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•May 4, 2013. Three-Session Sale: Textiles, The Maryland Sale, Americana
•July 20, 2013. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
Price Realized: $2,530.00 ($2,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Man-in-the-Moon Decoration, Stamped "SIPE, NICHOLS & CO. / Williamsport, Pa.," circa 1875, ovoid jar with flattened rim, decorated with the facial profile of a long-nosed man flanked by a leafy stem. A desirable Central PA decoration, the man-in-the-moon design is significantly rarer on Williamsport examples than on those by Cowden & Wilcox of Harrisburg. As-made condition with two horizontal contact marks on front and shallow contact mark on rim. H 8".
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