July 17, 2010 Auction Catalog

◀ Back to Catalog

Login

NOW ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS

Click here for a FREE pre-auction evaluation of your pieces!

Click here for more consignment info.

AUCTION INFO

Next Auction:

July 19, 2014. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
(More Info)

Location: Our historic gallery.

15900 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152. (Directions.)

HOW TO BID

Click here for info on all of our various bidding methods.

Roseville, OH Stoneware Crock w/ Man Decoration

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 13   ||   
   ||       ||   

Price Realized: $5,865.00 ($5,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

 AUCTION HIGHLIGHT!  (July 17, 2010 Highlights | Ohio & Midwest)

Outstanding Two-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Decoration of a Goateed Man, Inscribed "Bill Plifferson / Roseville," Ohio origin, circa 1860-1880, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder and rounded rim, cobalt-decorated with a brushed folk art design of a man with goatee and buttoned coat, pointing at a cobalt "2," which is flanked by hanging fruit or flower buds. The name "Bill Plifferson" underscored by the city name "Roseville" is inscribed in cobalt below the human figure. Note the reversed S's in "Plifferson" and "Roseville". Crock is additionally impressed "2" on reverse. An exceptional figural design with superb color. Interesting use of the decoration in literally "pointing out" the capacity of the vessel. Provenance: Found approximately fifteen years ago in the wall of a delapidated house in Ohio, and never offered for sale since that time. CONDITION UPDATE: 5" thin crack from rim. Otherwise mint condition. H 9 3/8".


Roseville, OH Stoneware Crock w/ Man DecorationRoseville, OH Stoneware Crock w/ Man DecorationRoseville, OH Stoneware Crock w/ Man Decoration

Click images to enlarge.



Bidding is now closed. (Our next auction takes place on March 1, 2014.)


A Few of the Related Items We've Sold