Operating for the better part of a century, Weller was renowned for its experimental glazes in the early years of the 20th century. In 1895, Charles Upjohn joined Weller pottery as art director. Little could anyone have guessed that within 30 years, Weller. This mark is handwritten and appears on pieces with the characteristic glossy tin finish known as faience. Over the years Weller introduced many different lines which proved to be very popular with their clientele.
Experimenting with deep, lustrous glazes, epitomized in their early Louwelsa pattern, Weller was a beacon of innovation in the early decades of the 1900s. Weller hired several artists to design and decorate the Hudson line, and authentic pieces include the artist's initials stamped in blue ink to the left of the incised mark. Sicard developed the Sicard line; which continues to be one of Weller's most sought-after patterns to this date. Sicard had worked with Clement Massier and under intense secrecy perfected the iridescent metallic glaze. You can sort by any title.
This 8- by 5-inch Weller female nude from the Muskota line was originally produced around 1915. The value of items produced by from 1872 through 1948 varied as widely as the flower pots, bowls, crock, vases, and other wares the company produced. Weller Pottery was founded by Samuel Weller in Fultonham, Ohio, United States in 1872. However, when Weller moved his company to Zanesville and partnered with fellow potter William Long in the 1880s, Weller Pottery turned to more artful designs. Jacques Sicard who introduced the metallic luster Sicardo line. It has a dark brown or bronze background randomly breaking through a matte green top glaze.
It can be difficult for a novice collector to be sure whether they are looking at an authentic or fraudulent maker's mark. They are quite desirable and widely collected. From 1930 to 1932, Cretone was among the last freehand-decorated lines introduced at Weller. When Samuel Weller launched his one-man, one-room pottery in 1872, he did everything himself. Ink stamped and incised marks were both frequently used, along with those hand incised by artists who decorated pottery for this company. It is difficult to verify the authenticity of a black ink mark because Weller used several different versions of it. Weller's incised pottery mark also has several forms.
To this day, it remains among the highest quality pottery ever produced. Hard to find Weller Pottery Forest window box. In 1902, Weller hired Jacques Sicard, who developed the Sicard line, which ended in 1907. Camelot vases are typically smaller in stature than many other Weller Pottery patterns. Bottom marked with Weller Dickens Ware, 714 and unknown artist cipher is between two roots of one tree. Learn to identify and date Weller Pottery marks with this list of mark examples.
The black ink mark appears on certain items made in the 1920s. Some pieces of Weller pottery have marks stamped in ink, while others are painted over the glaze or embossed into the pottery itself. Regardless of the variations in the shape of the center jug, these black ink stamps all appear to date to the same time period in Weller history. The most valuable Weller pottery are the early hand-decorated pieces. Learn how to identify and value the company's varied bowls, vases, and flower pots on the antique market.
Striking mold, color and glaze. Restoration to the backside rim. Weller made the original Coppertone line in the late 1920s through about the mid-1930s. There is a minute, pinpoint glaze fleck to the base edge. Weller Pottery was one of the most prolific pottery producers of central Ohio in the 20th century. No other chips, cracks, damage or repair of any kind.
See more ideas about Roseville pottery, Rookwood pottery and Vintage pottery. Weller began to produce Louwelsa, which became one of Weller's most popular lines. They are known for their classic, Arts and Crafts designs as well as beautiful Art Noveau. Keep in mind that manufacturers changed their marks quite often. They included Sicard, LaSa and Hudson.
This excellent-condition Weller Sicard vase features a beautiful iridescent glaze. Here at we are pleased to help you find the best prices on Weller pottery of all types and patterns. Weller pottery At Home hoosiertimes. See more ideas about Roseville pottery, Rookwood pottery and Vintage pottery. A Jacques Sicard vase decorated with spider mums. Weller Pottery was founded by Samuel Weller in Fultonham, Ohio, United States in 1872. The most accurate way to identify a fake Weller pottery mark is to compare it to the photographs in a reference guide.
Weller in 1872, Weller Pottery began as a producer of relatively utilitarian vessels. Jacques Sicard who introduced the metallic luster Sicardo line. Hundreds of lines of pottery were produced, including Louwelsa, Eocean, Dickens Ware, and Sicardo, before the pottery closed in 1948. Weller pottery was first made in 1872 in Fultonham, Ohio. It was also used on pieces featuring themes from nature such as frogs, fishes and water plants.