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Columbus Hollow Ware Co.

Location: Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Founders: Jesse F. Hatcher, E.B Hatcher
Period of Production: 1882 - 1902
Products Manufactured: Full Line
Brand Names: The Favorite

The Columbus Hollow Ware Co. foundry was located in the Ohio Penitentiary at Columbus, and contracted with the state to use inmate labor for its production.

Pieces marked "The Favorite" are often confused with Favorite Piqua Ware.

Columbus Timeline

1882 - Company incorporated.






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