A Newcomb art pottery loving cup, 1907, decorated by Leona Nicholson (1847-1929) with a relief landscape of blue morning glories to the body. Base marked with the Newcomb cipher, decorator’s mark, registration # BU28, impressed JM for Joseph Meyer and impressed Q for clay color. 5 7/8″ H. Base dia. 6 1/2″. Provenance: The consignor’s grandmother acquired this piece directly from the artist who was married to her brother. Condition: One inside rim hairline approx. 1.5″ in length, possibly from firing process.
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