Roseville Pottery Prices Guide for Beginners

Roseville pottery is still collectible, but what is it worth?

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Roseville pottery prices vary depending on the rarity and condition of a given piece. For example, a simple Roseville vase could sell anywhere from $60 to $1,500 at auction. Due to Roseville’s popularity, there are many reproductions that bring prices down. However, most early American pottery experts can distinguish between new and old pottery (even though it can be challenging for antique newbies). 

This introductory value guide will familiarize you with common patterns and hallmarks. In addition, this information will also help you get a feel for the overall value of Roseville pottery. 

What is Roseville Pottery?

Roseville pottery is an iconic example of early American art pottery and primarily dates to the early 20th century. The Roseville Pottery Company produced ceramics in Zanesville, Ohio starting in 1898 and rivaled similar brands like Rookwood and Weller

Roseville Pottery Value

Roseville pottery can be worth anywhere from $20 – $900+ per item. For the sake of this article, we are going to examine Roseville pottery prices on a pattern-by-pattern basis. Some patterns are generally worth more than others because they are rarer and desirable. This knowledge can be helpful for collectors because if you can identify the design (and know the value of that pattern), you can spot bargains more easily. Remember, this price guide is not an exhaustive list of every Roseville pattern, but we’ve included ten starter patterns that people search for frequently. 

When examining this identification guide, it’s important to remember that certain pieces will always be more expensive and rare, regardless of the pattern. For example, jardinieres tend to be significantly more costly than small vases in the same pattern. 

Price Range Guide

$: Inexpensive, between $20 – $150
$$: Moderately priced, between $150 – $300
$$$: Expensive, between $300 – $900
$$$$: High-end, between $900+

Common Roseville Patterns

1. Apple Blossom 

Date Produced: 1949 – 1952
Marks: Raised Roseville USA hallmark with # indicating shape and size
Pieces: Between 41 – 45 shapes
Colors: Green, blue, and pink
Price Range: $$

2. Artcraft

Date Produced: 1933
Marks: Foil Roseville labels with hand-marked style number
Pieces: Unknown
Colors: Green, blue, and tan
Price Range: $$$

3. Artwood

Date Produced: 1951
Marks: Raised Roseville USA hallmark with # indicating shape and size
Pieces: 13 shapes
Colors: Green, grey, yellow
Price Range: $$

4. Aztec

Roseville Pottery Aztec Vase / List Price: $335

Date Produced: 1905
Marks: Rozane wafer mark or unmarked
Pieces: Vases and pitchers
Colors: Blue, grey, tan
Price Range: $$$

5. Bandea

Roseville Pottery Bandea Vase / List Price: $600

Date Produced: 1932
Marks: White paper or foil labels
Pieces: 36 shapes
Colors: Green and pink
Price Range: $$$

6. Bittersweet

Date Produced: 1951
Marks: Raised Roseville USA hallmark with # indicating shape and size
Pieces: 42 shapes
Colors: Green, grey, yellow
Price Range: $

7. Blackberry

Roseville Pottery Blackberry Vase / List Price: $632.50

Date Produced: 1932
Marks: Foil Roseville labels with hand-marked style number
Pieces: 29 shapes
Colors: All pieces in the same colors
Price Range: $$$

8. Bleeding Heart

Date Produced: 1940
Marks: Raised Roseville USA hallmark with # indicating shape and size
Pieces: 48 shapes
Colors: Green, pink, blue (blue is the most expensive)
Price Range: $

9. Bushberry

Roseville Pottery Bushberry Candlestick / List Price: $65

Date Produced: 1941
Marks: Raised Roseville USA hallmark with # indicating shape and size
Pieces: 61 – 64 shapes
Colors: Green, orange, blue
Price Range: $

10. Carnelian

Date Produced: 1926
Marks: Unmarked or Rv
Pieces: 103 shapes
Colors: Blue over turquoise, yellow over tan, blue over pink, blue over the light blue. Roseville reglazed some in muted colors
Price Range: $

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