Rookwood Pottery is an American ceramics company that was founded in 1880 and closed in 1967, before being revived in 2004. It was initially located in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has now returned there.
When did Rookwood Pottery close?
The Rookwood marking system changed over time, but the most common is an RP stylized into a sun-like shape paired with a Roman numeral identifying the year the piece was made. After experiencing numerous financial ups and downs and changing tastes, Rookwood Pottery finally closed for good in the early 1960s.
What is Rookwood pottery made of?
Rookwood uses plaster molds to individually cast ceramic pieces by hand. A liquid form of clay that is formulated from minerals directly from the earth is then poured into the plaster mold.
Is Rookwood pottery dishwasher safe?
Dishwasher safe. Enhance your dining experience with this beautiful Italian serving pieces.
What made Rookwood pottery unique?
Long before “handcrafted” became a trend, Rookwood artisans were devoted to using the finest ingredients, one-of-a-kind design and expert craftsmanship. Each tile, each vase, and every item is the perfect harmony of exquisite color, unique form, and eye-catching design to bring functional works of art into your world.