Tanware Pitcher, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th century

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 331

Price Realized: $373.75

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

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Tanware Pitcher, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th century, ovoid pitcher with tall, flaring spout, decorated around the body with a sweeping Albany slip fuchsia design bearing two blossoms. Collar decorated with draped brushwork, stylized flourishes, and a band of dashes. Freehand stripe at base. Albany slip stripes along handle and highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor's wife in the 1930s or 1940s. Hole drilled in underside. A filled and colored 1 1/8" shallow chip on interior of rim. H 6 3/4".

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