Weller pottery schiffer book for collectors snyder, jeffrey b on amazon. In this high quality 284 page hardbound book, the reader has a chance to view a twentysix plus year advanced weller pottery collection. Aurelian weller pottery pedestal, signed frank farrell, circ. This book aims to furnish a concise and connected account of human. This page is devoted to fans of weller pottery 18721948 in fultonham and zanesville, ohio.
Young took over the company and with his impeccable sense of style and refined taste, he gave birth to what is known as roseville pottery or middle period roseville. Sep 19, 2015 discover the beauty of weller pottery. Get the best deals on vintage original weller art pottery when you shop the largest online selection at. Art pottery blog history, marks, buying, selling art.
In 1904, weller set up a massive model pottery at the st. Weller pottery, baldin, earth tone glaze, large centerpiece vase, crisp mold. Owens pottery 1901 lightweight fish vase frank ferrell 816. Owens pottery 1901 lightweight fish vase frank ferrell 816 jbo. Though the company originally made simple household pieces, the arts and craftsinspired designs proved popular, and roseville pieces are now. Learn how to identify and value the companys varied bowls, vases, and flower pots on the antique market. A great book to use as a reference to weller pottery. A scene from the bayeux tapestry museum of bayeux, normandy. The pear and apple decoration are in a light brown paint over an offwhite background all under a high gloss glaze. About it were various articles of food and vessels of pottery. Its an older edition, so the prices are not totally accurate or timely, but gives a good idea.
Vintage weller pottery black and white 4 popeye dog with blue eyes french bulldog. The marks look like some early weller marks but look how blurry the one is. Weller pottery prices 2,166 auction price results page 2. Anne soulard, charles franks, robert fite, and the online distributed. Weller pottery, roma wall pocket with roses and swags 1920s weller art pottery cottage style decorshabby chic style wp007 dwhretrofabulous. Get the best deals on bowl vintage original weller art pottery when you shop the largest online selection at. Weller book works sells n ew, used, and rare books. A history and collectors guide to weller pottery, zanesville, ohio, ann gilbert mcdonald. Art pottery collectors book muncie weller roseville brush mccoy. Old weller antique is bottled at 107 proof, offering a complex taste and bold finish. As business expanded, weller moved production to zanesville, ohio. The book represents 30 years of research on the weller pottery company. Weller founded weller pottery in fultonham, ohio, united states. The weller pottery was founded in fultonham, ohio, in 1872 by samuel augustus weller.
The first pottery consisted of a cabin and one beehive kiln. Frank ferrels art pottery around 1905, an enthusiastic potter, frank ferrel, approached sam weller of weller pottery with the idea for that line was pinecone. After weller closed, robinson ransbottom pottery co. A wheated bourbon with a fullbodied flavor and a balanced palate. Rare antique weller pottery blue drapery and rose low, rectangular 15 long vase 4 34 high and 3 38 wide vastvintagevisions 5 out of 5 stars 275. I actually bought them thinking they were fakes, but wanted the cw team to weigh in on it. Today the chinese are making reproductions that carry weller marks, but weller pottery is distinguished in more ways than just the stamp on the bottom.
The utopian line was a highglaze brown ware with underglaze slip painting similar to roseville, rookwood and weller. He built a new plant and started manufacturing pottery in 1896. Originally, his business consisted of a small cabin and one beehive kiln. At the end of the teens, frank ferrell became the art director and developed multicolored roseville pieces with embossed or molded designs. The idea was shot down, and frank soon left weller to pursue his craft elsewhere. Antique weller pottery flower frogvery unique cream and black stripe. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about weller pottery. Three weller pottery vases,two in the lebanon pattern, the first decorated with a figure plowing, the second with two view full details three weller pottery vases, height of tallest 10 34 in. It is believed that he began working at weller pottery around the age of 16 or so, in 1894. Jul 11, 2018 leading this movement from behind the scenes was frank l. How to identify fake weller pottery marks our pastimes. Samuel a weller founded his first oneman, oneroom pottery in 1872, in his home town of fultonham, ohio.
Learn about weller pottery lines like louwelsa,sicardo, woodland, dickensware, pine cone, oriental, and much more at the collectics education program for antiques and collectibles. Buy online, view images and see past prices for aurelian weller pottery pedestal, signed frank farrell, circa 18981905. Her first book, evolution of the night lamp, appeared in 1979 followed by all about weller, a history and collectors guide to weller pottery in 1989. Weller eocean pitcher with handle signed by mae timberlake 1910 1918.
Learn how to identify and value weller pottery weller. Required reading for weller pottery collectors art pottery blog. Lehners book of marks, shows marks and artists names. In 1888, weller moved the pottery to zanesville, ohio. When samuel weller launched his oneman, oneroom pottery in 1872, he did everything himself. Apr 12, 2017 samuel weller produced his popular american arts and crafts pottery in ohio from 1872 until the company closed its doors in 1948. The original business consisted of a small cabin and one kiln and initial products produced by weller included flower pots, crocks, bowls, and vases. Just art pottery pottery art, weller pottery, majolica pottery.
Samuel weller was known for hiring great artists, and for his innovations. Samuel augustus weller, founder of the seventyyear ohio enterprise of weller pottery, began with simple stoneware jars and clay flowerpots in 1872. Owens pottery company, informally known as owens pottery, was an american art. She became an antiques dealer in 1972, specializing today in out of print books on glass and lighting, and weller pottery. Weller pottery marvo jardiniere and pedestal from just art pottery weller pottery. Get the best deals on weller pottery jardiniere when you shop the largest online selection at. Jardiniere is 11 in diameter and the pedestal is about 2712 tall. Pictures are great, and lots of them, accuratly display the items. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about 1920s weller pottery. Weller pottery was responsible for dozens of lines during its 50 years of existence. The most common 1920s weller pottery material is ceramic. Weller pottery jardiniere and pedestal, both pieces are marked, done in shades of green and brown. Add to favorites weller pottery forest woodcraft log table top planter. Charming, varied, and a vestige of american ingenuity at the turn of the 20th century, weller pottery pieces remain popular collectibles amongst the ceramics set.
Nov 17, 2017 samuel augustus weller, founder of the seventyyear ohio. Faked, reproduced and lookalike american art pottery. Charles babcock upjohn is credited with the introduction of the famous weller dickens ware line. By 1893 he began making his first art pottery ware, which in a short twenty years became the worlds largest company of the subsequential arts and crafts, art nouveau, art. Frank lloyd wright mission style furniture roycroft design.
The value of items produced by weller pottery company from 1872 through 1948 varied as widely as the flower pots, bowls, crock, vases, and other wares the company produced. The incised block mark appears on weller pottery produced between 1900 and 1925. See more ideas about weller, weller pottery, pottery art. Burntwood claywood line was created in 1907 by rudolf lorber and made until about 1912 was a line replete with an amazing number of designs. A history and collectors guide to weller pottery, zanesville, oh by ann gilbert mcdonald this was a photocopied packet laine provided when we discussed pottery in the past. See more ideas about weller pottery, pottery, pottery art. Sam weller founded his weller pottery upon the rich clays in the area of zanesville, ohio and became known for both fine hand crafted art pottery as well as more mass produced but quality wares. Ann received her doctorate from george washington university, her masters degree from cornell university, and taught literature at marymount college in arlington, virginia, and later at georgetown university. Pickens, frank ferrell, claude leffler, and sarah r. See more ideas about weller pottery, pottery, weller. He consolidated the weller plants in 1931 due to depression era economics, and died in auto crash in 1932. Vintage weller ware art pottery figural bird flower frog with undertray. Long who founded lonhuda, frank ferrell, karl langenbeck, john j. Ann has written over one hundred articles for several publications including antiques and collecting hobbies, the antique trader weekly, antique week, the rushlight, and spinning wheel.
Weller pottery history, marks, patterns, and artists just. Frank ferrell was born in zanesville, ohio, on may 22, 1878. However, he also produced many socalled mutant pots strange glazes and odd glazes for a given pot type. Apr 25, 2018 the weller pottery was the first mass producer of art pottery. Invaluable is the worlds largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. Make a solid investment in your weller pottery collection get the guide that gives you the details and data you need. The rare, the unusual, the seldom seen, linda carrigan and allan wunsch. Products included bowls, crocks, cuspidors, flower pots, milk pans, and vases. Weller burntwood pottery by muriel fahrion blurb books. The first most significant is the louwelsa era, the result of a.
Mar 12, 2014 weller pottery was founded by samuel weller in fultonham, ohio, united states in 1872. Samuel august weller 18511904 established the weller pottery company in fultonham, ohio, in 1872. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. The following is a list of the best books on weller pottery the collectors encyclopedia of weller pottery, sharon and bob huxford. At the march 2001 wpa meeting chris swart gave a wonderful presentation on weller art pottery. Around 1905, an enthusiastic potter, frank ferrel, approached sam weller of weller pottery with the idea for a new line of pottery. He dug the clay from the fultenham, ohio, soil, threw and fired his pieces, and carted them into nearby zanesville, where he sold them.
Mar 30, 2021 samuel august weller 18511904 established the weller pottery company in fultonham, ohio, in 1872. Tall weller aurelian vase decorated by frank ferrell vintage pottery, pottery art. Woodfired ceramics by frank boyden, 19852006 add to cart. May 15, 2007 with all the data, pricing, and photos for identifying pieces with confidence, youre gaining a book that is part identification and price guide and part maintenance and care guide for weller pottery owners. Just art pottery buying and selling american art pottery. At the weller pottery company he would perform underslip decoration of pottery for the louwelsa line. Bowl vintage original weller art pottery for sale ebay. Vintage hand painted delft pottery book flask from metropolitan museum of. There are several different significant production eras in the long history of weller pottery. All of my weller items are guaranteed authentic weller pottery. Weller pottery history, marks, patterns, and artists. Lonhuda pottery is a type of collectible art pottery created under samuel a weller in ohio. Louis exposition, complete with his best potters at the kiln and a 7.
He dug the clay from the fultenham, ohio, soil, threw and fired his pieces, and carted them into nearby zanesville, where he sold them door to door. His nephew harry weller became president from 1925. The roseville pottery company was an american art pottery manufacturer in the 19th and 20th centuries. The most common weller 1920s pottery material is ceramic. Along with rookwood pottery and weller pottery, it was one of the three major art potteries located in ohio around the turn of the 20th century. Mar 30, 2020 the most common weller pottery marks are the incised block mark, weller rhead faience mark, hudson mark, black ink mark and incised pottery mark, according to antiques expert pamela wiggins for. Decorators used squeezebags like cake decorators, squeezing the paint onto the ceramic rather than painting it on with brushes. Weller pottery guide to value, marks, history worthpoint. Founded in fultonham, ohio, by samuel weller, at one point around 1905 weller pottery was the largest pottery in the country. Circa 1920 weller pottery hanging basket in blue drape pattern. Three weller pottery vases,each decorated with birds, the first of ovoid form in the cretone pattern, the second two in the view full details three weller pottery vases, height of first 8 inches. The pottery won awards and was often compared to the work of rivals like rookwood pottery, roseville pottery, and weller pottery, all of. Weller pottery took the gold medal in the arts category that year. Its certainly a recognizable member of the weller label, with its own unique characteristics to compliment the high proof.1180 487 15 1399 242 336 1502 1103 281 314 154 333 682 1018 706 802 101 1365 905 247 1294 337 220 1132 1306 741 426 225 1267 1035 886 159 921 1046