Rare Stoneware Apple Butter Crock attrib. Huntingdon County, PA

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 94

Price Realized: $488.75

($425 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Apple Butter Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to Henry Glazier, Huntingdong, PA, circa 1850, finely-potted jar with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and thin strap handle with ribbing, the body of the jar heavily-decorated with five drooping cobalt tulips extending from leafy stems. Cobalt highlight at base of handle terminal. Color, decoration, and handle construction, all characteristic of the work of Henry Glazier of Huntingdon County, PA, noted as Central Pennsylvania's earliest stoneware potter. An unusual form in American stoneware, exhibiting strong decoration. Faint semi-circular line on underside, continuing 2 1/2" up base. Shallow base chipping. A few in-the-firing contact marks to surface, one in the form of a shallow chip.




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