Very Rare Crock w/ Unusual Front-Facing Bird Decoration, attrib. Fulper Pottery, Flemington, NJ

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 184

Price Realized: $920.00

($800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Front-Facing Bird Decoration, attributed to the Fulper Bros. Pottery, Flemington, NJ, late 19th century, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a highly unusual cobalt design of a bird perched on a branch with circular front-facing head. The typical Fulper bird design features the animal in profile. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a small Northeastern U.S. collection purchased in the 1950s-1990s, consigned to this auction. Base chips. A few chips on the exterior of the rim and a chip on the interior of the rim.

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