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Pitcher, House of Webster, Briar Rose / Dogwood, Ceramic, Vintage

Pitcher, House of Webster, Briar Rose / Dogwood, Ceramic, Vintage

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  • Pattern:  Briar Rose - (HWE1) 
  • Made in Rogers, AR, USA 
  • Vintage: 1970's
  • Details:  A very graceful, elegantly designed, ceramic pitcher from House of Webster in Rogers, Arkansas.  The main decoration has three beautiful Briar Roses in variations of pink and white with their green leaves and a couple of young buds, on the back has it has two smaller roses.  There are gold accents on the rim and around the handle.  There are graceful swirls and dots on the pour spout as well as around the scalloped bottom.  We've also seen this pattern listed as "Dogwood".  The whole piece is scalloped (as if wearing a flowy dress), and it is finished with a high gloss glaze.  Great Mother's Day gift or for someone special.  Perfect for a Spring or Summer table or decor.
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:  7.0 inches Tall, 4.75 inches in Diameter (top opening).  7.5 inches Wide (from spout to handle),  the base has a 6.75 inch Diameter.
  • Condition:  Vintage - Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, cracks or crazing on this piece.  Even the gold is in perfect condition.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can't accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.   
House of Webster started in 1934 by Roy and Evelynn Webster in Arkansas.  Roy had a newspaper route that covered 125 miles, he sold cakes, pies and other baked goods made by Evelynn.   By 1941 the baked goods were being sold by freight companies as employee gifts during the holidays.  The bakery closed in the 1950's to concentrate on the jams and jellies business.  By the 1970's they decided to capitalize on this trend and expanded their gift business.  They added other food items like: biscuit mixes, ham, and candies as well as including ceramics and other kitchen items to make their gifts more attractive.  In the 1990's House of Webster was a nationally recognized name for their jams and jellies and were sold at specialty grocery stores, gift shops, even hardware stores and restaurants.  Roy died in 1994 but the company continues today, run by his son Dale who is President and CEO, and they continue to make great gifts and delicious products and many unique gourmet foods. Today their ceramics are crafted at House of Webster Ceramics in Eastland, Texas. Research shows that most of the House of Webster ceramics started being made in Eastland TX after 1954 when House of Webster bought the Horton Ceramics building (re-named House of Websters Ceramics) in Eastland, TX, that is why you find many House of Webster items stamped "Eastland, TX" and others "Rogers, AR".
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