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Whaling Souvenir Pitcher and Plaque

Auction:
2308
Lot:
574
Sold for:
$75$75

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 19, 2006 11:00AM

Description:

Whaling Souvenir Pitcher and Plaque, America and England, early 20th century, an earthenware pitcher made by Buffalo Pottery for retailer Bliss & Nye, New Bedford, Massachusetts, c. 1908 with several brown transfer printed whaling related images including "The Niger- The last of the Famous Full-Rigged Ships Formally Engaged in Whaling," a scene entitled "Sperm Whaling; The Capture," the spout with inscription "The Whaling City Souvenir of New Bedford Mass.," and the seal of the town of New Bedford below the spout; together with a ceramic calendar plaque for the year 1925 made by Wedgwood, with a brown transfer printed image of "The Flying Cloud," a retailer's inscription on the reverse reads " Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Corp'n Crockery, China, & Glass Merchants, 33 Franklin St. Boston, U.S.A.," ( rim losses and cracks to pitcher), pitcher ht. 6 1/4, plaque 3 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

New Bedford, Whaling City, Niger, United Kingdom, earthenware pitcher , Whaling Souvenir Pitcher, Massachusetts, pitcher , United States, Franklin St. Boston, Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Corp, China, Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), New Bedford, Massachusetts, Whaling

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