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Keramics & Rookwood: American & European Art Pottery — Curated by Riley Humler

Sale 2001 Lot 937

Freida Louise Hammers (1903-1977) for University of North Dakota (UND) School of Mines
earthenware three-part lamp showing two views of crows sitting on a branch
Grand Forks, North Dakota, circa 1929
high glazed ceramic
ink-stamped UND logo (base and vase), trial mark “T 538” (vase), incised FH (cap)
overall: 6 1/16″dia x 10 3/4″h

Literature:
For a very similar illustrated lamp by Hammers with peacocks, see: Forster, Ken C., University of North Dakota Pottery: A History and Comparative Study, Marlin Media, 2004, p. 61

$625

Condition Report:
Faint crazing. Minor scratches. Thumbnail-sized chip on underside of base, somewhat visible from the side.

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