Rookwood Faience Peacock Tile

On October 25, 2016, in American Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 This award-winning tile and pottery maker began producing architectural tiles in 1902 and continued into the 1940’s.   This is an amazing example of one of their architectural relief tiles.    The matte glazing is thick and has a curdled-like appearance on the finely detailed, 3-dimensional surface.  Colors are dark […]

Rookwood Flower Pot Tile

On September 28, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 Vintage tile has raised floral motif and soft glaze colors with a satiny finish.   This award-winning tile maker was one of the finest potteries in America. 4″ sq x 3/4″ thick Great condition Qty = 1 $250  

Rookwood Vase Acquisition

On October 29, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH   1880-1965 Just received these wonderful vintage Rookwood vases with different sizes and glazes.   Smooth matte glaze colors in a variety of shapes.   Contact us for individual photos etc. 4  1/2″ to 9″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 each (Mustard vase on front left has sold) $160 […]

Rookwood Grape Tiles

On June 14, 2014, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 These wonderful tiles are very thick and 3 dimensional.    They can either stand alone or be combined for an installation or any other use.   Matte green glazing is perfect for Arts & Crafts environments. 6″ square x 1″ thick Very good condition; signed, never set Qty = 7 […]

Rookwood Geometric Tile

On November 16, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 Rings of 3-dimensional circles cover this antique Rookwood tile.  Matte glazes are grayish green with medium blue in the recessed areas.   Rookwood Pottery was known world wide and won metals both here in American and in Europe. 6″ square x 3/4″ thick Very good condition; has some surface wear […]

Rookwood Lovebird Tile

On April 13, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 This finely crafted 6″ tile depicts a lovebird perched an a stylized branch.    Notice the fans in the upper corners, lending itself to the overall Arts & Crafts feel with an Asian influence.   Matte glazes blend together beautifully.  The contemporary wood frame is well made and sets off […]

Rookwood Vintage Trivet

On December 30, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 A well-dressed woman with full skirt and corset is adjusting her shawl on this antique tile trivet.  Soft pastel glaze colors and many fine details, including the delicate border all contribute to the beauty of this tile.   This dated tile, 1920, marked with XX on the back, is glazed […]

Rookwood Parrot Tile Trivet

On April 28, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH  1880-1965 Deep relief, vellum finish, pastel rainbow polychrome tile trivet featuring a vibrantly lifelike Macaw parrot perched on a branch amidst a profusion of exotic blossoms. This is a wonderful early example, dated 1920, where the parrot is looking up as if it’s about to start preening. The piece is also […]

Rookwood Bird Tea Tile/Trivet/Gift Tile

On February 2, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, OH   1880-1965 Lovely three-dimensional round tile depicting a bird on a branch.   The glossy glazes of creamy white, yellow and light brown skillfully  accent the design.  Rookwood employed some of the best artist and ceramist and won medals all over the world for their excellent work.   See the Rookwood […]