Looking for a timeless piece of Rookwood pottery? Bring the rich history and careful craftsmanship of a Rookwood piece into your home.
The richness of southern Ohio’s clay propelled Ohio to be the home to 100s of pottery makers, but within a decade of opening, Rookwood was known as America’s prominent pottery studio. Founded in 1880 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Rookwood Pottery was one of the first female-founded and owned manufacturing enterprises in the United States. The founder Maria Longfellow Nichols Storer was not only a trailblazer for women in business but is also recognized as a visionary of the Cincinnati women’s art movement. Her vision of creating home art, pottery to beautify homes, set standards, and won awards internationally.