Abingdon Pottery

Abingdon Art Pottery

The Abingdon Sanitary Manufacturing Company was founded by Mr. and Mrs. James Simpson, in the year 1908. The company began manufacturing china plumbing fixtures in Illinois and by the year 1928, they became pioneers in producing colored plumbing fixtures. During depression in 1929, the company started facing a crisis, and to stay in business they started producing art ware. The idea of pottery came from Raymond E. Bidwell who became the company president in 1933. The Abingdon Pottery used the similar process that they used to make their plumbing ware. The pottery was made from specific china, which was selected from England, and Georgia. (Story continues below products)

Available Right Now on eBay


Abingdon Center Bowl Double Candle Holder Pair 575 Set Pink USA
$4.99
Time Remaining: 52m

Abingdon 5 Blue Shell Pottery Vase
$17.99
Time Remaining: 2h 49m
Buy It Now for only: $17.99

Vintage Abingdon USA Pottery 569 Light Blue Cornucopia Vase
$9.99
Time Remaining: 3h 1m

Vintage Abingdon USA Round Pale Yellow Planter
$19.99
Time Remaining: 3h 4m
Buy It Now for only: $19.99

Abingdon Pottery Turquoise Sea Shell Shape Candle Holder Pair
$10.50
Time Remaining: 3h 34m
Buy It Now for only: $10.50

Vintage ABINGDON USA Art Pottery Classic Art Deco PINK LEAF RELIEF VASE 10 3 4
$17.99
Time Remaining: 3h 51m

Two Creamy White Abingdon Art Pottery Candle Stick Holders
$8.95
Time Remaining: 4h 11m

Large Creamy White Abingdon Art Pottery Oblong Bowl with Feather Design No 480
$8.95 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 4h 22m

ABINGDON POTTERY 532 YELLOW FLORAL GOLD ART BOWL
$10.50
Time Remaining: 4h 46m
Buy It Now for only: $14.95

Vintage Abingdon Mauve Pink Pottery set of 2 Candle Holders Scoll pattern
$12.50
Time Remaining: 4h 51m

Abingdon style Art Pottery Vases PAIR Grecian Style P133 Unblemished
$49.00
Time Remaining: 4h 54m
Buy It Now for only: $49.00

1941 50 ABINGDON ILLINOIS ART POTTERY 12 SHELL SHAPED DISH BOWL COOL BLUE GLAZE
$34.95
Time Remaining: 4h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $34.95

1940 50 ABINGDON ILLINOIS ART POTTERY 9 SWIRL FANCY VASE CAMEO PINK MATT GLAZE
$34.95
Time Remaining: 4h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $34.95

1942 50 ABINGDON ILLINOIS POTTERY OVAL SCALLOPED BOWL DISH w ORIGINAL PAPER LABL
$34.95
Time Remaining: 4h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $34.95

1941 46 ABINGDON ILLINOIS ART POTTERY 9 URN WREATH VASE MOLD 538
$34.95
Time Remaining: 5h
Buy It Now for only: $34.95

« Previous1234567

Balls clays from England, and Tennessee were utilized and flint or ground silica sand Illinois, and feldspar from the company’s mines were specifically used to give the pottery a strong and sturdy body. The pottery pieces either had glossy glaze or were sprayed or hand painted. The pottery gained popularity, and during 1934 to 1950 the company produced, and sold over 6 million pieces. Production of these products was discontinued around 1950.

The Abingdon pottery was sold in gift shops, and most of the pieces had an Abingdon USA ink stamps. Today, Abingdon pottery items such as vases, cookie jars, sculptured ware, figurines, urns, jugs, book ends, flower pots, string holders, lamp bases, floor vases, sand jars, flower pots, and many such items are considered collector’s items.