The famous black flames flowing around the reversed R denote that exquisite vase on the table as a Rookwood. Rookwood pottery has a long history and is highly favored among collectors of American ceramics. Early pieces feature relief designs on natural backgrounds, while later pieces have colored glazes with intricate hand-painted designs. A vintage Rookwood lamp set on an ornately carved based brings and old-fashioned vibe to an office or reading nook. Choose a design painted with lilies, or a simple lamp in a blue glaze with gold accents. Place bright flowers in a Rookwood pottery vase that goes with any season, or display the vase by itself on a side table in the foyer. From round and short styles with handles that resemble Grecian jugs, to tall thin vases, painted with flowers, swans, or leaves, the vases make a beautiful centerpiece. Find a large selection of Rookwood pottery items on eBay and add some classic, vintage touches to your home.