Very Unusual Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Bent-Nails Insignia "C / A"

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 454

Price Realized: $805.00

($700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Unusual One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Insignia "CA", New York State origin, circa 1875, cylindrical crock with semi-rounded rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of nails in the form of the crossed insignia "CA", presumably representing the initials of a merchant. Insignia is surrounded by slip-trailed floral, spot, and vine motifs. Desirable size and appealing decoration. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some in-the-firing discoloration and dryness to left side / reverse. H 8 1/8".

Very Unusual Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Bent-Nails Insignia

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