Contemporary pieces are being made to compliment the dinnerware line designed by John D. Pieces are marked with the RP mark and a Roman numeral for the four-digit date.
Mold numbers on pieces made since 2006 begin with 10000. ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=rookwood&lgeo=1&mpre=
In this interview, Riley Humler talks about collecting Rookwood art pottery, and discusses the history of Rookwood and its artists and products.
Based in Cincinnati, Humler is Gallery Director of Cincinnati Art Galleries, which holds two Rookwood auctions each year.
Counting the flames would provide the year of production up until 1900.