Weller Pottery Price Guide

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    Weller Pottery

    Weller Coppertone Frog Bowl or Compote
    Ca. 1920s Weller Coppertone Frog Bowl or Compote. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions

    The value of items produced by Weller Pottery Company from 1872 through 1948 varied as widely as the wares the company produced such as flower pots, bowls, crocks, and vases. Founded in Fultonham, Ohio, by Samuel Weller, at one point Weller Pottery was the largest pottery in the county (1905).

    The most valuable Weller pottery are the early hand-decorated pieces. After 1935, the company made only molded pottery until the company closed in 1948. The later items are considerably less valuable than the older pieces made from the late 1800s through the early 1930s. To estimate the value, try to date your pieces by identifying Weller's unique pottery marks.

    Weller Coppertone Frog Bowl 

    Pictured is a 5 1/2-inches x 10-inches full-figure frog bowl with two embossed fish on sides, marked with a full incised mark, dated around the 1920s, in excellent condition. This piece's selling price was $660 in 2012.

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    Weller Muskuta Nude on Rock Flower Frog

    Weller Muskuta Nude on Rock Flower Frog
    Ca. Early 1900s Weller Muskuta Nude on Rock Flower Frog. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions

    This 8-inch x 5-inch Weller female nude from the Muskota line was originally produced around 1915—it still stands out as one of the more interesting Weller pottery lines. The piece portrays a woman white glazed skin and blonde hair resting on green and brown rocks. It was marked with Weller block-letter-incised mark. In very good to excellent condition, its selling price was $300 in 2012. 

     

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    Weller L'Art Nouveau Vase

    Weller L'Art Nouveau Vase
    Ca. Late 1880s-Early 1900s Weller L'Art Nouveau Vase. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions

    This 12-inch x 4-inch vase features two art nouveau-style faces with flowers. This style of art dates this piece around the late 19th century and early 20th century. It had a post-factory drill hole under its base. In good condition, its selling price was $330 in 2012.

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    Weller Louwelsa American Indian Portrait Floor Vase

    Weller Louwelsa American Indian Portrait Floor Vase
    Weller Louwelsa American Indian Portrait Floor Vase. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions

    This Weller Louwelsa floor vase, measuring 24 inches x 13 inches, features American Indian artwork signed by A. Williams, otherwise, the vase is unmarked. Louwelsa was one of Weller's most popular lines and ultimately included over 500 different shapes of vases and bowls.

    This has been professionally restored on the rim. It was in very good condition considering the subject matter and its rare size. Its selling price in 2012 by Morphy Auctions was $2,700.

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    Weller Coppertone Frog Pin Tray

    Weller Coppertone Frog Pin Tray
    Ca: 1920s Weller Coppertone Frog Pin Tray. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition Weller frog pin tray is marked as Weller Pottery with a black ink mark. It is 2 1/2 inches x 6 1/2 inches. Its selling price was $330 in 2012.

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    Weller Hudson Vase

    Weller Double Handled Hudson Vase
    Weller Double Handled Hudson Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition hand-decorated and double-handled Weller Hudson vase is marked with a Weller Ware ink mark. The Weller Hudson line was developed in the late teens to the early 1920s and to this day remains among the highest quality pottery ever produced. This vase is 6 3/4 inches tall. Its selling price in 2011 was $295.

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    Weller Cretone Ball Vase

    Weller Cretone Ball Vase
    Weller Cretone Ball Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition Weller ball vase from the Cretone line is marked as Weller pottery. It features white running gazelles and flowers hand-painted against a black background. This piece is 7 inches tall and its selling price was $590 in 2011. From 1930 to 1932, Cretone was among the last freehand-decorated lines introduced at Weller. The other final lines were Stellar, Geode, Raceme, and Bonito.

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    Weller Sicard Vase

    Weller Sicard Vase
    Weller Sicard Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition Weller Sicard vase features a beautiful iridescent glaze. It is 8 3/4" tall and its selling price was $590 in 2011. In 1902, Weller hired Jacques Sicard, who had developed the Sicard line. The Sicard line continues to be one of Weller's most sought-after patterns to this date. The Weller Sicard production line ended in 1907.

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    Weller Xenia Vase

    Weller Xenia Vase
    Weller Xenia Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This 11 1/4-inch tall rare color with beautiful floral decoration Weller Xenia vase is marked Weller under the base. This excellent condition vase was selling for $470 in 2011.

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    Weller Silvertone Vase

    Weller Silvertone Vase
    Weller Silvertone Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition finely painted Silvertone vase decorated with flowers and butterflies is marked with the original Weller Ware ink stamp under the base. This dates to about the late teens of the 20th century. This 12-inch tall vase was selling for $380 in 2011.

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    Weller Rhead Faience Mug

    Weller Rhead Faience Mug
    Weller Rhead Faience Mug. - Morphy Auctions

    This beautiful, excellent-condition mug is decorated by Rhead, a famous ceramics artist, with a geisha, butterfly, and bees. It is marked under its base. It stands 5 1/4 inches tall. Its selling price was $265 in 2011.

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    Weller Hudson Vase By Dorothy England Laughead

    Weller Hudson Vase by Dorothy England Laughead
    Weller Hudson Vase by Dorothy England Laughead. - Morphy Auctions

    This excellent-condition Weller Hudson vase is beautifully hand decorated by Dorothy England Laughead. It is artist initialed and marked Weller. It stands 7 1/4 inches tall. Its selling price was $324 in 2011.

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    Weller LaSa Vase

    Weller LaSa Vase
    Weller LaSa Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This Weller LaSa vase is in excellent condition. It is decorated with trees and mountains and stands 4 1/4 inches tall. Its selling price was $350 in 2011. The LaSa line was introduced by John Lessell who was the art director for Weller pottery in 1920.

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    Weller Trial Glaze Double Handled Vase

    Weller Trial Glaze Double Handled Vase
    Weller Trial Glaze Double Handled Vase. - Morphy Auctions

    This 7-inch double-handled vase is in excellent condition. It has an unusual shape with a brownish-greenish glaze. Its selling price in 2011 was $200.

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    Weller Bedford Matt Green Urn

    Weller Bedford Matte Green Urn
    Weller Bedford Matte Green Urn. - Morhpy Auctions

    This Weller "Bedford Matt" arts-and-crafts style urn has raised designs throughout and a typical blue Weller mark under its base. It is in excellent condition and is about 8 1/2 inches in diameter. Its selling price was $295 in 2011.

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    Weller Woodcraft Fishbowl Base

    Weller Woodcraft Fishbowl Base
    Weller Woodcraft Fishbowl Base. - Morphy Auctions

    This uncommon Weller fishbowl base features a fishing boy on a stump. It is marked Weller under its base. This 12-inch piece was selling in excellent condition for $350 in 2011.