2 Gal. Baltimore, MD Stoneware Cake Crock with Cobalt Decoration

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 116

Price Realized: $118.00

($100 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Cake Crock, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1875, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied tab handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a series of brushed clovers above a wavy horizontal stripe. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals and a curved line of cobalt underneath each handle. Heavy chipping to rim. A thin 3" crack from rim. Surface lines on underside, not visible on interior, one of which continues 1" onto base of crock.

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