Rookwood pottery identification value guide
Larry Koon (Author of Roycroft Furniture & Collectibles)
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Rookwood Pottery Price Guide
Maria Longworth Nichols started Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati, Ohio in , one of the few women to start up such a company. She ran the company until and then turned over control to William W. Taylor who built it up into a major pottery firm. These marks were used on Rookwood's desirable hand decorated wares, but will not be found on the company's monotone pastel production lines. Kataro Shirayamadani, a skilled ceramics artisan, began decorating pottery for Rookwood in
Rookwood pottery was made in Cincinnati, Ohio, beginning in All of this art pottery is marked, most with the famous flame mark. The R is reversed and placed back to back with the letter P. Flames surround the letters. After , a Roman numeral was added to the mark to indicate the year. The company went bankrupt in
Rookwood Pottery is known for having many women artists on staff over its long lifespan.
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