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•May 4, 2013. Three-Session Sale: Textiles, The Maryland Sale, Americana
•July 20, 2013. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
Price Realized: $517.50 ($450 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Extremely Rare Glazed Stoneware Bird-on-Pot Whistle, probably Ohio origin, circa 1855, in the form of an ovoid jar surmounted by a hand-modeled and applied bird with spread wings and long tail. Surface covered in a brownish glaze over a grayish-tan ground. Highly unusual form. Provenance: The Stradlings; Old Salem Toy Museum. Loss to bird beak. Otherwise excellent condition. H 2 1/4" ; Length 2 3/4".
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