Vase 929

Question:
Hi – My mom gave me a Red Wing vase with 929, Red Wing, and Made in USA on the bottom. I was looking around a few RW sites and have not seen this particular vase listed anywhere. What is a vase like this worth? The vase needs a little cleaning up, and has one minor chip on the underside of the upper lip of the vase. Otherwise it is in great condition. Thanks, Randy

Answer: Randy, this vase if from about 1939. the glaze is Pompeian, brown antiqued ivory. Nice shape and glaze, but the chip will hurt it. value is around 40.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing Vase 1175

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I have a Red Wing Vase number 1175 U.S.A.with an oriental lady holding a flower on her chest. There are two tubes on either side of her for flowers. She is in light blue glaze and the rest is a gray rough pottery. The inside of the vase is glazed in a wine color as is the bottom of the vase. Stands 10 3/4. Could you give me a value and history? Thank you in Advance. Irene

Answer: Irene, This item is from circa 1942. Think there are around seven different shapes with this glaze, called Engobe. Charles Murphy designed them. Haven’t seen any of these sell for awhile, but they are very desireable items. Value is around 400.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing Vase 1348

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While sorting through my mother’s things in preparation to close her house we found a vase that is 12 in. by 7.5 in. by 2 in. in a coral/brick color with a off white interior. The lip of the vase curls inward and is scalloped(?). On the bottom are the markings Redwing USA 1348 Can you tell me anything about this piece? Thank you, Tamara

Answer: helloTamara, think this is a console bowl, from around 1950. Coral would be the glaze, and it has a vlaue of around 20.00. thanks, steve n rose

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Brushware Vase with pussywillows

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My husband received a red wing pottery vase it seems to have pussywillows on the front and a green glaze on the inside of the vase. It is stamped in blue in a circular stamp on the bottom of the vase with red wing union stoneware co. red wing minn. Any idea of its worth? Thank you for your help! Kerry McCue

 

Answer: Hi Kerry, I think you have a "cat tail" vase, from around 1930. Part of Red Wing’s early art pottery called Brushware. Value is around $100.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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vase 1103

Question:
This vase has Red Wing U.S.A. and number 1103. I was interested in the value of this vase.

 

Answer: This shape is from 1941, some you will find have handpainted highlights. Looks to be in good shape, value is around 45.00. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing 179

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I have been trying to find out what this item’s offical title is, with not luck. It is listed under "ink stamped" on one web site, but that is all I have been able to find out about it. Can you help? The bottom appears to have 179 on it.

Answer: This is a shape 179, early artware, made by Red Wing. Dates to around 1930 or so. It could be used as a pitcher, but it is really just part of the artware line. The glaze looks to be light green. Value is around 80.00 or so in good condition. thanks, steve n rose

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Thank you note

Question:
Steve n Rose~ Thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question on the 909 RW vase. I think it is terrific that you answer questions for people. Thanks again!! Kevan

You are most welcome!

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Rumrill 291

Question:
I found a green matte Rumrill vase with fluted edge labeled on bottom "Rumrill 291". Is it the Nokomis glaze, where and when was it produced and its approximate value? I paid 4.99$……

Answer:  It would have been made after 1932 for it to be marked Rumrill, but it is llisted as a shape done in Nokomis. Red Wing would have been the maker, and value is around 175.00 or so. Nice find. thanks, steve n rose

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Art Ware Collection from 778-762 & 682

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My wife and I have been collecting various pieces of Redwing Artware and have settled on collecting pieces with the light green base and bronze/brown wash. Was this color variation used widely by Redwing or was it confined to a certain group or category? The numbers on some of the pieces are 778-762 & 68

Answer: The numbers you give me point to 1938 or so. Sounds like a Rumrill glaze, Goldenrod. This is a timeframe when Redwing was switching from rumrill’s glazes to new ones of their own, but with the two tone color, think Goldenrod is it. They also fit in with Belle Kogan’s "100" line, which was right after Rumrill’s departure. If you can send me a pic that wuld be great. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing Planter 1255

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Hi, I got this redwing planter. The number on the flat side (not the bottom)is 1255. The interier is white, the exterior pink. It is four inches high. About 14 inches wide. The back is flat, the front arcs outward. Approximately, how much is this piece worth? Thank YOU.

Answer: Hello, this planter is worth around 20-25.00. It dates from around 1949. thanks, steve n rose

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