VaseArtist(s)Rookwood PotteryObject Creation Date1909Medium & Supportwhite body with slip decoration and vellum glazeDimensions
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 )Credit LineGift of G. Robina Quale-LeachSubject 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.Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypevaseRights
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