Scarce att. Shenfelder, Reading, PA One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher w/ Cobalt Floral Decoration

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 234

Price Realized: $4,425.00

($3,750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to D.P. Shenfelder, Reading, PA, circa 1870, semi-ovoid pitcher with tooling to midsection and collar, the rim with pronounced, squared molding. Body of pitcher decorated with a sweeping, flowering vine motif featuring graduated leaves and open-centered blossoms. Collar decorated on each side with stylized flower blossom motifs. Spout decorated with dashed cobalt brushwork. Cobalt highlight surrounding lower handle terminal. Provenance: Collection of Harry Meyer, McDonald, PA. Pitcher with a 1" chip to interior of spout. Molding at base of collar with a tiny chip and some extremely minor wear.

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