2 Gal. Bulbous Stoneware Pitcher with Hanging Tulip Decoration, Southeastern PA origin

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 254

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Southeastern PA origin, third quarter 19th century, highly-ovoid pitcher with footed base and nicely-tooled collar, decorated with large swags and hanging tulips around the body of the pitcher. Collar decorated with brushed cobalt flowers on each side and dashes along the spout. Circular cobalt brushwork to handle terminals. Good form, size, and decoration. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, originally used in the North East, MD area at the shop of a blacksmith, an ancestor of the consignor. Crazing and thin cracks to handle. Two short, tight cracks to spout. Two other short tight cracks in collar. Base chips. Thin cracks in underside, two of which continue partway up side of pitcher.


2 Gal. Bulbous Stoneware Pitcher with Hanging Tulip Decoration, Southeastern PA origin2 Gal. Bulbous Stoneware Pitcher with Hanging Tulip Decoration, Southeastern PA origin2 Gal. Bulbous Stoneware Pitcher with Hanging Tulip Decoration, Southeastern PA origin

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