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.


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

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