I have a love of all things pottery and if it is from the area of Crooksville, Ohio I love it even more. My family roots hail back to that area and I am pretty sure I have shared here before about my Great Great Uncle Rollo Walter Brown was a writer and one of his books he wrote was called The Firemakers and was written aboutthe Crooksville, Ohio area where he was born and grew up.
When I found this gem of a teapot made by Hull Pottery on eBay I got pretty excited. Hull Pottery began production in 1905 in Crooksville, Ohio and was founded by Addis Emmet (A.E.) Hull. The line included lots of great utilitarian pieces including teapots. The company went through a lot of struggles, leadership changes and eventually closed production in 1986.
Many pottery items like this are numbered and while it is difficult to read the writing on the bottom of this piece it is indeed a great Hull find.
I absolutely love the details on the handle. The details are amazing and I love the colors, the design and everything about this teapot.
Don’t you just love a good find like this one? I am thrilled to add this one to my collection and as I changed unpacked my fall themed teapots this week I decided that yes – I do have a lot of teapots. One of these days I will count them.
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That is an amazing find. The connection alone makes it special but I love the look of it as well – the handle is so cool.
It is a really neat teapot, isn’t it? I love it!
This looks like an Aladdin’s lamp teapot. Love it.
It does look like an Aladdin’s lamp! I have another one by Hall that looks like it as well so it must have been a popular style at one time.
Love this one. It is a perfect color choice for the first day of fall. Reminds me I need to buy some new tea
It is perfect for the first day of fall – you are right! If you ever need tea come see me!
Can you believe I have never heard of Crooksville Ohio?? Unusual and fetching teapot!
Well I am so glad to introduce you to a new place. 🙂 In Beautiful Ohio.
That one truly is unique!
Isn’t it just totally special? I love it.
I was drawn to the interesting shape and handle. I would love to know how many teapots you do have. There are amazing.