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Beautiful Circa 1915 Roseville Pottery Donatello Pattern Six Inch Large Pitcher

  • $ 139.99

Description: A most beautiful green and brown colored art pottery nice size pitcher by the Roseville Pottery Company. This pitcher which is about 6 1/4" high, 3 1/2" diameter at the base, and ~4 3/4" in diameter at the top is in the Donatello pattern. The pattern shows cherubs in action on brown background all around the exterior of the pitcher near the top. The pitcher has a spout and an applied handle. It also has a green and gray zig zag flat top with a smooth pouring spout. The piece is unmarked as is always the case with this early Roseville pattern. It was made in 1915 and designed by Frederick Rhead. Please carefully view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1915.

Origin: The piece was purchased in southeastern Pennsylvania. It was made in Roseville, Ohio.

Size: The piece measures ~6 1/4" high, 3 1/2" diameter at the base, ~4 3/4" in diameter at the top, and is ~8" at its widest including the handle and spout. The piece weighs about 2 pounds and 2 ounces.

Maker: Roseville Pottery Company.

Marks: unmarked as it is always the case with this pattern of Roseville pottery.

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a truly nice piece which is very difficult to come by. The colors are rich, fresh and vivid and would display very well in your collection.

Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no cracks, hairlines, chips, or repairs. The piece has general crazing to the glaze, which can be seen in the photos. It is lightly soiled with darkening due to soiling along the foot of the base. The piece has a minor loss to the glaze at the front edge of the spout which we show in the 7th photo and a pop, which is original to the making and we show it in the 8th photo. Other than that, the piece is problem free. The piece has colors that are fresh and vivid with no losses. A great looking piece which would display nicely in your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.

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