Lot 417
Rare Rookwood Censor, A.R. Valentien, 1886
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Painted branch with sparrow in flight against a textured blue field, domical lid with finial, gold painted accents, the underside stamped shape 277 and Y (yellow clay) with inscribed artist initials.

HOA 7 1/4 in.

From the Collection of the late David Powell, Timmonsville, South Carolina

Valentien was ceramics director at Rookwood and an accomplished botanical artist.

Small rim chip.