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The Top 10 Roseville Pottery Searches for August, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 09:15 PM PDT
August generally marks the end of the summer months. It symbolizes the beginning of new school years, and for many, it's the tell-tale sign that the holidays are nearing. For collectors, it's also a great time to start eyeing their favorite patterns in hopes of finding that one missing piece that will complete their collections.
If you're a Roseville Pottery fan, odds are, you recognize each of the top ten searches in Roseville Pottery for August, 2009:
Apple Blossom- This beautiful pattern maintains its top spot. Always a favorite, the Apple Blossom is available in wall pockets bookends and bowls.
Freesia - Ah, the Roseville Freesia. Always a sought after pattern introduced in the mid 1940s. It's distinguished by blues, browns and greens and are a lovely addition to any Roseville Pottery collector. This is it's second month in the number two spot.
Pine Cone With over 90 examples of the Pine Cone pattern within Roseville, it's no wonder it has so
many fans. Another pattern with the deeper greens, blues and brown and maintains it's place in the top three most-searched patterns for this month.
Magnolia -The Magnolia pattern is number four again in our monthly rankings. The stunning Magnolia Blue Cookie Jar ,pictured here, is a personal favorite - both in design and color.
Bushberry- The Bushberry was number five last month, too. Noted by its textured finishes, you'll find ashtrays, wall pockets and mugs in the Rosevill Bushberry pattern.
Zephyr Lily - The Zephyr Lily, so elegant in appearance, climbed three places since last month's rankings.
Snowberry - Collectors love the pinks, greens and blues and as a result, the Snowberry is in big demand; which might explain why it makes our list each month.
Bleeding Heart- The Roseville Bleeding Heart pattern was number 7 last month, but it's still a collector's favorite.
White Rose - White Rose comes in at number nine this month after not having been on the list at all in July. Don't let the name fool you, though. This Roseville pattern offers beautiful shades of blues, browns and pinks that surround the white roses. Look for vases, bowls and ardinieres.
Clematis- The Clematis is such a distinctive Roseville pattern, with rich greens and blues. It rounds out the top ten this month.
As always, there are a few Roseville pottery patterns that just missed the top searched list. This month, those include Baneda, Peony and Fuchsia.