Rare Stoneware Pitcher Signed MILLER & DAVISON / STRASBURG, VA

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 232

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Half-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, Stamped "MILLER & DAVISON / STRASBURG, VA," circa 1880, semi-ovoid pitcher with slightly flaring base, decorated with a two-stemmed clover plant on the front and leafy brushwork flanking the spout. Cobalt circles also brushed around the handle terminals. A scarce maker's mark representing the partnership of potters, George W. Miller and George Henry Davidson. The clover decoration is consistent with Davidson's Baltimore training. Base chips. One rim chip and a couple spout chips. Chipping to molding at base of collar. Height 9 1/2".

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