Christmas Collectibles “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L Rinker The tradition of a month-long Christmas season beginning the day after Thanksgiving was deeply entrenched by the end of the first World War. By the 1930s retailers from small town merchants to large department stores saw Christmas season sales account for 25 percent and […]
Clewwell Pottery “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L Rinker Charles Walter Clewell of Canton, Ohio, began his ceramic experiments in 1899. He opened his studio in 1906. His “Clewell Ware” pieces were produced in limited quantities between 1902 and 1955. When Clewell died in
Clarice Cliff “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L Rinker Clarice Cliff (1899–1972) joined A. J. Wilkinson’s Royal Staffordshire Pottery at Burslem, England, in the early 1910s. In 1930 she became the company’s art director. Cliff is one of England’s foremost 20th-century ceramic designers. Her influence covered a broad range of shapes, forms, and […]
Blue Ridge Pottery
Blue Ridge Pottery “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L. Rinker The Carolina Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad established a pottery in Erwin, Tennessee, in 1917. J. E. Owens purchased the pottery in 1920 and changed the name to Southern Potteries.