Rare NORTH BAY (John Waelde, North Bay, NY) Stoneware Jug with Stenciled Bird Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 389

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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October 17, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Stenciled Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "NORTH BAY", John C. Waelde, North Bay, NY, circa 1865, cylindrical jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with a stenciled design of a crested bird with turned head, perched on a slip-trailed branch. The cobalt slip on the bird is applied with a sponge, creating a visually-appealing dappled appearance. Brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. A 1 1/4" inverted Y-shaped line to reverse of spout. A long horizontal line at base. A 1" in-the-firing chip to side of jug. A 3/4" piece of clay adhered to handle.


Rare NORTH BAY (John Waelde, North Bay, NY) Stoneware Jug with Stenciled Bird Decoration

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