Sample of the Sullivan 2,000+ piece collection of Buffalo Pottery/China

Sample of the Sullivan 2,000+ piece collection of Buffalo Pottery/China

Railroad ware made by Buffalo China, including an embossed gilt-rim plate having a hand-painted design of George Washington in the center made for the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad when they began operation of their 1932 "George Washington" train in association with the bicentennial of George Washington's birth. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Railroad ware made by Buffalo China, including an embossed gilt-rim plate having a hand-painted design of George Washington in the center made for the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad when they began operation of their 1932 "George Washington" train in association with the bicentennial of George Washington's birth. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Railroad ware made by Buffalo China, including a matching set of tableware made for the Southern Railway System and pieces made for the New York Central Railroad with a small engine on the front and "1831", likely referring to one of the lines that made up the New York Central Railroad called the Mohawk and Hudson, which opened on September 24, 1831. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Railroad ware made by Buffalo China, including a matching set of tableware made for the Southern Railway System and pieces made for the New York Central Railroad with a small engine on the front and "1831", likely referring to one of the lines that made up the New York Central Railroad called the Mohawk and Hudson, which opened on September 24, 1831. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Quirky designs and figures featuring "HAM" and "EGGS" appropriately labeled over a pig and chicken, made at the Blue Ridge Pottery/Southern Potteries. From an Arizona private collection.

Quirky designs and figures featuring "HAM" and "EGGS" appropriately labeled over a pig and chicken, made at the Blue Ridge Pottery/Southern Potteries. From an Arizona private collection.

Brightly hand-painted forms made at the Blue Ridge Pottery/Southern Potteries. From an Arizona private collection.

Brightly hand-painted forms made at the Blue Ridge Pottery/Southern Potteries. From an Arizona private collection.

From a collection of Coors art pottery, Coors Porcelain Co., Golden, Colorado. Developed in 1920 from the Herold China and Pottery Company which was founded in 1910. Smooth, dry glazes having bright colors in forms and designs with Art Deco influence.  From the collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.

From a collection of Coors art pottery, Coors Porcelain Co., Golden, Colorado. Developed in 1920 from the Herold China and Pottery Company which was founded in 1910. Smooth, dry glazes having bright colors in forms and designs with Art Deco influence. From the collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.

Large collection of Blue Ridge Pottery, founded as Southern Potteries in Erwin, Tennessee in 1916, including hand-painted designs such as the turkey and Christmas trees. From an Arizona private collection.

Large collection of Blue Ridge Pottery, founded as Southern Potteries in Erwin, Tennessee in 1916, including hand-painted designs such as the turkey and Christmas trees. From an Arizona private collection.

Buffalo Pottery, including an important parian plaque in deep blue with white clay portrait of John D. Larkin, the founder of the Larkin Soap Company and Buffalo Pottery, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Larkin Soap in 1875; a reproduction of Wedgwood's Portland Vase, made in limited numbers and labeled as #16, made in the patented "Lamelle" style; and Abino Ware, produced by Buffalo Pottery between 1911-1913. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Buffalo Pottery, including an important parian plaque in deep blue with white clay portrait of John D. Larkin, the founder of the Larkin Soap Company and Buffalo Pottery, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Larkin Soap in 1875; a reproduction of Wedgwood's Portland Vase, made in limited numbers and labeled as #16, made in the patented "Lamelle" style; and Abino Ware, produced by Buffalo Pottery between 1911-1913. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Significant and limited production of designs with the Roosevelt Bears, Geraniums, and Native Americans, made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Significant and limited production of designs with the Roosevelt Bears, Geraniums, and Native Americans, made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery with Emerald and Dr. Syntax designs. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery with Emerald and Dr. Syntax designs. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware dresser set by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware dresser set by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Rare 1910 Buffalo Pottery Deldare calendar plate with whimsical polychrome designs of fairies, insects, and birds. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Rare 1910 Buffalo Pottery Deldare calendar plate with whimsical polychrome designs of fairies, insects, and birds. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery, including examples published in Seymour and Violet Altman's "Book of Buffalo Pottery". From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan. The Deldare Ware will also include a Maryland private collection.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery, including examples published in Seymour and Violet Altman's "Book of Buffalo Pottery". From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan. The Deldare Ware will also include a Maryland private collection.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery, including Emerald designs, The Hunt Supper, Ye Lion Inn, and Dr. Syntax. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery, including Emerald designs, The Hunt Supper, Ye Lion Inn, and Dr. Syntax. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery shield-back candle holder and candlesticks with Emerald and Ye Lion Inn designs. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Deldare Ware by Buffalo Pottery shield-back candle holder and candlesticks with Emerald and Ye Lion Inn designs. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Table articles made by Buffalo Pottery for the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, New York, which was home to the Roycroft Arts and Crafts community. Elbert Hubbard, the founder of the Roycroft community was the brother-in-law to John Durrant Larkin, the founder of Larkin Soap and Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Table articles made by Buffalo Pottery for the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, New York, which was home to the Roycroft Arts and Crafts community. Elbert Hubbard, the founder of the Roycroft community was the brother-in-law to John Durrant Larkin, the founder of Larkin Soap and Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Historically significant designs made for the Larkin Soap Company, founders of Buffalo Pottery, upper most design by Frank Lloyd Wright, who also designed architecture and furnishings for the company. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Historically significant designs made for the Larkin Soap Company, founders of Buffalo Pottery, upper most design by Frank Lloyd Wright, who also designed architecture and furnishings for the company. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Restaurant ware including Rouge Lamelle wares such as a monumental platter made for the John's Rendezvous, located in San Francisco's North Beach and operated from around 1930 to 1954; "Multifleure" design ware made with multicolored clay, and World's Fair articles including 1939-1940 New York. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Restaurant ware including Rouge Lamelle wares such as a monumental platter made for the John's Rendezvous, located in San Francisco's North Beach and operated from around 1930 to 1954; "Multifleure" design ware made with multicolored clay, and World's Fair articles including 1939-1940 New York. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Likely sample plate possibly made for the Fred Harvey enterprise by Buffalo China for advertising with the "Thunderbird" logo. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Likely sample plate possibly made for the Fred Harvey enterprise by Buffalo China for advertising with the "Thunderbird" logo. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Buffalo China sample plate with silhouettes of female dancers on the edge over "LUNE LAMELLE" ground, possibly made for the National Vaudeville Artists Club. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Buffalo China sample plate with silhouettes of female dancers on the edge over "LUNE LAMELLE" ground, possibly made for the National Vaudeville Artists Club. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

1932 Buffalo China plate made for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad "George Washington" train and original ephemera including a menu and inaugural opening invitation. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

1932 Buffalo China plate made for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad "George Washington" train and original ephemera including a menu and inaugural opening invitation. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

1932 Buffalo China plate made for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad "George Washington" train. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

1932 Buffalo China plate made for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad "George Washington" train. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Two plates designed by famous Buffalo Pottery employee Ralph Stuart, one signed and hand-painted by him. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Two plates designed by famous Buffalo Pottery employee Ralph Stuart, one signed and hand-painted by him. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Sample plates made by Buffalo China. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Sample plates made by Buffalo China. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Table ware made for the Ahwahnee Hotel and the Tahoe Tavern in California. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Table ware made for the Ahwahnee Hotel and the Tahoe Tavern in California. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Collection of Gaudy Willow patterns made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Collection of Gaudy Willow patterns made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Large collection of the Blue Willow pattern made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

Large collection of the Blue Willow pattern made by Buffalo Pottery. From the collection of the late Phillip M. Sullivan.

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