A Rookwood Mahogany glaze pottery vase, Albert Robert Valentine

Marked for Rookwood; Further marked: 464 / A.R.V. [Albert Robert Valentine] / L [light yellow glaze] / R [red body]
Designed by Albert Robert Valentine (active 1881-1905), the urn-form vase with flared ruffle rim in yellow-tinted, translucent gloss glaze over a brown ground on a red body with slip painted rowan berries, Mahogany glaze line
7.75" H x 4.5" Dia.

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Southern California
  • Condition: Overall good condition with shelf wear, scattered minor scuffs, and inherent firing flaws commensurate with age. Issues include, but are not limited to: scattered pinholing/imperfections and ruptured air bubbles to the glaze. Evidence of a clear surface finish/coating along the rim with areas of wear it is chipping away from the actual glaze. Glaze with inherent crazing, normal for the glaze. No evidence of repairs or restorations under blacklight.

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November 16, 2021 10:00 AM PST
Monrovia, CA, US

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