RUTH ERICKSON (b. 1883); GRUEBY
Rare and exceptional two-color massive floor vase with leaves and flowers, deep russet and cream glazes, Boston, MA, ca. 1900-09; Incised RE 9/28; 21 1/2" x 11"; Provenance: Michiko and Al Nobel, Silver Lake, CA, 1975; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Martin Eidelberg (ed.), From Our Native Clay: Art Pottery from the Collections of the American Ceramic Arts Society, 1987, cat. 111; Exhibited: Christie's New York, From Our Native Clay: Art Pottery from the Collections of the American Ceramic Arts Society, July 10 - August 28, 1987
Sale Price: $40,625
Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Touch-ups to several chips on high points. Tight hairline to base, goes up the body approx. 4".