12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Newcomb College Pottery Vase

$3,851$3,250
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Newcomb College Pottery Vase
Decorated pottery
New Orleans, Louisiana, c. 1918
The body relief decorated with tree and Spanish moss in blues and greens, the opposing side decorated with a yellow moon through the trees, impressed Newcomb College cipher 245 JT72, and JM for Joseph Meyer potter, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Literature: The Potters and Ceramists by Jessie Poesch.

Note: Joseph Meyer was in charge of throwing the pottery and helped to build the kilns when Newcomb Pottery was set up.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

Newcomb College, Joseph Meyer, Louisiana, New Orleans, Jessie Poesch