W. ROBERTS / BINGHAMPTON Stoneware Jug with Bird Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 171

Price Realized: $977.50

($850 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Large Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "W ROBERTS BINGHAMTON NY," circa 1870, cylindrical jug with sloped shoulder and the thick spout, the front decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a bird with fan-shaped tail, spotted wing, and striped breast, perched on a vine morning glory vine. Unusual one-gallon size with excellent decoration. 2 1/2" hairline descending from spout on reverse. Horizontal crack in base of handle. A few tiny, in-the-firing wrinkles in clay on front.

W. ROBERTS / BINGHAMPTON Stoneware Jug with Bird Decoration

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