Rare Stoneware Flask w/ Cobalt Tulip Decoration, attrib. David Parr, Sr., Baltimore, MD, c1825

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 174

Price Realized: $4,600.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Stoneware Flask with Cobalt Tulip Decoration, attributed to David Parr, Sr., Baltimore, MD, circa 1825, with flattened sides and tooled spout, decorated on the front and reverse with a brushed cobalt tulip and a brushed cobalt highlight surrounding the spout. Excellent form, decoration, and color. One of a small number of Baltimore stoneware flasks known. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a Northeastern private collection. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with a minor in-the-firing chip at base. H 8 1/2".

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