Exceptional ALBANY, NY Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Double Bird Scene

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 387

Price Realized: $2,415.00

($2,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Exceptional Six-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Double-Bird-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "ALBANY NY," probably, R. O'Connell, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with heavily-tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a boldly-slip-trailed design of two long-tailed birds perched on a stump. Decoration includes good detail to the stump, elaborate ground cover in the form of shrubs, spots, and circular bushes, and a split-rail fence to the stump's right. Exceptional size, decoration, and color. One of the finest examples bearing the scarce "ALBANY, NY" maker's mark that we have ever offered. Two chips to exterior of rim. Small chips on interior of rim. Glazed-over iron ping to base. Some light streaks of water glass staining to surface. H 13 1/8".


Exceptional ALBANY, NY Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Double Bird SceneExceptional ALBANY, NY Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Double Bird Scene

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