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Art Deco Pottery19 of 26N. Clark & Sons PlanterGladding McBean Planter
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    Posted 2 years ago

    Karlo
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    This is a Gladding McBean table that has been in our family since the 1920's. It's in really good shape but does have a few chips here and there but nothing major. The only other one of these I have seen is at Hearst Castle in San Simenon, CA. If you go on a tour of Hearst Castle you'll see the exact same table. Not sure of the value of something like this is though, any thoughts?

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    1. Quantumphysica Quantumphysica, 2 years ago
      This would be the most brilliant desk! Very impressive looking...
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      I have the book on Hearst Castle. I believe his example is an antique made of real marble. I love yours also, but we are not allowed to give values on this site.
    3. artfoot artfoot, 2 years ago
      Wow, not what I was expecting! This style table was the centerpiece in a 1922 Industrial Products Exhibition and was offered in what I've been calling the pre-1925 catalog. Called simply #1000 in the catalog, it was THE most expensive item in the catalog, selling for $125 (that's 1922 dollars). Today's value would be considerably more than that. :+)
    4. artfoot artfoot, 2 years ago
      You don't say where you are currently located but if you are still in California near one of the big cities, there will be several shops that specialize in California pottery. Seek out the high-end dealers in shops and online to get a feel for what this might be worth. I haven't seen a whole one ever before, so it may not be easy to find another. You might try to contact these folks and see what they have to say about your pieces - http://www.gmcb.com/franciscan/
    5. Karlo, 2 years ago
      Thanks artfoot, The information you have given is great! Yes, I live in the SF Bay Area. Not sure we'll sell these pieces but we may in the future. If we do we'll check out some of those dealers. I have one more piece of N. Clark & Sons planter. I'll post that later today. Thanks again for all the great information!

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