Lot of Two: Stoneware Bottles with Cobalt-Dipped Spouts, 1874 / COMSTOCK COVE and Boston Root Beer / F. GLEASON

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 442

Price Realized: $115.00

($100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Bottles, Northeastern U.S., second half 19th century, both with cobalt-highlighted spouts, one stamped "BOSTON Root Beer. / F. GLEASON.", the other impressed with the cobalt-highlighted date and name "1874 / COMSTOCK GOVE & CO.". Root Beer bottle with some crazing to base area, probably in-the-firing, and some fine lines to spout. 1874 bottle with light wear where neck meets body, some fry to cobalt in impressed name, and a small pre-firing dent in underside. H (of Root Beer bottle) 10 3/4".

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