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Roseville Pottery Information | Shape Families

Ashtrays | Baskets | Bookends | Bowls | Candlesticks | Compotes | Cookie Jars | Cornucopias | Covered Pieces | Cuspidors | Ewers, 1941-1954 | Fern Dishes | Flower Frogs | Hanging Baskets | Jardinieres | Mugs | Novelties | Pitchers | Tea Pots & Sets | Umbrella Stands | Vases & Ewers | Wall Pockets | Wall Shelves | Window Boxes | Miscellaneous

Around 1903, Roseville offered a "cracker jar" as part of the Cornelian line. By 1916, the factory introduced a systematic method of assigning shape numbers by shape family.

In 1936, Roseville began marking pieces with permanent (either impressed or raised) shape numbers.

1-8" = Water Lily
2-8" = Magnolia
3-8" = Clematis
4-8" = Freesia
5-8" = 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.

20 = Utility Ware (Glossy Colors)

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Updated 8/10/09