the impressively large and heavy hot cast glass bowl with copper metal leaf adornment; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; George Bucquet and his small team of artisans use a process of pouring hot glass, thick and translucent, into hand-made molds; after up to eight days of cooling, each piece is hand painted using a metallic palette of gold, silver, and copper leaf. Bucquet has established a national reputation for his unique and striking cast glass bowls.
impressed with Rookwood flame mark; the well-detailed deep bowl depicting large overlapping cabbage leaves with flared undulating rim all tapering to a short foot; excellent condition with no chips or cracks;
Rookwood has the distinction of being the first manufacturing company in the United States founded by a female, Maria Longworth Nichols (Cincinnati, OH, 1880) The name was chosen because of the many rooks, also known as crows, on her father’s estate and added “wood” in recognition of Wedgwood
this large and expressive fish with widely-opened mouth; all in a soft aqua glaze with overall craquelure; even wear to glaze; Gladding McBean, est. 1875, Lincoln, California, was a pioneer in ceramics technology; the company dominated the architectural terra cotta industry in California
the portly earthenware vessel adored overall with black and red painted chevron designs; the Zuni Pueblo is the largest pueblo, located in western-central New Mexico; their pottery is distinguished by red and black painted decoration; overall even wear
the tall tapering vase with everted mouth; adorned overall with dark brown drips and coiled spheres on an ochre ground; excellent vintage condition with minor rubbing to surface; with raised maker's mark on underside