During the early 20th century, when art pottery was thriving in the East Coast and Ohio Valley region of America, a couple of renowned pottery designers headed West in search of a climate better suited for specific health needs. In doing so, the couple began what would become America's longest operational pottery studio: Van Briggle Pottery. Learn more fascinating facts about Artus and Anne Van Briggle in this new column. Artus and Anne Van Briggle at work, early 20th century.
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Antique, vintage and vintage-inspired finds for your home. Hand painted porcelain, china, tea sets, art glass, transferware, pottery, vanity accessor. The Van Briggle studios produce the early designs of its founders. The original American art pottery of Artus Van Briggle has brightened homes for generations. See posts, photos and more on Facebook. Collecting Van Briggle pottery is an excellent choice as it is still available at somewhat reasonable prices.
Van Briggle Pottery. Early Marks - Ephemera - Novelty items. This page will explore known Van Briggle Pottery marks used by the company over the years. The method of signing pieces did change over the years.
Van Briggle began his career as an apprentice at the Avon Pottery company and later at the Rookwood Pottery Company where he became a leading decorator. Van Briggle married Anne Lawrence Gregory in Artus died from tuberculosis on July 4,