Canister / Biscuit Jar, Briar Rose by House of Webster
Canister / Biscuit Jar, House of Webster, “Briar Rose / Dogwood”, Ceramic, Vintage

Canister / Biscuit Jar, House of Webster, “Briar Rose / Dogwood”, Ceramic, Vintage

$47.00

Vintage Canister / Biscuit Jar, House of Webster  – SEE BELOW FOR DESCRIPTION & CONDITION

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  • Pattern: Briar Rose – also seen listed as Dogwood 
  • Made in Rogers, AR, USA 
  • Vintage: 1970’s
  • Details:  A very pretty ceramic canister with handles and lid from House of Webster in Rogers, Arkansas.   The main decoration is in front with two beautiful Briar Roses in variations of pink and white with their green leaves and a couple of buds, in the back are smaller flowers and one bud.  We’ve seen this pattern also listed as Dogwood.  There are two gold bands on the rim, also on the lid finial and on the swirled handles.   It is finished with a very nice glossy glaze.  Great gift for someone special, a hostess gift.  For a Spring or Summer table or great as decor in the kitchen, a bathroom, just about anywhere you need a little extra storage.
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:   5.0 inches Tall (including lid), 4.5 inches Tall (without the lid).  6.0 inches in Diameter (at its widest point) Overall, including handles it is  7.0 inches Wide.  The top has a 3.0 inch Diameter opening.  
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, cracks or crazing on this piece.  Even the gold is in great 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. 
  • Shipping is included, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  This item will ship Priority Mail and Insured.  AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location.

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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Weight2.8 lbs
Dimensions10 × 10 × 8 in

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