Very Rare Anna Pottery Stoneware Figure of a Lion, Kirkpatrick Bros, Anna, IL

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 2

Price Realized: $5,900.00

($5,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Cobalt-and-Manganese-Decorated Stoneware Figure of a Lion, attributed to Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, circa 1880, molded figure of a reclining lion on rectangular base with stippled surface and relief leaf border. Manganese highlights to lion's mane. Heavy cobalt and manganese highlights to leaf border, creating a colorful blue and purple decoration. Outstanding form. Literature: For related examples, see Mathis, The Family, Kilns, & Stoneware of Kirkpatrick, p. 205, fig. 102. Minor base chips. Otherwise excellent condition. L 5 1/4" ; W 3 5/8" ; H 3 3/8".

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