Vintage Rowe Pottery 1989 #'d Limited Ed. Salt Glaze Lidded Ovoid Jar-Mint, HTF

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  • Sold Date: Mar 21, 2012
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You are bidding on a 1989 limited edition Rowe Pottery salt glaze lidded ovoid jar decorated in cobalt blue with the Burger Single Floral pattern.

This is a hand made, hand decorated salt glaze piece made by Rowe Pottery Works of Cambridge, Wisconsin and is offered by the original owner.

The ovoid jar measures 9⅝" H x 7¾" D. This piece is from the 1989 Limited Edition Collection and is hard to find. It is number 394 of 1,500 firings that were made for this collection.


- "Limited Production Series 1989" is impressed under the Rowe logo

- "Rowe Pottery 1989 Limited Edition 394 / 1,500" is stamped on the bottom

- Potter and decorator marks

The lidded ovoid-shaped jar is a classic revival and was inspired by works from the Bennington Factory, Bennington, VT, circa 1823. The Burger Single Floral pattern was taken from a Burger Pottery, Rochester, NY original and demonstrates the diversity and control of slip-trail and the Edwardian flowing penmanship of the Victorian period.

This piece was made while Jim Rowe was still the proprietor of the original Rowe company and was made using the traditional authentic salt glaze process. This era of Rowe Pottery is considered to be the best in 19 th century early American salt-glaze reproduction stoneware and is museum
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