Rare Stoneware Chamber Pot attrib. J. Swank, Johnstown, PA

March 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 260

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 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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Very Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Chamberpot, attributed to J. Swank & Co., Johnstown, PA, circa 1870, ovoid form with flattened rim, narrow base with rounded foot, and applied strap handle, decorated around the body with a series of brushed cobalt swags. This chamberpot is the only example by the Swank Pottery we are aware of. Provenance: Consigned from Washington State. Tight and faint 2 1/2" hairline from rim. H 5 1/4" ; Diameter 8".


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