American Art Pottery
A broken Rookwood rook paperweight is indeed a sad sight.
Once the pieces were bonded together, the tiny missing areas were filled. The repaired areas were then painted to match the original glaze. After restoration, he once again, "King" of the paper pile and a handsome king he is.
North Carolina pottery. This form is called a Spider Vase. The handles were restored to look like the breaks had not happened.