington, Delaware.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1901. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1901. “Trenton Potteries Co., Trenton, N.J. Location of Exhibit: Department of Sanitation, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1904. “You are Invited and Requested to Invite Your Friends to Visit our Exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase ExhibitionÉSection 2-B. Manufacturers’ Building.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1906, 1911-1924. “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 Industrial Statistics. 1906. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1909. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. C.1910. “The Bellemeade Line: Vitreous China Lavatories.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1912. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1913. “Catalogue Sanitary Pottery: Bathroom, Toilet, Kitchen and Laundry Fixtures.” S.H. Burbank & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Newark Museum Association. 1914. “The Work of The Potteries of New Jersey: From 1685 to 1876 , Being Extracts from ‘The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States,’ by Edwin Atlee Barber and Marks of New Jersey Potteries, as Reproduced from ‘Pottery,’ Published by The Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company.” Newark Museum Association, Newark, New Jersey.

Secretary of State. 1914. “Corporations of New Jersey List of Certificates to December 31, 1911.” MacCrellish & Quigley, Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1915. “The Blue Book of Plumbing. Catalogue N: Sanitary Pottery: Bathroom, Toilet, Kitchen, Laundry and Other Sanitary Fixtures.” S.H. Burbank & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1918. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1921. “The Blue Book of Plumbing. Catalogue R.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Hayward, W. (United States Attorney). 1922. “In the District Court of the United States America, for the Southern District of New York: United States of America vs. the Trenton Potteries Co., et al.: Indictment Filed August 9, 1922” Freemont Payne, Inc., New York, New York.

Trenton Magazine. 1925. “How the Trenton Potteries Company Manufactures ‘Tepeco’ All-Clay Plumbing Products: Showing Care Used in Selection of Materials and Explaining Modern Methods Used in the Manufacture of Sanitary Earthenware.” January.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1925. “Established 3500 B.C.: A Brief History of the Origin and Development of All Clay Plumbing Fixtures.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, Department of Labor. 1927. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

The Trenton Potteries Company. 1927. “The Blue Book of Plumbing. Catalogue T.” S.H. Burbank & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1931. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Thorn, C. Jordan. 1947. “Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks.” Tudor Publishing Company, New York, New York.

Van Hoesen, Walter Hamilton. 1973. “Crafts and Craftsmen of New Jersey.” Associated University Presses, Inc., Cranbury, 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.

Lehner, Lois. 1988. “Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Gaston, Mary Frank. 1994. “Collector’s Encyclopedia of Flow Blue China.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Stern, Marc Jeffrey. 1994. “The Pottery Industry of Trenton: A Skilled Trade in Transition, 1850-1929.” Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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:

Other Names

Trenton Potteries Company Plant #1; Crescent Pottery

Block and Lot:
35A/40; 40A/115-119

Historic Street Address:
Allen Street near Canal; foot of Allen Street; Allen Street near Montgomery Street

Municipality:
City of Trenton