April 25, 2018

The Office Guide to Dating & Identification of Van Briggle Pottery

Reprinted with permission of Brittany Stevenson, Van Briggle Art Pottery Co., Inc., copyright 2005 for the benefit of all Van Briggle Collectors!

Official Guide to Dating & ID of Van Briggle Pottery

Much appreciation to Brittany Stevenson & Van Briggle Art Pottery Co., Inc.  in permitting the reprint of this official guide, copyrighted in 2005; for the benefit of all collectors!!       

Fred Wills, VB Master Potter

A Dedication of Memorial Plaque to Fred Wills was installed on Sept 9, 2017.  It was placed on the wall of Anne Van Briggle’s Studio in the Memorial Pottery building. Fred began his career at this same location in 1947, having been recommended by his uncle, Otis Wills. Fred learned from Clem Hull, how to […]

1908 Van Briggle Memorial Pottery Tour 9-9-17

Annual Tour by Colorado College The Van Briggle Memorial Pottery was dedicated 12-3-1908, built in the memory of Artus Van Briggle, by his wife Anne.  Located at Uintah & Glen in Colorado Springs, the magnificent building is covered inside and out with over 5000 hand-made tile. Van Briggle Pottery Co. owned and operated the building […]

Van Briggle 1908 Memorial Pottery Open House

Van Briggle Display in Artus’ Home State

Throughout December, 2015; a special Van Briggle display showcase will be featured in the Claremont County Administration Building, 101 E. Main, Batavia, Ohio, 45103. Artus was born in Felicity, Ohio in 1869.  Claremont is the county seat for Felicity.  Their is an active historical society group in Felicity, Ohio.  They have been asked to assemble […]

PREFERRED EMAIL CONTACT ADDRESS!!

I am back online after more than 2 years, and regret being unable to access emails sent through this web site for the last 2 years.  In the future, anyone may contact me through my personal email    KHonea77@aol.com      I do try and answer all emails within 24 hours, and enjoy seeing photos […]

Sept. 2015 Tour of Van Briggle Memorial Pottery

September 12 was the annual tour of the Van Briggle 1908 Memorial Pottery in Colo. Spgs.  The event is hosted annually by the Women’s Education Society of Colorado College, and serves as a fundraiser toward their scholarship efforts. More than 400 people toured the beautiful building, covered with over 5000 Van Briggle tile, both inside […]

Back online!!!

I have been unable to access my website for over 2 years!!  In the summer of 2013, I was contacted by the web site host, saying that the site administrator of a non-profit (which shall remain nameless) had attempted to change my password to my site.  Any attempt to contact that organization, culminated in denial. […]

Decorative Tile by Van Briggle

These tile pieces are owned by a Van Briggle collector.  When assembled, they form two ends and one long side of a rectangle, as though they were designed to surround a hearth, or some similar design. Once again, Fred Wills (Van Briggle potter from 1947 – 1988) confirmed that they are Van Briggle, and were […]