A. R. Cole Redware Jar Large redware jar with fabulous polychrome glaze made by Arthur Ray Cole (1892-1974) in his Rainbow Pottery in Sanford, North Carolina. A. R. founded the Rainbow Pottery in 1941. This piece dates to the mid 1940's and has the signature Cole three twisted rope handles. This wonderful piece of North Carolina folk pottery is in excellent original condition with no repairs. Height - 18".
Teco Pottery circa 1915 - Around 1885, William Day Gates established Gates Potteries in Crystal Lake, Illinois. After years of trial and error, he developed a cool, silvery green matte glaze that resembled the tones of aged bronze. Combining the first letters of the words terra and cotta, Gates named the new pottery Teco and began selling the line in 1900.
Toothbrush & Paste Holder Bay Pottery mixes clay and lead-free glazes from recipes formulated over many years. Bay's unique functional designs are high fired to 2300 degrees F, making them sturdy, dense, oven and dishwasher proof. These pieces are up-fired through a twelve hour process to achieve the beautiful reduction glazes for which Bay Pottery is known. Glaze option available.