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Athabasca Clay Products Ltd.
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- Athabasca Quality Pottery
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Dates of existence
1964 - 1968
Athabasca Clay Products was a business that operated in Athabasca, Alberta from 1964 - 1968. All items were made from local red clay. Pottery was distributed from numerous gift shops in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, including one on Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.
Functions, occupations and activities
Locally-owned pottery business that made distinctive products of local clay which had motifs and decoration specifically for the local product. Items included ashtrays, cups, coffee / tea services, canisters, vases, candle sticks, wall sconces, containers with lids, and goose, swan and owl figurines in three sizes. Motifs included geese and reeds, primitive, and folk art patterns. Colour schemes allowed the natural pink colour of the fired clay to show through clear glazes and included black, blue, green, and brick red variations.
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Athabasca Clay Products was a going concern of its day and employed many people through the years.
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
January 10, 2019