1/2 Gal. Stoneware Pitcher with Unusual Tooled Features, Baltimore, MD, c1870

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 392

Price Realized: $1,035.00

($900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine Half-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Clover Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1865, elegantly-potted pitcher with footed base, heavily-tooled midsection, and flared collar, the handle finely-modeled with heavy ribbing and a triangular lower terminal. Front of pitcher decorated with a two-stemmed clover plant below four groups of swags on the collar. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. An exceptionally-well-potted example of a desirable form. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a thirty-five year Midwestern collection. A 3 1/2" line to left side of spout. Paint on interior of rim, possibly some sort of restoration. H 8 3/4".

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