Most pottery collectors are familiar with the many wonderful pottery companies in
First, is the Denver White Pottery Co. that worked from 1893 till 1960. Frederick White, and his son Frank, started the F.J. White and Son Denver Pottery in 1893. In the early years they produced functional items, such as teapots, ginger jars, bowls and other dishes. After being in business for 10 years, they expanded the business to include art pottery. This is the period that the collectors are looking for.
Several marks were used during the life of the company, including the incised word
Not to be outdone, the Denver China and Pottery company produced their wonderful wares from 1901 until 1904. William A. Long, the founder of this company, was what most people considered a mover, because he had worked for several companies before he started his own in 1900. The Denver China and Pottery Company ironically started about the same time as the Van Briggle Company. Two artists from Rookwood came to work for Long and you can definitely see the similarity in some of the pieces from the two companies, The Denver Lonhuda line was marked with a shield with L and F inside, plus
William Long started Clifton Art Pottery in 1905 in
My 220 page book about how to make money buying and selling antiques & collectibles is FREE with your membership in the Daryle Lambert's Antique and Collectible Club. Join Us Today