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Go to Sleep!, 1890-1900
Monument Pottery Company

Joseph Durham

Joseph Durham

Trenton, New Jersey
Porcelain, H: 13 1/2 in, W: 6 1/2 in, D: 6 in
Purchase 2004 Felix Fuld Bequest Fund and The Members' Fund  2004.13
On View
Inscriptions:
"GO TO SLEEP" in block letters on ribbon-like banner on base

Marks:
Impressed into back of base in block letters, sanserrif: MONUMENT POTTERY CO / TRENTON ; NJ" (no punctuation) first line is not aligned, as if the words were separate stamps

Provenance: located by the vendor through a picker, who found it in an old New England estate with other NJ ceramics
Exhibition History:
"Alice Ballantine's Victorian Wedding", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (March 3 - October 1, 2005).

Keywords: Girl, Dog