Albert R. Valentien (1862-1925) was a Cincinnati artist, studying at the Cincinnati Art Academy with both Frank Duveneck and John Rettig. He was considered to be one of the leading art pottery decorators of the day and received the prestigious gold medal award at the Universal Exposition in Paris, 1900. Albert Valentien was the first regularly employed artist hired by Rookwood pottery in 1881.
|Manufacturer:||Albert R. Valentien|
|Artist:||Albert R Valentien|
|Plate Number:||284 S|
|Period:||Late 19th Century|
|Number of Plates:||1|
- surface and finish wear with nicks, scratches and abrasions consistent with age and use.