Scarce WEST TROY POTTERY Stoneware Water Cooler w/ Double Bird Decoration

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 156

Price Realized: $920.00

($800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 16, 2016 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Five-Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler with Cobalt Double-Bird Decoration, Stamped "WEST TROY, / N.Y. / POTTERY", circa 1875, keg-form cooler with tooled banding and circular bunghole, decorated with slip-trailed designs of two crested birds perched on stylized branches, flanking the maker's mark. Slip-trailed cobalt highlights to incised banding. Light cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Includes wooden spigot. Several thin cracks from rim, the longest measuring 5 1/4". Two chips and two minor nicks to interior of rim. A raised salt drip to base on front. An in-the-firing contact mark to reverse. H 14 3/4".


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