GEORGE KENDRICK; GRUEBY
Rare seven-handled vase, Boston, MA, ca. 1900; Circular Pottery stamp/35; 10 1/4" x 8 1/2"; Provenance: Lillian Nassau, 1966; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Martin Eidelberg, “The Ceramic Art of William H. Grueby,” Connoisseur, vol. 184, September 1973, p. 52; Literature: Robert Judson Clark, ed., The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916, Princeton, NJ, 1972, p. 137 (for another example of the model); Susan J. Montgomery, The Ceramics of William H. Grueby, Lambertville, NJ, 1993, pp. 29 and 41, pl. X (for another example of the model); Jonathan Clancy and Martin Eidelberg, Beauty in Common Things: American Arts & Crafts Pottery from the Two Red Roses Foundation, p. 74 (for an example of the model in ochre glaze)
Sale Price: $31,250
Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000
Fine leathery glaze. Touch-ups to two high points near rim, professional restoration to part of two handles.