Description & Technical information

A try pot is a large cast iron pot used to remove and render down the oil from whale blubber. Try pots were used extensively in the New England whaling industry in the 18th and 19th centuries.
451 x 673 mm. (17 3/4 x 26 1/2 in.) [image] 492 x 673 mm. (19 3/8 x 26 1/2 in.) [sheet]

Date:  2005
Period:  21st century
Origin:  USA
Medium: Watercolour, Pencil underdrawing
Signature: Signed and dated PM KOTASEK 05 at the lower left.

Dimensions: 45.1 x 67.3 cm (17³/₄ x 26¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints