Lot of Two: Unusual Ceramic Ulysses S. Grant Urns, probably Ohio, late 19th century

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 408

Price Realized: $1,416.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Rare Pair of Painted Three-Piece Stoneware Urns with Ulysses S. Grant Profiles, probably Ohio origin, circa 1865-1890, each molded in three separate pieces, consisting of a paneled base with relief President Grant bust and grape motifs, fluted middle section, and flared urn top with relief grape vine motifs to body and acanthus-leaf-decorated rim. Both composed of dense, buff-to-gray clay in the vein of sewer tile, with old, white-painted surface. Provenance: Found in Ohio. One urn with a large reglued area to middle section, a 2" chip to interior of rim, and smaller chip with old cement fill to interior of rim. Other urn with a 1 3/4" chip to opening where top section fits into middle section. Otherwise very good condition with some expected smaller chips. H (of each) 37". PLEASE NOTE: These urns cannot be shipped, and must be picked up from our gallery.


Lot of Two: Unusual Ceramic Ulysses S. Grant Urns, probably Ohio, late 19th centuryLot of Two: Unusual Ceramic Ulysses S. Grant Urns, probably Ohio, late 19th centuryLot of Two: Unusual Ceramic Ulysses S. Grant Urns, probably Ohio, late 19th centuryLot of Two: Unusual Ceramic Ulysses S. Grant Urns, probably Ohio, late 19th century

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