Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Bird Decoration

October 29, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 279

Price Realized: $330.00

($275 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Bird Decoration, New England origin, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with semi-rounded rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed and slip-trailed cobalt design of a crested bird perched on a stylized branch. Impressed "4" below rim flanked by slip-trailed swags. Essentially as-made condition. Heavy salt glaze to left side. Glazed-over handle chip. Glazed-over separation at edge on underside, continuing onto base. H 10 3/4".

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