Quart-Sized Stoneware Pitcher, Baltimore circa 1825

October 29, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 25

Price Realized: $517.50

($450 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Quart-Sized Stoneware Pitcher, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1820-1825, with ovoid form, cylindrical collar, and rounded foot, decorated with folky slip-trailed tree or plant design applied three times around the body. Collar decorated with a wavy stripe of cobalt. Probably made at the William Morgan Pottery on Pitt Street. Intact Baltimore pitchers of this size are very unusual. Professionally restored handle. Tight 3 1/2" sealed and colored hairline on reverse. A few faint, minor lines on top edge of pitcher. H 6".

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