Rockingham Herons in Bullrushes Covered Ale Pitcher att. Bennett Pottery, Baltimore, 1869-74

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 588

Price Realized: $206.50

($175 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rockingham Herons-in-Bullrushes Lidded Ale Pitcher, attributed to Bennett Pottery, Baltimore, MD, circa 1869-1874, molded pitcher with relief decoration of herons in bullrushes, the perforated spout in the form of a goat's head, the twig handle entwined with a snake. Surface covered in a streaky amber-colored glaze over a cream-colored ground. Includes original lid with acorn finial. Provenance: The Stradlings. Pitcher with reglued tab at rim, which holds lid in place, as well as two short, minor lines from rim. A few glazed-over chips to underside of lid. Minor wear to edge of lid. H (including lid) 10 3/4".

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