Philadelphia Stoneware Butter Crock with Swag Decoration

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 370

Price Realized: $324.50

($275 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Butter Crock, Philadelphia, PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a brushed swag motif. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals and a wavy line of cobalt underneath each handle. Excellent condition with a very faint 1 1/2" line from rim and a small in-the-firing lime ping to side of crock near base. H 5" ; Diameter 8".


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