12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Monumental Weller Louwelsa Floor Vase

$4,444$3,750
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Monumental Weller Louwelsa Floor Vase
Art pottery
Decorated by Eugene Roberts, United States, late 19th century
Flared rim on long neck joined to shaped body decorated with grapes and leaves in autumnal colors on brown ground, signed Roberts on the side, base unmarked, damage, with visible repairs and glaze chips, ht. 50 in.

Note: Standing over 4 feet tall, this vase could have been created as an exhibition piece. The decoration is documented as Weller and it is known Roberts worked for Weller.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Eugene Roberts, United States