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America's Decorative Art Pottery

Wisconsin Pottery Association 2013 Exhibit
Saturday August 24, 2013 at the Exhibition Hall of the Alliant Energy Center

A small sampling of what you can expect to see at the exhibit. Click on the picture to get a high resolution version.


Roseville “Vase Assortment” pieces were Roseville’s earliest art pottery, beginning around 1896. The vases were sold in bulk to the A&P Grocery chain, where they were given away as premiums to customers.`

Roseville Azurean vase, ca. 1902. This is blue version of Roseville’s Rozane line, with hand painted decoration.

 Roseville Crocus planter, ca. 1904.

Matt Green colored pottery was very popular with the oak Arts and Crafts furniture of the early 20th Century, and Chloron was one of two all-green lines introduced by Roseville in 1905.

Roseville Egypto, 1905, in the form of an ancient Roman oil lamp.

Della Robia vase. This line was created by Frederick H. Rhead who was Roseville’s art director from 1904 through 1908.

Gazo Foudji was a Japanese-born artist who worked at the Weller Pottery before moving to Roseville (ca. 1905-1906) and creating the Fudji (pictured) and Fujiyama lines.

Roseville Crystalis, 1906, is highly sought after by collectors for its crystalline glazes and creative forms.

Roseville Early Utility pitchers. Introduced around 1900 and popular for decades thereafter, Roseville made dozens of different pitchers. Some Roseville collectors specialize in pitchers alone!

Roseville Creamware “Good Night” candle holder. Roseville began making decaled Creamware utility ware by 1910 and continued making it at least through the 1920s if not longer..

Roseville Creamware window box, with an early automobile facing off with a cow. “Tourist” creamware is probably Rosevilles most sought after and valuable creamware lines.

Roseville Early Velmoss vase, ca. 1916. This line was unidentified as Roseville until collectors found a marked example and identified the shape numbers in a 1916 price guide in the 1990s.

Roseville Rosecraft, 1921, also known at Florane when it appears in this tan color. The form of this vase foreshadows the art deco telescoping and saucer-like shapes that were perfected in the Futura line seven years later.

Roseville’s Rosecraft Hexagon, 1925, was a simply shaped Art Deco line made in either brown or green, and more rarely, a glossy blue.

15. Roseville Carnelian II, 1926. This line followed a line called Carnelian I and was produced in shades of red or green or a mix of red and green.

16. Roseville Futura, 1928. Futura is an Art Deco line that was made in 78 different shapes and is one of the most popular lines among today’s collectors. A green globe, modernistic shape.

Windsor, introduced by Roseville in 1931. This fern-decorated pattern was made in blue and rusty brown.

The Wisteria line, first produced in 1933, is highly valued among collectors today.

A sleek blue Pine Cone "400 series" pitcher from 1953, and the smaller, older model designed in the 1930s.

Coffeepot from the Mock Orange line, first produced in 1950, typical of Roseville’s late production style.

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