Curated by Riley Humler and with an impressive range of forms, Keramics & Rookwood: American & European Art Pottery features over 400 vases, bowls, pitchers, lamps, figural works, landscapes, and decorative items. Covering the late 19th to the mid 20th century, auction highlights include a Dragon vase by Rookwood founder Maria Longworth Nichols Storer, a Hester Pillsbury for Weller monumental Hudson scenic vase with two galleons, a rare Sturgis Laurence for Rookwood plaque depicting the New England coast, and fine examples by Kataro Shirayamadani, Carl Schmidt, Frederick Hurten Rhead, Waylande Gregory, and others.

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer for Rookwood Pottery  Dragon vase  $7,000–9,000  

Hester Pillsbury for Weller Pottery Co.  Hudson scenic vase  $8,000–12,000  

MARIA LONGWORTH NICHOLS STORER, Rare vase with mice | toomeyco.com

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer

Rare vase with mice

estimate: $2,000–3,000

FRED ROTHENBUSCH FOR ROOKWOOD POTTERY, Rare Sea Green vase with dragon | toomeyco.com

Fred Rothenbusch for Rookwood Pottery

Rare Sea Green vase with dragon

estimate: $2,500–3,500

FREDERICK HURTEN RHEAD FOR ROSEVILLE POTTERY, Decorated Matt umbrella stand with peacock | toomeyco.com

Frederick Hurten Rhead for Roseville Pottery

Decorated Matt umbrella stand with peacock

estimate: $4,000–5,000

BRUCE HORSFALL FOR ROOKWOOD POTTERY, Standard Glaze vase with silver overlay | toomeyco.com

Bruce Horsfall for Rookwood Pottery

Standard Glaze vase with silver overlay

estimate: $3,000–4,000

T.J. WHEATLEY & CO., Vase with lobster and shells | toomeyco.com

T.J. Wheatley & Co.

Vase with lobster and shells

estimate: $1,500–2,000

KATARO SHIRAYAMADANI FOR ROOKWOOD POTTERY, Tall Scenic Vellum vase with lake and swallows | toomeyco.com

Kataro Shirayamadani for Rookwood Pottery

Tall Scenic Vellum vase with lake and swallows

estimate: $2,000–3,000

ALBERT R. VALENTIEN FOR ROOKWOOD POTTERY, Painted Mat vase with crocuses | toomeyco.com

Albert R. Valentien for Rookwood Pottery

Painted Mat vase with crocuses

estimate: $1,500–2,000

ROOKWOOD POTTERY, Black Iris glaze two-handled vase on stand | toomeyco.com

Rookwood Pottery

Black Iris glaze two-handled vase on stand

estimate: $2,000–3,000

Sturgis Laurence for Rookwood Pottery  Rare and Important plaque (A Bit of New England Coast)  $8,000–12,000  

Keramics & Rookwood:
American & European Art Pottery

Auction / Chicago
2 November 2022
10 am central

Preview / Chicago
26 October – 2 November 2022 
10 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday

Additional Information
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312 563 0020

Jens Jensen for Rookwood Pottery  Vase with nudes  $7,000–10,000