ROOKWOOD POTTERY, DOUBLED HANDLED, GREEN INDIAN BASKET CABINET VASE - For Sale
ROOKWOOD POTTERY, DOUBLED HANDLED, GREEN INDIAN BASKET CABINET VASE
For Auction is a wonderful Arts and Crafts Shaped Vase made by The Rookwood Pottery Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. The shape is a Squat Indian Snake Basket Vase. The Vase is a nice cabinet size as it stands 3 1/2" tall and is 4 5/8" wide at the waist.
The Vase displays a very pleasing shape as well as an Arts and Crafts design. The shape is reminiscent of an Indian Snake Basket with an Native Indian design. The design consists of 3 bordered circular rings around the neck of the vessel. The center ring displays a wavy inner ring. The Waist to the foot tapers very sharply and has 14 Fluted Ribs. The is a bordered ring that circles the waist and touches all of these flutes. This piece has a very nice and subtle jade green colored glaze. This Vessel is accented with 2 small looped Handles that rises up from the body and rolls over and connects in the neck into the pattern.
The Vase is considered to be in excellent shape as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The Vase is signed on the bottom with Rookwood's Impressed Reverse "RP" and Sunburst Logo along with the roman numerals XXXII for the year of manufacture, 1932 and the mold number 6103. This is a very Nice Glaze on a Great Arts and Crafts Shape.
Those of you who collect Arts and Crafts Shaped and Design pieces will surely welcome this one into their collection. As always, it would look outstanding on that Stickley Arts and Crafts Style Bookcase.