Green Vase with lion’s head on side

Question:
I have a large vase the I found in a relative’s barn. she collected a lot of early American pottery and this is the last piece in the collection that I have. I have been trying to identify it for years and came up with nothing. It has a rough texture like stucco on the outside. It is very uneven and looks to be hand made. It has two lion’s head handles on it, and an 11a marked on the bottom. Any information would help. The closest vase I found like this was at the 2002 Wisconsin pottery show web site. Adam

Answer: Hi Adam

I wish I could be of more help, but I don’t know who made this vase. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing Vase B1399, Belle Kogan designer

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I have a small redwing clam shaped bowl the markings on the bottom look to be B1399, I was wondering the value of the piece and best way to get it to a red wing collector so it can be properly appreciated. It is a blueish gray color on the inside and beautiful pink that realistically mimics the color of conch shell on the inside. The piece is 5 inches tall and its 2 1/2" wide I dont know anything about pottery it looks in great condition to me no chips and cracking of the glaze Chris

 

Answer: The B1399 is a Kogan design, value about 20.00 or so.It is from from the mid fifties. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing 1317 vase, Magnolia series

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I bought this Magnolia series vase at an auction. On the bottom is written, "1317 Red Wing USA". It is approximately 10 1/2" tall and 4" in diameter. Please tell me what year it was made and it’s current worth. Thanks, Ann

Answer: Hi Ann

this is from the 1947 Magnolia series, value is around 70.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing 671, Chromoline

Question:
I need help identifying this piece of pottery. I hope this is indeed Red Wing and not a fake. I cannot find this anywhere on the web. The base measures 4" tall, overall with the lid measures 7 1/4" tall. On the bottom it reads RED WING USA 671. It is in excellent condition with one small chip on the bottom. Colors are vivid and bright. Any information you can give me would be much appreciated. I found this at an estate sale for very little money so hope its the real thing. Thanks so much. Kevin

Answer: Hi Kevin

this is indeed Red Wing. Part of the Chromoline series, from 1960. with the chip, value is around 90.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing #430

Question:
What would be the value of a Red Wing #430 in excellent condition? Thanks Norman

Answer: Hi Norman

this dates to around 1956, value is about 50.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Hamms Bear

Question:
I have a Hamms bear bank, it has a boarder on it trying to find out what it’s worth. What the history on the bears, suppose to be a brown, black with out a boarder and with one. Thanks Brenda

Answer: Hi Brenda

most of the Hamm’s bears sell for around 300.00 or so. there are a few variations, brown, for example. condition and paint loss will also vary the selling price. thanks, steve n rose

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Gopher on a football

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I came across a gopher on a football like the one on page 132 of the Red Wing Collectibles values updated 2008. It is about 2 1/2 inches tall and at it widest point about 3 inches the marking on the bottom is R. W. POTTERIES 1939 RED WING MINN. On the front it has a partial label that I can make out saying Rochester Minn. which I was not sure if the label is orginal or if some attached it. Is this a red wing piece and can someone tell me more about it? Thanks Cliff

Answer: Hi Cliff

it is a Red Wing item, I would guess the label is original. they were made for the Minnesota/Michigan football rivalry. Value should be somewhat close to what you have found in the book. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing USA 979

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I have a yellow red wing bowl it is 10 inches across and 4 inches deep the bottom is marked Red Wing USA 979 Can you give me a ball park figure on price? Thanks Janet

Answer: Hi Janet

these bowls are from around 1940. Value will be about 50.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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75th anniversay ash tray from Red Wing Potteries inc

Question:
I purchased a 75th anniversay ash tray from Red Wing Potteries inc with the Red Wing building pottery pieces on also 1878-1953. Can you giveme any information on this item please. It is a maroon red color. Leonard

 

Answer: Hi Leonard

I think this is the round one, it is fairly uncommon. it could be worth around 300.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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Red Wing U.S.A. 510

Question:
We would like to know more about this, on the bottom is "Red Wing U.S.A. 510" Thank You Donnetta

 

Answer: Hi Donetta

this is a planter from 1962, I think there were 3 sizes, this one is in the middle. value is around 30.00 or so. thanks, steve n rose

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