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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
 
 

See also "Ewers" and "Tea Pots & Sets."

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 pitcher that is marked with a shape number but whose line is not identified in these shape lists, please contact Mark Bassett.

1303 = Creamware (notably Persian)
1304 = Creamware (notably Persian)
1305 = Creamware (notably Persian)
1306 = Creamware (notably Persian)
1307 = Donatello
1308 = Unknown
1309 = Utility Ware (Banded)
1310 = Unknown
1311-10" = Carnelian
1312-10" = Carnelian
1313-12" = Carnelian
1314-8" = Carnelian
1315-15" = Carnelian
1316-18" = Carnelian
1317 = Unknown
1318 = Utility Ware (Lilies of the Valley)
1319 = Utility Ware (Lilies of the Valley)
1320 = Utility Ware (Lilies of the Valley)
 

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

1321 = Pine Cone
1322 = Fuchsia
1323 = Bleeding Heart
1324 = White Rose
1325 = Bushberry
1326 = Peony
1327 = Magnolia

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