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Vase Decorated with Sunflowers

Vase Decorated with Sunflowers

1899

John D. Wareham

(American, 1871-1954)

decorated by

Rookwood Pottery Company

(American, established 1880)

made at

Earthenware

Overall: 27 x 19.3 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

James Parmelee Fund 1984.10

Description

Floral and animal motifs are common decoration found on vessels designed by John D. Wareham for the Cincinnati-based Rookwood Pottery Company. Here, bright yellow sunflowers around the mouth of the vase are enhanced by stark black.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Earthenware
Credit line: 
James Parmelee Fund

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