Stoneware Crock with Shaking Hands Decoration att. Somerset Potters Works, Somerset, MA

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 18

Price Realized: $172.50

($150 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Cobalt Shaking Hands Decoration, Somerset Potters Works, Somerset, MA, circa 1870, cylindrical crock with semi-rounded rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a stenciled design of two shaking handles with well-detailed shirt cuffs. A smooth, approximately 1 1/2" rim chip on reverse, possibly in-the-making. A faint Y-shaped hairline to shoulder, not visible on interior. An iron ping to base.

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