Stories tagged with: McCoy Pottery

July 14, 2013 - 8:42pm
1 year 1 week ago

Pottery lovers gathered Sunday at an annual convention for a local pottery company.

Sunday was the 28th annual McCoy Pottery Collector's Convention. This year's theme was McCoy's Yellow Palette, but at the auction today there were pieces of all colors, decades and sizes. The McCoy pieces that are mainly collected by the group are from 1910 through the late 1980's.

"Pickle jars, and crocks and things, and then the dime stores years of Kresge's in the fifties, and later on...

July 9, 2011 - 5:00pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

A unique pottery collection brought collectors of all forms to downtown Zanesville.

Saturday morning McCoy Pottery collector, John Vorisek auctioned-off half of his collection at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center. Vorisek's interest in McCoy Pottery began about 25 years ago when he and his wife bought their first piece at an antique store for fifteen dollars. Today Vorisek owns a couple thousand pieces with some worth up to $12,000.

"Oh it's kind of a mixed...

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