How to identify Grueby pottery?

How to identify Grueby pottery?

Original Grueby is always marked; usually either Grueby Faience or Grueby Pottery. All of the new pieces resembling Newcomb College pottery are marked Ephraim Faience Pottery, USA. The mark is very shallow and stamped into the bottom of the base.

Is all Grueby pottery marked?

Unmarked examples of Grueby Pottery It is important to note that not all Grueby was marked so it is not uncommon to find unmarked examples of Grueby.

What is Grueby pottery?

The Grueby Faience Company, founded in 1894, was an American ceramics company that produced distinctive American art pottery vases and tiles during America’s Arts and Crafts Movement. Grueby Faience stood in the mainstream of Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau design in the United States.

Where was Grueby pottery made?

Boston, Massachusetts
Grueby Pottery of Boston, Massachusetts, may not be the first American pottery to create matte glaze, but its quality and technique of work raised Grueby Pottery to become the most recognized maker of American arts and craft art pottery.

What makes Grueby pottery so special?

Grueby pottery vases and bowls are highly-sought antiques renowned for their organic arts and crafts shapes with distinctive matt glazes. Their enameled tiles became quickly associated with the mission style, and examples can be difficult to locate today.

What is William Grueby famous for?

William Grueby founded the Grueby Faience Company in Revere, Massachusetts in 1897. He produced pottery, terra cotta, enameled bricks, tiles, altars and other articles until 1920. Grueby pottery vases and bowls are highly-sought antiques renowned for their organic arts and crafts shapes with distinctive matt glazes.

Where was the original Grueby Faience made?

The original Grueby Faience factory was located 5 miles from Boston in the city of Revere, Massachusetts in 1897. Grueby collaberated with Gustav Stickley from 1901 through 1904 to provide tile tops for plant stands and tabourets.

What happened to Grueby?

Grueby collaberated with Gustav Stickley from 1901 through 1904 to provide tile tops for plant stands and tabourets. Grueby provided ceramic lamp bases for Tiffany and Company leaded glass lampshades from 1902 through 1906. William H. Grueby continued managing his lines produced by the C. Purdee Works of Perth Amboy until his death in 1925.