Offered for purchase is a beautiful William Guerin &Co. (WG&Co.) Limoges Crab Apple Design Pitcher (c.1911-1930's) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement.
The design for this item is based upon the design by Henrietta Barclay Paist and may be found in the June 1911 issue of Keramic Studio Magazine. A photo of the page showing the design is included in this listing. Keramic Studio Magazine was a monthly publication for the amateur porcelain/china decorator which provided designs, detailed instructions on porcelain/china decorating, as well as articles and photographs of competitions and displays between various china decorating studios and clubs. The magazine was first published in May 1899 and continued into the late-1920’s; it then became Design Magazine, which addressed a wider range of designs than china decorating and craft work, and continued publication into the 1930’s.
The pitcher is in excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some scratches and gold wear on the rim and base from age and use. Please keep in mind that this item is not new and therefore may have minor wear or missing decoration - I attempt to identify major issues with the item, if any, but please look at the photos carefully. The pitcher is approximately 6.25 inches tall, 8.25 inches in diameter at the widest including the handle and spout, and is marked as shown in the pictures.
Copyright © 2006-2022 Dark Flowers Antiques - All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and use of the information or photographs in our listings without the express written consent of Dark Flowers Antiques is strictly prohibited.
WG&Co. Limoges Crab Apple Design Pitcher (c.1911-1930's) - Keramic Studio Design
|Est. Sales Tax:||We are unable to obtain a tax quote at this time.|