Magnificent Antique Hampshire Pottery Mottled Cucumber Matte Green Glaze two-handled Vase. Arts and Crafts Makers Mark incised Shape #35 artist cipher "M" in circle.
H 5.75" x W 7.75" Perfect Condition no chips cracks or repairs. Marked HAMPSHIRE POTTERY & M in a circle. "The "M" in a circle mark was used to honor Cadmon Robertson's wife "Emoretta. She was the sister of the founder, James Scollay Taft. This mark was used during that time period.Hampshire Pottery started producing Matte Glazes in 1891. This was 7 years earlier than their main Competitor "Grueby Faience" of Boston, Mass. Hampshire Pottery resembles the style of Grueby but were much more affordable as they were mold made pieces as opposed to hand thrown. Hampshire pottery is one of the oldest in the country.