Grier Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, One-Gallon

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 126

Price Realized: $1,207.50

($1,050 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to R.J. Grier, Chester County, PA, circa 1880, ovoid-bodied pitcher with rounded foot, tooled collar, and rounded rim. Front decorated with a brushed cobalt flowering plant culminating in two drooping blossoms. Sides of pitcher and collar decorated with cobalt swags. Spout accented with cobalt dashes. A fine example of Grier's work, surviving in strong condition. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a Maryland private collection. Excellent, as-made condition.

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