Edward George Diers was born on December 27, 1870 In Cincinnati, Ohio. He was educated at the Ohio Mechanics Institute, Industrial Art School and the Cincinnati Art Academy. He decorated at Rookwood Pottery from 1896 until 1931. His work can be found primarily in Vellum Glaze, including some large and beautiful plaques. 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. Edward Diers died in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 17, 1947.

Example of an Edward Diers vase in Vellum Glaze.

Example of an Edward Diers mark, the letter "E.D."

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