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June 2017

Rookwood
Jun. 4, 2017 — 10 AM - 3 PM

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Lot No. 1242

Manufacturer: Rookwood

Artist: Ed Diers


Description: Large and important Vellum glaze scenic plaque painted by Ed Diers in 1929, showing an early morning view of Venice with buildings, boats and people under a Turneresque sky. The large structure beyond the sand bar, surrounded by boats, is a religious shrine maintained and frequented by those who make their living at sea. Diers has signed his initials in dark slip in the lower left corner. Marked on the back with the Rookwood logo and date. There is an original paper label with the typewritten notation “Venetian Shrine E. Diers”. Size is 14 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches. Custom framed to 20 1/4 x 22 3/8 inches. In excellent original condition. Great color. This is one of Diers’ best efforts.

Estimate: $25,000.00 - $35,000.00