Stoneware Spittoon with Slip-Trailed "Bee Stinger" Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 116

Price Realized: $316.25

($275 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Large-Sized Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Spittoon, Northeastern U.S. origin, second half 19th century, with coved sides, carved oval opening at shoulder, and tooled line at shoulder and base, decorated around the body with a slip-trailed "bee stinger" design. Brushed cobalt highlights to opening at shoulder. Albany-slip-glazed interior. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 6" ; Diameter 12".

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