Spectacular Limoges France & Pickard Studio of Chicago 1900 Hand Painted "Grape Clusters" 14-3/4" Tankard by the Artist, "Seidel"
Every great Artist over the many years have displayed their very own unique style of blending colors and presentation that make each of them unique in there own right. Erhardt Seidel was just such an Artist. Seidel's talents were very broad and included figural work, fruit, and flowers. Each of these subjects was treated with a richness of color and depth that lent an air of opulence to his piece. Seidel was one of Pickard Studio of Chicago earliest Artist working for the world famous decorating studio from 1898 to 1903.
This beautiful vintage 1900 hand painted majestic Tankard displays all of Seidel's unique style and charm in his rendering of Grape Clusters on yellow, yellow brown, shades of cream burnt orange, and maroon grounds. The Tankard has been richly accented in heavy fire gold at the top, handles, and base of this extraordinary piece of Art. Please do view my photos to see his unique blend of colors, artwork, and presentation.
The attractive Pickard Studio hand painted "Grape Clusters" Tankard is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with only the very lightest of wear. The gold is excellent throughout.
The beautiful hand painted Pickard "Grape Clusters" Tankard has been in the same family for five  generations and was used strictly as an ornamental display piece to view and enjoy.
The outstanding hand painted "Grape Clusters" Tankard displays the double mark of "William Guerin Limoges France" and Pickard Studio's Mark # 4, which was used from the Studio from 1903--1905.
The exquisite hand painted Pickard Studio "Grape Clusters" Tankard has been signed by the Artist, Erhardt "Seidel". Seidel's beautiful artwork, as well as his bio, is well represented in Alan Reed"s Pickard Collectors Book.
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