Philadelphia Stoneware Cake Crock w/ Cobalt Floral Decoration, c1850

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 515

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Cake Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Philadelphia, PA origin, circa 1850, cylindrical form with heavily-tooled sholder, applied lug handles, and squared rim, decorated on the front and reverse with a brushed stem bearing four flower blossoms interspersed with graduated leaves. Chain link decoration under each handle. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. A 1" flake to exterior of rim. Otherwise excellent condition with a small in-the-firing contact mark to top of rim, a small chip to interior of rim, and a minor in-the-firing nick to interior of rim.

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