Shearwater Art Pottery Black Cream Vase By Walter Anderson Mississippi Marked For Sale
This excellent, early example of Shearwater Pottery comes from the estate of a Midwestern American art pottery collector; the collection will continue to be sold over the next few weeks.
The owner of this piece was told during a visit to Shearwater Pottery in the 1990s that it was made by Walter Anderson. It was later included in the first exhibit of Southern art pottery held in the US—the blue sticker denotes this. I will include a high-quality color photocopy of the exhibit brochure with the piece. The vase itself is in excellent condition. It has a few small areas along the bottom edge of the cream glaze where it is thin and has flaked off, and one tiny chip to the bottom of the sitting edge that is 3/8” by 1/8” (not sure it's factory or not; see photos of these). It has no repairs or other damage. It measures 6” tall and approximately 8 and ½” in width. Note the glare on some photos--these are inevitable with a shiny glaze and are not imperfections. Nice to see the excellent workmanship on this appealing, marked piece.
Shearwater pottery is a family business founded in 1928 by Peter Anderson, with his parents George Walter Anderson, Sr. and Annette McConnell Anderson. The local Ocean Springs, Mississippi clays were used to make Shearwater wares in the 1930s, and the company continues to make pottery today.
Please see my other sales for more Shearwater pieces from this estate.I’m happy to ship pieces together for the cost of actual shipping.
Shipping:The shipping prices you see are actual shipping for either Priority or UPS Ground. I'm happy to ship the pot any way you choose and combine shipping on multiple purchases to save money. I will pay for insurance.
I will refund all of your money, including shipping, if it's not as described. Please see my 100% positive responseand offer with confidence. Email me with any questions you have, and please see my other sales. Thank you.On Jul-05-13 at 11:32:52 PDT, seller added the following information:Please note the Shearwater mark is the size of a dime. I cannot add a photo because I have 12 photos already and won't let me replace a photo with a new one (or add html to a description). Message me for a photo of a dime beside the mark if you would like to see it. Thank you.On Jul-05-13 at 15:52:38 PDT, seller added the following information:Found a work around: To see the mark with a dime nearby, go to photosjc dot weebly dot com to view.
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