Lot of Three: Stoneware Vessels, ROOT BEER Bottle and Two Crocks w/ Slip-Trailed Decoration

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 93

Price Realized: $143.75

($125 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three Stoneware Articles, American, 19th century, a bottle, marked "ROOT BEER" and "J. LAKE"; a one-and-a-half-gallon crock with slip-trailed foliate decoration, inscribed "1 1/2", Northeastern U.S. origin; and a three-gallon crock with looping line decoration, Ohio origin. Bottle with staining, a spout chip, a small in-the-firing iron ping to shoulder, and a minor in-the-firing contact mark below "ROOT". One-and-a-half-gallon crock with fry to cobalt, wear to one handle, and staining. Three-gallon crock with top-to-bottom crack from rim on reverse, which forms and X-shaped hairline on underside, a chip to interior of rim, a short hairline from rim on side of jar, a hairline in end of one handle, two thin cracks in opposite handle, wear to surface near base, staining, traces of green paint to surface, and some fry to cobalt.

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