Lot of Three: Framed Billheads of Stoneware Manufacturers J. FISHER and FISHER & LANG, Two Illustrated

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 146

Price Realized: $115.00

($100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three Framed Stoneware Billheads, NY State origin, dated 1887, 1889, and 1892, a "FISHER & LANG, / Stone-Ware Manufacturers" billhead with images of pottery, titled "A LARGE ASSORTMENT CONSTANTLY ON HAND, AT THE LYONS POTTERY, LYONS, N.Y."; a second "FISHER & LANG, Stone-Ware Manufacturers" billhead with cut-out and applied printed image of a cream pot, and the interesting hand-written inscription with pointing arrow, which reads "Cream Pots 2# 1/4 -- #3 1/4--if you have them"; and a third small billhead "BOUGHT OF J. FISHER / MANUFACTURER OF Stone Ware of all Descriptions." 1887 billhead with wear. 1889 and 1892 with wear and discoloration. Framed Dimensions (of largest billhead) 15 1/2" x 12 1/2".

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