Wills Creek, Ohio Stoneware Crock with Brushed Inscription, "Come & Buy"

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 97

Price Realized: $345.00

($300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Large-Sized Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Inscription "COME & BUY," Wills Creek, Ohio origin, circa 1870, approximately six-gallon cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with the folky brushed inscription "COME & BUY" below stylized foliate designs and a freehand "5". This crock was reportedly used in the Wills Creek Store in Wills Creek, Ohio. Excellent, essentially as-made condition.


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