Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Plate with Folky Inscritpion, "Buy me Mary," Norwalk, CT origin, circa 1840. Staple repair to reverse. Diameter 11 1/4".View this lot in our online catalog.
Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to Uniontown, PA, circa 1870. Provenance: Descended to the consignor in a Western PA family. View this lot in our online catalog.
Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Laughing Man-in-the-Moon Decoration, Stamped \"COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA,\" circa 1865. The man-in-the-moon design on this example assumes an unusual \"laughing\" expression with open mouth. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, which descended in a Central PA family to the consignor.View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Deer and Stylized Slip-Trailed Decoration, Stamped "J.C. WAELDE / NORTH BAY," New York State origin, circa 1855.View this lot in our online catalog.
Rare Eight-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Bold Cobalt Star-in-Wreath Decoration and Molded Handles, Stamped "E.W. FARRINGTON & CO. / ELMIRA. NY," circa 1890.View this lot in our online catalog.
Extremely Rare Stoneware Preserve Jar with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, Incised "S.P. Miller," Rockingham County, VA origin, circa 1860-1870. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in Pennsylvania.View this lot in our online catalog.
Exceptional and Rare Four-Gallon FOELL & ALT, / MANUFACTURERS. / EAST BIRMINGHAM. PA. Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Eagle Decoration, circa 1860.View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Unusual WHITES UTICA Stoneware Bird Crock with Stenciled Advertising on Reverse: M.E. ALDRICH / DEALER IN / GENERAL MERCHANDISE / Drugs, Books, Jewelry / HARDWARE, et. et. / PHILADELPHIA, N.Y.View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Rare Miniature Glazed Redware Pitcher and Bowl, attributed to the Cain Pottery, Sullivan County, TN, second half 19th century. Provenance: Found in Blountville, TN. Purchased in the 1950s from a descendant of the Cain family. Family history indicates that these two pieces were used together as toys by a girl in the Cain family. H (of pitcher) 3" ; Diameter (of bowl) 4 7/8" ; H (of bowl) 2 1/8".View this lot in our online catalog.Click here to view our video about this piece.
Extremely Rare (Possibly Unique) Three-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Incised "G. Halm," Stamped "BREWER & HALM / HAVANA," George Halm, New York State origin, circa 1855.View this lot in our online catalog.
Rare and Very Rare Stoneware Canning Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Vining and Stripe Decoration, Stenciled "NEW GENEVA POTTERY," circa 1875. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in Pennsylvania. H 9".View this lot in our online catalog.
Rare Ten-Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler with Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Stenciled "R.T. WILLIAMS / NEW GENEVA / PA," circa 1885. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a Mid-Atlantic antiques collection.View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Rare Ovoid Stoneware Water Cooler with Cobalt Stripe Decoration, Western PA origin, circa 1870. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in Virginia. H 14 3/8".View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Rare C. & W. Kirkpatrick, Anna Pottery Letter on Manufactory Letterhead, featuring the printed inscription "C. & W. KIKPATRICK, / PROPRIETORS OF / THE ANNA POTTERY / MANUFACTURERS OF / STONEWARE, GARDEN & CEMETERY VASES, / AND DEALERS IN / PORCELAIN AND FIRE CLAY, / Anna, Illinois".
1888 letter reads "Mess. Schreiber & Bros. / Gents / Yours at hand Informing us of the return of the Pans / Sorry you made the mistake in your order / You certinly (sic) Said 1 gal crocks- which always take to mean Milk Pans- Had you Said Jars or what you wanted them for we would have known / Very Truly Yours / C. &. W. Kirkpatrick / P.S. Our stock of 1 gal Jars is very low Just now but in Two or 3 weeks will have better supply / C. & W. K.".View this lot in our online catalog.
Very Rare Anna Pottery Stoneware Billhead, Dated 1882 with printed heading "BOUGHT OF C. & W. KIRKPATRICK, / PROPRIETORS OF / THE ANNA POTTERY / MANUFACTURERS OF STONEWARE OF ALL KINDS / DEALERS IN PORCELAIN, FIRE AND ALBANY SLIP CLAY". Billhead includes hand-written notations for Crocks, Churns, Jars, and Jugs of various gallonages. An interesting notation at base reads "We are out of 4 gallon Jars".View this lot in our online catalog.
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