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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 Vase Dated 1925

Rookwood Vase Dated 1925

$455.00

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Rookwood vase 1825, made in 1929.

Rookwood vase 1825, made in 1929.

$250.00

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Rookwood vase 6085, made in 1929

Rookwood vase 6085, made in 1929

$250.00

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rookwood vase 2127 blue

rookwood vase 2127 blue

$250.00

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Rookwood Vellum Vase E.T. Hurley 1910

Rookwood Vellum Vase E.T. Hurley 1910

$850.00

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Rookwood Modeled & Hand Tooled Matte Yellow 13 1/2

Rookwood Modeled & Hand Tooled Matte Yellow 13 1/2" Geometric Vase 1912

$625.00

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Rookwood Arts & Crafts Vase #2093 

Rookwood Arts & Crafts Vase #2093 

$170.00

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Rookwood Art Pottery Cobalt Blue Bowl #2161 1920

Rookwood Art Pottery Cobalt Blue Bowl #2161 1920

$95.00

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Rookwood Iris Vase

Rookwood Iris Vase

$6,500.00

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ROOKWOOD POTTERY BOOKENDS LOTUS FLOWER 2836

ROOKWOOD POTTERY BOOKENDS LOTUS FLOWER 2836

$139.95

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Rookwood Vellum Bowl 1909

Rookwood Vellum Bowl 1909

$276.00

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Vintage Arts And Crafts Rookwood Pottery Dark Blue Round Buttress Bowl 1917

Vintage Arts And Crafts Rookwood Pottery Dark Blue Round Buttress Bowl 1917

$115.00

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Rookwood Pottery Tile

Rookwood Pottery Tile

$85.00

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Rookwood Pottery 1924 Porcelain Scenic Bird Flowers And Trees Vase 2745 (Epply)

Rookwood Pottery 1924 Porcelain Scenic Bird Flowers And Trees Vase 2745 (Epply)

$3,295.00

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rookwood pottery Bookends

rookwood pottery Bookends

$150.00

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