Imperial Line

Imperial Line

Dimensions are approximate. 


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Item: 208 See Imperial 521


Item: 500 Small Shell Fruit Bowl 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 4.75” x 14.5”

Mark: Block or Script

Companion Pieces: 501 Candleholders

Note: This smaller version is believed to have been produced later as an early price list only references the larger version.


Item: 500 Large Shell Fruit Bowl 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 4.75” x 17.5”

Mark: Block or Script

Companion Pieces: 501 Candleholders

Note: This large version of the fruit bowl is early production. An article in the Zanesville Times Recorder indicates the first piece produced at Gonder was presented as a gift to a local business. The piece was the 500 Large Fruit Bowl.  The large size makes this bowl prone to stress or firing cracks on the sides of the bowl.


Item: 501 Small Starfish Candleholders 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $120-$150 / pr

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 6.5”

Mark: None or 501. Paper Label.

Companion Pieces: 500 Small Fruit Bowl 

Note: These have been found with a flat unglazed bottom. May be marked 501 or be unmarked. 


Item: 501 Large Starfish Candleholders 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $120-$150 / pr

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 8.5”

Mark:  None. Paper Label.

Companion Pieces: 500 Large Fruit Bowl 

Note: These have been found with a glazed molded bottom. Unmarked. 


Item: 503 Large Dolphin Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $350-$500

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 15.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Early carry over piece from RumRill. 


Item: 504 Three Leaf Fan Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10.75”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 505 Small Shell Console Bowl 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 7.25” x 12.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Companion Pieces: 506 Single Shell Candleholders

Note: This smaller version is believed to have been produced later as an early price list only references the larger version.


Item: 505 Large Shell Console Bowl 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 7.25” x 16.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Companion Pieces: 517 Double Shell Candleholders


Item: 506 Single Shell Candleholder 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $15-$25 / pr

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 4.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Companion Pieces: 505 Small Shell Console Bowl


Item: 506 Slanted Scroll Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 10.75”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Seldom seen marked as Gonder. Likely not a production piece and is more commonly found marked RumRill.


Item: 507 Pine Cone Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $100-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 8.5”

Mark: Block 

Note: Seldom seen marked as Gonder. Likely not a production piece and is more commonly found marked RumRill.


Item: 508 Shell Tankard 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $60-$100

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 13”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Popular production piece. Found in nearly every glaze used at Gonder.  Early versions lack the starfish decoration.


Item: 509 Large Double Shell Cornucopia 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $100-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 9.5”

Mark: Block 

Note: Seldom seen marked as Gonder. Likely not a production piece and is more commonly found marked RumRill.


Item: 510 Flame Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 11.5”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 511 Modern Swan Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 9.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Popular production piece. Found in nearly every glaze used at Gonder.


Item: 512 Modern Fleur de Lis Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 10.25”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 513 Javanese Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10.5”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 514 Seagull & Pile Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$175

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 11.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Nearly always found in Wine Brown with Ivory White Seagull. A few rare examples have been found glazed entirely in Mother of Pearl Lustre ($200-$250)


Item: 517 Double Shell Candleholders 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 4” x 6.75”

Mark: Block or Script 

Companion Pieces: 505 Large Shell Console Bowl


Item: 518 Fawn Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $60-$80

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Popular piece with collectors.


Item: 519 Chinese Peasant 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $25-$40

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 9”

Mark: Script 

Note: Popular production piece. Found in nearly every glaze used at Gonder.


Item: 520 Chinese Sampan Planter 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $30-$45

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 15”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 521 Modern Cat 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $175-$225

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 12.25”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Popular piece with art pottery collectors. 


Item: 522 Scarla (Sunfish) Fish Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$125

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 9” x 11.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Early piece without scales. More easily found. 


Item: 522 Scarla Fish Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $150-$200

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 9” x 11.5”

Mark: Block or Script 

Note: Fully scaled version. Also found as lamp base. 


Item: 523 Butterfly Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 9.5”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 524 Seahorse Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $150-$200

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 11.75”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 525 Game Cock 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 11”

Mark: Block or Script 

Companion Piece: 525 Gamehen


Item: 525 Game Hen 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $150-$175

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 6.75”

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Companion Piece: 525 Gamecock

Note: Unmarked. Seldom seen piece. 


Item: 526 Pegasus Vase 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $175-$225

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 9.5”

Mark: Block or Script 


Item: 527 Chinese Pear Shaped Bottle Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$175

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 9.25”

Mark: Unmarked. Paper label.

Companion Piece: 527-B

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 527-B Chinese Base

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $100-$125

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 2”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 527 Chinese Pear Bottle Vase

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 529 Plum Vase with Lid

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 9.25”

Mark: Script


Item: 530 Chinese Square Vase with Lid

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $100-$125

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 10.5”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 530-B

Note: Vase was available with or without companion base. Base is HTF and valued separately.


Item: 530-B Square Chinese Base 

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $40-$60

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 2”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 530 Chinese Square Vase with Lid 

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is HTF and valued separately.


Item: 531 Small Chinese Bottle Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $200-$250

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 15”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 532-B

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 531 Large Chinese Bottle Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $200-$250

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 18”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 532-B

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 532-B Two Tiered Chinese Base

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 3”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 531 Chinese Bottle Vase

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 533 Chinese Garniture Dragon Decoration with Lid

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $100-$125

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 7.75”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 533/534 B

Note: Jar was available with or without companion base. Base is HTF and valued separately.


Item: 534 Chinese Square Vase Broken Block Design

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 10.75”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 533/534 B

Note: Vase was available with or without companion base. Base is HTF and valued separately.


Item: 533/534 B Round Chinese Base

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $40-$60

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 2”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 533 Chinese Garniture with Lid; 534 Chinese Square Vase Broken Block Design

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is HTF and valued separately.


Item: 535 Chinese Dragon Handle Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$175

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 12”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 535-B

Note: Vase was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 535-B Chinese Base

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 2”

Mark: Script

Companion Piece: 535 Chinese Dragon Handle Vase

Note: Bottle was available with or without companion base. Base is extremely HTF and valued separately.


Item: 537 Chinese Square Vase with Handles

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 8”

Mark: Script


Item: 539 Plume Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10”

Mark: Script


Item: 540 Stallion Head

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10.25”

Mark: Script


Item: 541 Chinese Head

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $400-$600

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 11”

Mark: Script


Item: 544 Rectangular Low Bowl

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $45-$60

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 10.25” L

Mark: Script


Item: 545 Standing Coolie

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $30-$40

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 8.25”

Mark: Script


Item: 546 Bending Coolie

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $25-$35

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 4.75”

Mark: Script


Item: 547 Kneeling Coolie

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $20-$30

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 6”

Mark: Script


Item: 548 Stallion Head Ashtray

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $30-$50

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 6”

Mark: Script


Item: 549 Modern Madonna

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $40-$60

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 9”

Mark: Script


Item: 550 Small Sampan

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $20-$30

Availability Guide: A

Dimensions: 10.5” L

Mark: Script


Item: 551 Chinese Mortal

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $40-$60

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 7.25”

Mark: Script


Item: 553 Winged Horse Planter

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50-$75

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 6.5”

Mark: Script


Item: 554 Fish Face Bowl

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: 561 Dolphin Candleholders


Item: 556 Dolphin Console Bowl

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $60-$80

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 4.5” x 11.25”

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: 561 Dolphin Candleholders


Item: 557 Banana Boat Console Bowl

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $75-$100

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 6.75” x 15.25”

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: 565 Double Scroll Candleholders


Item: 558 Tri Fish Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 8”

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: 561 Dolphin Candleholders


Item: 559 Cuspidor Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 7.5”

Mark: Script


Item: 561 Dolphin Candleholder

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $40-$60 / pr

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 2.5”

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: H-85 Vase, 554 Console Bowl, 556 Console Bowl


Item: 562 Chinese Crane Vase

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$175

Availability Guide: C

Dimensions: 12.75”

Mark: Script


Item: 565 Double Scroll Candleholders

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $35-$45 / pr

Availability Guide: B

Dimensions: 4.25” x 5.75”

Mark: Script

Companion Pieces: 557 Banana Boat Console Bowl


Item: 570 Chinese Mortal

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50+

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 6.25” 

Mark: None. Paper Label.


Item: 571 Chinese Mortal

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50+

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: I have not seen or owned this piece. It is however shown in the catalog. 


Item: 572 Chinese Mortal

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50+

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: I have not seen or owned this piece. It is however shown in the catalog. 


Item: 573 Chinese Mortal

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $50+

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: I have not seen or owned this piece. It is however shown in the catalog. 


Item: 581 Jester Head

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $400-$650

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 13.75”

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: I have not seen or owned this piece. It is however shown in the catalog. I do own this piece configured as a factory lamp base. 


Item: 584 Empress Figure

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $200-$250

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: Rarely seen as figural piece. More often seen as lamp base made for Bradley. 


Item: 585 Emperor Figure

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $200-$250

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: Rarely seen as figural piece. More often seen as lamp base made for Bradley. 


Item: 587 Young Woman Head Bust

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $125-$150

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 9.25”

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: Rarely seen as figural piece. More often seen as lamp base made for Bradley. 


Item: 588 Rose Lady Head Bust

Line & Series: Imperial 500 Series

Value: $150-$175

Availability Guide: D

Dimensions: 12.25”

Mark: None. Paper Label.

Note: Rarely seen as figural piece. More often seen as lamp base made for Bradley. 


Item: 765 See Imperial 539

Item: 810 See Imperial 510

Item: 811 See Imperial 511

Item: 813 See Imperial 513