Unusual Spongeware Frog Figure, Midwestern Origin, circa 1890

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 210

Price Realized: $767.00

($650 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Spongeware Figure of a Frog, Midwestern origin, late 19th century, molded in the form of a seated frog, featuring a buttoned coat with collar and details to face, the surface decorated with sponged cobalt throughout. Hollow interior. The first example of its kind we have seen. Excellent condition with a few chips to original circular opening on underside. H 4 1/4".


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