Outstanding Tanware Spittoon with Elaborate Decoration, New Geneva, PA, circa 1890

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 290

Price Realized: $1,840.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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March 19, 2016 Auction Catalog

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Outstanding Large-Sized Tanware Spittoon, Western PA origin, circa 1885, cylindrical form with tooled shoulder, recessed top, and carved opening to one side, profusely-decorated around the top with graduated Albany slip swags. Body of spittoon decorated with an undulating vine between two freehand stripes. An unusual tanware form with wonderful decoration. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, acquired by the consignor's grandfather in the 1950s. Large loss above opening at shoulder. Two rim chips. A short spider line to rim area. A 1 1/2" hairline from opening in top surface. H 5 7/8" ; Diameter 9 1/8".


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