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Roseville Pottery Information | Shape Families

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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 hanging basket marked with a shape number whose line is not identified below, please contact Mark Bassett.

3645-5" = Matt Green
3656-5" = Matt Green
3676-5" = Matt Green
3684-5" = Matt Green
3694 = Matt Green
3704 = Matt Green

315-4" = Matt Green, or Creamware (notably Persian)
315-5" = Matt Green, or Creamware (notably Persian)
315-6" = Matt Green, or Creamware (notably Persian)
315-7" = Matt Green, or Creamware (notably Persian) (There is also a 315-7" Matt Green jardiniere.)
315-8" = Matt Green, or Creamware (notably Persian)
315-9" = Matt Green
315-10" = Matt Green

325 = Sylvan
326-5" = Creamware (notably Tourist)
326-6.5" = Creamware (notably Tourist)
326-8.5" = Creamware (notably Tourist)
327-6" = Donatello
327-8" = Donatello
328 = Unknown
329 = Unknown
330-6" = Rozane Line
331-6" = Vista
331-7" = Vista
331-8" = Vista
332 = Unknown
333-6" = Imperial (Textured)
333-7" = Imperial (Textured)
334-6" = Mostique
334-8" = Mostique
335-6" = Early Rosecraft (Scottish Rose)
337-6" = Florentine
337-7" = Florentine
338-6" = La Rose
338-7" = La Rose
339-5" = Florentine
340-5" = Dogwood (Textured)
340-6" = Dogwood (Textured)
341-5" = Normandy
341-6" = Normandy
342-5" = Lombardy
342-6" = Lombardy
343-6" = Dahlrose
344-5" = Futura
344-6" = Futura
345 = Unknown
346-5" = Sunflower
347-6" = Earlam
348-5" = Blackberry
349-5" = Jonquil
350-5" = Cherry Blossom
351 = Wisteria
352-5" = Pine Cone
353-5" = Moss
354-5" = Primrose
355-5" = Thorn Apple
356-4" = Thorn Apple
357-5" = Ixia
358-5" = Poppy
359-5" = Fuchsia
360-5" = Iris
361-5" = Cosmos (the same number was given to an unrelated Apple Blossom hanging basket)
362-5" = Bleeding Heart

463-5" = White Rose
464-5" = Columbine
465-5" = Bushberry
466-5" = Foxglove
467-5" = Peony
468-5" = Water Lily
469-5" = Magnolia
470-5" = Clematis
471-5" = Freesia
472-5" = 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.

1HB-5" = Snowberry
261-6" = Wincraft
361-5" = Apple Blossom (the same number was given to an unrelated Cosmos hanging basket)
461 = Pine Cone Modern
561-5" = Ming Tree
661-5" = Gardenia
761-4" = Silhouette
861-5" = Bittersweet
961-5" = Mock Orange

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Updated 8/10/09