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Object Place: Cincinnati, Ohio
Overall: 44.5 x 17.8 cm (17 1/2 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carved white-bodied cllay with "Iris" glaze
Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)
The vase of elongated ovoid form decorated with carved periwinkle and pink irises rising from pale green leaves and stems against a creamy white “iris glaze” background.
Incised into the base: signature of "John D. Wareham"
Original paper sales label from Marshall Field & Company (retailer)
Impressed into base:
Rookwood Pottery's mark:RP [P reversed]
Shape number: "S1577B"
1900 or after, retailed by Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, Illinois; by 2012, owned by Lillian Nassau LLC (gallery) New York, New York; 2012, sold by Nassau to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2012)
Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund