Lot of Two: Midwestern Stoneware Crocks with Bee Stinger Decoration

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 329

Price Realized: $115.00

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

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Two Midwestern Stoneware Crocks, fourth quarter 19th century, both of cylindrical form with tooled shoulder, rounded rim, and applied lug handles, one featuring a slip-trailed “6” underscored by a “bee stinger” decoration, the other with slip-trailed “5” underscored by a “bee stinger”. Six-gallon crock with two hairlines, a handle chip, and staining. Five-gallon crock with crack under one handle, extending onto underside, as well as an inverted Y-shaped crack under opposite handle.

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