July 28, 2017

1908 Van Briggle Memorial Pottery Tour 9-9-17

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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 […]

Design #809 by Mae Cook in 1910

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One of six designs by Mae Cook for Van Briggle Pottery from 1909 – 1910.  This tray is listed in the Catalogue of Van Briggle Designs, by Robert Wyman Newton, as an ashtray without known dimensions. This example is in the early Mulberry color, and dimensions are 4 x 6 inches, with a pipe and […]

Beautiful 1902, #74, previously uncatalogued!!!

Beautiful 1902, #74, previously uncatalogued!!!

This design will be recorded under the “First 900+ Designs” section of this web site for collector reference.  Thanks to Steve for sharing his beautiful design, and to Gordon for sending the photos!!!  All collectors benefit from your willingness to share – much appreciated!  

First Designs: #543

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1906 VAN BRIGGLE #543 This Van Briggle piece has not previously been catalogued and recorded.  It appears to be a Poppy Flower Design.  The piece stands 4 1/4″ in height, and 4 1/4″ in diameter.   The glaze is a beautiful green over dark chocolate clay; with the high points of the design showing the clay […]