This quality pottery is handmade in Zanesville, Ohio, by “the original” Hartstone.
This company has roots back to the 1970s. It went through a period of corporate ownership, and was closed.
But in a town of 25,000, the loss of 400 jobs was painful, not to mention the loss of a piece of history. Southeastern Ohio has a long history of pottery making, and most of it is gone. Roseville, McCoy, Crooksville, Shawnee and Weller are just a few of the Ohio potteries that are familiar to collectors of vintage American pottery and dinnerware.
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