For sale is a nice piece of art pottery made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The pattern is called "Jonquil" and the shape is a double handled squat vase. The vase measures is a nice cabinet size as it stands 3" tall and is 7" in diameter outside handles measurement.
The vase depicts two bunches per side of three Jonquil Daffodils with yellow centers on a squat volcano shape. Each of them are embossed above tall green leaves on a mottled light brown organic like background. There is darker brown shading around the flowers, rims and handles. There are two free flowing handles attached just under the rim looping out and under to the bottom. The handles have the appearance of what looks like a set of ears for handles. This is truly a beautiful pattern and a unique shape produced by Roseville Pottery.
The vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no issues to report. The piece is unsigned as is the case with this pattern as most of them carried paper labels at one time. You can still see a number 3 and remnants of 2 numbers previous to the 3 written in a red grease pencil. This is the remnants of the shape number. This vase is known as shape number 523-3" in the Roseville Pottery catalog pages. Guaranteed to be original and in excellent shape free of nicks, chips, and hairlines.
This is a hard to find shape in this pattern. This vase was made circa 1931.