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New York Architectural Works Exhibition /trade Sign Vase 1890S

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Seller: ktantiques (350) 100%, Location: West Orange, New Jersey, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 182044172239 WE HAVE A RARE, POSSIBLY THE ONLY ONE OF ITS KIND, 2 FOOT HIGH AND HIGHLY DECORATED VASE BY THE NEW YORKARCHITECTURAL TERRA-COTTA WORKS CO., THE ONLY ARCHITECTURAL TERRACOTTA PRODUCER IN NEW YORKTHE COMPANY WAS IN N Y FROM 1890-1920's . THE BUILDING IS PRESERVED AS A HISTORIC SITE. IT WAS A VERY IMPORTANT COMPANY IN IT'S DAY. IT WAS LOCATED AT 42-10 VERNON BLVD., LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS, NY IN THE SHADOW OF THE QUEENSBORO BRIDGE. SOME OF THE MAJOR WORKS BY THE COMPANY, WAS THE PLAZA HOTEL, CARNEGIE HALL, ANSONIA HOTEL AND GERTRUDE WALDO MANSION ON 72ND ST., WHICH IS NOW THE RALPH LAUREN LOCATION. LETS TALK ABOUT THE VASE. IT IS LARGE AND HAND SCULPTED AND ARCHITECTURAL IN APPEARANCE IN HEAVY RELIEFTHE FRONT OF THE VASE CONSISTS OF A PLAQUE LIKE DECORATION WHICH HAS A WHIMSICAL FACE OF THE SUN WITH RAYSHELD UP BY RIBBONS AND BOWS AND DECORATIVE ROPING, ALL VERY EXQUISITELY EXECUTED. THE BACK ALSO HAS A PLAQUE SHAPE WHICH DENOTES THE COMPANY, BEING NEW YORK ARCHITECTURAL TERRA-COTTACO. IT WAS MADE FOR EITHER AN EXHIBITION PIECE LIKE THE WORLDS FAIRS OR SHOWS OR A TRADE SIGN.IT IS 2 FT. TALL AND 1 FT IN DIAMETER AT ITS WIDEST IT WEIGHS 35 POUNDS AND WILL REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL PACKING BY UPS AND NEED CRATING FOR SAFE SHIPPING PAID FOR BY BUYER, OR PICK IN NEW JERSEY. I WILL BILL SEPARATELY FOR THE PACKING OR CRATING AFTER I KNOW THESITUATION Condition: some spots of white paint as shown in photosno breaks,no cracks or repairscondition is very good consistent with age, Color: terra-cotta, Maker: NEW YORK ARCHITECTURAL TERRA -COTTA WORKS CO., Material: Pottery terracotta

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