Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Tulip Decoration att. E. B. Hissong, Cassville, PA

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 92

Price Realized: $546.25

($475 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Huntingdon County, PA origin, possibly Hissong, Cassville, PA, mid 19th century, highly-ovoid pitcher with rounded foot and tooled rim, the body of the pitcher decorated completely around with brushed cobalt stem bearing numerous blossoms and swags. Collar decorated with cobalt swags. Spout flanked by swags and decorated with cobalt dashes. A nice example in an impressive large size. Sealed crack on underside, including a tight sealed crack extending 7" reverse side of pitcher. Additional hairline at base on reverse, extending diagonally approximately 3 1/2". Several spout chips. Shallow chip to rim. In-the-firing contact mark on reverse.

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