English Staffordshire Pearlware Commemorative Pitcher, Bust, Earl Wellington
Prattware, Unmarked, Circa 1820
Globular form, body molded with swags of curtains and fringe on neck/lip, the shoulder with beaded bands; the body with oak leaves and wheat sheaves; under the spout, the commemorative bust of “Earl Wellington” in low-relief; painted in typical Prattware colors within bands of silver luster. (Good condition, some enamel loss mostly limited to green)
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Low Art Tile Company, Custom Seven Tile Classical Frieze
Copyright 1894 - SOLD
Three central tiles depicting recumbent female figure with putti playing instruments in green glaze, centering two tiles on each side with umber glaze featuring floral and vine design, signed on reverse Designed & Made for the Conway Cabinet Co. / The Low Art Tile Co. / Chelsea, / Mass. / Copyright 1894 / By / The Low Art Tile Co. (Individual tiles 6 by 6", overall 42 by 6") There are three small glaze chips and a chipped missing.
423-14 - SOLD
Ironstone Pitcher, Civil War Commemorative, Shooting of Col. Ellsworth
Probably Millington and Astbury (Apparently Unsigned)
Trenton, New Jersey
Circa 1860 to 1865
Rare High Relief Design illustrating the shooting at Alexandria, Virginia - SOLD
A white ironstone pitcher featuring a raised battle scene depicting the shooting of Colonel Ellsworth on one side; also the impressed names "COL ELLSWORTH" "BROWNELL" and "J.W. JACKSON / THE TRAITOR". Reverse displays a vulture perched on a fallen palm tree with a snake in its beak and tattered Southern flag nearby. Surmounting the vignette is the impressed slogan "UNION AND CONFEDERACY". An American flag supported by a stand of rifles appears to the right. Flake to spur of thumb-piece otherwise fine. (H: 8")
See White Ironstone by Jen Wetherbee, page 169.
643-9 - SOLD
Weller Hudson Vase circa 1925 - SOLD
Signed Sara Timberlake, c. 1925 with full Weller Kiln stamp and impressed "WELLER" mark on base.
Dimensions: height 8-inches and in excellent condition.
593-20 - SOLD