Vase, 1917

Summary

The Rookwood Pottery was founded in Cincinnati in 1880 by Maria Longworth Nichols. She hired a number of talented potters and decorators, making the firm a leader among art potteries by the 1890s. The vellum technique was invented in 1904 and consists of a light-colored matte background with floral or landscape decoration.

The Rookwood Pottery was founded in Cincinnati in 1880 by Maria Longworth Nichols. She hired a number of talented potters and decorators, making the firm a leader among art potteries by the 1890s. The vellum technique was invented in 1904 and consists of a light-colored matte background with floral or landscape decoration.

Artifact

Vase

Date Made

1917

Creators

Rookwood Pottery Company 

Asbury, Lenore, 1866-1933 

Place of Creation

United States, Ohio, Cincinnati 

Creator Notes

Vase decorated by Lenore Asbury at the Rookwood Pottery Company in Cincinnati, Ohio

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Collections Platform

Object ID

92.0.65.110

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Earthenware
Glaze

Color

Blue
Green
Black (Color)
Cream (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 10.25 in

Diameter: 4.75 in

Weight: 2 lbs

Inscriptions

on bottom [impressed]: RP [flames monogram] / XVII / 2033D. / V / L.A.

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