Rookwood Pottery

Jeffrey B. Snyder

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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.

Size: 9" x 12" | 825 color photos | Index | 336 pp
ISBN13: 9780764322778

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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.