Rookwood Pottery

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Schiffer Pub., 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 304 pages
Established in 1880 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Rookwood Pottery remained a leader in the ceramic art pottery movement through 1967. Illustrated with over 800 beautiful color photographs of vases, urns, candlesticks, and plates, the book includes stunning examples of hand-painted decoration (many depicting the natural world) by well-known masters, including Albert R. and Anna Marie Valentien, Matt Daly, William Hentschel, Kate C. Matchette, Mary Nourse, and Kataro Shirayamadani. The text provides a history of the company, a survey of artist signed pieces from 1880-1930, a detailed bibliography, and an index. All who are fascinated by the ceramic arts will want to own this book.

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Chapter One Rookwood Pottery of the Nineteenth Century
Chapter Two Rookwood Pottery of the Twentieth Century

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About the author (2005)

Jeffrey B. Snyder has been researching and writing about ceramics, first as a historical archaeologist and later as a professional writer, for many years. Mr. Snyder lives in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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