Ditmas for Mechanics Institute stands 15" tall by 5.25" in diameter. Decorated with a repeating pattern of wisteria, vines and leaves against a beautiful blue background color. In overall good condition, no cracks, hairlines or repairs, there are a couple of small chips at the base. Incised signature on the base L.Ditmas", what appears to be "MI", and the date "May 17, 1910. This vase was most likely done by a student of Frederick Walrath while at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The Mechanics Institute was founded in 1885 by Henry Lomb and by 1944 the institution became the Rochester Institute of Technology. This vase is a classic example of the Arts and Crafts movement during the period and will be an outstanding addition to your collection. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Gerr Antiques. Any white spots, reflections, shadows, or lines are from the lights and not in the glaze. We hope that you enjoy viewing our selection of pottery in the store. Check back often as we are always adding new items.
You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter. The item "MECHANICS INSTITUTE 15 VASE BY L. DITMAS ARTS AND CRAFTS WALRATH" is in sale since Tuesday, April 28, 2020.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Other Art Pottery". The seller is "potsinacnj" and is located in Absecon, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia.