In operation 1920-1934
Hotel china, pottery specialties (Industrial Directory 1927)
Sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1927, 1931, 1934)
By 1929 the company had five kilns.
— Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
“Van Pottery Company New Local Firm: Will Manufacture Hotel Ware.” 1919. Sunday Times Advertiser, September 21, 1919.
Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1920-1932. 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.
Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Other firms at this site:
Van Pottery Company
Block and Lot:
Historic Street Address:
Parker Avenue above Olden 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 431: shown as “Van Pottery Co.”)
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 28: shown as “Van Pottery Co.”)