November 22, 2019

Archives for 2019

Undocumented Van Briggle shared by Steve Dana!

Steve Dana shared photos of this pottery, believed to be an undocumented early design by Van Briggle.  The height of the piece is 4 1/4″, the diameter at the opening 2 1/4″ and the interior has some wax which has not been removed.  The design size & shape is similar to #645, and the color […]

V.B. 1908 MEMORIAL POTTERY TOUR IN COLO. SPGS.!

While Bob & I cannot attend this year; we strongly encourage everyone who can possibly do so, to attend. The 1908 Memorial Pottery building is unsurpassed, in my opinion, as a showplace of American Art Pottery & Tile in the United States.  The interior & exterior are covered with 5000+ vintage Van Briggle decorative as […]

Sat., Sept. 14, 2019 – V.B. 1908 Memorial Pottery Tours!

You could visit this magnificent building once in a lifetime, every year, or even every day and still leave in awe of its magnificence!  Then you are overwhelmed by the reality that it was created by the widow of  Artus Van Briggle, in his honor and memory. Save the Date! Saturday, September 14th 2019! 9am-3pm, […]

Van Briggle Brochure – post 1912

Van Briggle Original Brochure – post 1912  Why do we think so? This brochure was copied years ago in a slightly larger format, with a green cover; and sold on ebay.   It has been said to have been produced originally in 1907.  This cannot be the case:  (1) Design numbers are included that were not […]

LEARN MORE WITH AN X-RAY! Exquisite #204 details…

  Courtesy of Brian Goldenman:  These are photos of his newly acquired Design #204, dated 1903.   Due to the bottom glaze partially obscuring the marks of this piece; Brian chose to have an x-ray taken.  The Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1903 & Roman Numeral III clay type; are all clearly visible in the handwriting attributed […]