Branch Green (Philadelphia, PA) Stoneware "RUM" Jug with Coggled Birds

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 375

Price Realized: $1,003.00

($850 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Coggled Bird-and-Leaf Decoration, Stamped "RUM", attributed to Branch Green, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1820, highly-ovoid jug with heavily-tooled spout, decorated around the shoulder with a coggled design of a bird holding a leaf in its beak with light cobalt highlight. Impressed with the word "RUM" and a two-gallon capacity mark below spout. Large, approximately 8" X-shaped diagonal line extending from base on right side of jug. Base chips. A piece of adhered clay at base on reverse. Some bloated spots to surface.

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