Weller Woodcraft Vase, ca. 1920
My mother remembers seeing it all the time when she was a child. She doesn't know whether her parents got it as a wedding gift, or whether they got it sometime early in her childhood.
This piece of Weller, Woodcraft-- that's the name of the line-- was probably not given to your grandparents as a wedding present.
Okay, it's later than that.
A little bit later than that. This dates from about 1920.
Now, as far as price goes, if this were perfect, it would be $2,000 to $3,000. Which is quite nice, right? However, there's a little hairline here, right here.
And collectors of Weller and Roseville are very picky about the condition of their pieces. It has to be absolutely perfect, otherwise it goes down quite a bit. With that, the price is worth about $1,500 to $2,000. GUEST (laughing): Well, I guess I'm going to have to stop using it as an umbrella stand then.
You should stop using it as an umbrella stand. (chuckling)
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