WILHELMINA POST; GRUEBY
Rare vase with leaves and fiddlehead fern handles, Boston, MA, ca. 1905; Circular Pottery stamp, incised WP; 8 3/4" x 5"; Provenance: Jim Roush, 1976; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Clark and Hughto, A Century of Ceramics in the United States, 1979, fig. 34; Literature: Ulysses G. Dietz, The Newark Museum Collection of American Art Pottery, Newark, 1984, p. 66 (for an example of the model in Newark Museum, acquired in 1911 for $50.00).; This model was first illustrated in a Grueby advertisement that ran in the December 1901 issue of House and Garden. Additional examples of this model are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Sale Price: $11,250
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
A couple of minor flecks to high points.