For sale is a lovely petite piece of art pottery made by Marblehead Pottery of Marblehead, Mass. This piece of art pottery is called a creamer. This creamer displays that rich deep matte blue glaze that made Marblehead Pottery famous. The creamer is a nice cabinet size as it stands 2 3/4" tall and is 4 1/4" in diameter.
This creamer has a very nice shape with a strong applied handle. The deep rich matte blue glaze with a glossy blue interior has always been a favorite among collectors. When held in the light you can see some speckling.
The creamer is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks,. nicks, chips or dings. The creamer is signed on the bottom with Marblehead's impressed ship logo along with the capital letters "M" and "P" for Marblehead Pottery on each side of the ship.
These creamers are rather hard to find. Those of you who collect Marblehead Pottery and want a lovely example, look no further. This would look just wonderful in that Stickley, mission style arts and crafts bookcase. This creamer was made circa 1904-1915.
Marblehead Pottery was established in 1904 by Dr. Herbert J. Hall as a Studio Art Pottery in Marblehead, Massachusetts using the art and technique of ceramics manufacturing and decorating as a rehabilitation and therapeutic aid to local sanitarium patients at Hall's Devereux Mansion Sanitarium. Marblehead Pottery stopped producing Art Pottery in 1936. Marblehead Pottery was a small Pottery Company never employing more than 6 workers. Their Pottery is considered somewhat scare as compared to their Contemporaries of the day.