Very Fine Shinnston, WV Stoneware Master Salt with Profuse Cobalt Decoration

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 243

Price Realized: $1,840.00

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

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Very Rare Stoneware Master Salt with Cobalt Vine Decoration, Shinnston, WV origin, circa 1875, ovoid form with heavy pedestal base, decorated on the body with distinctive Shinnston-style freehand vining and around the base with stripes and dashes. Underside cold-painted with an X within a circle. In-the-firing flaws to Albany slip on interior. A 5/8" hairline from rim. Roughness to rim and flakes to Albany slip on inner edge of rim. H 2 3/4" ; Diameter 3 1/2".

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