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•May 4, 2013. Three-Session Sale: Textiles, The Maryland Sale, Americana
•July 20, 2013. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
Price Realized: $1,380.00 ($1,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Rare and Fine Miniature Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Leaf or Tree Decoration, New York State origin, circa 1840, highly ovoid jug with tooled spout and applied handle, decorated with a brushed cobalt design of a tree or leaf, beside a second abstract design resembling a turned-head bird perched on a stump. A good example of early miniature stoneware. Excellent, as-made condition with some fry to spout and a shallow base chip, which appears to be in-the-firing. H 2 3/4".
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