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Years Attended School

1910-1949

Size

5.5 x 8

Creation Date

1926

Description

Blue Sgrafitto images of Dakota Maidflower turkey images, flax, clover, corn, wheat, cows, sheep, hogs. The crown-jewel of the of the Cable era valued in 1999 at approximately $20,000.00. This single vase is the single most important piece of pottery ever made by Margaret Cable.

Art Descriptors

blue (color); sgraffito (technique); flax; cows; livestock; vases

UND Seal

No

Cable Seal

Yes

Identifying Markings

M Cable 1926 Seal. North Dakota (handpainted) Products, 1926 made for Governor A.G. Sorlie by Margret Kelly Cable handpainted. [Known as the Sorlie Vase].

Condition

Excellent, slight crazing

Keywords

Swine; Turkeys, Pottery

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