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27257b. (commemorative creamer) c.1898. “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.”

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27257b. (commemorative creamer) c.1898. “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.”

27257b. (commemorative creamer) c.1898. Most unusual piece features the “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.” on a bold hand painted creamer. This early piece is quite distinctive and enhanced by a hand painted sky background with bright gilt decorated rim. Bold piece features an unusually large, close, detailed full color view of the granite offshore lighthouse and steam fog signal. Measures 3” high by 3 ¼” in diameter. Not marked, dating it before 1898. Clean, bright, no chips or cracks, just light wear to gilded edge and to sky, and one small scratch. An unusually bright, bold piece for display and an exceptionally rare form. (VG+). $124.