Dating newcomb pottery marks
The same general dating can be used for , and other American companies of the first half of the Twentieth Century.In general, shiny glaze has not met with the same favor by collectors as the matte glaze pieces.
Note how large the crystals in this glaze (left) are — this is a contemporary piece.
The glazes in pottery went with fashion of the day, and trends can be noted, although there are lots of exceptions.
The era of standard glaze–the shiny brown finish used by .
Here's a good example of the American Bisque wedge foot (right).
Companies using a dry foot include most of the Ohio companies and some used stilts for some of their ware lines.