146: Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Pitcher
A Large Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Pitcher, 1901, probably decorated by Marie de Hoa LeBlanc, decorated with sarracenia (pitcher plants) in cobalt blue and dark green underglaze, base marked with Newcomb cipher and reg. no. A36, height 14 1/2 in Note: This monumental pitcher was exhibited at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901. Newcomb Pottery received a silver medal for their entries. A period photo of the Exposition display case is illustrated on page 31 of Jessie Poesch's Newcomb Pottery (Schiffer, 1984). The pitcher offered here is shown within the left rear of the case standing above its matching tankards. These four tankards were decorated by Marie de Hoa LeBlanc and were sold in these salesrooms on August 2, 2003, lot 382. This remarkable pitcher and the four tankards descended within the estate collection of Marie de Hoa LeBlanc.