Edward Diers Rookwood Pottery Vellum Glazed Tile, 1924
Edward George Diers (Ohio, 1870 – 1947)
Untitled (mountain landscape), 1924
Vellum glazed ceramic tile
Signed to the lower left
Maker’s mark and date to the verso
Edward Diers was a Cincinnati artist who worked at Rookwood Pottery from 1896 until 1931. He studied at the Ohio Mechanics Institute, Industrial Art School, and the Cincinnati Art Academy. Diers was particularly known for his use of vellum glaze and depicting landscapes on his Rookwood pieces, as is exhibited in this work.
- item examined outside the frame; water spot to the right cove of the frame; slight abrasions to the finish of the frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 5.5" W x 7.5" H.