The and his wife, Nancy, have a pottery business in Erwin, Tennessee.
In addition to making pots for sale, Alan and Nancy maintain a gallery that promotes other local artisans.
Buffalo pottery made semi-vitreous restaurant ware but is most famous for colorful for his pottery produced in Burbank, California at the Haldeman Pottery. Fine-quality figurines are Camark Pottery produced pottery in Camden, Arkansas, starting in 1926 and continuing until about 1962.
For more information on Jack Carnes and Camark pottery, see The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. Our guess is that Carmel pottery was located in Carmel, California, but we have no information on this company.
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Debolt's Dictionary of American Pottery Marks is another good resource for identifying Ceramics that are white or off-white, often high-fired, including vitreous china and ironstone, and usually used for dinnerware or bathroom sets.
Turn of the century and earlier homes had no running water.
The black-green combination is easiest to find and to recognize.