D. ROBERTS & CO. / UTICA, NY Ovoid Stoneware Crock w/ Floral Decoration

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 44

Price Realized: $402.50

($350 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Five-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "D. ROBERTS / UTICA," New York State origin, circa 1827-1830, large-sized, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with a stylized brushed design resembling a pear flanked by leaves. Additional cobalt highlights to maker's mark and handle terminals. Impressed under one handle "V" for five gallons. Difficult-to-find mark in an impressive size. Flaking to surface. Crack in collar on front. Some faint surface lines on left side / reverse of jar, probably in-the-firing. Additional, more noticeable in-the-firing surface lines on reverse. Rim chips. Some traces of old red paint.


D. ROBERTS & CO. / UTICA, NY Ovoid Stoneware Crock w/ Floral Decoration

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