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"Rare" 1930s Roseville Art Pottery Blue Thorn Apple Vase w/ Two Hndles 808-4

  • $ 77.77

Description: A beautiful, very uncommon, and scarce blue colored art pottery squat vase with two handles by the Roseville Pottery Company. This vase is in the Thorn Apple pattern. It was made in early to late 1930s. It shows a tapering white blossom on one side and a thorny pod on the other. There are long green leaves on each side under the blossom and pod. Please carefully view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Late 1930s.

Origin: Roseville, Ohio.

Size: Base measures ~2 7/8" in diameter at the footed base, ~4 1/4" high, ~6 1/8" at its widest, with the mouth on top being ~2 1/4" in diameter. The vase weighs about 1 pound and 4 ounces.

Maker: Roseville Pottery Company.

Marks: In impressed lettering on the bottom "Roseville/808-4".

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

Condition: The vase is in good condition with no cracks, hairlines, or repairs. Its colors are fresh, vivid, and great looking. The vase has general crazing to the glaze, which is difficult to see because of the coloring and the nature of the surface. The vase has a small spot on the edge of the mouth where the blue coloring is missing and may be a small loss of the surface glaze and coloring. However, the spot does not feel rough and close examination suggests it is glazed over suggesting that it is original to the making of the piece. Be that as it may, this is a great looking piece to add to your collection or use as a decorative accent around your home. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty, quality and for additional condition information about the pieces.

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