Sale 18AM02 | Lot 542

Union Porcelain Works Ice Water Pitcher

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
Union Porcelain Works Ice Water Pitcher

Lot Details

Lot 542
Union Porcelain Works Ice Water Pitcher
Circa 1876, designed by Karl L.H. Muller
The walrus spout with tusks, bear form handle, molded with King Gambrinus offering Brother Jonathan a glass of lager, the other side depicting a fight between Bill Nye and Ah Sin, with playing cards.
Printed marks and incised UPW. Height 9 3/4 inches.
A pitcher of the same model is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and another is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Literature:
Frelinghuysen, Alice C., American Porcelain 1770-1920, 1989, pp. 182-183.
An example was sold Doyle, New York, May 1, 2007, lot 3110.


C Estate of Howard S. Smith

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Good condition


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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