Dating van briggle marks
Here he found local deposits of kaolin and feldspar and used them, as well as imported materials to produce a superior clay and spent the summer of 1900 developing designs for his new pottery line.
A descendent of skilled Flemish artisans, Van Briggle married another artist Anne Lawrence Gregory whom he met in art school.
Continue Reading The period and style of antique furniture you choose to decorate your home with can say a lot about your own style and taste.Some pieces from this era and the 1930s have a dirty bottom, clay smeared on the bottom.Some Van Briggle pieces are found in a shiny glaze, Honey Gold, Jet Black, and Trout Lake Green.It was manufactured from the early 1940's to the 1970's by the Anchor Hocking company, and this affordable collectible glassware can be found at thrift shops, flea markets, and yard sales for very reasonable prices.Marks on pieces may read Fire-King in block letters or in script, or may include an anchor logo. Continue Reading Assessing an antiques value involves a lot more than examining a price list.