Frequently Asked Questions
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We do not maintain a physical store, but we do offer scheduled pick-up times for purchases. You can also contact us to schedule a time to come and look in pieces of interest.
Art pottery is a type of ceramics that is typically created for decorative purposes, rather than for functional use. Art pottery is often handmade and may be decorated with intricate patterns, glazes, and finishes. Some art pottery is also molded
There are many different types of art pottery, including earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and terra cotta. Each type has its own unique characteristics and is made from different materials and firing techniques
Art pottery is often made by hand, using a variety of techniques including throwing on a wheel, hand-building, and molding. The clay is shaped and then fired in a kiln to harden it. After the pottery has been fired, it may be glazed and fired again to give it its final finish. A lot of art pottery such as later Roseville, Weller, Van Briggle, Marblehead and Rookwood was made from molds.
To care for your art pottery, handle it gently. If you are not experienced with cleaning pottery it is typically best to avoid using harsh detergents or abrasive materials. The safest way to clean your pottery is to simply wipe it down with a damp cloth and dry it thoroughly.
The value of art pottery is determined by a variety of factors, including such things as the desirability, rarity, condition, quality of the artwork or design, and size.
It is generally not recommended to cook or use your art pottery for food.
Some popular styles of art pottery include Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts and Craft, Mission, Mid-Century Modern, Farmhouse, Minimalist, Vintage, and Contemporary. Art Nouveau pottery is characterized by flowing, organic lines and motifs inspired by nature. Art Deco pottery is characterized by geometric shapes and bold, bright colors. Mid Century Modern pottery is characterized by clean, simple lines and a focus on function.
There are a few ways to verify that a piece of pottery is original and authentic. Looking for examples of similar pieces online can often be a good way to verify that your pottery is authentic. You can also verify the marks and artist signatures are consistent with the style and technques of other known examples of that particular maker. Having your pottery appraisals by a professional is another way to verify authenticity. All pottery sold by Just Art Pottery has a life-time guarantee that is vintage and authentic. We do not sell reproductions.
Yes, we are actively buying pottery from select single pieces to large estate collections. Look here to learn more about selling your art pottery.
If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may be able to in accordance with our return policy.
Roseville pottery is a type of American art pottery that was produced by the Roseville Pottery Company in Roseville, Ohio from 1890 to 1954. Click here to learn more about Roseville Pottery.
The Roseville Pottery Company produced many different lines or patterns of pottery, including early patterns such Rozane, Della Robbia, Egypto, middle period patterns such Cherry Blossom, Falline, Morning Glory, Sunflower, and later period patterns such as Apple Blossom, Freesia, and Snowberry. Each line had its own distinctive style, color palette, and floral design. See All Roseville Patterns.
There are collectors of just about every Roseville patterns. Some of the most popular patterns include Sunflower, Pinecone, Futura, Baneda, Morning Glory, Fuchsia, Blackberry, Bushberry, Cosmos, and Moss to name a few.
USPS and UPS are our preferred shipping providers, and we are proud to offer free ground shipping on all items.
We can accommodate other shipping preferences; however, additional costs for alternative shipping methods will be the buyer's responsibility.
We proudly ship worldwide, and shipping costs are calculated in real time upon checkout. Time to receive your item varies on location, but generally take between 7-10 business days.
Yes, we offer international shipping.
Yes, we offer gift wrapping services for your pottery purchases for an additional charge. Please contact us for more information about adding gift wrapping to your order.