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Mainely Pottery

Mainely Pottery is closing on October 31. We have been honored to support Maine potters for 33 years. Our customers have come from near and far and been touched by the magic of handmade pottery. The selection of pottery, the gardens , the music, the staff and the conversations have made everyone treasure the very special place that is Mainely Pottery. . JamieĀ  Oates passed away on 4/14/21. He will be missed. Mainely Pottery was started in 1988 by Jamie Oates, resident potter, and Jeannette Faunce, gallery manager and gardener. Our mission has always been to show people fine Maine-made pottery and to educate people about what is involved in creating handmade pottery. The friendships and the gardens which have developed over the years are the bonuses we’ve cultivated.


The new owners should love being surrounded by wonderful Maine made pottery. The 28 Maine potters shoes work is showcased at Mainely Pottery offer a diverse selection of style, color and design making it a destination stop for both locals and vacationing tourists. The business was established in 1988.

Price available upon request for 2 buildings and the business on 2 acres. Property includes 330 feet of commercial frontage on Route One in Belfast, Maine. There are two buildings, a 1400 square foot studio with a walk out basement and a gallery building. The 1600 square foot gallery is a salt box design with south facing windows providing lots of natural light. The south side has a deck overlooking the extensive flower gardens.

The current owner is gallery manager, Jeannette Faunce. Jamie Oates passed away on 4/14/21. For more information, email us at info@mainelypottery.com; 207-338-1108.

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Owners, Jamie Oates and Jeannette Faunce

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