For more than a decade, beginning with Rookwood's founding, Clara Chipman Newton worked there as a china decorator, archivist, and general assistant with the title of secretary; she shared with Storer responsibility for overseeing the decoration and glazing.The second Rookwood Pottery building, on top of Mount Adams, was built in 1891-1892 by H.We will have an extensive selection of one-of-a-kind & one-off pieces, as well as many other exclusive items on sale. Read More Rookwood's Artist Showcase featuring the work of Kevin Auzenne. Rookwood will display a range of pieces featuring Kevin's hand-painted items, and he will be on hand to answer questions and to sign pieces. Empowered by its heritage, Rookwood continues to provide a first class design experience with its dynamic glazes and unique tile and art pottery designs.Rookwood strives to enrich the lives of its customers and produce the most premier quality of artistic ceramics in America.
Rookwood’s early pottery production was based on exquisite pieces originating in Japan and other influences gleaned from European ceramics.Neill Wilson, who was son of prominent Cincinnati architect James Keys Wilson.Each era of Rookwood work has its own unique character.The first ware came from the kiln on Thanksgiving Day of that year.Through years of experimentation with glazes and kiln temperatures, Rookwood pottery became a popular American art pottery, designed to be at least as decorative as it is useful.