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Unknown yellow vase or planter with "R", is it Roseville Pottery?

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Pottery69 of 153Early Jackson Pollock pottery vase????Morel Sculpture signed 'JD '~Beautiful,....anyone know the artist?
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Posted 4 years ago


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I found this really nice vase or planter in a thrift store in the Appalachian mountains. It's a deep intense yellow, very crazed in the glaze, nice shape (is it a planter or a vase?), and has a mark I don't know on the bottom. It's a kind of fancy "R". I really love it and want to know what to call it and who made it, in case I want to re-gift it to someone. I'd guess 1930s, but I don't know any more than that guess. I love the color! It's the same color as that Crayola color "Chrome Yellow" that they don't make anymore. Retired color.

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  1. emersonestates, 4 years ago
    Pottery Mark: Roseville 1914-1930
    Roseville Pottery is a favorite. A lot of Roseville wasn’t marked but your piece and its mark was used between 1914 and 1930. Ink stamped (can be black, blue or green). A large “R” with a “v” inside.
  2. emersonestates, 4 years ago
  3. marabelle marabelle, 4 years ago
    Fantastic resource! Thank you! I am puzzled that it's not as decorative as many of the pieces they have, but I'll browse through there and see if I can identify the type of vessel it is and possibly what to call the color.
  4. marabelle marabelle, 4 years ago
    It is Roseville, and the style is called "Rosecraft Colors", from between 1916 and 1920, and it's a bowl. Thanks!

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