Arthur P. Conant was born in the city of Wyoming, Ohio on February 13, 1889. After studying at the Cincinnati Art Academy, he decorated pottery for Rookwood from 1915 until 1939. Besides decorating, he also designed various ornamental pieces and bookends. He is best known for scenic vases depicting plants, flowers and animals including birds. The decor of this artist, in terms of color and composition, often contrasts with the work of other Rookwood artists and is considered by collectors to be above average. Arthur Conant died on April 10, 1966 in Lake Worth, Florida.
Example of an Arthur Conant vase in Jewel Porcelain.
Example of an Arthur Conant mark, the letter "C" in a rectangle
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