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Rookwood James Garfield Memorial Pitcher attributed to

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Rookwood James Garfield Memorial Pitcher attributed to Ferdinand Mersman

American (Cincinnati), ca 1881. A Rookwood pitcher with a profile portrait of President James Garfield in front of two crossed American flags in high relief with Garfield beneath. Opposite side features an eagle with shield perched on branch. Leaves at neck on both sides with acanthine decoration on spout. Modeled from a sage green clay with a dull glaze. Decoration attributed to Ferdinand Mersman. Part of a limited production of 100 (see The Book of Rookwood Pottery); ht. 11.5 in.

Provenance: Property from the Garfield Robbins Zimmerman House, Hiram, Ohio
Condition
Repair to spout, no marks
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Rookwood James Garfield Memorial Pitcher attributed to

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Nov 21, 2014
Starting Price $400
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Lot 0198 Details

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Rookwood James Garfield Memorial Pitcher attributed to Ferdinand Mersman

American (Cincinnati), ca 1881. A Rookwood pitcher with a profile portrait of President James Garfield in front of two crossed American flags in high relief with Garfield beneath. Opposite side features an eagle with shield perched on branch. Leaves at neck on both sides with acanthine decoration on spout. Modeled from a sage green clay with a dull glaze. Decoration attributed to Ferdinand Mersman. Part of a limited production of 100 (see The Book of Rookwood Pottery); ht. 11.5 in.

Provenance: Property from the Garfield Robbins Zimmerman House, Hiram, Ohio
Condition
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Repair to spout, no marks

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