Very Fine Small Albany, NY Stoneware Keg w/ Incised Bird and Floral Design

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 191

Price Realized: $3,068.00

($2,600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Diminutive Stoneware Rundlet with Incised Bird and Floral Decorations, Albany, NY origin, circa 1800-1820, ovoid form with raised and cobalt-highlighted banding, the midsection with applied octagonal bunghole. Front with incised and cobalt-highlighted floral design featuring a daisy-shaped blossom surrounding the bunghole. Floral surmounted by an incised and cobalt-highlighted design of a bird with long tail, perched on a stem. Exceptional size and form with outstanding decoration. A fine example of early New York State stoneware. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Excellent condition with some tiny chips to base, minor wear to bunghole, and a tight 1 1/2" line on top surface. H 4 1/2".

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