ROSEVILLE POTTERY, GARDENIA, LARGE GREEN FOOTED VASE - For Sale
ROSEVILLE POTTERY, GARDENIA, LARGE GREEN FOOTED VASE
For sale is a nice piece or Art pottery made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The Pattern is called "Gardenia" and the shape is a large Vase. The Vase measures 10 1/2" tall and is 7 7/8" in diameter at the outside handles measurement. The Base of the Vase measures 5 3/16" in diameter.
The Vase has a wonderful background glaze that is Seafoam Green in color. There are two handles attached on opposite sides that start just beneath the top rim and extend all the way to the bottom where the vase attaches to the round foot. The pattern is a very pleasing one of a Banded White Gardenia Flower with detailed veined leaves on each side. The top of the Vase has a rather unique Crown Shape.
The piece is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks. nicks, chips or dings. There is the usual Crazing that seems to be common with this Pattern. The Piece is signed with the raised relief Roseville U.S.A. Mark along with its mold mark 686-10". There is also an "S" or "5" written in Grease Pencil which is most likely the finishers mark.The Glaze Colors are bright and Vivid as is the Crispness of the Mold.
This is a nice example both in form and Glaze. You collectors of "Gardenia" should not let this one pass you by. This Vase was made Circa 1950.