Question: How do I know if my pottery is Weller?

For example, Weller Aurelian can be found with either a circular stamp trademark or a hand incised mark. It is believed by many Weller pottery collectors that the hand incised mark was used prior to 1900 and the circular stamp trademark was used after 1900.

When did Weller Pottery go out of business?

1948 By 1905, Weller Pottery was the largest pottery in the country. It mass-produced art pottery until about 1920, and it produced commercial lines until the pottery closed in 1948 .Weller Pottery.TypeCorporationDefunct1948HeadquartersZanesville, OhioProductsVases, pots, ceramic tile, cuspidors, bowls, crocks2 more rows

Has Weller Pottery been reproduced?

The original pottery was made from clay from Ohio. Today the reproductions are imported from China. The difference in materials and the process used to create the pottery creates a difference in the potterys weight, with the copies being lighter than the originals.

Is Van Briggle pottery still in business?

Van Briggle Art Pottery was at the time of its demise the oldest continuously operating art pottery in the United States, having been established in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 by Artus and Anne Van Briggle .Van Briggle Pottery.IndustryCeramic manufacturingProductsArt wareWebsitewww.vanbriggle.com4 more rows

How do I identify my Van Briggle pottery?

Van Briggle Pottery produced between 1913 and 1919 is characterized by marks that typically only include the double A logo and the date. Between 1915 and 1916, examples can also be found with an incised shape number in addition to the logo and date.

Is Van Briggle pottery still being made?

The Van Briggle Pottery Studio closed in spring 2012 .Van Briggle Pottery.IndustryCeramic manufacturingFounded1901FounderArtus Van BriggleHeadquartersColorado Springs, Colorado , United StatesProductsArt ware2 more rows

Is Van Briggle pottery always marked?

Van Briggle Pottery produced between 1913 and 1919 is characterized by marks that typically only include the double A logo and the date.

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