Ephraim Faience Pottery
is a pottery company was founded in 1996
in Madison, Wisconsin
by Kevin Hicks and Scott Draves. It produces tile, vases and sculpted paperweights. The company produces art pottery in the arts and crafts
tradition with matte glazes over sculpted earthenware
in editions of no more than 500
The name "Ephraim" was adopted from the village of Ephraim in Door County, Wisconsin.
Each piece is individually marked with a date cypher
, the company logo and an artist signature stamp. Additional stamps indicate whether it is an experimental piece, made during an anniversary year (5th and 10th anniversaries are both marked) or part of a special edition.