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.
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.
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
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