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    Posted 1 year ago

    Antiquedon
    (61 items)

    I need help dating and with an artist signature on this Rookwood Indian Chief Vase. Sorry for pictures helping a friend and this is what I got.

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 1 year ago
      Either my eyes are gone or the bottom photos of this are nothing more than a blur. How do you happen to know this is a chief as opposed to simply being an indian?
    2. Antiquedon Antiquedon, 1 year ago
      When enlarge it I see the words Chief Wolf?
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Fabulous.
    4. art.pottery, 1 year ago
      Chief Wolf Robe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_Robe

      Dates to 1900 (exact date, not "circa").
      An absolutely amazing find!
      Artist full signature is likely the other mark. Initials or a cipher were the norm, but full signatures do appear, usually reserved for "important" pieces.

      I can't read the signature and Rookwood had > 100 artists over the years. You should be able to narrow it down with some research. Only a few artists did this style of decorating. You can use the production date to further narrow that down, paired with what letters you can make out in the signature.

      If your friends is hoping to sell, contacting Rago Auctions might be a good starting point.
    5. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      This Site Link, gives a lot of information about the Artists, and Dating of Rookwood Pottery:
      https://antique-marks.com/rookwood-pottery.html
      I hope this helps! Bill :^)

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