|Title:||Photograph Signboard: Anthony Baecher.|
Anthony Baecher was a potter who worked at Ditzler's Pottery in Bonneauville around the middle of the 19th Century. After moving to Thurmont, Maryland and then Winchester, VA, he became known as; "The best of the best of the Shenandoah Valley School of Potters." His story is better written elsewhere in this file.
The Renfrew Museum in Waynesboro, PA houses a renowned collection of Shenandoah Valley pottery. Included is a sampling of Baecher's work. This signboard of the onetime Bonneauville potter was sold by Renfrew at a de-acquisition sale in 2016, after updates were made to their collection displays.
Addl. Baecher Ref. Catalogue No's: 1976-02, 2006-28, 2008-03, 2013-78 & 2016-20.
11" x 14" portrait on 3/4" plywood.
|Acq. Date:||December 2, 2016|
|Acquired from:||State Line Auction|