Extremely Rare BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN Stoneware Advertising Bird Crock by S. Hart, Fulton, NY

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 130

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Bird and Flower Decoration, Impressed with Brooklyn, Michigan Advertising, attributed to Samuel Hart, Fulton, NY, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a spotted bird perched on the leaf of flowering plant. Slip-trailed "5" at base. Shoulder impressed with the rare, cobalt-highlighted advertising "COOK AUSTIN & SHERMAN / DEALERS IN DRY GOODS / GROCERIES HARD WARE DRUGS & C / BROOKLYN MICH.". Excellent condition with two faint inverted Y-shaped surface lines to front, not visible on interior. These lines may have occurred in the firing. Some light surface wear to handle edges.


Extremely Rare BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN Stoneware Advertising Bird Crock by S. Hart, Fulton, NY

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