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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 336 pages, 825 color photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/06/2005
- Category: Art forms
- ISBN: 9780764322778