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Crocker & Springer

25337 Beltrees Rd., Elsah, IL 62028


The result of a couple's dream to make a living together in the world of fine craft by combining their skill sets - a love of hand-throwing pots and firing monstrous kilns and a passion for painting, slip-trailing, sgraffito-carving and sculpting.

Early American folk pottery is the specialty of nationally known potters Jan & Jonathan Wright. They create pie birds, butter crocks, Pennsylvania wide mouth jars and whimsical chicken banks among other items using a salt glaze to impart a distinctive orange peel-texture finish on these early-American style pieces. Visit the studio to watch the duo fashion clay into brilliant pieces of art. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

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