ROSEVILLE POTTERY, PINECONE, BLUE DOUBLE HANDLED VASE, NICE SIZE - For Sale
ROSEVILLE POTTERY, PINECONE, BLUE DOUBLE HANDLED VASE, NICE SIZE
For sale is a lovely vase made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The Pattern is called "Pinecone" and it is done in their Blue background glaze. This pattern and color is one of Roseville's most desirable to Collect. The Vase is a nice Cabinet Size as it stands 6 1/8" tall and is 4 3/4" in diameter outside handles measurements. The foot has a diameter if 2 1/2".
The Vase depicts very realistic handles in the form of branches joined to a Pine Cone with Green Needles protruding from the Cone. It is accented with 2 applied Handles in the form of a Branch to give this piece that realistic appeal. The Glaze colors are very pleasing as the Background is a 2 tone Blue with the Pine Cones themselves being Brown. The crispness of the mold is evident in the pictures. The Pine Needles that Protrude from the Pine Cone are a Sage Green.
This was Frank Ferrell's most popular design that he ever created while working at The Roseville Pottery Company. In fact, the company would have had to close it doors if it wasn't for the success of this line in the Mid to Late 1930's. The Pinecone line was considered the most Popular Line ever made at Roseville Pottery and that is still evident today. There are 4 colors that Pinecone Line was made in and they are Blue, Brown, Green and Pink. Pink Commands the Highest Price and is Rarely seen. Blue Commands the next highest price with Brown and Green not too far behind.
The Vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The piece is signed on the bottom with the Incised "Roseville" mark along with the mold number 839-6". There is also a large number 7 or the letter L depending how you are looking at it. This is more than likely the finishers marks. This is a quality piece of art pottery that will enhance any art pottery collection, especially those of you who collect Roseville Blue Pinecone.