Vase Decorated with Sunflowers

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(American, 1871–1954)
(American, established 1880)
Overall: 27 x 19.3 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)
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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.
Vase Decorated with Sunflowers

Vase Decorated with Sunflowers


John D. Wareham, Rookwood Pottery Company

(American, 1871–1954), (American, established 1880)
America, late 19th Century

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