Saleman's Sample Stoneware Jug with Bird in Tree

July 16, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 1

Price Realized: $3,910.00

($3,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Exceptional Pint-Sized Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration, New York State origin, circa 1875, semi-ovoid jug with rounded spout and applied handle, decorated with a slip-trailed cobalt design of a bird perched on a heavily-shaded tree stump, with shrubs at the base and a tree in the distance to the left. An unusually-elaborate decoration for a jug of this size. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a Maine collection assembled during the 1980s. As-made condition with fry to cobalt at base. H 6 1/4".

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