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Rookwood Pottery

Artwork Details

Rookwood Pottery
white body with slip decoration and vellum glaze
8 11/16 in. x 4 5/16 in. x 4 5/16 in. ( 22.1 cm x 10.9 cm x 10.9 cm )
Gift of G. Robina Quale-Leach

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Not currently on display


Subject Matter:

Although the Rookwood Pottery won its reputation on its hand-painted pottery, much of its later vessels were production ware to appeal to a broad audience. This work harkens back to the earlier painted wares; this one has the well-known "vellum" glaze that was introduced in the early twentieth century.

Physical Description:

Vessel is a tall vase with a flaring lip and a slight flaring at the base. The overall glaze is a blue matte "vellum" glaze with underglaze decoration depicting a band of white peonies below the lip. The lip itself modulates to a rosy pink color.

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