Five-Gallon West Troy, NY Stoneware Bird Jug

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 2

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Large Cobalt Bird-on-Leaf Decoration, attributed to West Troy Pottery, West Troy, NY, circa 1875, semi-ovoid jug with tooled spout and applied handle, decorated with a very large slip-trailed design of a ring-necked bird with crest standing atop a cluster of leaves, accented with dotted trails. Cobalt highlight to capacity mark. Excellent size to jug and decoration. Remarkable, essentially as-made condition with a few small spout chips. H 18 1/2".

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