Rockwell Kent "Our America" Plates for Vernon Kilns
Stock number 005vk0515a
Rockwell Kent, well known book illustrator and poster,
Christmas card and advertising designer, was hired by Vernon
Kilns in the late 1930s. Working out of his New York studio
he created over 30 designs for "Our America".
This series included images of people and scenes representing
the regions of the United States.
We have an 8.5" blue and white example with an fishing
theme. Marked :Our America" designed by Rockwell Kent Vernon
Kilns Made in U.S.A. There is a small chip in the rear which is
barely visibule from the front at approximately 8 o'clock. (Stock
number 005vk0515a) $50.00 SOLD
We offer two walnut brown transfer print plates from this
series. Both are marked "Our America" designed by Rockwell
Kent Vernon Kilns Made in U.S.A.
Stock number 005vk315a
The 10.5" plate (above) depicts New York City
viewed from the bay. In the foreground are its piers, while its
skyscrapers cluster behind. A dramatic sky provides the backdrop.
Excellent condition. (Stock number 005vk315a) $75.00 SOLD
The 9.5" plate (below) provides a view of Chicago
from the river. The drawbridge is raised, a boat passes through,
the buildings rise before us, and the setting sun lights the scene.
Small chip .25" on back, flake on front. (Stock number 005vk315b)
Stock number 005vk315b
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