Northeastern Stoneware Presentation Pitcher, "John Holton / Bimbo Pitcher / 1836"

March 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 45

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Stoneware Presentation "Bimbo Pitcher," Northeastern U.S. origin, Dated 1836, squat-shaped pitcher with tall collar and tooled spout, featuring the incised inscription "John Holton / Bimbo Pitcher / 1836," underscored by an incised foliate design. Very unusual presentation inscription. Hairlines in underside, one of which extends 4" up reverse of pitcher. 1 1/2" hairline from spout on reverse. Two small spout chips. One rim chip on side. H 11".

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