(1880 - 1942)
Frederick Hurten Rhead was active/lived in California, Ohio / England. Frederick Rhead is known for ceramic art pottery vases.
Biography Frederick Rhead
Frederick Hurten Rhead (1880-1942) was a native of England who worked as a potter in the United States for most of his career. In addition to teaching pottery techniques, Rhead was highly influential in both studio and commercial pottery. He worked for the Roseville Pottery, established his own Rhead Pottery (1913-1917), and in 1935 designed the highly successful Fiesta Ware for Homer Laughlin China Company.
Rhead was born in Hanley, Staffordshire, into a family of potters. His father Frederick Alfred Rhead began his career as an apprentice at Mintons Ltd, where he learned to be a pâte-sur-pâte artist. He went on to work for a number of other potteries, including a business of his own which failed. Young Frederick's mothe
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