Mary Perkins was born in 1868, and began decorating at Rookwood Pottery in 1886 at the age of 18. She worked there for 12 years, from 1886 until 1898. The majority of her work was in standard glaze and Iris. She passed away in the year 1958. Collector interest in her pieces is considered to be average.

Example of a Mary Perkins vase in Standard Glaze

Example of a Mary Perkins artist mark: "MLP". Several variations are known to exist.

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