Shearwater Art Pottery Bluebeard Pirate Figurine Deco
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Decorations: Figurines: Contemporary: Item # 1211445
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
Author of Understanding Roseville Pottery
P.O. Box 771233, Lakewood, OH 44107
This 5.5" t. figurine is a 1930s design by the renowned Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The Shearwater Pottery is family-owned and -operated, since 1928, and the WIA designs are still in production, made from molds and individually hand-decorated.
He is comical, despite his attempt to look ferocious and the blue hair of legend.
The bottom is hand-incised with the SP monogram and 08 (for 2008).
No nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs. Exceptional condition! Perfect for the collector of southern art pottery like George Ohr, Newcomb College, and so on.
Please inquire if you need to see more photos.