Early Roseville Pottery Patterns

Since its incorporation in 1892, The Roseville Pottery Company operated under their general manager, George F. Young and produced pottery such as flowerpots, cuspidors, jardinières and pedestals as well as coin banks and novelties. In 1900, Young hired Ross C. Purdy as Roseville’s first artistic designer and wares produced up until 1908 focused on handcrafted and decorated, artistic lines of art pottery that included Rozane, Azurean, Fudji, Crystallis and Della Robbia. After 1908, The Roseville Pottery Company production shifted to pottery that was mass produced using molds or slip cast and the hand decorating by artistic designers had come to an end.


Roseville Art Pottery