Rare 1 1/2 W. A. MACQUOID (New York City) Stoneware Crock with Lion Face Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 376

Price Realized: $1,955.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-and-a-Half-Gallon Lidded Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Lion Face Decoration, Stamped "W A MACQUOID & CO / POTTERY WORKS / LITTLE WST 12TH ST. N.Y.," circa 1870, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed cobalt design of a lion's face with beard. Includes original salt-glazed lid. Excellent condition with only minor flaws; a nick to one handle, a small base chip, a minor 3/4" surface line at base on reverse, a minor 3/4" surface line to rim on reverse, and an in-the-firing line on interior of rim area, only partially visible on exterior. Lid with numerous minor nicks to edge, one nick to knob, and some faint, minor surface lines.

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