For sale is a lovely jardiniere made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The pattern is called "Pinecone" and it is done in their blue background glaze. This pattern and color is one of Roseville's most desirable to collect. The vase stands 3 1/16" tall and is 5 1/8" in diameter outside handles measurement.
The vase depicts very realistic handles in the form of branches joined to a Pine cone with green needles protruding from the cone on each side of the jardiniere. The background glaze is the most desirable blue with shading of white. The pine cones display a Terra cotta color glaze and the pine needles are a soft mint to moss green in color.
The vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no issues to report. The vase is signed with the Incised "Roseville" mark along with the mold number 632-3". This is somewhat was is obscured by the glaze. It still retains its original Roseville foil label located just under one of the twig handles. This is a quality piece of art pottery that will enhance any art pottery collection, especially those of you who collect Roseville blue Pinecone. The vase was made circa 1935-1940.
This was Frank Ferrell's most popular design that he ever created while working at The Roseville Pottery Company. In fact, the company would have had to close it doors if it wasn't for the success of this line. The Pinecone line was considered the most popular line ever made at Roseville Pottery and that is still evident today. There are 4 colors that Pinecone was made and they are blue, brown, and green and pink. Pink commands the highest price and is rarely seen. Blue commands the next highest price with brown not too far behind.