Millington, Astbury & Poulson, Trenton, NJ, Ironstone Civil War Commemorative Pitcher

March 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 25

Price Realized: $287.50

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

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 7 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

March 3, 2012 Auction Catalog

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Ironstone Civil War Commemorative Pitcher, Marked "M, A, P, TRENTON, NJ," circa 1865, molded pitcher featuring a raised design of a battle scene on one side, along with the impressed names "COL ELLSWORTH," "BROWNELL," and "J.W. JACKSON / THE TRAITOR". Reverse depicts a vulture holding a snake in its beak atop a fallen palm tree and tattered Southern flag, below the impressed slogan "UNION AND CONFEDERACY". An American flag supported by rifles appears to the right. Impressed on underside with the maker's mark of Millington, Astbury, & Poulston. Large professional restoration to spout and rim area. H 9".


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