For sale is beautiful umbrella stand made by The Weller Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The pattern is called "Flemish" and the piece is simply gorgeous!. The umbrella stand is very large as it stands 22 1/8" tall and is 10 3/4" in diameter. The opening has a diameter of 9 1/2".
This umbrellas stand has a beautiful gloss matte glaze with wonderful blending of greens, browns and earth tone colors. The umbrella stand displays several very beautiful pattern of wild rose flowers growing vertically up a trellis. The flowers are very realistic looking and have a beautiful cranberry color to them. They are nestled along the dense leaf foliage in the background of this pattern. There are 4 of these that that repeat themselves surrounding the stand. Each one is separated by vertical panels.
The umbrella stand is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. There is a couple of glaze misses on the top rim. This umbrella stand when flicked with your finger rings like fine crystal. The piece is not signed but there is no mistaken as to who made this. It is a well documented pattern in the Weller Flemish line under umbrella stands. It does have a 1X written in a black glaze. This was more than likely the finishers number.
This Weller umbrella stand in almost as nice as the day it was made. It is very clean and shows minimal signs of use. The detail is sharp and crisp. I'm quite sure the buyer will not be disappointed with their purchase. This umbrella stand will work in any Mission, Arts and Crafts or country decor. In fact, I think it will work with most decors including primitives.
This umbrella stand was produced during Weller's early Middle Period. This piece was made circa 1915-1928.