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Porcelain Pitcher Decorated with an American Eagle and Shield

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1150
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Porcelain Pitcher Decorated with an American Eagle and Shield, Charles Cartlidge and Company, Greenpoint (Brooklyn), New York, mid-19th century, the pitcher decorated with relief molding depicting an American eagle supporting the spout above a broad shield inscribed with the name "CRANE" in red, white, blue, and gilt, and an anchor, the sides further decorated with gilt highlighted oak leaves and acorns, (minor hairline on side), ht. 10 in.

Literature: A similar pitcher is illustrated and discussed in American Porcelain 1770-1920, by Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, publisher, pp. 108-09.
Estimate $800-1,200

2 1/4 in. hairline on one side.

Keywords

Charles Cartlidge, pitcher, CRANE, similar pitcher, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Drinkware

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