Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Bottle, possibly Midwestern

July 11, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 85

Price Realized: $126.50

($110 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Bottle, possibly Midwestern origin, circa 1840, salt-glazed bottle with rounded shoulder, narrow neck, and large rounded rim, brushed over in cobalt slip. Bottle appears to be somewhat earlier than most American stoneware bottles known. Color suggests a possible Midwestern origin. Near mint condition with a salt drip and 1 1/2" spider line on shoulder, which likely occurred in the firing. H 8 1/4".

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