Lot 395    

Rookwood Vellum Vase by Margaret H. McDonald,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
Rookwood vase, shape # 1865, covered in a soft blue vellum glaze with abstract white highlights at the tapered neck; marked with the artist's incised monogram MHM, V for vellum and the Rookwood flame mark and XIV for 1914; 7.5" high.

Margaret Helen McDonald (1893-1964) was born in Cincinnati, the daughter of William McDonald. She studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and worked at Rookwood from 1913-1948.

Some crazing to glaze.
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