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I may have a rookwood tea trivet, dutch mother with child by

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I may have a rookwood tea trivet, dutch mother with child by harbor
confused by marks on back
it has the reversed RP, but no flames, it has correct mold number 3202Y
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


In order for me to properly assess what you have I will need to see images of the trivet and clear, in-focus close-ups of the mark.

Please send the photos at your convenience. There is not an extra charge to provide more pictures here.


Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


I am wondering if you are still interested in having your item assessed?

Please let me know and do you have requested images available?

I look forward to reading back from you.



Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


I have not yet received photos of your Rookwood tile, however the aberration of the mark may be that this is a late 20th century Townley tile. The Townley's purchased the rights to reproduce wares from Rookwood molds in the 1980's.

Here is a link for you on the history of such:

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance or if you are able to send images.


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