5 Gal. A. O. WHITTEMORE / HAVANA, NY Stoneware Crock w/ Elaborate Starburst

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 478

Price Realized: $1,121.00

($950 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Starburst Decoration, Stamped "A.O. WHITTEMORE / HAVANA. N.Y", circa 1865, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a folky slip-trailed design of a flower blossom, accented with spots, surrounded by six large rays. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A thin 4 1/2" crack from rim on front. A 2" rim chip on reverse. Some minor wear to cobalt.

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