2007 Fall Select Auction

American Art Pottery

246. Monumental Rookwood porcelain glaze vase, fully decorated by Sara Sax with peacock with spread plumage and tropical bird in pastel shades of blue, green, red, violet and mauve, amidst green trees with pink and mauve blossoms, black and white Art Nouveau bands above and below, #2370, 1919, 21"h x 10"d, numerous glaze pits and heat flaws, base chip under glaze, 14" line to side, glaze line at rim. A truly monumental Rookwood vase with some firing issues, not uncommon in larger examples, from the Hurley family. 5,000-10,000
272. Grueby Arts and Crafts tile, landscape decoration with tall trees with brown trunks and dark green leaves on medium and dark green rolling ground backed by deep cobalt water and blue-gray distant mountains and a pale blue sky, delicately executed raised edging to all shapes. Initialed MD in celadon green glaze on reverse, 6"square, in newer 2" wide oak frame. Small chip to right bottom corner and top edge center, chips are small and do not show when framed. 3,000-4,000
265. Rookwood plaque, scenic vellum by E.T. Hurley. Tall trees in shades of cocoa, cream and tan atop pale green ground reflecting into cream water, backed by cocoa hills and a cream colored sky. Signed ETH lower left, and framed in a beautiful 3" wide oak Arts and Crafts frame. 9"h x 11"w, mint. 2,000-3,000
247. Rookwood vase by William Hentschel. Art Deco banded decoration of stylized blossoms. Mint green matt glaze with fabulous gunmetal overlaid drip glaze. 1928, #2499, V, 19"h, mint. A spectacular example in remarkable condition. 2,500-3,500
248. Rookwood vase by William Hentschel. Art Deco decoration of stylized vertical Eucalyptus branches and leaves. Beautiful drip glaze in shades of blue and brown. 1928, #2499, V, 19"h, mint. A spectacular example in remarkable condition. 2,000-3,000
262. Rookwood carved matt vase by William Hentschel, overlapping Arts & Crafts panels of leaves and pods in shades of red, violet, blue and olive green on mottled olive to blue background, 1915, #853, 10.25"h, 8"d at base, mint, pin point glaze pops are evenly distributed and not an issue. 1,200-1,800
263. Rookwood Arts and Crafts vase by William Hentschel, fabulous carved matt. Stylized blue and pink blossoms wrap shoulder, great mottled ivory, brown and tan background. 1915, #2100, 4.5"h, mint. A great Hentschel example. 600-800
251. Rookwood vase by Kataro Shirayamadani, rare Black Opal glaze, blue and white applied berries on black stems and leaves with blue veining, on a rich rose-colored background. Early signature, 1924, #1369E, 7.5"h, several glaze pops at rim, faint spider line to base. 1,000-1,500
250. Rookwood floral vellum vase by Ed Diers, pale pink and cream blossoms on green leafy stems on light to dark blue background, peach interior, 1927, #1369F, incised V for vellum glaze, 6", uncrazed, mint. 800-1,200
249. Rookwood Arts and Crafts vase in spectacular tobacco brown mottled glaze with delicate yellow, aqua and medium blue highlights, panel decoration at top of shoulder, 1911, #1856B, 14", mint. 600-800
252. Rookwood uncrazed porcelain glaze vase by William Hentschel, stylized Art Deco design in cobalt blue, green and brown on a cream background, 1924, #2759, ink signature, 6"d x 5.5"h, mint. 600-800
269. Weller L'Art Nouveau vase, 1903-04, large example in matt finish with sculpted edging and paneled decoration of twisting vines and blossoms in yellow, rose, blue and salmon. Large incised mark reads Weller Matt, 13"h, spectacular condition, several minute glaze misses. 600-800
229. Rookwood standard glaze ewer, E.T. Hurley, brown and yellow jonquils with green leaves on olive to tobacco brown to brown background, 1900, #868, 9", minor scratch to rear, from the Hurley family. 500-700
253. Rookwood vase by Jens Jensen. Porcelain glaze, uncrazed, with stylized blossoms in rose, cream and gray on a cobalt blue background. 1934, S, 5.5"h, mint. 500-600
256. Rookwood vase, an uncrazed floral vellum by Fred Rothenbusch. Beautifully decorated with pale pink and cream daisies with yellow and tan centers on trailing green stems and leaves, all outlined in blue, on a pale pink to blue background. 1926, #1110, V, 5.5"d x 4"h, mint. 500-600
257. Rookwood vase, floral vellum by Ed Diers. Large pink blossoms with yellow centers on deep gray thorny stems and leaves on a light gray background. 1904, #1045, V, 5"h, light peppering at rim, mint. 450-550
266. Early Roseville Art Nouveau style umbrella stand. Perhaps Egypto or Chloron. Great design of swirling leaves and vines and poppy blossoms covered in a thick frog skin matt green glaze. Unmarked, 22"h, three base chips. 400-600
227. Rookwood floral vellum vase, uncrazed example in oriental style decoration by E.T. Hurley of red and white cherry blossoms with green leaves and blue stems, on dark to light blue to cream background, 1944, #6189F, 4.5", mint, from the Hurley family. 400-600
244. Rookwood vase by Ed Diers. Standard glaze with stylized blossoms and buds in yellow and brown on olive green thorny stems with olive and dark green leaves, on a dark brown to muted orange background. 1900, #614F, 6"h, minute glaze bruise. 400-500
245. Rookwood handled jug by Mattie Foglesong. Standard glaze with a generous bunch of green grapes on brown leaves and stems on a dark brown to muted orange background. 1898, #737, 5.5"h, glaze scratch. 400-500
230. Rookwood standard glaze ewer, E.T. Hurley, yellow flowers and green leaves on olive to salmon to brown background, 1898, #777, 6", mint, from the Hurley family. 350-450
258. Rookwood bowl, strong Arts and Crafts design of stylized leaves in 4 geometric corner panels, rich dark blue matt glaze, on four feet, 1923, #2529, some scratches to bottom, excellent condition, 12"d x 2.5"h. 300-400
255. Rookwood footed dish by Loretta Holtkamp. Cirrus glazed bold fish and geometric edging on a medium blue bisque background, 1953, #7124, 6.5"d, mint. An unusual form, design and glaze. 300-500
231. Rookwood scenic vellum vase by E.T. Hurley, school of fish in blue to green water, pink rim, 1911, 1655F, 6.75", painted-in glaze miss near base, from the Hurley family. 300-500
254. Rookwood donkey figure in mottled caramel matt glaze, 1934, #6241, 6", Louise Abel design mark, mint. 250-350
228. Rookwood vase with flying rooks to shoulder, Tiger Eye / Empire Green drip glaze decoration by E.T. Hurley, 1924, #2705, 7", an attractive glaze, several glaze flaws, grinding flake, from the Hurley family. 250-450
243. Unique Rookwood Boss ashtray, rim decorated with numbered test glaze color palette from the Rookwood factory, 1947, 5.75"d, hairline, from the Hurley family. 200-400
260. Rookwood Arts and Crafts vase, rim decoration of stylized leaves and berries in a rich yellow matt glaze, 1930, #2153, esoteric mark, 8"d x 3"h, some peppering to interior. 200-300
259. Rookwood Arts and Crafts vase, rim decoration of twisting leaves and berries in a mottled olive green and tan matt glaze, 1914, #2152, 4.5"d x 2"h, glaze bubbles to interior and base. 150-250
289. Burley Winter broad-mouth vase, mottled orange and gray-green glaze, unmarked, glaze miss at shoulder, 12.25". 200-300
288. Ohio blended glaze umbrella stand with egrets and cattails, 20.5", glaze pop. 200-400
290. Niloak Missionware vases, lot of two. A 10" vase in a classic, broad-shouldered form of swirled brown, tan, red-brown and blue clay, sells with a low form vase of swirled brown, tan and blue, 5"d x 1.5"h, both impressed Niloak, both mint. 200-300
279. Framed Arts and Crafts style tile landscape, two polychrome Motawi tiles in wide quarter sawn oak frame in excellent finish, 13.5" x 21.25", not antique. 350-450