Buyer Found for Iconic Red Wing Pottery

Posted at: 12/27/2013 11:48 AM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Facing the possibility of closing, Red Wing Pottery says it has found a buyer to keep the iconic pottery company around.

Scott Gillmer, Red Wing Pottery's CEO and co-owner, told ABC 6 News that Bruce and Irene Johnson will be the new owners.

The pair have also recently purchased Red Wing Stoneware as well.

Red Wing Pottery started off by selling storage crocks to farmers in the 1860's.