J. BURGER, JR. / ROCHESTER, NY Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Bird and Tree Decoration

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 234

Price Realized: $2,760.00

($2,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Six-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Game Bird in Tree Decoration, Stamped "J. BURGER, JR. / ROCHESTER, N.Y.", circa 1885, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a game bird with turned head, large eye, and heavily-feathered body, perched on a tree stump with tall leafy branch ascending to the right. Slip-trailed "6" at shoulder. Lightly-brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some minor surface wear and some very light water glass staining to reverse. H 14 1/8".


J. BURGER, JR. / ROCHESTER, NY Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Bird and Tree Decoration

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