Two Tanware Pitchers, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th century

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 333

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Two Tanware Pitchers, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th century, a large-sized pitcher with ovoid body and tall collar, decorated with an Albany slip tulip design, along with various stripes and flourishes; paired with a smaller pitcher with freehand vining, stripes, and flourishes. Provenance: Both fresh-to-the-market examples, purchased by the consignor's wife in the 1930s and 1940s. Taller pitcher with restored handle, possible touch-up to surface on reverse, and a 2 1/2" hairline to spout. Smaller pitcher with restoration to spout and rim, as well as a restored crack on right side of collar. H (of taller pitcher) 8 1/2".


Two Tanware Pitchers, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th centuryTwo Tanware Pitchers, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th centuryTwo Tanware Pitchers, Western PA origin, fourth quarter 19th century

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