ROSEVILLE POTTERY, MING TREE CANDLESTICKS BLUE, NICE - For Sale
ROSEVILLE POTTERY, MING TREE CANDLESTICKS BLUE, NICE
For sale is a wonderful Matte Green Ferner made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The pattern is known as " Ming Tree" and it is done in their most Popular Blue Glaze. Each Candlestick measures approximately 2 1/4" tall and is 4 1/8" wide.
The Candlesticks has a wonderful Sky Blue background Glaze accented with Brown Branches and White Puffs of Foliage. Roseville called this Blue Glaze (Celestial Blue). The Candlesticks display a very realistic Twisted Bonsai Tree with Brown Branches that protrude from each side of the Candle Hole opening and the Foliage Rising up from a Branch. The Glaze is a high Gloss and it gives these sticks a Reflective appearance.
The Candlesticks are considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, chips, dents or dings. There is the usually crazing that is common to this high gloss glaze. The Candlesticks are signed on the bottom with Embossed "Roseville U.S.A. 551" in raised relief. There is also a letter X written in blue Grease pencil along with the number 2 and the letter C with 2 Dashes. More than likely these are the finishers marks. These Candlesticks are not a common find in this Patter. In fact the Pattern itself is Hard to Find.
I'm sure the lucky Buyer will be very pleased with their purchase. These candlesticks were made, Circa 1949 and are considered late in the Roseville Production Years.