W & J M COX / DECKERTOWN, NJ Stoneware Bird Jug

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 185

Price Realized: $1,725.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 14 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

November 6, 2010 Auction Catalog

◀︎ Back to Catalog


Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Elaborate Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "W & J M COX / DECKERTOWN, NJ," circa 1870, cylindrical jug with squared spout, decorated with a large slip-trailed cobalt bird on a stylized branch. Bird depicted with a turned head having a long bill and crest, its body accented with numerous spots and ending in a fan-shaped tail. Stylized branch decorated with wavy vines. Birds of this decorative quality on New Jersey stoneware are quite unusual. Provenance: Recently found in a New York State home. Small glazed-over stone ping on front. Two small glazed-over stone pings on reverse. Glazed-over stone ping and glazed-over chip on handle. Minor exfoliation to handle. Small base and spout chips. In-the-firing 3 1/2" Y-shaped hairline to shoulder. H 13 3/4".

©2024 Crocker Farm, Inc. | info@crockerfarm.com | (410) 472-2016