Rare Roseville Pottery Beautiful Brown Freesia Flaring Two-handled Vase 122-8"
Description: A most beautiful, very uncommon, and rather rare brown colored art pottery two-handled flared vase by the Roseville Pottery Company. This vase is in the Freesia pattern. It was made in the mid to late 1940s. The piece came out of a collection in Southern New Jersey, which we will continue to sell in the weeks and months to come. Please carefully view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Mid- to late 1940's.
Origin: Roseville, Ohio
Size: Base measures ~3" in diameter, ~8 1/4" high, ~5 1/2" at its widest including both handles. The piece weighs about 2 pounds and one ounce.
Maker: Roseville Pottery Company.
Marks: In relief on the bottom "Roseville, U. S. A. 122-8".
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. A nice piece of art pottery, which would make a nice addition to your collection of Roseville.
Condition: The vase in very good condition. The piece has no chips, cracks, hairlines, repairs, or crazing to the glaze. There is a small flea bite at the edge of the base which can be seen in the sixth and seventh photos at about 10 O'clock. The piece also has two production related minor defects, one consisting of a rough spot on the bottom of the left handle, in the third photo, where it meets the vase and the second are firing cracks in the flowers which we show in the last photo. These are original to the making and do not distract from the beauty or condition of the piece. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty, quality and condition of this beautiful piece.