"He awoke...with a strange creature groaning beside him."
—Jim Morrison, Celebration of the Lizard.

George Ohr (American 1857-1918)
Glazed and fired stoneware
Biloxi, Mississippi
Circa: 1895
Size: 6" (l) x 4 1/2" (w) x 2 3/4" (h)
One of the great Ohr inkwells with a strange creature howling next to a tree stump. With strong colors from the incidence of the kiln firing with a wonderful blistering deep red. Stamped twice on the bottom. "GEORGE E. OHR / BILOXI, MISS."

Provenance: Robert A. Ellison, Peter Brams

Illustrated and discussed: George Ohr, Art Potter: The Apostle of Individuality, p.53, plate 41.

Condition: Excellent with wear commensurate with age.

HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE

Price: $5,800.00

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