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Roseville Pottery Information | Shape Families

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This shape family includes double, triple, and even larger candelabra.




By 1916, Roseville introduced a systematic method of assigning shape numbers by shape family. Until 1936, the shape numbers were seldom indicated on the actual pottery. Many can be found by studying the shape lists in Bassett's Roseville Prices and the catalog pages in Understanding Roseville Pottery and Jack and Nancy Bomm's Roseville in All Its Splendor. 

For items that do not appear in those books, shape numbers can be identified only by locating an example marked at the factory with a pencil, crayon, or inkstamp notation. You can help! If you find a candlestick or candelabra marked with a shape number whose line is not identified below, please contact Mark Bassett.
 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The following shape numbers are in chronological order--not numerical order. If you do not find your number in the long first group of shapes (ending at 1163), please keep looking down the page until you get to the end.

1004 = Matt Green, or Creamware (such as Persian or Holly)
1005 = Matt Green
1006 = Matt Green
1007 = Creamware (such as Persian)
1008-7.5" = Donatello
1009-6" = Donatello
1010 = Matt Green
1011 = Donatello
1012-5" = Early Carnelian
1013-7" = Early Carnelian
1014-9" = Early Carnelian
1015 = Unknown
1016-6" = Rozane Line
1017-8" = Rosecraft
1018-10" = Rosecraft
1019-8" = Lustre
1020-10" = Lustre
1021-12" = Lustre
1022-10" = Donatello
1023-4.75" = Lustre
1024-6" = Lustre
1025-8" = Lustre
1026-10" = Lustre
1027-10" = Lustre
1028-12" = Lustre
1029-3.75" = Rosecraft
1030-4" = Rosecraft
1031-6" = Rosecraft
1032-8" = Rosecraft
1033-12" = Rosecraft
1034-15" = Rosecraft
1035-8" = Rosecraft
1036-8" = Rosecraft
1037-10" = Rosecraft
1038-10" = Rosecraft
1039-8" = Volpato
1040-8" = Volpato
1041-10" = Volpato
1042-10" = Volpato
1043-12" = Volpato
1044-8" = Early Rosecraft (Scottish Rose)
1045-10" = Early Rosecraft (Scottish Rose)
1046-10" = Volpato
1047-12" = Volpato
1048-8" = Corinthian
1049-8" = Florentine
1050-10" = Florentine
1051-4" = La Rose
1052-8" = La Rose
1053 = Unknown
1054 = Unknown
1055 = Unknown
1056 = Unknown
1057-8" = Panel
1058-2" = Carnelian
1059-2.5" = Carnelian, or Earlam
1060-3" = Carnelian
1061 = Unknown
1062-4" = Florentine
1063-3" = Carnelian
1064-3" = Carnelian
1065-4" = Carnelian
1066-3.5" = Tuscany
1067-4" = Tuscany
1068-4" = Cremona
1069-3" = Dahlrose
1070-3.5" = Savona
1071-4" = Savona
1072-4" = Futura
1073-4" = Futura
1074 = Unknown
1075-4" = Futura
1076-2.5" = Imperial (Glazes)
1077-4" = Imperial (Glazes)
1078-4" = Ferella
1079 = Sunflower
1080-4" = Earlam
1081-4" = Earlam
1082-4" = Jonquil
1083-4" = Mostique
1084-4" = Windsor
1085-4.5" = Montacello
1086-4.5" = Blackberry
1087-5" = Baneda
1088-4" = Baneda
1089-4.5" = Tourmaline
1090-4" = Cherry Blossom
1091-4" = Wisteria
1092-3.5" = Falline
1093-4" = Topeo
1094-4.5" = Laurel
1095-4.5" = Topeo, or Ivory
1096-4" = Ivory
1097-4.5" = Luffa
1098-4.5" = Russco
1099C-4.5" = Pine Cone
1100-4.5" = Velmoss
1101-4.5" = Russco
1102-4.5" = Morning Glory
1103-4.5" = Orian
 

In 1936, Roseville began marking pieces with permanent (either impressed or raised) shape numbers. Examples from older lines that bear impressed or raised shape numbers were made in 1936 (or later).

1104-4.5" = Clemana
1105-4.5" = Primrose
1106-5.5" = Pine Cone
1107 = Moss
1108 = Moss
1109-2" = Moss
1110 = Moderne
1111-4.5" = Moderne
1112-5.5" = Moderne
1113-5.5" = Primrose
1114-2" = Crystal Green, or Ivory
1115-6.5" = Crystal Green, or Ivory
1116-6.25" = Crystal Green, or Ivory
1117 = Thorn Apple
1118-4.5" = Thorn Apple
1119-5" = Thorn Apple
1120-5.5" = Thorn Apple
1121-2" = Dawn
1122-5.5" = Crystal Green, or Ivory
1123 = Pine Cone
1124-4.5" = Pine Cone
1125 = Ixia
1126-4.5" = Ixia
1127-4" = Ixia
1128 = Ixia
1129 = Poppy
1130-5" = Poppy
1131 = Teasel
1132 = Fuchsia
1133-5" = Fuchsia
1134 = Iris
1135-4.5" = Iris
1136 = Cosmos
1137-4.5" = Cosmos
1138 = Unknown
1139-4.5" = Bleeding Heart
1140 = Bleeding Heart
1141 = White Rose
1142-4.5" = White Rose
1143 = White Rose
1144-3" = Rozane Pattern
1145-2.5" = Columbine
11464.5" = Columbine
1147 = Bushberry
1148-4.5" = Bushberry
1149 = Foxglove
1150-4.5" = Foxglove
1151-2" = Peony (shape 1151 also refers to an unrelated Mayfair, or Capri
candlestick design; see below)
1152-4.5" = Peony
1153 = Peony
1154-2" = Water Lily
1155-4.5" = Water Lily
1156-2.5" = Magnolia
1157-4.5" = Magnolia
1158-2" = Clematis
1159-4.5" = Clematis
1160-2" = Freesia
1161-4.5" = Freesia
1162-2" = Zephyr Lily
1163-4.5" = Zephyr Lily
 

In 1947, Roseville introduced the first of several new shape numbering systems, none of which were as systematic as the system used between roughly 1916 and 1946.

1CS1-2" = Snowberry
1CS2-4.5" = Snowberry
2CS1 = Wincraft (same as Wincraft 251-3")

Shape number unknown = Raymor Modern Artware

70B = Burmese
76B = Burmese
80B = Burmese
251-3" = Wincraft (same as Wincraft 2CS1)
252-4" = Wincraft
253 = Wincraft
351-2" = Apple Blossom
352-4.5" = Apple Blossom
401-4.5" = Keynote
402-4.25" = Keynote
451-4" = Pine Cone Modern
551 = Ming Tree
651-2" = Gardenia
652-4.5" = Gardenia
751-3" = Silhouette
851-3" = Bittersweet
951-2" = Mock Orange
1151 = Mayfair, or Capri
L5-3" = Lotus

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© 2009 Mark Bassett
Updated 8/10/09