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Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area

204 Church Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460

hspa@verizon.net   610-935-7646

www.hspa-pa.org   or   www.phoenixvillehistoricalsociety.org





 

 

Majolica Pottery Photo Gallery

The Society has over 300 pieces of Majolica.  Some of them are depicted in this photo gallery.

 

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Griffen, Smith & Hill pottery marking

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GSH 1884 catalogue cover

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Sketch of GSH potter'smark or trademark

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A Gold Metal piece in 1884

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Pear pitcher

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Majolica pineapple vase

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Majolica begonia dish

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Parian Pottery, Phoenix Pottery Co.
 

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Baptismal cup & Holy Water container

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Flower dish
 

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White berry dish

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Blue berry dish
 

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Pink berry dish

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Leaf dish
 

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White pitcher

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Another white pitcher
 

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A Gold Metal winner in 1884

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Another Gold Medal winner in 1884
 

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Leaf cake dish

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Small bowl with lid
 

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Flower & swan container

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Flower pitcher
 

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Majolica tea service

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Majolica athletic theme mugs

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Henry Griffen photo

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David Smith photo

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Men & boys pottery workers

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Phoenix Pottery marking

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Phoenixville Pottery workers at the kaolin clay pit on Third Avenue

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Phoenixville Pottery workers

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These pottery kilns at Church and Starr Streets made firebricks for the Phoenix Iron & Steel Company.  The company started in 1867 and in 1882 began making Etruscan majolica pottery.  The company closed in 1903.

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Pottery Kiln drawing

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Pottery workers

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More pottery workers

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Pottery Workshop

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Pottery Factory with 3 kilns, late 1880s

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Pottery worker, c. 1890s

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Leaf on basket weave pattern dish

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Sample from GSH Catalogue

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Another sample from GSH Catalogue

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