20 April 2006
A TRANSITIONAL CERAMIC ART COMPANY/LENOX RUBY-GROUND VASE
DATED 1898, PUCE CAC MONOGRAM AND WREATH MARK, SIGNED A. HEIDRICH
Of globular form with flaring neck and shaped mouth, the shoulder flanked by two opposing gilt scroll-handles, finely painted with a maiden under a blossoming tree within a gilt foliate surround, the reverse with three scholarly buildings and an inscription noting the devotion of J. Bingham Woodward from the faculty of the State of the Normal & Model Schools on his 25th anniversary in New Jersey education, below a gilt book bearing the phrase 'Non Scholae Sed Vitae Studemus'
11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high
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