Rare W. HART / OGDENSBURGH Stoneware Crock w/ Detailed Fish Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 12

Price Realized: $1,652.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Large Cobalt Fish Decoration, Stamped "W. HART / OGDENSBURGH", NY State origin, circa 1860, large-sized, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a fish, featuring a drooping mouth, striped gill, swag-and-spot-decorated body, and a dorsal fin composed of graduated trails. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A folky representation of a prized stoneware motif. Two in-the-firing iron pings to front. A surface flake to left handle. A few small iron pings to reverse. A 4 3/4" in-the-firing separation descending from interior of rim. H 12 3/4".

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