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Dated "VII" and impressed mold number 1171. Hand thrown and detailed and is guaranteed not a reproduction piece....very large measuring 10 1/2" tall and 7" diameter across the top opening....very heavy. There were 12 mugs made for every pitcher, and I have seen a few mugs in yellow or green, and this is a super rare piece. The owl is wrapped in oak leaves and has a sharp upwards glance....acorns adorn the handle. Very solid weighing a whopping 8 pounds.....it is surprising how heavy it is when you first pick it up. There is one small impact-point to the rim, two hairlines, and one glaze pop upon super close scrutiny.......I think hairline is an over-statement since they are totally solid and do not go through the pottery or to the other side even......no cracks.....no breaks and no repairs. I have black lit this and it is completely all original without any restorations or repairs. Apparently a child had a pencil and made some marks to the interior...and there is a little splotch of paint. All will come off with diligent cleansing. As I have mentioned, this is quite a hard to find example, and a rather worthy investment. I look at this and think it would look great with a room full of mission oak furniture as this could be used for at least a part of the definition of arts and crafts. I have marked this down, and down........I have never seen another pitcher, and I have seen about half a dozen or so of the smaller mugs over my lifetime.

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BIG Rookwood c1907 Arts Crafts Matte Green Owl Pottery Figural Pitcher Jug

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