Vintage Napco Figurines

The National Potteries Corporation, or Napco, was founded in Bedford, Ohio, in 1938. Although Ohio was a center for art pottery in the middle of the 20th century, being the home of Rookwood, Roseville, and Weller, Napco only produced its own products, most vases for flowers, for a handful of years. After World War II, Napco grew rapidly by importing collectible ceramic novelty items from Japan’s ceramics manufacturing centers of Nagoya and...Continue Reading