11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
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Transfer Decorated New Bedford, Massachusetts, Souvenir Pottery Pitcher

$267$225
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