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Transfer Decorated New Bedford, Massachusetts, Souvenir Pottery Pitcher

Auction:
2431
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Transfer Decorated New Bedford, Massachusetts, Souvenir Pottery Pitcher, Buffalo Pottery, New York, c. 1907, blue-green transfer decoration with inscription "THE WHALING CITY SOUVENIR OF NEW BEDFORD MASS," and depicting the ship NIGER, a sperm whaling scene, an anchor, and the seal of the city of New Bedford, maker's mark on base, (craquelure), ht. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Overall fine crazing but stable, with areas of light brownish discoloration, no chips, cracks, or repairs, handle in good condition.

Keywords

Decorated New Bedford, Massachusetts, WHALING CITY, Niger, New Bedford, Bedford, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Pottery, Whaling

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