Rare Stoneware Mug with Applied Stag, probably New Ulm, Minnesota

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 331

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Stoneware Mug with Applied Stag's Head, Incised "New Ulm Jager Club," probably New Ulm, Minnesota, last quarter 19th century, skillfully-potted mug with stepped pedestal base, ovoid body, and applied handle, the front with molded and applied stag's head. Cobalt highlights to stag's head and base, as well as to the incised inscription "New Ulm Jager Club". Handle with cobalt stripe decoration. Exceptional form and highly unusual applied decoration. Two hairlines in handle, although the handle does not appear to be reglued. Minor wear to rim. A few small base chips. H 4 1/2".

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