BRIMFIELD, Mass. – Subscriber Faye D. Richards reports someone stole her blue Hampshire Pottery vase during the May 14 J&J Promotions show during the Brimfield spring antiques market. The vase was taken at approximately 1:30 p.m. while Richards assisted a customer.
The vase is a signed piece by Emma Robertson, circa 1904–10, Keene, N.H. Measuring 8 1/2 to 9 inches tall with a bulbous body, the vase is decorated in a blue glaze matte design and mottled texture. Artist’s markings on the bottom of the vase are a uppercase “M” and lowercase “A.”
The resale price was estimated to be between $700 and $1,200. Anyone having information about this item is asked to contact Richards at 860-485-1713 or 170 Scoville Hill Rd., Harwinton, Conn. A theft case, number 10-36-OF, has been opened by the Brimfield Police Department, which may be reached at 413-245-3442.