Philadelphia Tucker Porcelain Pitchers and Chippendale-Style Chairs Lead Upcoming SaleSep 11, 2021 09:00 EDT
Producing domestic porcelain was a risky business in early 19th-century America. New manufacturers faced stiff competition from European brands with deep connections to the upper class. William Tucker of Philadelphia counted on the swell of American patriotism that followed the War of 1812 to establish a brand of affordable household porcelain. He enjoyed a few years of prosperity before turning to cotton. Wiederseim Associates will present a pair of Philadelphia Tucker porcelain pitchers from the brand’s early days in an upcoming sale. The offered pitchers feature floral medallions on each side and dark gold accents around the neck.
This upcoming two-day auction will also feature a selection of 20th-century furniture, collectibles, and fine art. Leading the available furniture lots is a custom library bookcase made by Kinloch Woodworking, Ltd. of Unionville, Pennsylvania. The mahogany bookcase includes glass doors, a broken arch bonnet, and floral inlays. A set of 12 chairs in the style of Thomas Chippendale is also notable. Fine art collectors can consider a framed watercolor painting by Dox Thrash, an oil painting titled Homage to Redon by Karl Hagedorn, and a floral still life painting from Raoul Maucherat de Longpré. For the complete catalog and to place a bid, visit Bidsquare.
# of Lots:225
Price Range:$100 - $3,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Pair Of Philadelphia Tucker Pitchers|| Estimate: |
|Custom Charleston Library Bookcase|| Estimate: |
|Set Of Twelve Chippendale Style Chairs|| Estimate: |
|Dox Thrash Watercolor|| Estimate: |
|1882 Twenty Dollar Gold Certificate|| Estimate: |
|Seventeen Royal Crown Derby Plates|| Estimate: |