Tanware Pitcher with Unusual Shape, New Geneva, PA, circa 1880

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 276

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Tanware Pitcher, New Geneva or Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1880, highly-ovoid pitcher with tall, flaring collar, decorated in Albany slip with a freehand fuchsia vine design to the body and collar. Freehand stripes to rim and base and dashes along the handle. This pitcher features a highly unusual, vase-like form with no stop between the collar and body. It is the first tanware pitcher of this style we have offered. A tight, approximately 2 3/4" crack from rim on reverse. A horizontal crack to lower handle terminal. H 7".


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