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June 2018

Rookwood
Jun. 10, 2018 — 10 AM - 4 PM

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Lot No. 1076

Manufacturer: Rookwood

Artist: Albert Valentien


Description: Handsome Rookwood Standard glaze whiskey jug, a presentation piece, having a finely detailed ear of corn done by Albert Valentien in 1889. Impressed marks include the company logo, which indicates the date and shape number 12 A. Incised marks include L for light Standard glaze, Valentien’s initials and high on the shoulder, the initials H.B., presumably the recipient. Painted on the bottom in black slip is the notation “Compliments of R. Schmidt.” Height 8 1/2 inches. There is a slight bit of light crazing, mostly on the lower third of the body. The Shape Record book shows this early form without a stopper.

Size: 8 1/2

Estimate: $500.00 - $700.00