crafted in art pottery are simply too beautiful to need to be filled
with flowers.... Styles include Victorian pieces and numerous Arts
& Crafts wares. In addition to showing full-color images of wall
pockets dating to the early 20th century, the book also includes
secondary market values and photos of pottery marks. A notable guide to
a topic not often covered."
8.5" x 11" paperback book features 579
close-up color photographs of vintage, collectible "wall
pockets" (vases made to
hang on the wall). $27.50
plus shipping. To order your copy, click
Over 1000 wall pockets by more than 60 different makers are identified and valued here, including almost every color variation for every known Roseville wall pocket. Some of the Roseville pockets appear in this book for the first time anywhere! Most Weller wall pockets are also illustrated.
factories with a substantial section include Frankoma,
Hull, Nelson McCoy, J.B. Owens, and Rookwood. Among the companies
represented are well-known concerns like Brush-McCoy, Camark, and
Peters & Reed, as well as Arts and Crafts makers like California
Faience, Grueby, Jervis, Marblehead, Newcomb College Pottery, George E.
Ohr, Overbeck, Strobl, Teco, Walley, and Wheatley. In many cases, the
items shown here do not appear
in the standard reference books on those subjects. For example, you
will not find a George Ohr wall pocket in the various books on George
This book corrects mistakes
in older books on wall pockets and on Roseville and Weller. Some wall
pockets whose maker is still not known are also included.
In some cases, this
features the only known
illustrations of wall pockets made by a particular
pottery, such as Faenza Pottery, which received a mention in Paul
Evans' Art Pottery of the United
A variety of other hanging items by American art potteries is also included ... such as wall sconces, masks, wall shelves, hanging boudoir and smoking pieces, and so on.
Photographs of typical factory
marks. Selected bibliography. Index. Values in captions.
© 2009 Mark Bassett