Rare Five-Gallon Elaborate Chicken Crock, attrib. Fulper Pottery, Flemington, NJ

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 183

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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March 14, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Chicken Pecking Corn Decoration, attributed to the Fulper Bros. Pottery, Flemington, NJ, late 19th century, large cylindrical jar with rounded shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, the surface covered in a Bristol slip glaze and decorated with a large cobalt design of a chicken pecking kernels of corn. Very nice graduated stripe accents throughout bird's body and heavy shrub detail to the ground below. Chicken pecking corn decorations by the Fulper Pottery are considered scarce. The chicken on this example measures an impressive 10 1/2" long. Provenance: From a small northeastern U.S. collection amassed during the 1950s-1990s. Two tight lines on front measuring 5 1/2" and 2 3/4". A very tight line on underside, extending a short distance onto base. A small X-shaped line on reverse and a small Y-shaped line under one handle. A 7/8" chip and tiny iron ping to interior of rim. H 14 1/2".

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