The ware formerly produced by Holiday Designs, being lower priced items, was discontinued, while the higher priced wares from Sebring Studios were continued for some time. Jensen's pottery pieces were objectionable to collectors of authentic McCoy pottery, because they were sometimes mistaken for 'The Real McCoy'. I've worked in the theater for more years than I can count. Designer Accents marketed McCoy pottery under the name Nelson McCoy Ceramics until the company closed in 1990. McCoy established the Nelson McCoy Sanitary and Stoneware Company in Roseville, Ohio, in 1910. Or, you are all welcome to visit us on the web.
Very Art Deco in style. We hope you enjoy the site. A brief bit of McCoy Pottery history McCoy was a family business, started by J. The ware formerly produced by Holiday Designs, being lower priced items, was discontinued, while the higher priced wares from Sebring Studios were continued for some time. The application stated that the first use of the proposed trademark was in January 1991. Starting in 1848 by J.
This vase dates from the 1940s. She never actively looked for pieces. Some of these items have the familiar McCoy name on them. This site will be totally commercial free with no fees to pay. I just wanted to say- I enjoyed the history and the benefit of your homework.
McCoy and along with five , established the Nelson McCoy and in. You have inspired me to buy a few McCoy pieces. I do, however, reserve the right to delete any comment that is in poor taste, offensive or is verging on spam. Designer Accents operated for about five years until late 1990 when the doors were finally closed. The Decline Nelson McCoy, Sr. It arrived yesterday and is gorgeous. The application was canceled on December 20, 1997.
This was on August 19, 1998. I do prefer your pastels but this one goes in my living room nicely. All of this history is reflected in the various marks on the pieces. The pottery produced utilitarian stoneware and operated successfully until about 1918. All of the member potteries produced stoneware to be marketed by the new company. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments. It has one of my favorite marks on the bottom: From the 1940s.
One of the very first pieces I purchased on eBay. Tagged With: Filed Under: , Good Morning Claudia. Because production of McCoy pottery lasted approximately 80 years, there are many pieces available to collectors. One of my very favorite pieces, found on eBay. However, there will never be any more, and consequently the pieces you buy will only increase in value! Feel free to browse, read and enjoy. In the beginning, I got a lot of my pieces on eBay. I found I was drawn to the sherbet-like colors, rather than the darker pieces.
Since 1991 pottery with the McCoy mark has been made by firms unrelated to the original company. McCoy and along with five stockholders, established the Nelson McCoy Sanitary and Stoneware Company in Roseville, Ohio. Three vases and a planting dish. Two vases, a planting dish, and a bulb bowl. The design of this vase is not unlike the previous green vase I showed you.
I figure they probably sat in a hutch for decades, protected, and perhaps the person recently passed away. Thank you for sharing them. My husband found me a huge antique display case in a thrift store. T his site is all about information and history that is not readily available elsewhere on the Internet. Stop by and visit our Antique Mall in West St Paul, Minnesota. I will try to point them out as we go.
I enjoy seeing your McCoy so much. It is in great shape — such great shape that I worried it was a knock-off. Identifying a mark on a piece of pottery or porcelain is often the first step in researching the value of these antique and collectible pieces. Two McCoy 7112 mugs in the Brown Drip glaze pattern. Number of employees unknown Website www.
Embossed marks were used later to correct this problem. Looking forward to Part Two. In 1981 Nelson McCoy, Jr. I also have a post you might be interested in. Many easy pieces had an incised, or indented mark which contained excess glaze making the mark hard to read. It's a sweet place, sheltered by old trees and surrounded by gardens.