M. WOODRUFF / CORTLAND Stoneware Cream Jar w/ Gooney Bird

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 105

Price Realized: $1,437.50

($1,250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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November 6, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Rare Four-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Gooney Bird Decoration, Stamped "M. WOODRUFF / CORTLAND," NY State origin, circa 1867-1869, large-sized ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles. Decorated with a large slip-trailed cobalt design of a long-necked bird with crest, open mouth, and upswept wing. Additional tornado-shaped design to right of bird. A good example of a desirable New York State design, fresh from a decades-old collection. Essentially as-made condition. Spot of staining to front. Over-salting to cobalt. Stone ping at base on reverse. Flaking to underside only. H 12".


M. WOODRUFF / CORTLAND Stoneware Cream Jar w/ Gooney Bird

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