Dating van briggle marks

06-Sep-2017 07:12

He died in 1904 and his wife took over managing the pottery.

One of the employees, Kenneth Stevenson, took over the company in 1969.

Collectors pay more money for Van Briggle pieces made prior to 1920 since mold forms, colors, and glazes are exceptional.

Van Briggle pottery collectors typically divide early production into the following periods: 1.

Van Briggle Pottery – 1901 through 1904 Van Briggle produced in this earliest period is typically the most sought-after by art pottery collectors.

This period of production is often called the pre-death period because Artus Van Briggle was alive and personally involved in the production of the pottery.

The pottery firm that bears Artus Van Briggle’s name is known to collectors for its satin matte glazes and unique forms.

Most Van Briggle pieces were molded although the market has seen Van Briggle pottery and prototypes that have been hand sculpted too.

Van Briggle pottery collectors typically divide early production into the following periods: 1.

Van Briggle Pottery – 1901 through 1904 Van Briggle produced in this earliest period is typically the most sought-after by art pottery collectors.

This period of production is often called the pre-death period because Artus Van Briggle was alive and personally involved in the production of the pottery.

The pottery firm that bears Artus Van Briggle’s name is known to collectors for its satin matte glazes and unique forms.

Most Van Briggle pieces were molded although the market has seen Van Briggle pottery and prototypes that have been hand sculpted too.

Another factor contributing to the desirability of Van Briggle pottery from the pre-death period (1901-1904) is that original production numbers were very low and the quality was very high.