Skip to comments.Daison Ware "American Hand Made" Pottery
Posted on 01/12/2010 5:10:25 AM PST by jay1949
Who made "Daison Ware?" Conventional wisdom holds that the pottery sold as Daison Ware in the 1930s and 1940s was made by various of the North Carolina Cole families, but that may not be so. Certainly, J. B. Cole's Pottery was a primary source, but there is insufficient evidence to attribute other potteries with this connection.
Daison Manufacturing Corporation was a manufacturer/distributor of lamps and other housewares and was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Daison lamps were artistically-designed, quality products and occasionally turn up in estate collections. Photographs of two Daison lamps are currently available on the Smithsonian Institution's CollectionsSearchCenter. During the 1930s and 1940s, Daison purchased pottery which it labeled as "Daison Ware" and sold as part of its department-store line.
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Finding valuable items among the junk is a hobby of mine. I have a small collection of Westmoreland white glass. It becomes more valuable each year because the company no longer exists.
I confess to a weakness for browsing junktique establishments. Keeps me off the streets and out of trouble, right?
Besides, it’s fun. Sort of like seeking buried treasure. Once in a blue moon you find a jewel.
I love pottery and it’s history. Living about 10mi away from Roseville Ohio we still have tons and tons of old stuff here to pick up as well as pieces I’ve got from both sides of the family.
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