Lot 551: Newcomb College Art Pottery Bowl
December 3, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Newcomb College Art Pottery Bowl, 1930, decorated by Anna Frances Simpson with relief-carved Cherokee roses, matte glaze with blue, green, white and yellow underglaze, base marked with Newcomb cipher, decorator's mark, Jonathan Hunt's potter's mark, reg. no. SG26 and shape no. 49, h. 6 in., dia. 8 in Provenance: Drs. Arnold and Helene Gerall, New Orleans, LA and Chapel Hill, NC. Exh.: "Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise", Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition and Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, Oct. 3, 2013 - Mar. 9, 2014. Ill.: Poesch, Jessie. Newcomb Pottery. Atglen: Shiffer, 1984, catalogue no. 185, p. 141; and Poesch, Jessie and Sally Main. Newcomb Pottery & Crafts: An Educational Enterprise for Women 1895-1940. Atglen: Schiffer, 2003. fig. 5-49, p. 211.