Rookwood Pottery Factory / Vase / 1893Rookwood Pottery Factory

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Creator Name: Rookwood Pottery Factory
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Made by
Creator Dates/Places: 1824 - 1887
Biography: one of the most important factories for art pottery in the USA, founded in Cincinnati in 1880 by Mrs. Maria Nichols (later Mrs. Storer) with financial support from her father, Joseph Longworth, a rich patron of the arts. Named after their family home.
Creator Name-CRT: Rookwood Pottery Factory
Creator Name: Reed, Olga Geneva
Creator Role: Decorated by
Creator Dates/Places: 1873
Gender: F
Creator Name-CRT: Olga Geneva Reed
Title: Vase
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1893
Creation End Date: 1893
Creation Date: 1893
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: Earthenware
Dimensions: Diameter: 18.3cm, Overall: 17.5cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1989.123
Credit Line: Gift of Kathryn S. Weitzel in memory of her parents, Margaret and Walter Weitzel
AMICA ID: CMA_.1989.123
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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