Fine 4 Gal. T. HARRINGTON / LYONS Stoneware Crock with Slip-Trailed Starface Decoration

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 236

Price Realized: $1,652.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Bold Cobalt Starface Decoration, Stamped "T. HARRINGTON / LYONS", New York State origin, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, flatted rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a bold slip-trailed design of a human face surrounded a large eight-pointed star. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark. A desirable New York State design, and easily Thompson Harrington's most iconic motif. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. A tight X-shaped line on underside. A 7 1/4" sideways T-shaped crack under right handle. A 2 1/2" hairline to front. Wear to cobalt. H 10 1/2".

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