Very Rare M. & T. MILLER / NEWPORT, PA 2 Gal. Stoneware Pitcher

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 509

Price Realized: $5,462.50

($4,750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "M. & T. MILLER / NEWPORT, PA," circa 1870, ovoid-bodied pitcher with footed base and tall, flaring collar with heavily-tooled rim, the pitcher's body decorated with three brushed tulips, the collar decorated with four stylized leaves flanking a dash-decorated spout. A highly unusual form for this maker, the first we have ever offered. Restoration to areas of handle. Restoration to rim and large amount of surface of collar. Touch-up to 1 1/2" burn on right side of pitcher. Small chips to rim and spout. 1 1/4" glazed-over base chip. Circular contact mark to front. Some fry to cobalt.

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