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Appraisal Event FAQ

Appraisal Event with Riley Humler

September 25, 2021  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

In store only at our OTR Flagship location

1920 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202


Event details:

  • Hosted in conjunction with Riley Humler, respected art pottery appraiser on Antiques Roadshow, the community is invited to bring their ceramic, Rookwood heirlooms to the OTR Factory & Flagship Store for a complimentary appraisal.
  • Guests will be served on a first come first served basis.
  • Check in upon arrival.  
  • No fee for appraisals.


What type of items, and how many can I bring to the Rookwood Appraisal Event? 

  • Each guest is welcome to bring up to four items of Rookwood or non-Rookwood ceramics to the event. Non-ceramic items are not acceptable at this time.

Can my Rookwood Tile fireplace be appraised?

  • Yes, Riley Humler can appraise Rookwood Tile fireplaces. Please bring clear photos, including close up photos of decorative elements. 

What is COVID procedure for the Appraisal Event?

  • Rookwood currently does not require masks to enter the building.
  • All guests are encouraged to use social distancing and disinfectant precautions.
  • Non-vaccinated guests are encouraged to wear masks upon entry. 

Where can I park when I visit the OTR Flagship Store?

  • There are two paid parking lots in which Customers attending the event can park.
  • The lot adjacent to the Rookwood Facility requires payment via a mobile app. To download the app, search for Cinci EZ Park.
  • Additional paid parking is also available two blocks south at the Findlay Market parking lot. 
  • For guest convenience, those with large Rookwood heirlooms will have the opportunity to drop-off their pieces prior to parking. Pull your vehicle to the front of Rookwood and check your items in with the on-site attendant. Please note: Rookwood will not accept responsibility for the loss or damage to any belongings and valuables left personally unattended on the premises.