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Rookwood Pottery

Rookwood Pottery was founded in 1880 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its founder, Marie Longworth Nichols, was a talented artist who enjoyed painting blank china tableware. She founded the pottery company when she decided to turn her hobby into a business. Rookwood's pottery quickly became quite popular due to its quality craftsmanship and innovative artistry. Rookwood consistently exceeded the quality standards of nearly all competing American art pottery makers. As a matter of fact Rookwood was one of just a few pottery producers that marked items as seconds for the most minor imperfections. Rookwood employed a team of chemists who created a number of distinctive glazes that proved to be very popular in the pottery world. In the early 1900's Rookwood began producing architectural pottery, primarily tiles which were rather popular with builders at the time. For many years Rookwood continued to produce a variety of fine pottery items including vases, pitchers, decanters, bowls and other decorative and functional items.

In 1959 Rookwood moved their production facilities to Starkville, Mississippi after they were purchased by another company. In 1967 they ceased production due to continuing financial problems. However in 1982 Rookwood's assets were purchased by an art pottery collector who then proceeded to produce small quantities of pottery in order to keep the Rookwood name and trademarks alive. In 2006 he sold the assets to another art pottery lover who had a vision of restoring Rookwood to its former glory. The company was moved back to Cincinnati and production resumed. We certainly look forward to this new era of Rookwood pottery!

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ROOKWOOD BLUE VASE 1919

ROOKWOOD BLUE VASE 1919

$99.00

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ROOKWOOD GREEN VASE - 1927

ROOKWOOD GREEN VASE - 1927

$99.00

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ROOKWOOD 1899 STANDARD GLAZE VASE PANSIES SIGNED MHS AMERICAN ART POTTERY

ROOKWOOD 1899 STANDARD GLAZE VASE PANSIES SIGNED MHS AMERICAN ART POTTERY

$165.00

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ROOKWOOD BLACK MATTE 2380 VASE: DATED 1927

ROOKWOOD BLACK MATTE 2380 VASE: DATED 1927

$150.00

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ROOKWOOD Art Pottery VASE 6762 Southwest  Prairie

ROOKWOOD Art Pottery VASE 6762 Southwest Prairie

$85.00

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Rookwood Glaze Effect 4

Rookwood Glaze Effect 4" Brown Gunmetal Over Burgundy Vase 1932

$79.00

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RARE ROOKWOOD POTTERY VASE ARTIST KATARO SHIRAYAMADANI FLORAL~ IVORY JEWEL GLAZE

RARE ROOKWOOD POTTERY VASE ARTIST KATARO SHIRAYAMADANI FLORAL~ IVORY JEWEL GLAZE

$999.99

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RARE LARGE ROOKWOOD POTTERY VASE ARTIST* KATARO SHIRAYAMADANI *IVORY JEWEL GLAZE

RARE LARGE ROOKWOOD POTTERY VASE ARTIST* KATARO SHIRAYAMADANI *IVORY JEWEL GLAZE

$2,999.00

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Rookwood Pottery Standard Glaze Vase Berry Grape Sarah Coyne 906C 1903 Year

Rookwood Pottery Standard Glaze Vase Berry Grape Sarah Coyne 906C 1903 Year

$99.99

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Early Rookwood Pottery Vase - 1892

Early Rookwood Pottery Vase - 1892

$160.00

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Rookwood Scenic Vellum Vase by S. Coyne

Rookwood Scenic Vellum Vase by S. Coyne

$1,595.00

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Rookwood Pottery Vase Dogwood Blossom 1914 Artist Signed

Rookwood Pottery Vase Dogwood Blossom 1914 Artist Signed

$149.00

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Rookwood Double Tile Decorative Wood Frame Set - brand new

Rookwood Double Tile Decorative Wood Frame Set - brand new

$208.00

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Pair Rookwood Faience R & L, Architectural salvage,Olmstead Hotel, Cleveland1924

Pair Rookwood Faience R & L, Architectural salvage,Olmstead Hotel, Cleveland1924

$199.00

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1950's Rookwood pottery ashtray gray glaze 9

1950's Rookwood pottery ashtray gray glaze 9"

$9.99

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