Rare EDMANDS & CO. (Charlestown, MA) Stoneware Cake Crock w/ Deer Scene

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 218

Price Realized: $3,835.00

($3,250 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Cake Crock with Cobalt Recumbent Deer Scene, Stamped "EDMANDS & CO.", Charlestown, MA origin, circa 1860, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a deer with turned head, reclining on a stylized ground between two trees and a split-rail fence. Appealing spotted and striped detail to deer's body. Excellent form. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced NC collection, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with mottling to surface, an in-the-firing lime ping at base on reverse and an in-the-firing iron ping to interior base.

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