Prairieland Antiques. Artist decorated Rookwood pottery will have similar markings with the addition of an artists initials or cypher. A popular variation on the standard glaze is the very collectible tiger eye which appears only on a red clay base. For example the photo to the right shows the Rookwood trademark with 8 flames indicating this vase was produced in Along with the physical assets, Townley's purchase also included the rights to the reverse R and P mark, the name "Rookwood" and the RP mark with flames. View All American Art Pottery. When she discussed her desire to create fine pottery with her father, he provided the means and environment that allowed her to pursue her creative passions.
These are either incised in the pottery or penned under the glaze.
How to Date Rookwood Pottery
I would like to know if you could give me any information on a couple of figurines I purchased at a yard sale. InRookwood stopped adding flames to the logo and started adding roman numerals below the fourteen flame mark. A group of investors led by automobile dealer Walter E. I live on the Island. During the s the company passed through various owners and was moved to Starkville, Mississippi.