Rare JOHN BURGER / ROCHESTER Stoneware Crock w/ Error Mark

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 90

Price Realized: $1,062.00

($900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration and Inverted Mark, Stamped "JOHN BURGER / ROCHESTER", New York State origin, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with semi-squared rim and applied lug handles, decorated with an artistic slip-trailed design of a flowering plant with alternating cobalt shading to the petals. Slip-trailed "4" to shoulder. This crock features a cobalt-highlighted maker's mark with the word, "ROCHESTER", inverted. Provenance: Robert Meltzer Collection. Excellent, essentially as-made condition.

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