Rare Miniature "M.F.L 1877" Stoneware Presentation Jug, New York State

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 151

Price Realized: $1,725.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Miniature Stoneware Presentation Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "M.F.L 1877", New York State origin, 1877, cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout and applied handle, decorated with two large brushed tulips, each with a leaf at its base. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Impressed with the cobalt-highlighted initials and date, "M.F.L 1877". Exceptional size and desirable impressed inscription. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some light, in-the-firing fry to cobalt and some two minuscule base nicks, which probably occurred in the firing. H 5 1/2".

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